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Students make plans for Thanksgiving break

Amber Hernandez, Reporter

November 20, 2018

Turkeys in the oven, families around the table and lots of laughter to go around is what Thanksgiving is usually all about but that isn't the case for all students. For the Thanksgiving holiday, students use the days off classes differently depending on where they are from and if they celebrate Than...

Sports: What you missed over the break

Cortney Wood

January 15, 2018

Men's soccer to host camp Feb. 18 DEC. 12 — Men's soccer will hold a one-day ID Camp for high school and junior college players on Sunday, Feb. 18 from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at the soccer practice field. The camp is designed to give players a training experience that highlights technical and t...

Theater students perform the Reformation

Theater students perform the Reformation

Mia Heck

October 31, 2017

RELATED STORY: Effects of Reformation still visible 500 years later After the theater students performed a scene about the Reformation, about 50 students gathered in Comanche Suits to attend the second half of the 500-Year Reformation presentation, including two panel discussions. “One of the things...

Fantasy of Lights brings holiday excitement to Wichita Falls

Fantasy of Lights brings holiday excitement to Wichita Falls

Kara McIntyre

November 21, 2016

The Fantasy of Lights is open from dusk until 11 p.m. Nov. 21 - Dec. 25 The MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights opened Nov. 21 at 5:30 p.m. with chimes from the Hardin Bell Tower. Then, two minutes before the scheduled 6 p.m. start time, University President Suzanne Shipley, came out, welcomed the crowed of about 200, turned on the lights and welcomed...

8 MSU students volunteer at Fantasy of Lights workshop

8 MSU students volunteer at Fantasy of Lights workshop

Taylor Warren

October 6, 2015

Peter Pan and Captain Hook. Cinderella and her pumpkin coach. Snow White and the seven dwarfs. Santa and his reindeer. Just a few of the exhibits that were brought out, washed off and repainted this past Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Fantasy of Lights workshop. Eight MSU students — and dozens ...

Fantasy of Lights funded through donations

Naomi Skinner

November 25, 2014

The annual Fantasy of Lights, a display not funded by university funds or tax dollars, requires donations to stay operational. "We have 39 different families or organizations that adopt the displays that are set out on the lawn over by the Hardin administration building," the coordinator Joey Green...

Despite 61-day marathon, fall break not part of MSU culture

Courtney Gilder

November 12, 2014

During the fall semester, students, faculty and staff must go 61 consecutive days without a break, from Labor Day to Thanksgiving. For a student taking a load of 12 hours, that comes out to an estimated 2,196 hours spent in the classroom and studying. “In the opinion of one, I personally like the...

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