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Photos, ceramics displayed as part of March 8 opening

Photos, ceramics displayed as part of March 8 opening

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

As the staff of the Wichita Falls Museum of Art opened the doors students, faculty, and members of community trickled in to view the two new opening art galleries on display. Judy Sherrod and S. Gayle Stevens, Nocturnes and Other Murmurations focused on the work of Sherrod, a pinhole camera builder and artist...

REVIEW: Broadway’s ‘Newsies’ brings New York City to town

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

February 18, 2019


Filed under A&E

Whether you enjoy musical theater or not, Wichita Falls’ production of Disney's Newsies the Broadway musical is a must see. 'Newsies' the musical follows the inspiring story of the newsboys' hawkers of New York in 1899. The newsboys begin helping each other to lead a strike against the Joseph Pulitzer, publisher of ...

Campus organization sells popcorn to raise funds

Monique Fields, Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Pre-Professional Health Sciences Society hosted a "Poppin' Fundraiser" on Feb. 4 in the Clark Student Center food court. They sold Deanan Gourmet Popcorn to raise money. "We mainly just wanted to do the fundraiser so that we could raise money for our organization, so that we can have a larger schola...

Campus painting event gives students a chance to unwind

Monique Fields, Reporter

January 27, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Students piled into Legacy Multipurpose Room to attend a canvas painting event hosted by Residence Hall Association Jan. 26. Brenda Morales, RHA president and history junior, said, "We wanted to do this for a while now. We were thinking of something that everybody can do and everybody would feel w...

Cruz wins re-election for Senator

Cruz wins re-election for Senator

Demian Ponce, Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Campus, Feature, News

The Texas Senate incumbent and Republican winner Ted Cruz defeated Democrat candidate Beto O'Rourke. It was a historical night in the close race for Senate. Texas is normally a red state, but in this election O'Rourke had 48 percent of the state blue while Cruz held 51 percent to win Texas. "It's...

Volleyball team falls to Eastern New Mexico University in season opener

Jake Clancy

September 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

The volleyball team competed in its first conference home game versus Eastern New Mexico University on Sept. 7. The team lost 3-0 with the first set scoring at 25-27, the second 17-25 and the third 21-25. "We just weren't finishing, there was just a lack of persistence and competitiveness," Jaycie...

Artist displays vulnerability at medical art gallery open

Artist displays vulnerability at medical art gallery open

Brittni Vilandre, Reporter

April 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The Juanita Harvey Art Gallery welcomed about 50 attendees to Dallas artist Vicki Meek's gallery opening of her show Vulnerable on April 6. Meek focused her latest pieces on her recent surgery and unpredictable health status. More than just the surgery itself, Meek focused on the unexpected hardships...

SGA meeting presents benefits of raising student tuition

SGA meeting presents benefits of raising student tuition

brittni vilandre

January 16, 2018


Filed under Campus

Suzanne Shipley, university president, and Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs, attended the Student Government Association meeting on Jan. 16 in the Clark Student Center. The two  presented new ideas to the student's and organizations on the benefits of increasing future students tuit...

The social tolls of moving from dorms to apartments

brittni vilandre

January 16, 2018


Filed under Campus

A new semester brings a new lifestyle to students who make their first move from dorm rooms to apartments. Some students find the transition to be just what they needed while others feel as if they "jumped the gun." Dental Hygiene sophomore, Courtney Hoover said she enjoyed the transition into her...

Students stress of upcoming finals ‘fly away’ during Finals Frenzy

Students stress of upcoming finals ‘fly away’ during Finals Frenzy

brittni vilandre

December 9, 2017


Filed under Campus

In tradition to giving students a break the Thursday before finals week, the University Programming Board celebrated the 29th Finals Frenzy on Dec. 7 in the Clark Student Center. With events focused around the theme 'Fly Away With MSU,' students enjoyed the break from preparing for future countless all-n...

Woodwind Chamber Ensemble performs Nov. 14

brittni vilandre

November 15, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

The Woodwind Chamber Ensemble filled the ears of their audience on Nov. 14 in the Akin auditorium with pieces dating back to the 1700s. Even with a last minute student replacement due to an emergency, the recital still managed to grab the attention of music connoisseurs and grade-driven students. Andre...

Excitement builds for homecoming game, tailgate

Excitement builds for homecoming game, tailgate

brittni vilandre

October 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

For head football coach Bill Maskill, this week’s game is more than just a chance for the team to win. With a team ranked No. 5 in the American Football Coaches’ Association Top 25 and with an overall 42.2 game point average for the season, he needs to encourage the players while keeping them ...

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