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Almost no students watch State of Union address

Almost no students watch State of Union address

Tyler Manning

January 30, 2018

Millions of Americans watched Donald Trump give his first State of the Union address Jan. 30. However, almost none of them were at Midwestern State University. Outside of the political science department, few students are actively involved in national politics despite Student Government Ass...

Theater department presents ‘The God Of Hell’

Theater department presents ‘The God Of Hell’

Shari Smith

November 14, 2017

The theater department will run the production "The God of Hell" Nov. 16, 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m to Nov. 18 at 2:30 p.m. in the Bea Wood Theater in the Fain Fine Arts B-wing. According to Sally Story, assistant professor of theater, the play centralizes on a middle aged, mid-western dairy farming c...

Scientists justify field at colloquium series

Scientists justify field at colloquium series

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...

‘I am Mexican, not an alien’

‘I am Mexican, not an alien’

The Wichitan

July 7, 2017

I was only three years old when my father decided to migrate to the U.S. and follow the "American Dream." Just like many immigrants, he risked his life crossing the border to give us a better life. He worked hard to send us money to Mexico and better himself. He made a big sacrifice by not seeing ...

Let’s talk about sex

Let’s talk about sex

Cortney Wood

April 19, 2017

So, I’m a virgin. Maybe that’s why I was so shocked when an LVN plopped a plastic penis on the desk in front of me and asked if I knew how to put on a condom. With a frantic shake of my head, she then asked me to demonstrate how when I interviewed her last year about sex education in high schools. My ...

Skellington, spiral galaxies, symposium, oh my

Skellington, spiral galaxies, symposium, oh my

Cortney Wood

March 28, 2017

Pure black attire clothed her body and echoed the eery tone of the film. While she wanted to appear as a shadow of the character in the movie, English junior Margaret Greenhalgh said she ultimately wanted to weave her presentation between fond memories of childhood and emphasis on leadership, rath...

Students feel fascism has no place on campus

Students feel fascism has no place on campus

Caleb Martin

March 22, 2017

In the wake of a new president, administration, policies, and executive orders, the nation appears to be divided between supporting or condemning the new president and his administration. MSU is no exclusion from the divide, as students have rallied in opposition of and for President Trump's polici...

Honors students to present research at symposium March 25

Cortney Wood

March 21, 2017

The Redwine Honors Program’s 11th Annual Honors Symposium is scheduled for March 25 at 10 a.m. in Dillard 189. The event will compile honors students research projects, and offer a chance to present the findings followed by a faculty panel to discuss cultural diversity and contributions to their ...

Exec order has minimal impact on MSU students

Exec order has minimal impact on MSU students

Brendan Wynne

January 31, 2017

As the nations of the world made their responses to U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order regarding immigration, university administration was quick to do the same.SENATOR'S RESPONSEAt 3:13 p.m., staff member Collin McLochlin, who works for Senator John Cornyn, sent an email to University Pre...

202 attend Women’s March on The Falls

202 attend Women’s March on The Falls

Caleb Martin

January 25, 2017

A group of 202 women, men and children of the Texoma area gathered in Wichita Falls the morning of  Jan. 24 to take place in the Women's March on The Falls, a sister march to the women's march on Washington, D.C. The women's march in the District of Columbia and its sister marches would be rega...

Few attend inauguration watch party

Few attend inauguration watch party

Stephen Gomez

January 21, 2017

The inauguration watch party was anything but a party —with 96 chairs available, most were empty throughout the live-streamed inauguration of President Donald Trump. The party was held in Comanche starting at 8 a.m. ending at 2 p.m. by the Office of Student Development and Orientation. Jackson Simm...

Poll shows students ‘not excited’ for Trump’s presidency

Bridget Reilly

January 18, 2017

As President Barack Obama ties loose ends around the White House office, President-elect Donald Trump prepares his inaugural speech and prepares to be the 45th President of the United States starting Jan. 20. Since Trump began running for President back in June 2015, strong mixed reviews circled th...

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