The Wichitan

Campus jobs available to students

Campus jobs available to students

Hunter Tyler, Reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Being a college student is full of bills. Bills for tuition and fees, food bills, movie ticket bills. The list goes on and on. To help students pay these bills, a number of campus departments offer jobs for students. There are departments on campus in which a student can apply for a student assistant...

Social Workers all together hosted Bingo Night at Brookdale

Social Workers all together hosted Bingo Night at Brookdale

Joseph Rader, Reporter

March 14, 2019


Filed under Campus, Local, News

Social Workers all together had a successful day of bingo at the Brookdale Assisted Living Facility on March 13. "I thought they did a great job, everyone was friendly and nice to talk to. I had a lovely time," Orma Jones from Brookdale said. After playing multiple games of regular bingo everyo...

932 prospective students and families attend Mustangs Rally

932 prospective students and families attend Mustangs Rally

Karrington Bradley, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

While other high schoolers are spending their Saturday mornings sleeping in late, prospective MSU students were making the journey to attend Mustangs Rally, lining up to get a lanyard with their name and future major on it while their parent's tennis shoes were squeaking across the gym floors on the...

Bridwell Hall to be renovated

Bridwell Hall to be renovated

Clarissa Alvarado, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Right now it sits in the shadow of the multi-million-dollar Dillard College of Business Administration building, built in 2006, the new $42 million health science building to be opened in 2020, and the shiny McCoy Engineer Building with its copper trim. It's bland. But the Bridwell Hall will soon...

Enrollment flat; focus moves to retention

Taylor Henson, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Despite spending thousands of dollars on recruitment, university enrollment has remained flat. Fred Dietz, vice president of enrollment, said the next phase is to make an effort to focus recruiting in larger populated areas, since the university has the capacity to grow. “Several years ago, the...

Dining services offer 7 locations to eat on campus

Micah Wilson, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Taking the time to plan grocery shopping, meal prep, and cooking time into an already full schedule can become quite a chore. Eating on campus can alleviate stress and provide an alternative option to home-cooked meals. Dining services provides seven different locations to make dining on campus options...

Imagine Graduation helps seniors plan for commencement

Imagine Graduation helps seniors plan for commencement

Brittni Vilandre, Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

At the imagine graduation fair you can: Order caps, gowns, announcements, class rings, and more Check your graduation status with the Registrar’s Office Clear any financial holds Receive assistance with job-related questions, resumés, and other career inquiries Get inform...

Students get bunny hop lessons before spring break

Mica Victorian, Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

Students got a chance to practice their bunny hoping skills in front of the Fain Arts Building on March 8 to avoid getting their feet wet. As students crossed Nocona Trail, they became aware of  water lining the sidewalk entrance to the Fain Arts Building and in front of Fain Music Hall. They were forced to hop over a stream of water tha...

Cultural Greek Council members want participation at Wild’N Out event

Micah Wilson, Reporter

March 10, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

The Cultural Greek Council sororities and fraternities are teaming up to plan an event centered around singing, dancing and roasting, Wild'N Out, March 13. What is Wild’N Out? Based on an MTV show hosted by Nick Cannon that premiered more than a decade ago, the show has continuously been centered ar...

SGA to celebrate international cultures March 11-13

Clarissa Alvarado, Reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

As a way to celebrate international cultures, the Student Government Association is collaborating with organizations to have three days of activities from March 11-March 13. Kerdell Cuffy, finance senior, senior class senator and chair of the campus culture committee, is the organizer of the event. She sai...

New executive chef changes cafeteria quality

New executive chef changes cafeteria quality

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Jay Bendele started as the executive chef for Mesquite Dining Hall about two weeks ago. Three cafeteria employees and 15 students said they are beginning to notice improvements in the quality of food as well as in the quality of relationships among cafeteria employees. Bendele, who has been in the ...

Criminal justice sophomore arrested on campus for unlawful open carry

Criminal justice sophomore arrested on campus for unlawful open carry

Alyssa Mitchell and Chloe Phillips

March 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Updated March 6 Tyler George, 22, criminal justice sophomore, was arrested on campus March 4 in Mavericks Corner located in the Clark Student Center. Campus police responded to a call about George shortly after 11 a.m. They were given his description and were told that he was in possession of a handgun. George took...

The Student News Site of Midwestern State University
Midwestern State University