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MSU Tutoring Center: Revamped and Ready for the Semester

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Emily Beaman, Reporter

September 16, 2020

Midwestern State University’s Tutoring and Academic Support Programs (TASP), previously located in Prothro Yeager and McCullough Hall,  has found its new home in the freshly renovated Moffett Library.  TASP’s webpage says their mission is, “to provide the necessary support to help students...

Students share study tips for finals

Vanessa Quiñones, radiology freshman, studying for an upcoming test at the Clark Student Center.

Yerasly Duran, Reporter

December 6, 2018

As finals begin Dec. 8 at 8 a.m. until Dec. 13 at 5:45 p.m. Students on campus begin their study preparations to receive their best grade. While some students like to use flashcards to study, others just rewrite their lectures. Each student has a unique way to study for their classes. Frida Arredon...

A day in the life of Jonah Parker

A day in the life of Jonah Parker

Nick Lanier, Reporter

October 16, 2018

The chances are the music coming from the second floor of Pierce Hall is being produced by him, for Him. On any given day, finance sophomore Jonah Parker tries to live his life in such a way to make God proud. “I have no problem saying that I work hard for Him [God],” Parker said. “That’s...

Take advantage, study abroad

The Wichitan

November 28, 2017

Our view: Our generation is offered many opportunities our predecessors weren’t, and one of them is the chance to study abroad. While not everyone dreams of traveling the world, it something that as many students as possible should take advantage of. Besides traveling with your college friends and making unique...

Priddy Scholars brings new opportunities to first year students

At the Carboard Boat Race, Priddy Scholars Tre Jones, mass communication sophomore, and Daycee Duncan, computer science sophomore, prepare to take the water on Oct. 20. The Priddy Scholars participate in most campus activities.

Chloe Phillips

October 28, 2017

Campus activities have since seen an influx in first-generation students thanks to the Priddy Scholars program, a full-ride scholarship that encourages involvement on campus, study abroad, and service projects. According to Cammie Dean, director of student transition services, the program beg...

Scientists justify field at colloquium series

During his presentation on plate tectonics, Richard Hanson, geology, energy and environment professor from Texas Christian University, discusses his time in Zambia, Africa, working on field geology.

Cortney Wood

September 12, 2017

The hum from the projection screen retracting filled the lecture hall as 50 pairs of feet exited the presentation. After his 40-minute presentation over tectonic evolution, Richard Hanson, school of geology, energy and environment at Texas Christian University, finished off his water with a swig and b...

Despite drought, rain annoys students

A group of people, near Fain Fine Arts, visiting campus are given a tour even though its pouring rain, and parts of campus are flooded. Photo by Francisco Martinez.

Morgan Haire

May 6, 2015

Putting the city over its average monthly rainfall, Wichita Falls received 2.58 inches of rain May 5 - 6 according to National Weather Service. And, although welcome, the rain has put students in a bind with finals approaching. “With living off campus, the rain sometimes is so bad that it’...

10 tips to get the most out of the semester

Jasmine Jones

August 25, 2014

  At the beginning of a new semester students tend to make grand plans for themselves and then quickly drop them after a week or two, tops. It's easy to let our goals slip by, especially if we're new to the university or college in general. They say experience is the best teacher, so he...

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