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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...

Fire in Pierce Hall: Students safely evacuated

Fire in Pierce Hall: Students safely evacuated

Abigail Jones, Reporter February 28, 2021

A fire occurred on the first floor of Pierce Hall around 8:30 p.m. Saturday night. “We were both playing video games and then we heard the fire alarm, and we quickly realized that it was real. It...

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SATIRE: Letter to the editor – An apology to the state of Texas from the students of Midwestern State University

Soma Snikrep, satire specialist February 28, 2021

Dear Editor (and the state of Texas), It is with a heavy heart and guilty minds that we write this. As you may or may not have noticed, there was a  pretty significant amount of snow two weeks ago...

Women’s basketball crushes UT Permian Basin 61-47 at last home game

Thalia Doe, Reporter February 26, 2021

MSU Texas women’s basketball team crushed UT Permian Basin in their last home game at the D.Ligon Coliseum this season on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 5:30 p.m. 61-47. The mustangs came in strong, dominating...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: I.M.O. Column contest details

Amos Perkins, managing editor February 24, 2021

Have something you want to complain about or boast about MSU? This is your chance! The Wichitan is holding the first "In My Opinion" column contest now until March 22, open to any MSU Texas Student...

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Pipe in Sunwatcher Village bursts due to cold; MSU staff stays cool under pressure

Abigail Jones and Thalia Doe February 18, 2021

Sunwatcher Village apartments had a sprinkler system pipe burst on Wednesday, Feb. 17 that flooded water into nearby apartments. “[The flooding] wasn’t in anybody’s apartment originally, because...

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OPINION: Too cool for school?

Nick Lanier, Reporter February 14, 2021

During such an unprecedented time as is the present, we have an obligation to protect our family: our Mustang Family. Whether it be through the adamant following of social distancing guidelines or by being...

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Before, During and After: How You Can Help Prevent Suicide

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter February 8, 2021

Suicide places second in the most common causes of death among traditional college students. Male, female, straight, gay, black, or white, suicidal thoughts and tendencies do not discriminate and look...

MSU Soccer suffers preseason defeat by UMHB

Thalia Doe, reporter February 7, 2021

The MSU Texas soccer team had their first opening preseason game on Saturday, Feb 6 at Stang Park, against University of Mary-Hardin Baylor, that ended 0-1, with the Mustangs getting defeated. By half...

MSU Texas in final steps of being approved for COVID vaccine

Abigail Jones January 31, 2021

The MSU Texas Vinson Health center is in the final steps of being approved for distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. University President Suzanne Shipley said she attributes this to MSU’s safety. "We...

After 35 years of being an educator, Jeffery Blacklock is recognized

January 17, 2021

As a first-generation student, he was wary of the life before him and the career he wanted to dedicate his life to, but he always knew he wanted to help people. Like most of us, he immersed himself in...

VIDEO: Interviewing students about the 2020 presidential election

AJ Rubio December 8, 2020

After the projected victory of challenger Joe Biden, The Wichitan and MNG Media's AJ Rubio went around campus to gauge student reactions to the news. Click the link below to watch for yourself: https://youtu.be/V8UhcUJWBso  

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