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“The Ranch” captures the good and bad elements of small town life

Ashton Kutcher, Sam Elliot, and Danny Masterson in The Ranch (2016) courtesy of IMDb

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter

February 10, 2020

Netflix's original “The Ranch” presented its series finale after 80 episodes of family drama, relationship problems and the risk of losing a family ranch. The Bennetts discover how a family can overcome setbacks regardless of what tries to break them apart through a good laugh and a beer to drink. When...

Prospective students join musical cast

Carl Marshall and cast members rehearse

Mekala Conway and Jacob Smith

February 8, 2018

The stage smells of fresh sawdust and wet paint. Dust mites are seen in the bright stage lights, masking the audience and turning the rest of the auditorium into an endless expanse of black. The only thing that lets anyone know there is anyone seated in the audience is the den of people talking and laughing...

Volleyball team beats Cameron University

Aerielle Edwards, applied arts & aciences senior, jumps up to spike the ball towards Cameron University opponents during the volleyball game in D.L. Ligon Coliseum on Nov. 9, 2017. Photo by Harlie David

Makayla Scheck

November 10, 2017

The volleyball team added another win to their record on Nov. 9 against Cameron University. The volleyball team's record is currently 15-15 with the season coming to an end.  The game ended in three sets in favor of the volleyball team. "Now that the season is almost to the end, we have had ou...

Health sciences building cost raises concern

The first version of the new health sciences building was cut back due to increased construction costs.

Kara McIntyre

November 10, 2017

Kyle Owen, associate vice president for facilities services, presented his report to the Board of Regents on the status of the new health sciences and human services building — and the cost was a bit more than he expected. On Nov. 9, Owen announced that the October bids for the new building were ab...

Inman: ‘Stranger Things’ has taken over my life

Chester Rushing, Joe Keery and Natalia Dyer in Stranger Things (2016). Photo courtesy of IMDB

The Wichitan

November 7, 2017

I’ll admit I was pretty late to jump on the "Stranger Things" bandwagon, and after binge-watching it over the span of two days, I now know that the hype surrounding the show is well-deserved. It has taken over my life. The writers did an excellent job of combining a sci-fi/fantasy se...

366 prospective students attend Mustangs Rally

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.

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 is to help the prospective students understand MSU more. “We hope that students leave wit...

Reasons why I love ’13 Reasons Why’

Dylan Minnette as Clay Jensen and Katherine Langford as Hannah Baker in 13 Reasons Why (2017). Photo courtesy of IMDB

Tyler Manning

April 18, 2017

Over the holiday break, I decided to binge watch Netflix's newest craze: 13 Reasons Why. I honestly can see what all of the hype is about. This is a bandwagon that I do not mind shamelessly hopping on. I'm sorry that I have not read the book or that I just only found out what it was a week ago,...

Talent show to be held on March 25

Sri Lankan Students' Organization President Tarusha Wanigasekera hosting the Mustangs on Stage Auditions February 22, 2017

Garet Gill

March 7, 2017

The Sri Lankan Students' organization (SSO) is hosting a talent show on March 25. Starting at 6 p.m. at Akin Auditorium there will be numerous acts including a martial arts routine, a tribal dance and a Sri Lankan native dance. "We really want to display the diversity that MSU has to offer. We ...

Eight students show case talent at Feb. 18 show

Lowell Nash, mass communication junior, sings at the Black History Month Talent show in Comanche Suites hosted by the Black Student Union and the Universal Programming Board on Feb 18. Photos by Kayla White.

Allison Ashcraft

March 2, 2016

Students filed in, chattering amongst each other as they took their seats while music blasted through the speakers. Laughter began to fill CSC Comanche as comedian, Ronnie Jordan, took the stage and cracked a few jokes. The Black Student Union and the University Programming Board hosted their third a...

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