The Wichitan

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 ...

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...

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...

A duty to vote, not just a right

The Wichitan

March 2, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

It's not just our right to vote – it's our duty. No, we aren't just talking about the national presidential elections, but the Student Government Association elections. The decisions and programs implemented by SGA will im...

Staff Editorial: If it’s broke, fix it

The Wichitan

September 25, 2015

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Most people who live or have  lived in campus housing are well aware of the multitude of ongoing problems with campus housing. With the construction for a new residence hall, a new problem has surfaced – the maintenance issues in...

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...

Missing the ‘S’ in SGA

The Wichitan

February 4, 2015

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our View: Student Government Association needs to make more advancements that are identifiable and impactful. Students also needs to be an active part of SGA by vocalizing the changes they want to see on campus and holding SGA...

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