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Student safety takes precedent over executive order

The Wichitan

February 1, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: The "Muslim ban" has been mislabeled for a reason: it is discriminatory in underlying nature. On Jan. 27, President Donald Trump issued an executive order barring all people hailing from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, ...

Gender inequality still a real problem

The Wichitan

January 25, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: The women in the women's march had reasons to protest, despite criticism on social media.Around the world, women, men and children of all races and beliefs gathered in their cities to vocalize the injustice of gend...

Inauguration important no matter the vote

The Wichitan

January 18, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: No matter who you voted for, it's important to wish for our country's success, regardless of the President.As the presidential inauguration date draws closer, part of the country will be donning their Make America...

New stadium should not be top priority

The Wichitan

December 7, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: The $50 million comprehensive campaign money should go toward other priorities before a multipurpose stadium.Last week, administration presented a $50 million comprehensive campaign for the next 100 years at MSU. The...

Fantasy of Lights spreads holiday cheer

The Wichitan

November 30, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Everyone should take a walk around campus to see the MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights this winter.Before Thanksgiving break, the annual MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights opened on Nov. 21. With 20,000 beautiful lights and 35 en...

Protests display our First Amendment rights

The Wichitan

November 16, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Protesting is an expression of our First Amendment rights, not an attempt at overthrowing the government.After Election Day last week, protests erupted in various cities around the country. Austin, Texas. Indianapol...

Praise for successful election watch party

The Wichitan

November 14, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

The political science department put on a successful election watch party last night in Legacy Hall. It was impressive to see almost 75 students in attendance, actively engaged in the election coverage. It's refreshing to see so...

Trump Wins! Trump Wins!

Garrett Hutchinson

November 9, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Let's make America great again.Congratulations are in order to Donald Trump for winning the 2016 presidential election.Described as one of the most controversial elections the United States has ever seen, millions watched until we...

Student votes give students a voice

The Wichitan

November 8, 2016

Filed under Staff Editorial

With the next presidential election Nov. 8, voters' time to choose a presidential campaign to back is only 20 days away.In this election, it is crucial, now more than ever, for young voters to become educated on the two prima...

Freedom of speech vs. mockery

The Wichitan

November 2, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Standing for the national anthem is freedom of speech, not mockery of our country. Last Monday, the annual lip sync competition took place in Akin Auditorium, where 14 organizations competed to win 25 possible Homecom...

Cafeteria lacks both quality and quantity

The Wichitan

October 25, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: While some parts of the new cafeteria have improved, as a whole it has not.The quality of the cafeteria has declined since last year, and we believe this needs to change. There are days where they don't have cups or fo...

Athletes should not be forced to stand for the national anthem

The Wichitan

October 5, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: While we recognize the shared loyalty to our country, athletes should not be forced to stand for the national anthem.San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made a public stand by sitting during a time the...

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