The Wichitan

Adjusting culture from Zimbabwe to America

Marc Zographos, Columnist

April 23, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Coming from my home in Zimbabwe and having travelled a fair amount around the world in my life, culture shock has become somewhat of a normal thing for me. Though even with all the stories of what to expect, I could not have quite...

Cultural appreciation defines college experience

The Wichitan

October 10, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Our campus is a cultural melting pot, and we all need to appreciate everyone's cultures. It doesn't take Caribfest and Hispanic Heritage Month to realize it's important year round for all of us to recognize our fe...

Downtown art show gives students chance to network

Craig Tidmore

September 12, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

Local artwork was front-center during the first Ink in The Falls event, held by 9th Street Studios and art senior Erin Marie Harman. Tattoo shops including Human Canvas, Cowabunga Ink, Rusty’s Needles and Underground Tattoo...

Foreign languages department hosts trilingual café on April 10

Zoie Flores

April 5, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

The foreign languages department will be hosting a trilingual café on Monday, April 10 from 2-4 p.m. in the atrium. The event is free to all students and faculty on campus who want to learn more about foreign languages and get...

Lessons from living abroad

The Wichitan

February 22, 2017

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

I'm from Guam, a tiny island in the Pacific. Having lived in Asia and Europe, I wanted to share some things I've learned about people and myself.Racism. I was 10-years-old when I had my first experience with it. Old enough to remember what actuall...

Africa, America: Things are not always what they seem

The Wichitan

February 5, 2016

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Let’s take it back to August 2013, for a second. Aug. 13, to be exact. My first day in the United States of America. I cannot put into words how excited I was to be here.I  heard so many great things about this country, “the super power of the world,” ...

Student Center lounge repurposed into office space

conner wolf

March 24, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

To make more office space in the student center, the multicultural lounge has been closed and repurposed by student development. The room now is just another office. Cynthia Cummings, special events coordinator, said, “Nobody...

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