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Historical markers enhance student experience

The Wichitan

February 27, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Historical markers enhance the student experience by reminding students of the school's history while encouraging students to stand up for their beliefs. Last week, university administrators unveiled a bench dedicate...

Take advantage, study abroad

The Wichitan

November 28, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our view: Our generation is offered many opportunities our predecessors weren’t, and one of them is the chance to study abroad. While not everyone dreams of traveling the world, it something that as many students as possible s...

MSU celebrates desegregation

The Wichitan

February 22, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Though MSU may not have been on the right side of history, we are now.Last week, a postmaster was sent out to announce the unveiling of a historical marker celebrating MSU's desegregation. Formerly known as Midweste...

History of MSU digitized

History of MSU digitized

February 9, 2016

Speaker to offer new perspective on American history

Chris Marten

March 23, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The spring Speakers and Issues Series will begin with a talk by Edward Countryman, history professor at Southern Methodist University, on March 24. Countryman will discuss his book, “Enjoy the Same Liberty: Black Americans and...

History professor, 79, dies of pancreatic cancer

Ethan Metcalf

September 16, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

James R. King, associate professor of history, passed away after a bout with pancreatic cancer. He was 79. King began teaching history at Midwestern State University in 1968 with an emphasis in medieval studies. According...

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