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“Paving the runway as the jet is landing” -a look at MSU’s COVID-19 policy for 2020 and Spring 2021

December 28, 2020

For the Fall 2020 semester, MSU introduced a number of different protocols in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on campus. Among these protocols were increased frequency in cleaning, maximum capacity...

The struggles of remote learning

student at computer
December 5, 2020

After spending the latter half of my spring semester at home, I thought I couldn’t take it anymore. After summer, I had to go back. As time went on though, that seemed increasingly unlikely. COVID cases...

2021-2022 Student Regent search begins

November 24, 2020

Student regent applications are now open. Student government association president, Shelbi Stogdill, political science, history and global studies senior, announced this through Postmaster Wednesday, Nov....

MSU should go pass/fail

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...

‘Maniac’s Mansion’ is a new arcade downtown

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

Theater department’s ‘Extremities’ opens Sept. 13

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...

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
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...

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

Student wait outside Clark Student Center to get their
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...

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...

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
Liberal arts, challenge, interesting, relatable to students; one candidates interests in being a part of campus community
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...

Before you say “You need to know English”

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...

New Health Science building over budget

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...

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