The Wichitan

Olympics: no Facebook!

Kaja Salsman

May 1, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed

The 2012 summer Olympics, held in London, England, are fast approaching. There has been much uproar about the logo for the games, which was accused of looking first like the word “Zion” and then the word “Nazi”...and...

Newspapers are fueled by what the patrons want to read

Kaja Salsman

May 1, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed

I’ve heard, from multiple sources, that everyone in the Wichitan hates everyone else and is out to drag all organization names through the mud. To be honest, that’s all a little exaggerated. No, we don’t hate everyone. Yes,...

Taking a second to ‘share’ could save someone’s life

Kaja Salsman

February 28, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed

Facebook has over 845 million monthly users. Eight hundred and forty-five MILLION people! When a juicy rumor sneaks its way onto Facebook, it spreads like wildfire. Everyone knows about it: your friends, your family, your...

Who needs talent these days anyway?

Kaja Salsman

February 15, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed

Throughout history music has brought together people of different faiths, ideals, communities and nationalities. True talent used to be recognizable instantly and computers weren’t used to infuse talent into a bland and otherwise...

MTV, Jersey Shore and Teen Mom are rotting your brain

Kaja Salsman

February 7, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed

I totally understand the “rubber-necking” concept. I get that the woes of others are a sick, twisted, but totally appealing form of entertainment. What I fail to understand is this plague of shows that make the human race...

LMFAO at the haters

Kaja Salsman

January 31, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed

I’ve come to the conclusion that people who hate techno, electronic or house music really have no idea what they are talking about. I’ve especially realized that they really have no idea what they’re talking about after...

Religion continues to divide itself at Midwestern State

Kaja Salsman

January 31, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed

The United States of America was built on the idea of every person having religious freedom. But as more time passes, the more it seems, that politicians as well as other social leaders are trying to convince society that American...

Healthy resolutions leave gym-goers packed like sardines

Kaja Salsman

January 24, 2012

Filed under Op-Ed

Every time I’ve ever made a New Year’s resolution, I’ve broken it. Truthfully, I haven’t made many New Year’s resolutions due to the fact that the self-control required to keep to my resolution has always been more than...

Perry-fied

Kaja Salsman

November 15, 2011

Filed under Op-Ed

Rick Perry has been throwing a slew of ideas around since the beginning of the presidential debates. His most recent ideas, however, are not only radical, but also not very believable. Perry stated that part of his plan...

Final exams mean skyrocketing stress levels

Kaja Salsman

November 15, 2011

Filed under Op-Ed

There are twelve school days left before the onset of finals. Stress levels are steadily rising and those last minute grade-raising assignments are being tentatively offered by lenient professors. For many students the stress...

Pinning it up!

Kaja Salsman

November 8, 2011

Filed under A&E

Do you remember your mother grabbing her favorite pair of scissors, her sparkly horn-rimmed glasses and her latest Good Housekeeping magazine? Okay, maybe that’s a bit dramatic. But seriously, do you remember your mom...

This girl plays games

Kaja Salsman

November 8, 2011

Filed under A&E

Gamers rejoice. The much anticipated Modern Warfare 3 (MW3) was released Tuesday. What exactly makes this game, developed by Infinity Ward, different than the previous versions? To be honest, not too much. The game...

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