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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...

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...

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An expected winner, an unexpected outcome (a 2020 presidential election analysis)

Joseph Nelson, Reporter November 11, 2020

Joe Biden, the president-elect, went into the 2020 election sporting larger leads in swing states than Hillary Clinton in 2016. According to Nate Silver, an election analyst, a Trump victory would...

COVID-19

MSU Texas to host COVID-19 testing

June 29, 2020

Via a campus-wide postmaster, Midwestern State University announced that June 30, the state of Texas will turn the D.L. Ligon Colesium and Nocona Trail into a free COVID-19 testing site from 10 a.m. until...

A graduating senior’s perspective

A graduating senior’s perspective

Cortney Wood, MSU Graduate May 24, 2020

I truly thought I was okay today. I knew I wasn’t going to walk across the stage on Saturday, May 16. I knew there weren’t going to be documentary screenings, the mass communication final capstone...

International student drowns at Turner Falls

International student drowns at Turner Falls

Wichitan Staff May 11, 2020

The sister of a Midwestern State University graduate student who drowned Sunday at Turner Falls, OK, is asking for help to raise funds to send her brother's body home to be buried in India. Naga Subhash...

Campus

MSU Texas administration plans in-person classes for Fall 2020

April 27, 2020

Midwestern State University administration members announce in-person classes for Fall 2020 following an executive order from Gov. Greg Abbott, R–Texas, Monday afternoon that initiated the first phase...

MSU announces COVID-19 Student Emergency Fund to help students in need

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor April 12, 2020

Mathew Park, associate vice president and dean of students, announced the creation of the COVID-19 Student Emergency Fund via Postmaster Thursday, April 9. The fund's purpose is to provide financial...

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The City of Wichita Falls announces shelter in place for Wichita Falls

Bridget Reilly, Photography Editor March 27, 2020

In an emergency meeting Friday morning, Wichita Falls City Council announced a shelter-in-place ordinance for Wichita Falls that will take effect March 27 at 11:59 p.m. and will last until April 8 at 1...

MSU Texas extends Spring Break amid COVID-19 preparations

MSU Texas extends Spring Break amid COVID-19 preparations

Cortney Wood, Amos Perkins, and Kristin Silva March 12, 2020

Midwestern State University officials have extended Spring Breakthrough Tuesday, March 24 amid COVID-19 preparations. The scheduled break for Midwestern was initially scheduled for Saturday, March 14...

Breaking news

MSU Texas administration considers invitation to join Texas Tech University system

Cortney Wood and Kristin Silva February 14, 2020

President Suzanne Shipley met with Student Government Association administration members to discuss student reaction and involvement after Midwestern State University officials announced an invitation...

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