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Officials brief and prepare for the Active Shooter Training, Nov. 16. Photo courtesy of Eric Queller.

Wichita Falls officials host an active shooter training

Cecil Witherspoon, Sports Editor November 18, 2022

As school shootings continue to pose a hideous threat to students and schools across the U.S., officials from MSU, Wichita Falls and other community institutions came together to prepare and practice their...

Theater junior Luke Craddock, theater sophomore Brayden Young and theater sophomore Kathryn Lane pose together in promo photos for Peter and the Starcatcher, 2022. Photo courtesy of Morgan Mallory.

A behind the scenes look at “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Abigail Jones, Reporter November 18, 2022

The MSU Texas theater program opens a show this weekend to the public with Rick Elice's “Peter and the Starcatcher,” a family-friendly production that serves as a prequel to Peter Pan. The show premiered...

Radiology senior Ebany Hanna examines hand x-rays in the radiology lab. Photo courtesy of Ebany Hanna.

OPINION: Life of a clinical intern

Ebany Hanna, Contributor November 18, 2022

In as little as six months, I am graduating! Although this is an accomplishment, that is not to say that it is not coming without its struggles. Arguably, the most challenging element of college is the...

Psychology senior Jermane Carter reaches to toss the ball in the hoop before an opposing Northwestern Oklahoma player can block, Nov. 17.

What was, what is, what could be: Men’s basketball

Cecil Witherspoon, Sports Editor November 18, 2022

MSU basketball in full swing, and the men’s team took to the court in D.L. Ligon Coliseum Thursday night to continue their season. The Mustangs hope to build on last season’s 16-15 record and have...

Medical office coordinator Christina Gragg of the Counseling Center hands MOSAIC assistant director Ruby Garrett paper butterflies, Sept. 22. Gragg said she sees butterflies as a symbol of new beginnings.

Real stories provide candid look at suicide

Cecil Witherspoon, Sports Editor September 23, 2022

Personal stories of sadness, triumph and deep pain were on display Thursday in the Clark Student Center Atrium. The stories were each united by a common thread; suicide and its impact on MSU. The stories...

Courtesy of Hani Michael Annabi.

Welcoming the TTU System family back to campus

Hani Michael Annabi, Texas Tech University System Student Regent September 11, 2022

Dear Texas Tech University System students, Welcome back to campus – and for all the new students at our universities: welcome to our TTU System family! My name is Hani Michael Annabi, and...

Brycen Johnson sees himself staying at MSU for a long term. Photo courtesy of Brycen Johnson.

Brycen Johnson: Here for the Long Term

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor September 9, 2022

“I was born and raised in Colorado, I even went to the University of Colorado; I’ve lived there my entire life up until about two months ago,” Brycen Johnson said. Johnson is the newest addition...

Coordinator Sarah Fidlar is a Wichita Falls native, and is happy to be working with people back where she was raised, Mar. 31.

Sarah Fidlar: A passion to help people

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor April 1, 2022

Born and raised Wichita Falls native, Sarah Fidlar, in Iowa of 1996 was asked if she would like to start teaching fitness classes. That’s when she learned how much she enjoyed being around people and...

Women of MSU continued

The Wichitan Staff April 1, 2022

Jenny Denning, Bookstore Manager Wichita Falls born, Jenny Denning has managed MSU’s book store for 23 years.  She graduated from Wichita Falls High School and graduated from Midwestern State...

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...

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