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Graduation draws near for some mustangs.

Graduating Mustangs open up about what led them to MSU, and if it was worth it

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor April 18, 2021

There are a number of reasons students choose to attend Midwestern State University. A few graduating seniors shared their reasons for coming to MSU, and whether those reasons ended up being a good enough...

Fred Dietz, candidate for vice president of enrollment management, speaks at the forum interview for the VP position on April 13, 2018 in Dillard 101. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Fred Dietz hired as vice president for enrollment management

Tyler Manning, Editor April 18, 2018

The search for the vice president of enrollment management is over as Suzanne Shipley, university president, announced in a postmaster email on April 19 that the search committee chose Fred Dietz out...

20 organizations look to recruit students at fair

latoya fondren January 25, 2018

Students filled the Clark Student Center Atrium as they walked around to each table to gather information regarding the about 20 organizations at the Student Organization Fair, put on by the Office of...

Amanda Bergstrom, incoming business marketing freshman, signs up for more information from the Midwestern State University Cheerleading Squad during the organization fair part of Mustangs Rally held in D.L. Ligon Coliseum, Saturday Oct. 28, 2017.

366 prospective students attend Mustangs Rally

Herbert McCullough October 31, 2017

The admissions office organized the fall 2017 Mustangs Rally where prospective students were introduced to the university on Oct. 28. George Castro, admissions counselor, said the goal of Mustangs Rally...

Waiting is worth it

The Wichitan September 5, 2017

OUR VIEW: The first football game and tailgate should've been later in the semester, not the first week of school. Everyone knows the drill. Bright lights. All day tailgating. Greeks setting up trashketball,...

Riley Carr

Frat life is the best life

The Wichitan August 29, 2017

There are many great reasons why getting involved in Greek life is the right way to go. I personally accredit it as one of the best decisions I have made in my collegiate career, and I'm not just saying...

Emmy Geibe

Don’t knock it ’til you try it

The Wichitan August 29, 2017

I played an active part in high school — I was on the soccer team, part of the National Art Society and involved in other school activities. Coming into college, I was extremely scared about not...

Walter James

Why you should pledge a fraternity

The Wichitan September 7, 2016

Fall brings many on campus traditions. Summer break comes to a blistering end. Football players start games. And the Greek community is looking upon the hectic week know as rush week.Rush week is a big...

Enrollment numbers increase for spring semester

Enrollment numbers increase for spring semester

Emily Carroll February 24, 2016

SPRING ENROLLMENTOfficial reports confirmed Feb. 10 that enrollment increased by approximately 3 percent, the fourth consecutive semester of increases.Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs and...

Kevin Bazner, assistant director in student development and orientation, shows the Presidents of Greek Life the statistics of grade averages of students in different organizations, during the President Round Table meeting, Tuesday afternoon. They discussed different processes they can undergo to make academics more of a priority in the Greek life community. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Fraternities go beyond stereotypes

Nizhoni Terronez September 23, 2014

When a freshman hears the word "fraternity," the first thing that goes through his head is Hollywood's adaptation of college life and the fraternity experience, but Michael Schmitz, respiratory therapy...

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