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The history of Midwestern will always include the Indians

The history of Midwestern will always include the Indians

Brianne Fournier, Reporter

May 2, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

For more than 12 years, Midwestern State University has been the Mustangs. Students hold great pride in wearing maroon and gold and supporting the mascot, Maverick. “I can’t imagine wearing anything other than maroon and gold, while cheering on the Mustangs,” Brenna Lambert, radiology sophomore,...

Traditions contribute to university life

Traditions contribute to university life

The Wichitan

May 16, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

From its beginnings in 1922 as a municipal junior college housed within a high school building, Midwestern State University has become a campus of 255 acres and 70 buildings offering a variety of academic programs in liberal and fine arts, mathematics, sciences, business and applied sciences. Whether alu...

Rogers retires under new mascot

Rogers retires under new mascot

Morgan Haire

April 27, 2015


Filed under Campus, Feature, News

Out of 48 years at the university, the university president, Jesse Rogers, was an Indian for 39 of them. “Traditions are very hard to change,” Rogers said. “That’s a little piece of tradition that will always be a part of me.” Supporters of the school did not view the Indian mascot ...

Episode 10: Changing of the Guard, part 3

Episode 10: Changing of the Guard, part 3

Ethan Metcalf

February 4, 2015


Filed under Presidential Ponderings, Web Exclusive

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Episode 9: Changing of the Guard, part 2

Ethan Metcalf

January 28, 2015


Filed under Presidential Ponderings, Web Exclusive

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/188342882" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /]   University President Jesse Rogers details the beginning...

Episode 8: Changing of the Guard, part 1

Ethan Metcalf

January 28, 2015


Filed under Presidential Ponderings, Web Exclusive

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