The Wichitan

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers food review

Take out bag from Freddy's and its contents.

Jeri Moore, Business Manager

December 4, 2019

Thin, crispy steakburgers, shoestring potatoes and frozen custard caused long lines in the drive-through outside of the restaurant. An employee stood outside handing out paper copies of the menu to waiting cars with a smile on her face. The Wichita, Kansas based company that went global found its way...

Eight students rave about their off-campus jobs

Emily Smith, graphic design junior, works at United Market Street April 28. Photo by Brianne Fournier

Brianne Fournier, Reporter

April 29, 2019

Eight students have been lucky enough to find jobs that are both fun and accommodating. Natty Cervantes, general business junior and On the Border waitress, said, "On the Border is a friendly and caring business that prioritizes both the customers and their employees. It's a good job for students...

A day in the life of Brooke Broadstreet

Brooke Broadstreet, radiology sophomore, talking to Bridge visitors about the spring break mission trip on March 12. Photo by Brianne Fournier

Brianne Fournier, Reporter

March 14, 2019

Living each day with a smile on her face, Brooke Broadstreet, radiology sophomore, is juggling more than classes this semester. Apart from being a full-time student, she is also a Young Life leader and an intern for the Bridge, First Baptist's college ministry. "My days are normally pretty busy......

20 Bridge student leaders come together to reach out to students

Andrew Reilly speaking at The Bridge, a college worship service affiliated with First Baptist Church, Oct. 23, 2018. Photo by Bradley Wilson

Brianne Fournier, Reporter

February 18, 2019

Student leaders of The Bridge College Ministry met to discuss their Connect teams and to review their goals, Feb. 17. College pastor Andrew Reilly is the mentor for all 20 student leaders. His goal for Connect is to bring all students, Christian and non-Christian, together so that they can hangout...

12 students gather at Hamilton Park for Adopt-A-Trail

 Anissa Williams, art sophomore, and Kristen Longo, art freshman, pick up trash at Adopt-A-Trail.

Brianne Fournier, Reporter

February 4, 2019

To pick up trash for Adopt-A-Trail, 12 students met at Hamilton Park Saturday. Alex Nelson, environmental science senior, said she was surprised with the turnout of students at this clean-up, “Compared to the two we have already had, this is a pretty big turnout for us.” For three studen...

Food pantry to offer fresh produce, more items

Special events coordinator, Cynthia Cummings checks inventory at the Mustangs Food Pantry. Jan. 29. Photo by Bridget Reilly

Andrew Murray, Reporter

January 29, 2019

The food pantry reopened for students who are food insecure on Jan. 23 and, according to Special Events Coordinator Cynthia Cummings, there will be more fresh food this semester. Students said if the food pantry had started to get the fresh produce it would help. “We do get fresh produce, but...

MY THOUGHTS: Experience the Yogurt Journey

Hayden Nolan, Reporter

October 17, 2018

Yogurt Journey or Yojo, is a popular frozen yogurt store that provides a clean, calm atmosphere where students and others can socialize, study, and have a good time. At 49 cents an ounce, Yojo provides a more affordable price for frozen yogurt than similar vendors. "We want to provide the best experience...

City public information officer offers social media insight

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Greta Gottschalk, Reporter

October 6, 2018

The public information officer of Wichita Falls shared how the use of social media helps to inform the public and influences their perception of the local government on Oct. 1 during the second session of Social Media Day. Public Information Officer Eric Crosslin said his job feels similar to being a cheerleader in that his team is all...

CSO members hope to engage more students

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Greta Gottschalk, Reporter

October 1, 2018

While the Caribbean Student Organization has been around for 24 years, the organization executives said that awareness of the group is still left unknown to most of the student body. There are anywhere between 300-500 students involved in the culturally based organization. With that, Anja N. Tous...

UPB host karaoke and nacho night

Anissia Jones, exercise physiology junior, and Taylor Barnett, mass communications junior, partake in the nacho karake event by singing the first cover song of the night in Maverick's Corner, hosted by MSU's University Programming Board, on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Photo by Harlie David

latoya fondren

January 23, 2018

Maverick's Corner filled with laughter, and loud vocals as students took turns performing their favorite songs on the karaoke machine. The warm smell of nachos filled the atmosphere as 75 students stood in line to make themselves a plate. To end the first week of the semester, the University Pro...

30 students explore creative side in holiday art class

Leslie Picasio, athletic trainer freshman, and Marisa Gomez, radiology junior, are painting their santa ornaments during the holiday decorating class in the Clark Student Center, Kiowa Room on Dec. 5. Photo by Latoya Fondren

latoya fondren

December 5, 2017

Classical-holiday music played in the background. Acorns, Santa ornaments, snowflake frames and various paint colors filled the Kiowa Room, as students chose from the supplies to decorate as a part of Holiday Decorations Art Class on Dec. 5. "My main motive behind today's class was to get stu...

Greeks prey to stereotypes; still a ‘necessity’

latoya fondren

December 4, 2017

It's the first night of recruitment, 80 anxious girls await the start of their Greek life experience. Each girl already has an idea of which sorority they would like to be apart of and what that sorority is like. The Greek community on college campuses provides students a chance to gain leadershi...

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