The Wichitan

Alpha Phi to raise awareness of women’s heart health with gala

Nick Lanier, Reporter

November 16, 2018

"I remember sitting in class when my phone rang, and it was my step dad," Courtney Hoover recalled. "I already knew something was wrong at this point but I never expected for him to tell me my mom was in the hospital for a heart attack. I was in shock and confused and quite literally had no idea what...

Panel encourages students to study abroad

Panel encourages students to study abroad

Greta Gottschalk, Reporter

November 15, 2018

Students who are considering studying abroad next summer listened to a panel of four students speak about their experiences studying abroad in Dillard Room 101 at 6 p.m. Nov. 12. Michael Mills, international education director, who facilitated the discussion, said, “I know there’s some of you in here ...

Foreign language clubs to hold meetings, events this week

Nick Lanier, Reporter

November 8, 2018

The Spanish Club hosted 'Speed Spanglish,' an event aimed at improving Spanish speaking and listening skills, Nov. 7 at 5 p.m. in CSC Comanche. The French and German clubs also, will be holding meetings and planning events this week. "There are many benefits to an event like this one," Sarah...

A contrast of conveying a political campaign.

Tommy Chhe, Columnist

November 7, 2018

The week before election night, Wichita Falls hosted U.S. Congressman and Democratic candidate, Beto O’Rourke, and U.S. Senator and Republican candidate, Ted Cruz. I had the privilege to do cover and interview the two biggest individuals in Texas with the whole nation seeing Wichita Falls at the epicenter. As...

Listen to both sides of the issue

Nick Lanier, Reporter

October 29, 2018

With both Texas senate candidates coming to Wichita Falls this week, students have a fantastic opportunity to hear the ideas and values of both candidates in the lead up to election night Nov. 6. Beto O'Rourke held a rally in Kiwanis Park Oct. 29 at 6:15p.m., with the Democratic candidate hopeful to ups...

Cardboard boat race goes swimmingly

Cardboard boat race goes swimmingly

Angel Clara Ukwitegyetse, Reporter

October 27, 2018

This year's homecoming cardboard boat race had nearly 25 student organizations and attracted over 200 students, family members, and MSU alumni to Sikes Lake, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. First place went to the team paddling for Kappa Alpha and Chi Omega, the Engineers for a Sustainable World came in second...

Torchlight Parade brings school spirit

Torchlight Parade brings school spirit

Alyssa Mitchell and Chloe Phillips

October 26, 2018

A street full of flickering torchlights lit up the night as students put another year under the belt of the annual homecoming Torchlight Parade. From wanting to support our school to just enjoying the heat, over 100 attendees had their reasons for participating in the homecoming tradition. Attendee Comment...

Keeping our campus clean

October 24, 2018

Our View: We believe that students should be more concerned about our environment. Being involved can help keep our community and campus clean and healthy. In fall of 2017 The Environmental Student Organization was formed by students to help keep the campus "green". This group was originally called...

_exas-sized homecoming sparks controversy

_exas-sized homecoming sparks controversy

Nick Lanier, Reporter

October 23, 2018

The “T’s” around campus have been crossed out. They're gone. Well, for the next week at least. Student Government Association officials said on their Twitter feed, "To anticipate our victory against Tarleton State for homecoming, all "T's" on campus will be crossed out." Given that the theme...

Bonfire T-shirt exchange ends Friday

Bonfire T-shirt exchange ends Friday

Ryan O'Malley, Reporter

October 23, 2018

Homecoming week kicked off Oct. 21 with campus decoration. Starting Monday and running thru Friday the Office of Student Involvement is holding the annual bonfire and T-shirt exchange. The bonfire T-shirt exchange is where students can go to Clark Student Center Room 194 and exchange a different university T-shirt for a free Midw...

ASO gives students a taste of Africa

ASO gives students a taste of Africa

Chloe Phillips, Co-Editor

October 23, 2018

The African Student Organization (ASO) hosted “Taste of Africa” on Oct. 19, 2018 at the Sikes Lake Center to fundraise and give members and non-members an opportunity to learn about different African cultures by trying their food. Taste of Africa is one of the main events ASO has during the scho...

MSU should have a fall break

Ryan O'Malley, Reporter

October 21, 2018

Have you ever been jealous that your friend attending another university has a break during the fall and you do not? It's that time of year again where many universities are having a fall break and I think MSU should have a fall break as well. Of the 68 people who responded to my Twitter poll, 79...

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