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The City of Wichita Falls announces shelter in place for Wichita Falls

Mayor of Wichita Falls

Bridget Reilly, Photography Editor

March 27, 2020

In an emergency meeting Friday morning, Wichita Falls City Council announced a shelter-in-place ordinance for Wichita Falls that will take effect March 27 at 11:59 p.m. and will last until April 8 at 1 p.m. "unless terminated or modified by a subsequent order." Non-compliance will result in a Class...

Alumna speaks on importance of Facebook Live

Caitlyn Cremeens, digital manager and DesignWorks Group, discusses how she uses Facebook Live with her clients at the third MSU Texas Social Media Day, Oct. 1, 2018.

Jason Wilson, Reporter

October 5, 2018

Caitlyn Cremeens, digital manager at DesignWorks and 2015 graduate, taught a session about the uses of Facebook Live within the professional world for Social Media Day at 1 p.m. Oct. 1 in the Legacy Multipurpose Room. “It’s important to teach high school kids because they have such a different...

Art exhibit discussed privacy and surveillance

Hasan Elahi, describes each camo style in his

Denush Vidanapathirana

October 21, 2017

About 77 people walked through the dimly lit rooms of the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery at 7 p.m. on Oct. 20 at the opening reception for the exhibit by Hasan Elahi, conceptual artist. Each photo hung up was the product of a decade long project by Elahi, which centers around government surveillance ...

Michael Olaya sheds light on the technical world

Michael Olaya discusses drone usage at Midwestern State University Social Media Day, Sept. 25, 2017. Photo by Bradley Wilson

Oscar Cindo

October 2, 2017

During a sunny Monday afternoon, a crowd of about 75 listened to a mechanical engineering senior discuss how flying robots will give them super powers. But his talk went well beyond how to use drones. Mechanical engineering senior Michael Olaya discussed how advances in drone technology as well as...

Business leaders spend time discussing role of social media

A.J. Lopez moderated the late-afternoon panel for local business leaders incluing Sam Pak, Benjamin Remmert and Logan Draper. About 20 people attended. Photo by Bradley Wilson

Tyler Manning

October 2, 2017

Fifteen representatives. More than 10 organizations. Three news stations. One community. One goal: to discuss how individuals and businesses could effectively use social media. Representatives from various organizations in Wichita Falls conducted a panel on Sept. 25 in the Wichitan newsroom, hosted by B...

New mass communication building to open in the fall

The new broadcast studio is allowing the art department to take over their previous studio.

Robin Reid

April 26, 2017

The Mass Communication Department will welcome students, faculty and staff to its new home at the university, in fall 2017. While the plans for the building began in fall 2014, the ground-breaking began in February 2016. Having an up-to-date facility is important to current students as well as prospective...

Africa, America: Things are not always what they seem

The Wichitan

February 5, 2016

Let’s take it back to August 2013, for a second. Aug. 13, to be exact. My first day in the United States of America. I cannot put into words how excited I was to be here.I  heard so many great things about this country, “the super power of the world,” “the land of opportunity,” "the nation that s...

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