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Students make plans for Thanksgiving break

Amber Hernandez, Reporter

November 20, 2018

Turkeys in the oven, families around the table and lots of laughter to go around is what Thanksgiving is usually all about but that isn't the case for all students. For the Thanksgiving holiday, students use the days off classes differently depending on where they are from and if they celebrate Than...

MSU wellness center hosts 10th annual turkey trot

MSU wellness center hosts 10th annual turkey trot

Jake Clancy, Reporter

November 16, 2018

Some 100 people participated in the Turkey Trot at Sikes Lake on Nov. 14. The Turkey Trot is an annual event put on by the Wellness Center. The entry fee for this event was a donation of a non-perishable food item. All donations went to Mustangs Pantry, the new food bank for students. "We typically have a reall...

International students make most out of their stay on campus during Thanksgiving

International students make most out of their stay on campus during Thanksgiving

Tyler Manning

November 29, 2017

Thanksgiving is a time to go home and have a good holiday with family. For students from out of state and international students, long distances and high travel costs inhibit that from being a reality, forcing them to stay in Wichita Falls over the school break. Despite not being able to go home, f...

UPB hosts first StangsGiving Classic

Javier Suarez

November 15, 2017

University Programming Board members will be hosting their first StangsGiving Classic including a flag football game and a Thanksgiving feast. The StangsGiving Classic will be held on Nov.15 at 5 p.m. at the free play fields, and the feast will be held at the Legacy Multipurpose Room at 6:30 p.m. "I'm...

Turkey trot foodraiser set for Nov. 17

Yvette Ordonez

November 12, 2015

The 14th annual Turkey Trot 5k will be held Nov. 17 at 4:30 p.m. at Sikes Lake trail. The entry fee is one canned food item and the first 100 students that show up will receive a free, long-sleeved T-shirt. The food will be donated to the food bank and the first woman and first man to cross the finish...

Low gas prices help students travel for holidays

David Joseph

December 3, 2014

With the end of the semester only one week away, students from different walks of life will be returning home to celebrate the holiday season with friends and family. Some said this is a season for giving to friends, family and loved ones. Theolette Simon, senior in management “It is always a joy ...

Thanksgiving, the middle holiday, more than a commercial

Lauren Roberts

November 25, 2013

I'm tired of Thanksgiving being the middle child. Walking through stores and on social media I have been attacked with good-will and the need to count how many sleeps are left until the all important holiday that is known as Christmas. Before that, we were planning out costumes and parties for Halloween....

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