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Vector art representing a woman engineer

Society of Women’s Engineers

Abigail Jones, Business Manager March 21, 2022

To educate the student population during Women's History Month, the Society of Women Engineers MSU chapter is researching and creating posters about historical women in STEM. Since SWE became a national...

JuliAnn Mazachek is the sole finalist for MSUs presidency, Mar. 7.

The search is over! JuliAnn Mazachek is the sole finalist for MSU’s presidency

Cecil Witherspoon, Reporter March 11, 2022

After a months-long closed search, MSU and the Texas Tech system finally pulled the curtain back to reveal JuliAnn Mazachek as the sole finalist for the position of president. The news first came out during...

Women of MSU

Women of MSU

The Wichitan Staff March 11, 2022

Maria Contreras-Lerma, Moffett Library Custodian Contreras was born and raised in Julimes, Mexico. She came to the United States when she was 16 years-old in search of a better life. In May, Contreras...

Accounting senior Kassidy Knight is held up by cheerleaders kinesiology senior DanLee Duncan, mechanical engineering junior Robert Hollingsworth and nursing senior Ashleigh Miller as they all stand in front of the bonfire, Oct. 29.

GO STATE! Everything MSU Has Given Kassidy Knight

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor February 25, 2022

Kassidy Knight spent all four years of her college career here at MSU. A Wichita Falls native, Knight said that she always had her mind set on attending Midwestern. “From a young age, I knew I was...

Apparel resembling that of early MSU clothing decorates a table at the Century of MSU Kick-Off Celebration, Jan. 27.

MSU commemorates 100 years with Centennial Kick-off Celebration

Stephanie Robledo, Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2022

Midwestern State faculty, staff, students, alumni and other members of the Wichita Falls community came together at the Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall to kick-off the university's centennial celebration. Founded...

MSU students play various games at Maniacs Mansion, such as Crisis Zone.

Mustangs at the Mansion, a night filled with video games and cereal

Javier Contreras, Reporter January 19, 2022

On Tuesday, Jan. 11, MSU students gathered at Maniac’s Mansion for a night full of video games and cereal, known as Mustangs at the Mansion. To help kick the semester off on a light note, each student...

Masters of business administration senior and midfielder James Doyle shows his frustration at a missed goal during the second half.

Men’s soccer suffer 1-0 loss in NCAA Division ll Championship to Cal Poly Pomona

Jaime Alemán, Reporter November 22, 2021

Men’s soccer loses in the second round of the NCAA ll Championship to Cal Poly Pomona 1-0, Monday, Nov. 21 at Stang Park. The Mustangs finished the 2021 season with a record of 16-3-1. “In the first...

Professors such as Sarah Butler consider pricing and online resources when choosing textbooks for their classes.

The Power and Price of Textbooks

Cecil Witherspoon, Guest reporter November 17, 2021

If knowledge is power, then $780.50 buys a lot of power.  Business advice books on Amazon.com can be had as inexpensively as $8, with dozens of options below $20. Books on survival check in from $12 on...

Judy Smith feeds ducks cracked corn at Sikes Lake.

Stangs’ Stories: A duck-feeding morning with Judy Smith and Friends

Thalia Doe, Sports and Feature Editor November 17, 2021

Judy Smith and her two friends, Pam Jackson and Marilyn Hardman, wake up each morning ready to feed the geese and ducks that live at the Sikes Lake Center. Smith says, Sikes, more than anything, is just...

The Charlye O. Farris Social Justice Resource Center resides in Bea Wood Hall room 131, accessible from the shown outside entrance.

MSU Texas opens door to Charyle O. Farris Social Justice Center

Thalia Doe, Sports and Feature Editor November 17, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 29, MSU held a ribbon cutting and open house event from 3:30-5 p.m. for the opening of the Charlye O. Farris Social Justice Resource Center. Located in Bea Wood 131 and under the direction...

Kinesiology senior and midfielder Carlos Flores holds up the Stangs trophy as he and his team celebrate their victory against Lubbock Christian University which made them champions of the regular season and Lone Star Conference Postseason Tournament.

Men’s soccer reflect on their journey to the LSC trophy

Jaime Alemán, Reporter November 17, 2021

Men’s soccer won the Lone Star Conference Postseason Tournament Final in penalty kicks, 5-4, against Lubbock Christian University at Stang Park on Sunday, Nov. 14. As the regular season and LSC Tournament...

The newest addition of the Spanish department: Who is Philip Allen?

The newest addition of the Spanish department: Who is Philip Allen?

Thalia Doe, Sports and Feature Editor November 3, 2021

Former professor at Pennsylvania State University, Philip Allen, is the newest addition to the Foreign Languages & Culture department. He says that Midwestern State and he found each other. “We...

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