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Wichita County Health District announces free COVID-19 testing site

November 4, 2020

The Wichita County Health District has announced a free COVID-19 testing site available at the parking lot of the Multipurpose Events Center (MPEC), courtesy of health services company WellHealth. "We...

Active Shooter Protocol

June 2, 2020

As MSU gets ready to welcome incoming freshmen and transfers for the Fall 2020 semester, The Wichitan would like to remind returning students and inform new Mustangs of the university's emergency policy...

Safe Spring Break informs and entertains

March 7, 2020

In two weeks many MSU students will be leaving campus during spring break, so the university held its annual "Safe Spring Break" event Friday, March 6 at 7 p.m. in the Legacy courtyard to show students...

Tips for having a safe Halloween

October 29, 2019

The Wichitan staff knows that Halloween is the time for "lit" college parties, alcohol, cute outfits, and dancing, but we want to encourage everyone to consider their safety while having fun. Tip 1:...

Police officers help to keep campus secure

police chief
May 18, 2018

The University Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency and is staffed by both sworn and civilian professional. The 10 sworn police officers along with a telecommunication dispatch...

Ehlert will strengthen students power on campus

March 28, 2018

OUR VIEW: Because of his continued efforts to support and endorse student organizations, we feel Steven Ehlert would make the most efficient Student Government Association president for the 2018 — 2019...

Candidates for student government debate

Ellie Gunderson, political science junior,  and Steven Elhert, criminal justice senior, answer questions reguarding why they are the best fix for the president position during the Student Government Association Debate at Bolin 100 on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Photo by Francisco Martinez
March 8, 2018

To give candidates running for leadership positions on the Student Government Association a chance to answer questions and debate against their competitors, SGA members hosted debates on March 8 in...

Increase in reported sexual assault, harassment for fall 2017

January 17, 2018

With recent global efforts to support those victimized by sexual harassment and/or assault, the #metoo campaign has given victims the motivation to tell their story. The latest Golden Globes awards saw...

Faculty focus RA training on community, safety

RA's work on decorations for their halls before students return from winter break at Legacy hall on
 Friday, Jan 12, 2018. Photo by Francisco Martinez
January 15, 2018

To regroup and refresh on community and standards, the office of Residence Life and Housing hosted training sessions for the resident assistants from Jan. 8 — 12. in the Legacy Hall Multipurpose...

Take safety into your own hands

April 26, 2017

OUR VIEW: Lock your doors, download the MSU Safety app and travel in pairs. In light sexual assault awareness month many events discussing how to remain safe on campus have presented themselves. There...

New safety app makes students feel secure

September 8, 2016

Our view: All MSU students should add the new safety app to their toolboxes.After downloading the new MSU safety app and experimenting with its features, all students should download it if their smartphone...

New app puts safety at your fingertips

Houston Pokorny, theater senior checks out the new MSU Safety app on his phone. Photo by Jeanette Perry.
September 8, 2016

After the producers of an older version of the MSU Safety app began charging for what university officials believed were free services, police officials released a new app- one that is completely free. “...

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