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Changes to D2L disappoint students

The Wichitan

January 24, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: While D2L is a necessary evil, the changes that administrators bragged about are disappointing. Desire 2 Learn, also known as D2L, is the nagging voice in the back of all students' minds. It reminds us how much home...

Torchlight parade sparks community, ignites campus passion

The Wichitan

October 14, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Despite the climate in the wake of violent Charlottesville protest, we hold true to our campus ethics and support the torch lighting ceremony for homecoming. Campuses across the country have ended events like the ...

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...

Enrollment matters more than we think

The Wichitan

October 5, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Recruitment and retention efforts need to be a top priority for everyone on campus, not just upper level administration. Every semester, the talk of enrollment increase or decrease buzzes around campus, but most student...

Weekend dining needs improvement

The Wichitan

September 12, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: More than just Mesquite Dining Hall should be open on weekends. When students signed up for a meal plan, there's no indication of the times that the various dining spots on campus are actually open. Students think t...

Waiting is worth it

The Wichitan

September 5, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: The first football game and tailgate should've been later in the semester, not the first week of school. Everyone knows the drill. Bright lights. All day tailgating. Greeks setting up trashketball, corn hole and th...

Why getting involved is actually important

The Wichitan

August 29, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: As cliché as it is, getting involved on campus is seriously important. While the first day of class is enough to make any new student nervous, it can be even more intimidating when it feels like every person on ...

Take safety into your own hands

The Wichitan

April 26, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Lock your doors, download the MSU Safety app and travel in pairs. In light sexual assault awareness month many events discussing how to remain safe on campus have presented themselves. There are many ways to remain safe o...

SGA needs to get it together

The Wichitan

March 22, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: After three cancelled meetings that still remained on the event calendar, SGA officers needs to properly communicate meeting details. Student Government Association had its meeting on the university event calendar, ...

Quarantine: MSU edition

The Wichitan

February 15, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Sick students need to keep their illnesses in the confines of their own homes.Sniffling. Coughing. Puffy, red eyes. Scratchy throats and barely audible voices. These are just a few of the sounds and disgusting bodi...

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...

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