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BREAKING: University Police search Legacy Hall for weapons

BREAKING: University Police search Legacy Hall for weapons

Stephanie Robledo, Managing Editor November 13, 2021

Friday night, Nov. 12, armed University Police arrived at Legacy Hall, closed the fourth floor off to students and searched the building. This was in response to a report by a Legacy Hall resident that...

Ghostly rumors of MSU campus investigated

Ghostly rumors of MSU campus investigated

Fisher Seigler, Reporter November 3, 2021

According to a 2019 survey by multinational market research group Ipsos, just under half of Americans believe in ghosts. Wichita Falls has its own ghostly rumors, such as Witch’s Gate. From an article...

Accounting senior Kassidy Knight is held up by cheerleaders kinesiology senior DanLee Duncan, mechanical engineering junior Robert Hollingsworth and nursing senior Ashleigh Miller as they all stand in front of the bonfire.

MSU students get lit the night before homecoming literally –

Thalia Doe, Sports and Feature Editor November 1, 2021

The night before homecoming here at MSU Texas, was a night of overwhelming anticipation and excitement. The torchlight parade consisted of a march led by band, color guard, the MSU cheer team and then...

Mechanical engineering junior Jabez Mackey, radiology junior Ebany Hanna and mechanical engineering junior Miguel Bethel turn around the Caribbean Student Organization boat before finishing first in the Cardboard Boat Race.

The Caribbean Student Organization races to the finish line

Thalia Doe, Sports and Feature Editor November 1, 2021

In MSU homecoming tradition, the annual boat race took place at Sikes Lake Friday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. The boats are created by the organizations participating by just using cardboard and duct tape. After...

Parade members dance to music at the parade.

Caribfest Parade brings Caribbean culture to the streets of campus

Stephanie Robledo and Thalia Doe September 29, 2021

Caribfest came to an end with a parade Saturday, Sept. 25 at 1:30 p.m. that began at the Hardin Administration building and ended at Sunwatcher Plaza. The parade highlighted Caribbean culture with music,...

Students adding the spin to the dance after becoming more comfortable with the basics

Get ready to spin…. & spin, spin spin! with bachata class on campus

Diamond Gamboa, Reporter September 23, 2021

Enthusiastic students filled the Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room on Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. ready to learn the practice of the Hispanic cultural dance Bachata, sponsored by the Organization of Hispanic Students...

Faculty advisor John Schulze introduces the Voices release party

Authors in Voices 2020-21 share their creative process

Abigail Jones, Assistant Editor September 15, 2021

The new 2020-21 edition of MSU Texas literary journal Voices features short story authors, poets and visual artists, seven of whom are award winning. Meredith Berend, criminal justice graduate and...

Techs campus

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...

map of counties

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...

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