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Geosciences Club raises funds with biannual rock, mineral sale

Geosciences Club raises funds with biannual rock, mineral sale

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

April 8, 2019

After students walked through the foyer of Bolin Hall, they were met with a wide range of rocks, minerals, and fossils for sale by the Geosciences Club, on April 3-4. Jonathan Price, associate professor and faculty supervisor of the Geoscience Club, believes that the fundraiser impacts both students...

Cozy crafts and cinema didn’t go as planned

Allison Atherton, Reporter

November 24, 2018

The University Programming Board held a "cozy crafts and cinema" event on Nov. 15. Gracie Payne, math education junior, said, "I decided to come to the event because my co-worker told me about it. [The event] sounded fun and I wanted to come out and support her." The event was supposed to consis...

Physics department brings new knowledge to the community

Physics department brings new knowledge to the community

brittni vilandre

November 20, 2017

To educate the community on the science of physics, the physics department showcased a semester's worth of research at the Science Café on Nov. 17. "It was just started this semester," Michael Olaya, mechanical engineering and physics senior, said. "It's really a way for the community and th...

First student debate provides silver-lining for students

First student debate provides silver-lining for students

Dylan Hall

November 8, 2016

It wasn't CNN's fourth presidential nominee epic showdown between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, nor did it garner more than 500 students on campus to watch in awe . It didn't even fill the compact Dillard 101 classroom to capacity. However, Wednesday's student debate between Democratic representative ...

Lip sync competition kicks off Homecoming week

Lip sync competition kicks off Homecoming week

Makenzie Anderson

October 27, 2015

Student organizations including Greek life, Black Student Union, Residence Hall Association, Caribbean Student Organization and the cheerleaders performed in Akin auditorium on Monday night as part of the Thriller Homecoming Lip Sync Competition. The auditorium was so full that Homecoming co...

Einstein Bros. Bagels slated to open in November

Yvette Ordonez

October 1, 2015

According to students, Einstein Bros. Bagels, now expected to open in November, might be the best thing to happen in the Dillard building thus far. “Oh yeah. I’m planning on eating there at least two times a week,” Patrick Barker, senior in marketing, said. But it is not just bagels they sell...

Football fumbles at Family Day game, loses to Angelo State 45-31

Jessalyn Castro

October 4, 2014

The football team kept the lead on Angelo State University Saturday night at Memorial Stadium for most of the game but couldn't come out with the win, resulting in a 45-31 loss. Angelo State put the first points on the board with a touchdown early in the first quarter. MSU ended the first quarter...

Freshman leads women’s soccer team in undefeated season

Freshman leads women’s soccer team in undefeated season

Jessalyn Castro

September 30, 2014

Starting forward on the women's soccer team Destinee Williamson, criminal justice freshman, is a major factor in the team's undefeated 5-0-4 start to the season, and it's only her first year on the team. The team has only made an undefeated start one other time in its history, and Williamson ha...

Recycling efforts slowly expanding on campus

Recycling efforts slowly expanding on campus

Nizhoni Terronez

September 17, 2014

Orange and blue bins can be found scattered all around campus, everywhere from Fain to Bolin. Many students may be unaware that these bins are one way they can help keep their environment garbage free. “About a year-and-a-half ago we put in these orange dumpsters around to improve the amount of ...

Soccer wins in Dallas

Lauren Roberts

August 31, 2014

The men's soccer team traveled to Dallas Aug. 30 for another tune-up against the academy-level players affiliated with FC Dallas at Moneygram Soccer Park, beating them 2-0. Head men's soccer coach Doug Elder said, "They [FC Dallas academy players] were hanging around in the first half. They are v...

Moving out of rain’s way

Moving out of rain’s way

Lauren Roberts

August 28, 2014

The recent rain wasn't going to stop the final 2014 Live at the Lake show on Aug. 28 with Americana folk-rocker Richie Bates and Ali Holder. The Wichita Falls Museum of Art at Midwestern State University has never canceled a show in its six years and this is the second time Live at the Lake has bee...

Ethan Zohn, the ultimate survivor

Lowell Nash

April 23, 2014

Murmurs of excitement could be heard as spectators trickled into Akin Auditorium for the year’s last Artist Lecture Series on April 3. The audience, a mixed crowd of nearly 200 students, faculty and community members, anxiously awaited its first glimpse of the former professional soccer player and...

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