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

map of counties
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...

MSU Texas to host COVID-19 testing

COVID-19
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
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
Family raising money to send home for funeral
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...

MSU Texas administration plans in-person classes for Fall 2020

Campus
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

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...

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

Mayor of Wichita Falls
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
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...

MSU Texas administration considers invitation to join Texas Tech University system

Breaking news
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...

Don’t complain if you’re not going to vote

February 4, 2020

As politics become increasingly divided, it's vital college students turn out to the polls so politicians listen to the concerns of a large portion of the population, but that's only an option if young...

Students’ health remains top priority for Wellness Center

Between class and football, Austin Boyd, undecided freshman, finds time to play basketball to challenge and entertain himself at the Wellness Center on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. Photo by Cortney Wood
September 4, 2018

To promote a healthy well-balanced life for students the Wellness Center administration members offer various events, services and classes to help students increase fitness while enjoying the facility...

Student government executives promote presence for incoming administration

Preston Busby, criminal justice junior, speaks at the second Student Government Association debate for the 2018-2019 SGA officer candidate positions in Bolin 101, March 21, 2018. Photo by Rachel Johnson
April 3, 2018

President's Response With 6.6 percent of the student population voting in the Student Government Association election, Maria Peña, president, said she is "disappointed" in the turn out. "I am disappointed...

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