The Wichitan

Mid-term elections parallel that of student government’s

Markell Braxton-Johnson, Columnist

March 20, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

At this moment, the students challenged with the task of electing a new slate of Student Government Association executive officers. These candidates state their platform positions, listen to our needs and wants and expose us to...

Free speech defends all views

Markell Braxton-Johnson

February 27, 2018

Filed under Campus, Local, News, Op-Ed

A major function of college is to train us for our chosen careers and prepare us for the tough trials adult life will throw our way. In general, universities do a worthwhile job of giving students academic and professiona...

Campus needs black intellectualism

Markell Braxton-Johnson

February 13, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

We are entrenched in a post-truth, “alternative facts” reality. The evidence is most clear in American politics, but it can be seen in all avenues of life. Not only do we face malicious disinformation, we also encount...

Raise Your Standards to Accomplish New Year’s Resolutions

Markell Braxton-Johnson

January 13, 2018

Filed under Campus, News, Op-Ed

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 more and make better grades,” or, for the f...

2017 In Review: Was it really that bad?

Markell Braxton-Johnson

December 8, 2017

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

As 2017 ends, it's only fitting to look back at the year that was. To me, this year has been plagued with joint hardships. After the inauguration of President Trump, there has been an ever-present, often embarrassing, cloud hanging over this co...

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