The Wichitan

‘Love Is in the Air’ musical revue to be held April 26

Taylor Henson, Reporter

April 25, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

The theater department is producing a musical revue to preview the new musical theater minor on Friday April 26 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door and revenue from the show will be split between The Arts Alliance and the theater department. The theme of the revue is love and will consist of 13 st...

Empowerment spring tea April 27

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

April 24, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Pinkies Up. As flowers begin to bloom and warm weather rises within the air, the smell of spring again appears creating opportunities for unity and growth. The office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs will be hosting the first annual traditional spring tea on April 27 from 11 a.m. to ...

Day in the life of Julia Orozco

Day in the life of Julia Orozco

Randi Heaton, Reporter

April 23, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

From 6:45 a.m. weights to 6 p.m. practice with a day full of classes in between, Julia Orozco, nursing sophomore, has minimal free time. Being a part of the women's soccer team and preparing to enter the nursing program makes for a busy day. Orozco came all the way from McKinney, Texas where her family...

Earth Day Fair brings the community together

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter

April 23, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

On one side of the Clark Student Center Atrium, two birds flapped their wings at the nearest passerby. On the opposite side, representatives from Lake Arrowhead State Park informed students about prairie dogs. In the center, a sculpture made of items that can no longer be recycled on campus towered over...

Kappa Delta Pi presents ‘Pizza and a Panel’

Kappa Delta Pi presents ‘Pizza and a Panel’

Hunter Tyler, Reporter

April 18, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Thirty people gathered in Dillard College of Business April 16 to eat pizza and hear about the experiences of three first-year teachers. The event, hosted by Phillip Blacklock, associate professor and director of certification and field experiences, allowed Kappa Delta Pi members and other students...

MSU Texas holds first Field Day

MSU Texas holds first Field Day

Brianne Fournier, Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

More than 100 people gathered on the athletic turf fields for MSU Texas' Field Day April 16. Reagan Foster, assistant director in athletics for student athlete and community outreach, said, they contacted different organizations in town to spread the word. Unsure of how successful they were with...

Buildings begin with donors

Buildings begin with donors

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

Every day, without a second thought, students pass by building dedication plaques on their way to class. Although student often overlook them, these historical pieces provide only a glimpse into the unique story of donations behind the name of each building on campus. Tony Vidmar, vice president of...

New security fee to replace current parking fee

Taylor Henson, Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

The Student Government Association president Ellie Gunderson proposed a new security fee that will take away the cost of purchasing a parking permit sticker from out of pocket, and will include the fee in student tuition. The security fee proposed is a general fee that will help in funding the police...

Coliseum parking causes conflict on campus

Randi Heaton, Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

In and out. Faculty, staff and students. Residents and commuters. In and out. Everyday the parking spaces on campus wait to be filled. Patrick Coggins, chief of police, said his officers use a formula of decided ratios to make sure all people have a place to park. Each year the police officers go...

A day in the life of Alonzo Burris:

A day in the life of Alonzo Burris:

Kyla Budgewater, Reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under A&E

With graduation slowly approaching Uncle Zo has a jam-packed schedule as his days in Wichita Falls are coming to an end. Alonzo Burris, exercise physiology senior has a lot on his plate as he is finishing off his final semester. "After I graduate it's going to be weird because my schedule won't be...

Students awarded more than $50 million in financial aid last year

Students awarded more than $50 million in financial aid last year

Hunter Tyler, Reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under Campus, Feature, News

College isn't cheap and costs aren't going down. To help from going into debt, students depend on financial aid. This year, about 76 percent of the student population received some form of financial aid, $59.4 million in total. "There’s always been a saying that every year millions of dollars go...

Playing volleyball helps Greeks bond

Kyla Budgewater, Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Bump. Set. Spike. As Greek Week progressed, the three Greek councils hosted a volleyball tournament April 8 at 7.pm. in the Wellness Center. "I didn't expect to have as much fun at the volleyball tournaments I did. Since we are a part of the Cultural Greek Council we don't interact with the ...

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