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Groups educate students about how to have safe spring break

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 tips to help them be safe as they begin their spring break. Demi Darville, radiology senior | “It’s ab...

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, history freshman|“I’m going to chill here on campus for the spring break. I’m from Wichit...

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 activities. While some said that they went out of the state in fun road trips, others stayed indoors...

Campus organizations emphasize safety for students this spring break

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 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Around 200 students were in attendance at the event and a variety of boo...

Adventurers thrive in free time

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, students spent their spring breaks in a variety of ways. "Some of my friends from back home offered...

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 a mental break from the stresses of school, whether that means going home for a week, hitting th...

‘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 with every kind of beer, liquor, bagged wine and maybe a few water bottles line the beaches in Florida,...

Residence hall staff offers ‘Mocktails’ during spring break safety week

Allison Ashcraft

March 16, 2016

Part of Spring Break Safety Week, the Killingsworth residence hall staff hosted a "mocktails" game night on March 14. Modeled after the "tower of power," starting on the second floor, each resident assistant in Killingsworth Hall chose a typical drinking game, but used sparking cider or water instead o...

More than 20 attend ‘drunk’ relay for Safe Spring Break

More than 20 attend ‘drunk’ relay for Safe Spring Break

Rutth Mercado

March 16, 2016

More than 20 students attended a drunk relay activity as part of Safe Spring Break, March 15 at 4 p.m. in the Killingsworth green space.Participants had to wear goggles, which simulated what it was like to be drunk,  while attempting various activities.Students partnered up to step-toe walk from the ...

Nearly 100 Students get tested for HIV/STDs

Avery Whaite

March 11, 2015

Area health organizations provided students the opportunity to get tested for HIV/STDs before they head off for their spring break destinations, earlier this week. “We did this to let students know their status before leaving for spring break,” said Jason Wheat, with the city of Wichita Falls...

Safe spring break success

Mandy Saal

March 5, 2015

This year’s annual Safe Spring Break organizers wanted to remind students to drink responsibly, avoid dangerous activities, and gave students advice about what they should do to take care of their bodies. Shanna Tole, an official at the Vinson Health Center booth, said, “I hope students are reminded...

Despite 61-day marathon, fall break not part of MSU culture

Courtney Gilder

November 12, 2014

During the fall semester, students, faculty and staff must go 61 consecutive days without a break, from Labor Day to Thanksgiving. For a student taking a load of 12 hours, that comes out to an estimated 2,196 hours spent in the classroom and studying. “In the opinion of one, I personally like the...

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