The Wichitan

Case of the graduation blues

Sarah Long

November 27, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed

In eighteen days the December 2012 graduates will be walking the stage, myself included. I can’t speak for everyone, but personally, I am terrified. I feel like I have been more than prepared to face the world post grad yet...

Bad attitude overshadows Thanksgiving

Sarah Long

November 13, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed

Normally November is a time people express what they are thankful for. I’m not sure if people are extra rude this month because school stress, poor weather or maybe people are just anxious for December break. Either way people...

The Mustang approach

The Mustang approach

November 13, 2012

Confessions from an American seeking actual change

Sarah Long

November 7, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed

In the past two weeks, this country has been turned upside down. We have finally named our next president of the United States and depending on how people voted on an individual basis, people are either really happy right now...

Halloween sends the wrong message to children

Sarah Long

October 30, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed

Today is Halloween and many of you have already been celebrating. The one time of the year it is pefectly acceptable to slut-it-up and rock some totally outlandish outfit you would never wear otherwise. I am a firm believer...

Anti-bullying month tainted by hate speech

Sarah Long

October 23, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed

Last week the newspaper took quite a beating after reporting on possible homecoming tampering allegations. Students took to social media and thewichitan.com in a hostile and aggressive way to express how they felt about their...

And the Greeks win again. Who called it?

Sarah Long

October 16, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed

I don’t think anyone was surprised when the Greeks dominated the Homecoming ballot this year,  but Sigma Kappa took it took a whole new level when they swept every single category this homecoming. Mean Girls said it best:...

Homecoming nominations are a place for just Greeks?

Sarah Long

October 9, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed

This week is homecoming, which means one thing only:  let the popularity contest begin. Which isn’t a bad a thing, considering homecoming is just that. Before I go any further I need to clarify, this is not a hate on Greek...

Breast cancer is not the only cancer

Sarah Long

October 2, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed

Pink products are dominating the shelves and that can only mean one thing. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is here. But did you know that October is also Liver Cancer Awareness Month? Most people don’t. Susan G. Komen for...

Get your rain boots ready, flood season is here

Sarah Long

September 18, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed

As we reach mid- September the air has cooled faster than usual, and the summer drought appears to be over. The rain has been coming down sporadically this past week in Wichita Falls and we have begun the transition into a cool...

MSU gets connected to save lives

Sarah Long

September 18, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

The University of Texas, Louisiana State University, and North Dakota State University experienced bomb threats within the last week, something every university fears, and something we hope MSU never experiences. University...

Org spotlight Proud

September 16, 2012

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