The Wichitan

Listen to both sides of the issue

Nick Lanier, Reporter

October 29, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

With both Texas senate candidates coming to Wichita Falls this week, students have a fantastic opportunity to hear the ideas and values of both candidates in the lead up to election night Nov. 6. Beto O'Rourke held a rally in Kiwan...

Our nation is not properly ruled

Matthew Tempelmeyer, Columnist

October 24, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Our nation was built upon the basis of the simple freedoms of life, the most notable are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. However, these three ideologies of what this country was built on contradict each other differing...

MSU should have a fall break

Ryan O'Malley, Reporter

October 21, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Have you ever been jealous that your friend attending another university has a break during the fall and you do not? It's that time of year again where many universities are having a fall break and I think MSU should have a...

Vote in the Nov. 6 congressional election

Herbert McCullough, Columnist

October 16, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

November 4, 2014 was the first time I had voted in an election. It was the 2014 Congressional Election and 2014 Texas Gubernatorial Election. Walking to the voting booths, I felt like a legit boss. I even remembered finishing...

Student-athletes have disadvantage with registration

Carli Woolsey, Reporter

October 11, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

The wind became chilly, the days became shorter, and the students became anxious. The month of October brings registration and stress to campus each year. Registration causes confusion and frustration for students across all...

Support student journalism, it makes our campus better

Markell Braxton-Johnson, Columnist

April 27, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

At a time when there are constant attacks on news reporting as bias or “fake news,” I unequivocally stand up for journalism and – in particular – the brave undertaking of student journalists here on campus. Both MNG Media...

Wichita Falls has a problem with xenophobia, racism

Damian De Silva, Columnist

April 27, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

MSU and Wichita Falls have a profound issue with bigotry, xenophobia and racism. This is by no means a damning review, since some of the most wonderful, genuine, kind-hearted people I know are Wichitans and MSU students. Caribbean...

Consent is not as simple as yes or no

Maria Gutierrez, Columnist

April 23, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

On Aug. 29, 2017, I was sexually assaulted by a guy I thought was into me. That’s usually how it goes. Don’t get me wrong, people are drugged by strangers or taken from their homes, but for the most part, it’s someone you k...

Adjusting culture from Zimbabwe to America

Marc Zographos, Columnist

April 23, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Coming from my home in Zimbabwe and having travelled a fair amount around the world in my life, culture shock has become somewhat of a normal thing for me. Though even with all the stories of what to expect, I could not have quite...

Be skeptical of social media sites

Markell Braxton-Johnson, Columnist

April 17, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Here’s a hard reality we all must accept: Our favorite social media platforms–from Snapchat to LinkedIn–don’t care about our personal data. And by “don’t care,” I mean they only care insofar as they can leverage...

How getting involved on campus lead to being a student government leader

Jose Torres, Columnist

April 17, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Before coming to college, I had wanted to be highly involved in campus life. I wanted to be a more outgoing person and my college counselors always talked about the benefits of being involved on campus. To get involved, I went...

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