The Wichitan

Guest column: Adopt a dog, save a life

Jasmine Jones

June 9, 2015

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

For some college students, the thought of taking on a pet never crosses their mind amid the chaos of work, school and play. But for many people like myself, a dog is the perfect companion. My experiences with dog ownership have...

Professors hope to advance environmentalism locally

Jasmine Jones

April 22, 2015

Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, Local, News, Web Exclusive

https://vimeo.com/125637235 With Earth Day upon us yet again, so too comes an ebb and flow of campus participation in the environmentally conscious holiday. Last year marked one of the biggest instances of campus participation...

‘Save the Males’ creates much needed dialogue

Jasmine Jones

April 16, 2015

Filed under Op-Ed

The Constitution is a beautiful thing. It allows for a right to free speech, a privilege that extends to all, regardless of how popular – or unpopular – their opinion might be. That being said, students can say essentially anything they want...

Communication degrees have value

Jasmine Jones

March 10, 2015

Filed under Op-Ed

In today’s job climate it is natural for students to worry if their intended degree will land them a job or not. And the worrying is justified, considering more than half of 22-year-old college graduates who found a job in the last three yea...

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

Jasmine Jones

November 5, 2014

Filed under Campus, Local, News

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...

It’s OK to not be OK

September 8, 2014

10 tips to get the most out of the semester

Jasmine Jones

August 25, 2014

Filed under Op-Ed

  At the beginning of a new semester students tend to make grand plans for themselves and then quickly drop them after a week or two, tops. It's easy to let our goals slip by, especially if we're new to the university or college in general. They say experience is the...

Freshmen, take note: Lessons from a senior

Jasmine Jones

April 29, 2014

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Dear Freshman Self, As I look back on my mostly pleasant three years at Midwestern State University, I often think of things I would have done differently. Although I have no regrets, and take every experience (good or bad) as a learning experience, I do wish I had ...

First car purchase takes caution, patience

Jasmine Jones

April 22, 2014

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

They say you never forget your first time, and that couldn’t be more true. I did my research because I have been waiting for this day for what seems like forever. And finally it came last Wednesday. I bought my first car. I was a late bloomer. I didn’t start drivin...

The truth about rape in a culture of sexual violence

Jasmine Jones

April 15, 2014

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Should an individual (man or woman) find his or her self in the treacherous event of being raped, their life is immediately turned upside down. On top of feelings of guilt and anguish, the victim has to deal with inane questions like, “Well, what were you wearing?” Or, “How much...

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