The Wichitan

Skills-based courses removed from core curriculum

Kara McIntyre

September 13, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

On Aug. 18, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board denied the inclusion of all elementary and intermediate courses of French, German and Spanish into the core curriculum. They remain approved for the 2017-18 year, but w...

German Prof: ‘Learning a foreign language can make you smarter’

Herbert McCullough

April 18, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

¡Hola! Hallo! Bonjour! All three words mean "hello" in Spanish, German and French, respectively. These are the literal and figurative introductions into taking a foreign language, which the Foreign Language Department emphasized...

Language department to add Parseltongue

Caleb Martin

April 5, 2017

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed, Satire

SATIRE Students are lining the halls and sidewalks of Bea Wood, like squatters on Black Friday outside a Best Buy, to register for the language department's newest course: Parseltongue. The line of more than 90 students formed at 5 a.m. the day aft...

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