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BREAKING: MSU to officially join the Texas Tech University System in the fall

Amos Perkins, Editor in Chief June 8, 2021

Starting Sept. 1, MSU Texas will be designated the fifth member institution of the Texas Tech University System following Governor Greg Abbott's signing of House Bill 1522 Tuesday, June 8. Abbott's...

President Suzanne Shipley discusses with media reporters after the press conference about thier favorite local places to go out to eat. Photo by Rachel Johnson

President Shipley to retire in August as university looks to the future

Amos Perkins, Editor in Chief June 2, 2021

Suzanne Shipley, MSU Texas president, announced via postmaster Wednesday, June 2 that her intended retirement date is August 31, 2021, after holding the position since August of 2015. She informed the...

Mark Ryal and Mustangs' softball have parted ways

Mark Ryal and Mustangs’ softball have parted ways

Amos Perkins, Editor in Chief June 2, 2021

Kyle Williams, MSU Texas athletic director, announced Tuesday, June 1 that MSU has parted ways with head softball coach  Mark Ryal after five seasons in which he posted a record of 74-115. After...

The entrance to Dwellings, May 24.

Dwellings: Experiences of Shelter

Stephanie Robledo, News editor May 24, 2021

During the beginning of the pandemic, a shelter in place was set and many stayed at home for weeks. The “Dwellings: Experiences of Shelter” exhibit, which will be displayed at the Wichita Falls Museum...

MSU Texas mourns the passing of student, Anna Calhoun

Amos Perkins, Editor in Chief May 5, 2021

MSU Texas student Anna Calhoun, biology junior, was among those pronounced dead after a civilian plane she was riding in crashed into a home in Hattiesburg, Mississippi Tuesday, May 4. Authorities have...

Newly named SGA president Austin Strode, economics junior, poses on campus.

Austin Strode named new SGA president

Stephanie Robledo, News editor April 18, 2021

The search for the new Student Government Association has ended. During Stangfest, Austin Strode, economics junior, was named the new SGA president. “I'm most excited about working with the student...

Assistant professor of social work Catherine Earley speaks informs MSU Texas students on the dangers and signs of human trafficking, March 17. P

Traps of a Trafficker educates campus community

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter March 29, 2021

In the Legacy Multipurpose Room, March 17, Violence Intervention and Prevention peer educators and the office of Title IX  held a night of learning about the dangers of human trafficking, an issue that...

Collage of some standout women at MSU Texas.

Celebrating the women of MSU Texas

Wichitan Staff March 13, 2021

In honor of Women's History Month, The Wichitan is featuring five outstanding MSU Texas women who have contributed significantly to the university. Jamila Kangudja, community engagement and leadership...

Textbooks donated by students and faculty located in Moffett Library, March 10.

SGA initiative plans to provide free access textbooks

Joseph Nelson, Reporter March 13, 2021

The Student Government Association is hosting a semester-long book drive for the MSU Texas campus, where students may donate old textbooks to the library for other students to check out, instead of purchasing...

Keeping up with the Mustangs.

Checking in on the Mustangs’ seasons

Thalia Doe, Reporter March 11, 2021

MSU Texas athletics is back in full effect after a long stalling year due to COVID-19. All statistics in this article are as of March 11, 2021. MSU football returns to memorial stadium It’s...

Snow Comics!

Snow Comics!

Dallas Wabbington and Abigail Jones March 1, 2021

STANG Shorts (Snow Comic) By Dallas Wabbington Cold Weather Chronicles By Abigail Jones  

6th floor of McCullough-Trigg, Feb. 15

Damage report: MSU Texas campus caught in the cold

Abigail Jones, Reporter February 28, 2021

Sunwatcher pipe bursts A fire sprinkler pipe in Sunwatcher Village apartments burst from the cold and flooded apartments on Feb. 17, prompting students to move apartments in freezing weather. “I...

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