The Wichitan

100 people indulge in bubble soccer madness

David Aragon, mass comunication sophmore, gets hit by Taylor Kelley, business managment junior, and rolls over onto his head playing bubble soccer on the free play fields Oct. 25. Photo by Garrett Hutchinson

Garrett Hutchinson

November 8, 2016

Bubble soccer brought lots of chatter to campus this semester.About 100 people participated in the bubble soccer event Oct. 25, which took place on the free play fields, by the University Programming Board from 12-6 p.m. Each year, UPB puts on activities for students to come out and have fun whil...

Mustangs trample Falcons

Nicholas Gabriel running for a down at the Homecoming football game against UTPB. Photo by Izziel Latour

Savannah Rangel

November 8, 2016

Fans were treated to a dominating performance at this year’s Homecoming game. The Mustangs routed the UT Permian Basin Falcons 76-21.After a disappointing loss to West Texas A&M last week, the Mustangs efforts were geared towards improving on all sides of the ball.“We had a tough last game, so thi...

Homecoming tailgate party and competition takes off

Alyssa Mitchell

November 8, 2016

Smoke in the air and the smell of hamburgers and hot dogs cooking on the grill, different music all over and the loud voices of football fans all around. These sounds, sights, and smells are common for a college tailgate party.Kierian Hunter, math sophomore, said, “You can find a lot of things at a tail...

Homecoming parade marches through campus

Members of Gamma Phi Beta and Tau Kappa Epsilon participate in the Homecoming float competition on Oct. 28. Photo by Makayla Burnham

Brendan Wynne

November 8, 2016

As the sounds of drums and horns echoed across campus, followed by the sight of brass instruments glistening in the sun, the Golden Thunder Marching Band lead the charge for the small army of floats, signaling the beginning of the homecoming parade Oct. 28."I love how homecoming is about tradition no ...

Mustangs beat UT Permian Basin in Homecoming game

Jerryl Yarbourgh, acounting/finance junior, Quinton Childs, criminal justice sophmore, at the Homecoming football game against UTPB. Photo by Izziel Latour

Mallory Evangelista

November 8, 2016

MSU’s Homecoming game against UT Permian Basin on Oct. 29 proved to be a chance of redemption for many of the players following the 35-27 loss to West Texas A&M on Oct. 22,the team’s first and only loss of the season.“It’s a lot better feeling than last week. We really came focused and ready...

Lip Sync battle over with traveling trophy staying home

Maranda Rodriguez, education senior, waiting for Lip Sync to start, in a packed Akin Auditorium on Oct. 24. Photo by Bridget Reilly

Stephen Gomez

November 8, 2016

The Lip Sync three finalist teams performed during the bonfire show on stage at the Nocona trail south parking lot. People stood packed in the lot stretching out from the stage to the bonfire itself, roughly 100 yards. The first place team, Chi Omega/Sigma Alpha Epsilon, started the event with their ...

Freedom of speech vs. mockery

The Wichitan

November 2, 2016

OUR VIEW: Standing for the national anthem is freedom of speech, not mockery of our country. Last Monday, the annual lip sync competition took place in Akin Auditorium, where 14 organizations competed to win 25 possible Homecoming points and earn bragging rights across campus. During their performance, ...

Three Lip Sync teams advance to Thursday’s finals

Colton Shank, nursing sophomore, performs at Lip Sync in the Akin Auditorium. Photo by Bridget Reilly

Stephen Gomez

October 26, 2016

A packed auditorium. Five judges. Fourteen organizations. Nine teams, with only three moving on to the finals. Our theme for the competition: bring your game face. Hosted by the Office of Student Development and Orientation. With only six minutes each to win it. This is the Lip Sync competition."We ...

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