Trump squeaks by in tight election

It was a historical night on Nov 8, as Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election. However, some students were not too pleased with outcome.Students and professors sat in Legacy's multipurpose room watching and waiting as CNN  stayed up-to-date with electoral votes. For hours, the race was … [Read more...]

Jesse Brown wins uncontested bid for city council

It can seem like Wichita Falls City Council position is just being handed to unopposed candidate Jesse Brown, but this isn't something he is taking lightly.Brown graduated in 2016 with a degree in criminal justice, is working on his master's degree and works on campus as coordinator of student … [Read more...]

First student debate provides silver-lining for students

It wasn't CNN's fourth presidential nominee epic showdown between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, nor did it garner more than 500 students on campus to watch in awe . It didn't even fill the compact Dillard 101 classroom to capacity. However, Wednesday's student debate between Democratic … [Read more...]

Student debaters talk political stereotypes

Even though the race to the White House has come to an end, the issues faced by both parties aren’t going away anytime soon. Manny Hoffmann, political science junior, and Marco Torres, history senior, the two students who took the Republican and Democratic stances at the student debate, have their … [Read more...]

Republicans and Democrats battle at podium

Two students, one representing the Republican ideals, and one representing the Democratic ideals, faced off in a crash of hot topics about the nation’s political issues in Dillard 101. The debate had a representative of the Democrats and Republicans. The two students answered a range of questions in … [Read more...]

Students back national Republican trends on immigration

"We have to build a wall, folks." Donald Trump, presidential candidate, said. "We have to build a wall."Students disagree.Mass deportation of illegal immigrants. No way, Jose.Give immigrants a chance to become legal citizens. Students are all for it. However the survey showed that immigration was … [Read more...]

Closed-minded voters vilify variety

With the presidential election less than eight months away, it is hard to have a conversation with someone without it eventually shifting towards politics. This is a topic I enjoy hearing about, but often dread actually discussing. Younger voters are especially vocal about their opinions in … [Read more...]

First 100 days – the measure of a president

I have come to a conclusion that the first 100 days are what dictates a president. If a president doesn't do anything really noteworthy and productive within those days, then they're a "bad president." And each of the current Republican candidates would bring their own views to the first 100 … [Read more...]

Are you right for the Republican Party?

Is the Republican Party right for our generation? That’s the question that sparked this editorial. But as fair as that question is, it should be reversed. Is our generation right for the Republican Party? I’ve identified with the GOP for as long as I’ve held my own political opinions—nearly a … [Read more...]

Thornberry: ‘The decisions being made in Washington affect you’

https://vimeo.com/110955321 Following his speech to students and faculty on campus, Congressman Mac Thornberry stopped by the Campus Watch Studios. Thornberry ran as the incumbent for the 13th Congressional District Seat which he has held for the last 20 years. To this day, Thornberry … [Read more...]