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The Wichitan's top stories of the year.

The Wichitan’s top stories of the year

The Wichitan Staff May 24, 2021

With the 2020-2021 academic year officially in the books, let's take a look back at some of the biggest news stories covered by The Wichitan over the year. Professor clashes with Black Student Union Original...

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SATIRE: Letter to the editor – An apology to the state of Texas from the students of Midwestern State University

Soma Snikrep, satire specialist February 28, 2021

Dear Editor (and the state of Texas), It is with a heavy heart and guilty minds that we write this. As you may or may not have noticed, there was a  pretty significant amount of snow two weeks ago...

Students react to the cancellation of Spring Break

Stephanie Robledo, Elizabeth Mahan, and Bridget Reilly November 16, 2020

MSU Texas officials announced via Postmaster Wednesday, Oct. 21, the decision to eliminate spring break from the academic calendar for the 2021 spring semester as they “continue to make the necessary...

MSU Texas extends Spring Break amid COVID-19 preparations

MSU Texas extends Spring Break amid COVID-19 preparations

Cortney Wood, Amos Perkins, and Kristin Silva 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...

Safe Spring Break informs and entertains

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor 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...

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Groups educate students about how to have safe spring break

March 14, 2019

Administrators and students gathered in the Clark Student Center Atrium March 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to learn about having a safe spring break. Hosts and participants learned unique and informational...

Students plan to spend break working, doing homework

March 14, 2019

Students around campus all had plans for spring break. It may be staying here to catch up on sleep or going home to spend time with their families but students are ready for the break. Austin Masterson,...

Students enjoy their week-long Spring break

Chloe Phillips March 20, 2018

Good weather, sleeping in and lessened responsibilities. This was a reality for many students during their spring break. Students across campus spent their week-long breaks engaged in various different...

Derek Soper, Legacy Hall director, educates students on how to play the game

Campus organizations emphasize safety for students this spring break

Keanna Jenkins March 8, 2018

To educate students on how they can be safe during their spring break vacations, various organizations on campus hosted booths on the Jesse Rogers Promenade as a part of Safe Spring Break on March...

Natty Cervantes, business sophomore (front), with her friends before heading out for another day at South Padre Island during spring break. Photo contributed by Natty Cervantes

Adventurers thrive in free time

Brendan Wynne March 21, 2017

South Padre Island. Colorado. Los Angeles. These are just a few places that students visited during spring break last week. With an entire seven days free of class work, professors and deadlines,...

Be safe during spring break — in more than one way

The Wichitan March 8, 2017

OUR VIEW: We want all of our students to come back to campus safe and sound — so please, be careful. Spring break is just around the corner, and we know it's the time for everyone to relax and take...

‘We don’t want any empty desks after spring break’

Kara McIntyre March 7, 2017

Spring break is only a few days away — the bright sunlight, plenty of sunscreen and coolers full of water and Capri-Sun. Well, that's what mom thinks, anyway. Yeti coolers filled to the brim...

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