Gun laws will not end crime

January 29, 1979 was a crisp Monday morning for the students and staff waiting outside Grover Cleveland Elementary School in San Diego, California. Shots filled the air and tragedy struck; Principal Burton Wragg and Custodian Mike Suchar were killed trying to protect innocent lives. Eight students … [Read more...]

Campus police: Thefts remain steady

As a new semester begins, campus crime follows, and while some students feel the frequency of thefts has increased, university police Sgt. Albert Jimenes said the number of thefts is actually normal. According to the campus crime log, since the start of the fall 2014 semester, there have been … [Read more...]

District Judge makes time for teaching

It is easy to find professors at Midwestern State University who now teach in the field they once worked, but it is much harder to find professors who still work in the field they teach. However, the Criminal Justice Department is home to one such individual. Judge Bob Brotherton is the sitting … [Read more...]

Mesquite Café is not for everyone

The Mesquite Café is a place that students go to either eat or socialize. And in my years here, the attitudes toward the cafeteria most recently seem to be increasingly negative. That said, the Mesquite Café is a part of my daily routine, and I love the place. Yes, servers give me small … [Read more...]

Texting and Driving Dangerous to Campus Growth

Midwestern has attracted more students from outside Wichita County, and that means the campus is now more residential. Construction in front of Pierce Hall to make another walkway reveals how much we are changing. With more residents, however, comes more danger if we don't adjust to being a … [Read more...]

Column: ‘MSU is what you make of it’

When I read the words of guest Columnist Heath James in the Oct. 15 issue of The Wichitan, I was livid at his passionate attack over Midwestern State University being ‘irrelevant.’ As a writer, I found myself hearing the frustrated cries of those that Midwestern has been more than just a college … [Read more...]