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MSU celebrates Día de los Muertos

Stephanie Robledo, Managing Editor November 4, 2021

Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is a holiday that honors those who have died. The holiday originated in Mexico and is celebrated on Nov. 1st and 2nd. Nov. 1 is el día de los innocentes or day of...

Drag queen Tiffany gives a lap dance to counseling center assistant director Zachary Zoet during the formers performance to Meredith Brooks Bitch.

MSU celebrates LGBTQ+ History Month

Stephanie Robledo, Managing Editor November 3, 2021

LGBTQ+ History Month is a month-long celebration in October that honors the history of the LGBTQ+ community. MSU MOSAIC and PRIDE teamed together by hosting events throughout October to bring awareness...

English senior Veronica Flores and biology with chemistry minor senior Estafani Vasquez dance with friends among the flashing lights at Noche de Estrellas.

MOSAIC hosts “Noche de Estrellas” gala at Sikes Lake Center

Jaime Alemán, Reporter October 18, 2021

MOSAIC hosted the Noche de Estrellas gala with guest speaker and MSU Texas alumnus Valerie Martinez at Sikes Lake Center for the closing ceremony of Hispanic Heritage Month on Oct. 15. “I am really...

Nursing sophomore Dagmawit Getaneh and nursing freshman Amerti Gonfa create sculptures inspired by alebrijes at the Día de Los Muertos.

Hispanic Heritage Month: History, Culture and Hope at MSU Texas

October 13, 2021

Every year, Hispanic Heritage Month takes place from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. During this month, across the nation, Hispanic culture and history are recognized in a variety of ways. MSU Texas held 10 events...

Assistant director of MOSAIC Ruby Garrett says she wants to make sure Hispanics and Latinx students see MSU as their home away from home and that MOSAIC provides that cultural environment for them.

Stang Stories: What Hispanic Heritage Month means to Ruby Garrett

Thalia Doe September 29, 2021

Assistant Director of MOSAIC Ruby Garrett has always been involved in her culture in one form or another. “[What] Hispanic Heritage Month means to me, especially since I’m Mexican/Hispanic…is...

Viva MSU! kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month at Sunwatcher Plaza

Jaime Alemán, Reporter September 19, 2021

Viva MSU! on Sept15 kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month with the coordination of MOSAIC at Sunwatcher Plaza with prizes, live music, free food and a jalapeño eating contest. “A Hispanic Heritage Month...

Our View: Expose yourself to the cultures on campus

The Wichitan September 15, 2021

MSU Texas is a minority-majority university, which means ethnic and racial minorities make up the majority of the population, 51% in this case. MSU is also home to students from 54 foreign countries and...

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The Wichitan’s top stories of the year

The Wichitan Staff May 24, 2021

With the 2020-2021 academic year officially in the books, let's take a look back at some of the biggest news stories covered by The Wichitan over the year. Professor clashes with Black Student Union Original...

Monuments for deceased women of color on display in Sunwatcher Plaza, March 29

MOSAIC hosts Say Her Name vigil on campus

Thalia Doe, Reporter March 31, 2021

In the midst of Women's History Month, on Monday, March 29, The MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center hosted a “Say Her Name Vigil” at 8 p.m. in the Sunwatcher plaza, honoring Black women and other women of...

Martin Luther King Jr.: more than “the dream”

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter January 16, 2021

BIOGRAPHY As we take this Martin Luther King Jr. Day to recognize a pioneer in the civil rights movement, we do so amidst some of the worst political and racial tension the nation has seen in a very...

protestors with signs

March for Peace

Elizabeth Mahan and Stephanie Robledo October 15, 2020

Wednesday, Oct.14 students and faculty members rallied together to march across campus holding signs and chanting three words “Black Lives Matter.” To promote peace, MOSAIC Peer Educators invited all...

Syreeta Green

Search set to begin for new MOSAIC Cross-Cultural Center Director

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor March 3, 2020

Midwestern State is still searching for a new Director of the MOSAIC Cross-Cultural Center (formerly the Director of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs) after Dr. Syreeta Greene's departure. Dr....

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