The Wichitan

Security fee has pros and cons

February 12, 2019

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our view: The Wichitan staff believe that getting rid of the parking decals and replacing it with a security fee has pros and cons. Due to a new parking fee arrangement presented at the Student Government Association meeting...

The environment should be a priority on campus

Todd Giles, Guest Columnist

February 12, 2019

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Back in 2014 I had the privilege of hosting a Philosophy Club panel discussion with professors Rebecca Dodge (Environmental Science) and Lucy Schultz (Philosophy) on environmental science and ethics. It was, one longtime faculty...

It’s good to know when to take a break

Chloe Phillips

February 12, 2019

Filed under Op-Ed

Two years ago at community college, I decided to change my major. It was a hard conversation I had to have with myself but, a long time coming. I was in denial. While I was happy majoring in psychology and wanted to be a psychologist...

Why the question of the week is important

Wichitan Staff

February 6, 2019

Filed under Staff Editorial

Our View: The Wichitan staff believes that students have a voice that needs to be heard. We also believe that they should be given an outlet to use that voice in a productive manner. Our new series "Question of The Week" will...

Change your perspective

Wichitan Staff

January 30, 2019

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: The Wichitan staff believes that interactions on social media can impact your world view and can reshape a person's ideology. By approaching someone with a different view point than you with kindness instead of anger...

Food insecurity is being dealt with properly

Wichitan Staff

January 26, 2019

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our View: Food insecurity is a rarely talked about issue that effects a lot of college students. The Wichitan believes that the university is slowly combating this issue and doing it well. Making sure that the issue is brought...

Having a Title IX coordinator is a good thing

January 19, 2019

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

The Wichitan staff believes recruiting a Title IX coordinator was a good move made by administrators. To streamline polices and procedures related to sexual harassment on campus, the board of regents approved the creation of...

International students disadvantaged

Jason Wilson, Reporter

December 8, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Walking across campus in the cold air and icy wind, met by locked doors on most of the buildings; no car or bus to leave campus, and little to do on campus, the holidays are far less fun than most students imagine them to be. ...

Go to finals frenzy

Wichitan Staff

December 5, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our View: Finals Frenzy gives students the opportunity to relax, destress and participate in fun activities before finals week starts. With activities like bingo, massage therapy and graduation cap decorating, Finals Frenzy...

Religion doesn’t matter

Samuel Mitchell, Reporter

November 28, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed, Reporting class

I want to preface this article by saying that by no means am I bashing those who practice religion.  That is not the purpose of this article, instead it is to tell how we shouldn't be blind followers in the name of religion. ...

A contrast of conveying a political campaign.

Tommy Chhe, Columnist

November 7, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Staff Editorial

The week before election night, Wichita Falls hosted U.S. Congressman and Democratic candidate, Beto O’Rourke, and U.S. Senator and Republican candidate, Ted Cruz. I had the privilege to do cover and interview the two biggest...

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