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5 ways to practice self love

5 ways to practice self love

Soleil Weeks, Reporter September 15, 2021

*Columns are the opinions of their respective authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Wichitan as an organization.* With a quick look around, almost anyone can see that love is needed...

Series of equipment added to Wellness Center

Hayden Nolan, Reporter September 25, 2018

Every year Wellness Center officials have purchased new equipment for students to use. This year, eight new pieces of exercise equipment have been brought in to assist students with staying fit and active. Angie...

Between class and football, Austin Boyd, undecided freshman, finds time to play basketball to challenge and entertain himself at the Wellness Center on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. Photo by Cortney Wood

Students’ health remains top priority for Wellness Center

Cortney Wood, Reporter September 4, 2018

To promote a healthy well-balanced life for students the Wellness Center administration members offer various events, services and classes to help students increase fitness while enjoying the facility...

Faculty bond through friendly softball game

Tyler Manning, Editor May 1, 2018

The warmth from the sun energized the faculty as they stretched in preparation for the tournament. There was a sensational energy in the air as children and spouses of faculty members rooted on their loved...

Raise Your Standards to Accomplish New Year’s Resolutions

Markell Braxton-Johnson January 13, 2018

Around this time, people are in the beginning stages of their New Year’s Resolutions. We all know the usual ones: “I want to go to the gym more, eat healthier and lose weight,” “I want to study...

Outside the Bruce & Graciela Redwine Student Wellness Center. Photo by Jennifer Wright

New faces bring new events, activities to rec sports

Jennifer Wright, Reporter November 29, 2017

A student walks into the Wellness Center and is immediately greeted by the smell of gym clothes and the sound of barbells clanking as they hit the floor. Angie Reay, director of recreational sports...

Mental health should be priority, not backseat to other means

The Wichitan November 7, 2017

OUR VIEW: To more effectively serve students and dismantle the stigma that surround mental illness, the counseling center needs a larger budget. Just this week, this nation saw the devastating affects...

Community Health Fair aims to help put prevention into practice

Robin Reid February 28, 2017

To teach people to practice prevention to prolong life, the 17th annual Community Health Fair will take place Friday, March 3, in D.L. Ligon Coliseum from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Students from all departments in...

Jesse Velasquez, Wichita Falls Health Department technician, holds an HIV awareness button at the HIV testing booth outside Shawnee Theatre in the CSC on Feb. 12. Photo by Rutth Mercado

Free HIV testing offered in attempt to raise awareness

Rutth Mercado February 17, 2016

Health Fair Final from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. caption id="attachment_28113" align="alignright" width="300"] Jesse Velasquez, Wichita Falls Health Department technician, holds an HIV awareness button...

Ian The Stang Man  Thompson, special education junior, running in his black morphsuit with the MSU flag tied around his neck at the Superhero 5K around the Sikes Lake trail on Sept. 28. Photo by Kayla White.

About 60 people attend wellness 5k run/walk

Samuel Sutton September 29, 2015

Fitness, positivity, free T-shirts, and a quirky suit were the highlights of the 5k run/walk for wellness week Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. "I thought it was a great run. I loved being able to come out here...

Dead week would help students

Ethan Metcalf December 2, 2014

Our view: It seems odd that MSU has no dead period before finals. Students can use the time to study or at least relax before finals. As MSU students we should celebrate what makes our school unique,...

Wellness fair promotes mental, physical health to students before break

Joanna Gartman November 5, 2014

Students crowded the student center Comanche Suites on Nov. 5 for the B Good 2 U Wellness Fair, sponsored by 10 different departments to offer tips regarding wellness, safety and stress-relieving activities....

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