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Theater junior Luke Craddock, theater sophomore Brayden Young and theater sophomore Kathryn Lane pose together in promo photos for Peter and the Starcatcher, 2022. Photo courtesy of Morgan Mallory.

A behind the scenes look at “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Abigail Jones, Reporter November 18, 2022

The MSU Texas theater program opens a show this weekend to the public with Rick Elice's “Peter and the Starcatcher,” a family-friendly production that serves as a prequel to Peter Pan. The show premiered...

Theatre and english major Rachel Shipley is the Women’s Stand Council Coordinator for MOSAIC.

A woman of many organizations: Rachel Shipley

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor January 28, 2022

Rachel Shipley from Rowlett, Texas said she had a few options when deciding which college she would attend. Wanting to study theatre, Shipley was able to perform her caracal in front of over 200 college...

The cast of Men on Boats looks out over the Colorado River, Nov. 18.

MSU Theater Department Performs “Men on Boats,” a gender-bent take on American exploration

Abigail Jones, Assistant Editor December 1, 2021

 was put on by the MSU Texas theater department Nov. 19 through 21. This was their second main-stage production of the Fall 2021 Semester, and the story follows 10 men charting the Colorado River for...

The Eternals assemble in Marvel Studios ETERNALS. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios.

“Eternals” proves great ideas don’t mean a great movie

Joseph Nelson, Entertainment Editor November 17, 2021

Continuing a cinematic universe with a similarly obnoxious lifespan, “Eternals” follows a group of god-like entities who protect humans from a dangerous life form known as the Deviants, but the movie...

IT closet in the piano lab caught fire and was put out quickly, March 8.

Burst pipe causes flooding and fire in Fain College of Fine Arts

Stephanie Robledo, News editor March 13, 2021

On March 8, students and faculty were asked to evacuate the Fain College of Fine Arts building. A corroded water pipe had burst causing a flood and a small electrical fire.  “There was an air handler...

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Color in Art, Color in Life: Prisms, Pigments and Purpose

Stephanie Robledo, News Editor January 31, 2021

Color is in anything and everything; it is a visual element that creates different meanings, which is what the "Color in Art, Color in Life: Prisms, Pigments and Purpose" exhibit highlights. At the Wichita...

You’re Socially Distanced, Charlie Brown!

Emily Beaman, reporter October 3, 2020

On October 2 and 3, the MSU theatre department put on the first musical of the semester, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown! at the Priddy Pavilion. Rehearsals began on August 25, primarily held over...

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Behind the set of “Little Shop of Horrors”

Emily Beaman, Reporter February 18, 2020

Rehearsals for MSU’s 2020 spring musical Little Shop of Horrors have been in full swing since the first week of the semester, and there will still be many more before the opening night.  For this...

MSU Texas and Wichita Falls Ballet Theatre Hosts 3rd Annual Signature Series

Herbert McCullough, Reporter February 13, 2019

As part of a discussion on theater, Mishic Marie Liberatore, artistic director at the Wichita Falls Ballet Theatre, explained the history of the 56-year-old non-profit theater that was started by Czechoslovakian...

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Fine Arts building celebrates 40 years

Denush Vidanapathirana, Reporter October 10, 2018

When Paul and Patti Stillson graduated in 1971 and 1973, respectively, with degrees in art, there was no fine arts building. “We were not in this building. We were in a building across campus. They...

Fain dean discusses connecting creativity through updates, renovations

Cortney Wood, Managing Editor May 1, 2018

From flying to New York a new piano for Akin Auditorium and others for the music department to helping raise funds for the new mass communication building that debuted in Fall 2017, Martin Camacho...

As part of strike, Ben Ashton directs the UGC sign as other crew lower it from above on Monday, March 5, 2018. Photo by Jeromy Stacy

‘Urinetown’ run complete; strike begins March 5

Jeromy Stacy March 6, 2018

While the final curtain closed on "Urinetown" on March 2, the work just began for the crew to tear down each set piece crafted for the two week run. Weeks worth of work will only take 20 hours to completely...

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