The Wichitan

Family Day tailgate new for some, old for others

Mia Heck

October 3, 2017

The Memorial Stadium parking lot smelled of burgers and hot dogs while more than 100 students and their parents participated in the Family Day tailgate on Saturday, Sept. 30. “Sitting down and eating with my parents at the tailgate this last weekend was great, not only because I got to spend time...

Tailgates and touchdowns: seeing both

Tailgates and touchdowns: seeing both

Chloe Phillips

September 20, 2017

Laughter, and loud music filled the air. Students sporting maroon-and-gold attire scattered throughout the parking lot outside of Memorial Stadium.  At the first two home games of the semester, several hundred people-- ,mostly members of the Greek community participated in tailgating. And most l...

Mustangs to play Texas A&M-Kingsville

Mustangs to play Texas A&M-Kingsville

Mia Heck

September 13, 2017

The football players are "hungry for a win" at the upcoming game against Texas A&M-Kingsville on Saturday. This game is much anticipated by the team because it's the first conference game of the 2017 season. “We missed the opportunity [to play] this last week in Central Florida, due to t...

Waiting is worth it

The Wichitan

September 5, 2017

OUR VIEW: The first football game and tailgate should've been later in the semester, not the first week of school. Everyone knows the drill. Bright lights. All day tailgating. Greeks setting up trashketball, corn hole and their giant letters in the dusty, gravel parking lot. Girls and boys alike c...

Homecoming tailgate party and competition takes off

Alyssa Mitchell

November 8, 2016

Smoke in the air and the smell of hamburgers and hot dogs cooking on the grill, different music all over and the loud voices of football fans all around. These sounds, sights, and smells are common for a college tailgate party.Kierian Hunter, math sophomore, said, “You can find a lot of things at a tail...

Arlington tailgating ends in ‘scuffle’

Ethan Metcalf

September 23, 2014

A fight between a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon and someone associated with Tarleton State University reportedly broke out in the tailgating parking lot at AT&T Stadium during last Saturday's Lone Star Conference Football Festival. Several hundred Midwestern State University students, alumni, fa...

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