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MSU Texas police investigates on-campus sexual assault

MSU Texas police investigates on-campus sexual assault
August 7, 2020

Midwestern State University police are investigating an alleged sexual assault that happened Thursday night on-campus. In a Postmaster sent Friday morning, MSU Chief of Police Patrick Coggins states the...

ComplicitMSU is back

November 23, 2019

Midwestern State University has not done enough to address its deeply rooted history and culture of sexism, sexual assault, harassment and racism. During my time as a student, I have concluded from the...

5kolor Run supports Faith Mission

5kolor run
April 4, 2019

Fifty-two people ran the 5kolor Run at Sikes Lake to show support for Sexual Assault Awareness Month and to donate to the Wichita Falls Faith Mission, a non-profit organization that benefits the homeless...

University hires full-time Title IX coordinator

Title IX coordinator
September 13, 2018

As part of an effort to streamline and codify policies and procedures related to sexual harassment on campus, the Board of Regents, in August, approved the creation of a new position, Title IX coordinator,...

‘Sex Signals’ encourages discussion with comedy

May 1, 2018

About 30 people attended the “Sex Signals” presentation in the Legacy Multipurpose Room on April 30 to build confidence for genuine discussions about sexual misconduct. Although there were some smaller...

Alleged sexual misconduct causes controversy for Kappa Sigma

April 24, 2018

[Editor's note: During a recorded interview, Jessica Wollenberger received a call from Janet Hallum, Sigma Kappa Gamma Tau chapter adviser, which she answered while the recording was still on. Cortney...

Syreeta Greene given duties as Title IX intake

Matt Park, associate vice president of student affairs  and and enrollment manament and dean of students, gives a brief discription of Title IX at the beggining of the Open Forum about campus safety in CSC Comanche on March 19. Photo by Bridget Reilly
March 27, 2018

Matt Park, dean of students and associate vice president for student affairs, handled all of MSU's Title IX-related cases — until he made a joke about sexual misconduct at a campus safety forum following...

Action needs to be taken about sexual misconduct

March 20, 2018

OUR VIEW: If administrators put on forums for sexual misconduct to show students they are valued, then motions to implement change should be top priority, not saving face in front of the eyes of the media. While...

Students raised concerns over campus safety at forum

Amy Floyd, accounting senior, asks questions at the Open Forum about campus safety in CSC Comanche on March 19. Photo by Justin Marquart
March 19, 2018

To address concerns that students and faculty had regarding campus safety and to make campus populace aware of the policies in place to handle cases of sexual assault and harassment, the Office of...

Get educated, talk about serious topics

February 6, 2018

OUR VIEW: Getting tested for sexually transmitted infections and diseases should be second nature to sexually active people. We're all adults here. We talk politics, gender, race and sex, but mere...

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...

We stand with sexual assault victims

January 15, 2018

OUR VIEW: No matter the circumstances, victims of sexual assault should feel comfortable coming forward and sharing their story. Harvey Weinstein. Matt Lauer. Kevin Spacey. Donald Trump. Regardless...

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