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Opening our eyes to the danger of drugs

September 23, 2022

Recently, the abuse of Fentanyl has become a nationwide concern. According to the CDC, the most recent cases involving harm, abuse, overdose and death are linked to illegally made doses of Fentanyl. The...

Courtesy of Hani Michael Annabi.

Welcoming the TTU System family back to campus

Hani Michael Annabi, Texas Tech University System Student Regent September 12, 2022

Dear Texas Tech University System students, Welcome back to campus – and for all the new students at our universities: welcome to our TTU System family! My name is Hani Michael Annabi, and...

The Wichitan is still evolving

The Wichitan is still evolving

September 9, 2022

The start of a school year is for new beginnings. Students are attending university for the first time, learning how to be adults. Others are entering their final year, preparing for the real world. Some...

America’s political landscape is pushing persons to either extremism or burnout, 2022.

Caring about politics is hard, but doable – and worth it

Cecil Witherspoon, Sports Editor May 20, 2022

It’s hard to care about politics sometimes – okay, a lot of the time. It’s much easier to look at how divided the political landscape in America is today, and simply turn away with a grimace. The...

Take this summer to relax

Take this summer to relax

May 20, 2022

The life of a college student can be described in one word: busy. It's filled with late-night study sessions, exams, extracurriculars, jobs, internships and a social life to maintain. There's no stopping...

Historically, the United States has maintained a two-party system with only a few notable third parties. Photo courtesy of Tara Winstead/Pexels.

Third parties are scams, but there are ways they can work

Joseph Nelson, Entertainment Editor April 22, 2022

With Elon Musk entering the news again, trying to buy out Twitter, many have begun talking about the enigma that Elon Musk is: an anti-SJW, capitalist, atheist tech bro, who doesn’t conform to either...

Visual representation of the average student preparing for finals. Photo courtesy of jeshoots.com/Pixabay.

Editorial: Finals prep

April 22, 2022

The end of the semester is here. However, before you can reach the finish line, you have finals. During this time, students are under immense pressure and stress. So, here are some tips from The Wichitan...

Editorial: Time to register for classes

April 1, 2022

The semester is coming to an end and finals are getting closer. It can get a bit hecting in between, but it’s important to not let things slip into the forgotten. An important reminder for those returning...

OPINION: The Draft: What is it and why you probably won’t get drafted

Joey Arthur, Reporter April 1, 2022

*Columns are the opinions of their respective authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Wichitan as an organization.* In light of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, tensions have been rising...

OPINION: Big Fish the Musical: the best thing to come out of the theater program

Joey Arthur, Reporter March 14, 2022

*Columns are the opinions of their respective authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Wichitan as an organization.* MSU’s Theater program, in collaboration with the university choir...

Bystanders at an anti-war protest.

OPINION: The Ukraine crisis proves why its important to understand history

Amos Perkins March 11, 2022

*Columns are the opinions of their respective authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Wichitan as an organization.* In the late 1930's, a nationalist tyrant with absolute control of...

Editorial: Take a break

March 11, 2022

Spring break is here, and it was greatly missed by the students at MSU. It’s true what they say, you don’t know what you have until it’s gone. Which is why you should take full advantage of your...

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