The Wichitan

MSU should go pass/fail

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor

April 12, 2020

With the transition to exclusively online classes in full effect at MSU, many students have seen their grades drop, and the best solution is to move to pass/fail. Many students didn't sign up for online classes to start with because they knew they wouldn't do well at them and are now left with no...

‘Maniac’s Mansion’ is a new arcade downtown

Man sits on bar stool in front of four traditional arcade games

Karrington Bradley, Reporter

May 2, 2019

TAG's Maniac's Mansion an arcade on 8th Street downtown, opened March 29. It features a cereal bar with nostalgic flavors, art collections and a family-friendly atmosphere, inspired to bring more fun to town. Marcus "Maniac" McGee, TAG's Maniac's Mansion owner, said, "I do everything all the way from the...

Theater department’s ‘Extremities’ opens Sept. 13

Nicole Smalls, Reporter

September 12, 2018

After a short rehearsal process, members of the theater department will open the this season with a production of Extremities by William Mastrosimone Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Bea Wood Studio Theatre. “When I heard about the show, I was actually really excited,” said theater sophomore Brea S...

Football takes down West Florida

Accounting senior, Layton Rabb rolls out of the pocket at the football game against West Florida at Memorial Stadium on Sept. 9. Photo by Brittni Vilandre

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

September 10, 2018

The football team tackled the #2 team, University of West Florida. The final score was 38-17. The team trailed behind in the first half, but came back with vengeance in the second half to win the game. At the 13:15 mark, a West Florida fumble was recovered by Steven Rogers, defensive back and business...

After incident in bar, student reminds others to be aware of surroundings on Consent Day

Student wait outside Clark Student Center to get their

Bridget Reilly, Reporter

September 6, 2018

It was supposed to be an evening of fun and celebration as Paxton Wade, kinesiology senior, and Kenna Brackeen, a graduate of MSU Texas, set out to celebrate Wade's roommate's 24th birthday Sept. 1. The nightclub was at full capacity that evening. To get to the Mix Premier Nightclub bar on 5th Str...

Hundreds participate in 10th undergraduate research forum

Garrison Horton, English senior, presents his project during the Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative Activity Forum Kickoff at Clark Student Center on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Photo by Francisco Martinez

April 26, 2018

Poster presentations begin at 9 https://t.co/oLxJABFd01 Clark. @MWSU_UGR @MidwesternState pic.twitter.com/kZb20AGwSJ — MSU Wichitan Online (@WichitanOnline) April 26, 2018 FROM THE PRESENTERS Gayal Hewakuruppu, computer science junior, "Using the Fourth-Order Runge-Kutta Method to Determine the Dynamic Response of a Fr...

Paul Carney first to visit campus in search for new vice president

Paul Carney, vice president candidate, speaks on increasing marketing for the liberal arts aspect of Midwestern State University at the Candidate Forum in Dillard 101 on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Photo by Francisco Martinez

Justin Marquart, Visuals Editor

April 18, 2018

Since January, the vice president for enrollment management search committee members have met with an academic search consultant, narrowed the pool from 43 candidates to 10 candidates and video interviewed those 10 to narrow it down to three. From those candidates is Paul Carney, the first candidate to visit ca...

Before you say “You need to know English”

Rachel Johnson

February 13, 2018

When I was in the eighth grade, I lived in Mexico for eight months. Later when I was 18, I went to three countries in Europe. In both experiences I had little to no knowledge when it came to their native languages. In Mexico, I learned what it was like to not be able to attend certain classes...

New Health Science building over budget

Justin Marquart, Design Editor

December 20, 2017

The university is using money obtained from a tuition revenue bond, consisting of $58.4 million, to update the campus, a new health science building. Administrators set a budget for this project at $38 million with $2 million in reserves, for as need basis, making $40 million of that bond reserved ...

Board scales back plans for new health sciences building

Kyle Owen, facilities services associate vice president, presents to the board with budget cuts to the original plans for the new Health Science Building, held in the Board Room in Hardin, Wed., Dec. 13, 2017. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Tyler Manning

December 14, 2017

  Board members approved revised design and budgetary plans for the news health sciences and human services building on at a special meeting Dec. 13. After budgetary problems plagued the new health sciences building, administrators met with the construction manager and architect to review ...

LGBTQ students’ journey from discrimination to acceptance

Zarya Maitao, mass communication sophomore, Jessie Tidwell, education sophomore and Zaquera Wallace, biology junior, flashes color and march in the Resist Hate Rally held in Sunwatcher Plaza on Sept. 1.

Tyler Manning

December 4, 2017

They are just like everyone else on campus. They have the same likes, dislikes and struggles. They eat in the same cafeteria, walk in the same halls and attend the same classes. Though they are just like any other student on campus, they have had a history of discrimination here. Those who identify ...

EURECA forum to take place on Nov. 16

Meaghan Rose, biology senior, and Salvator Capotosto, biology senior, present their research on bacterial endophytic diversity during EUREKA on April 27, 2017. File photo by Arianna Davis

Justin Marquart

November 15, 2017

Through the Enhancing Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative Activity forum, students showcase their research through oral or poster presentations. According to Magaly Rincón-Zachary, director of undergraduate research, the forum is a way for students to learn in a more comprehensive wa...

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