The Wichitan

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...

Construction should help, not harm

The Wichitan

May 4, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

With the construction of the new dorm, mass communication building and turf fields, the rise in construction workers and their equipment is inevitable. Sections of parking lots have been closed or blocked off, and gates have be...

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,” ...

Opinion: Choose Marco Torres for SGA president

The Wichitan

April 8, 2015

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our view: In elections, results speak louder than words, and the only results we have seen came from senior class senator Marco Torres. We need an active president who has the best interests of the entire student body, not select groups, at heart. Torre...

Dead week would help students

Ethan Metcalf

December 2, 2014

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our view: It seems odd that MSU has no dead period before finals. Students can use the time to study or at least relax before finals. As MSU students we should celebrate what makes our school unique, but we should also make...

Mesquite Cafe can do Better

Adaobi Ezeodum

November 6, 2014

Filed under Op-Ed

Being that it was my first semester in Midwestern State, I chose to live in the dorms and reap the benefits of on-campus housing. One of the conditions that came with that was the requirement to purchase a meal plan. I ended up picking the 14-meals-per-week p...

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