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The Wichitan graduating seniors say goodbye

The Wichitan graduating seniors say goodbye

Stephanie Robledo, Omar Combie, A. Defore, and Thalia Doe December 2, 2022

Omar Combie: After designing hundreds of newspaper pages, my time at The Wichitan is almost at an end. My three and a half years with this organization have been filled with successes, laughs, struggles...

2022 Homecoming queen Gabriella Pettijohn stands with MSU president JuliAnn Mazachek in front of some fireworks, Oct. 28. Photo courtesy of Gabriella Pettijohn.

SGA President Gabriella Pettijohn Crowned MSU Homecoming Queen

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor November 4, 2022

"I don't want anyone to think I won because I'm the SGA President." On Oct. 29 during half time at the homecoming football game, economics senior Gabriella Pettijohn was crowned homecoming queen. The...

Professor Steve Hilton guides a ceramics class, Sept. 1. Photo by Sydney Dormire.

Ceramics professor Steve Hilton inducted into the International Academy of Ceramics

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor October 21, 2022

After being nominated by fellow co-workers and vetted by members of the International Academy of Ceramics, associate art professor, Steve Hilton was inducted into the IAC. “They look at everything...

Spanish and criminal justice senior Marlem Martinez is a first generation student at MSU, 2022. Photo courtesy of Marlem Martinez.

Growing up Latino in Wichita Falls: Marlem Martinez

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor October 7, 2022

After immigrating to the U.S. in order to keep a family together. Jose Martinez from Zacatecas, Mexico, then 18-years-old, along with his wife; Monica Martinez from Guanajuato, Mexico awaiting their first...

Mechanical engineering junior Alex Camarera is the latest president of the Organization of Hispanic Students, 2022. Photo courtesy of Alex Camarera.

Alexis Camarena: “College was not in my plans”

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor September 23, 2022

Alexis Camarena seems to be taking full advantage of his college years;  he is the latest president of the Organization of Hispanic Students, and vice president of the fraternity Omega Delta Phi. However,...

Brycen Johnson sees himself staying at MSU for a long term. Photo courtesy of Brycen Johnson.

Brycen Johnson: Here for the Long Term

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor September 9, 2022

“I was born and raised in Colorado, I even went to the University of Colorado; I’ve lived there my entire life up until about two months ago,” Brycen Johnson said. Johnson is the newest addition...

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Things to do in Wichita Falls this Summer

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor May 20, 2022

For some of us, summer is just around the corner, and for others, summer has officially arrived. Whether you’re in it already or not, the Texas heat sure has us feeling all the summer vibes. Along with...

A farewell from the graduating seniors of The Wichitan

A farewell from the graduating seniors of The Wichitan

Natalie Cook, Joseph Nelson, and Keza Muvunyi April 22, 2022

Reminiscing is a part of moving on, it is the last lap of every journey. And so, it should come as no surprise that the graduating members of the Wichitan reminisce on their college experiences and working...

Associate professor Marcos Lopez didnt immediately fall in love with math, and instead came to love it over time while earning a degree at University of North Texas, April 20.

Math is more than numbers…A talk with Marcos Lopez

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor April 22, 2022

Wichita Falls native and associate mathematics Professor, Marcos Lopez, says despite the misconception that most mathematicians have always loved math…his was gradual. “I actually didn’t fall in...

What I would tell my freshman self

Anne Akpabio, Managing Editor April 22, 2022

From the first moment of novelty and excitement as a college student, there is the lingering possibility of graduation, the reality that seems distant at the start of the college experience. The thrill...

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Donate Life month sheds light on patients’ struggles

Cecil Witherspoon, Reporter April 22, 2022

One woman’s struggle with cancer has brought a nationally prominent topic into sharp focus for the local community; April is Donate Life month, a time when awareness for signing up as an organ donor...

Baby Wichitan before his disappearance.

SATIRE: The story of Baby Wichitan

The Wichitan Staff April 1, 2022

If you ever walked past The Wichitan office, you would notice a black-and-white photo of a baby. That little guy is none other than Baby Wichitan, the founding member of The Wichitan. Born in Wichita...

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