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Freshmen, take note: Lessons from a senior

Jasmine Jones

April 29, 2014

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Dear Freshman Self, As I look back on my mostly pleasant three years at Midwestern State University, I often think of things I would have done differently. Although I have no regrets, and take every experience (good or bad) as a learning experience, I do wish I had ...

First car purchase takes caution, patience

Jasmine Jones

April 22, 2014

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

They say you never forget your first time, and that couldn’t be more true. I did my research because I have been waiting for this day for what seems like forever. And finally it came last Wednesday. I bought my first car. I was a late bloomer. I didn’t start drivin...

The truth about rape in a culture of sexual violence

Jasmine Jones

April 15, 2014

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Should an individual (man or woman) find his or her self in the treacherous event of being raped, their life is immediately turned upside down. On top of feelings of guilt and anguish, the victim has to deal with inane questions like, “Well, what were you wearing?” Or, “How much...

The other f-word

Jasmine Jones

April 11, 2014

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

College is typically a time for 20-somethings to explore their identity and venture out of their comfort zone and try new things. I took this time as a chance to explore some new ideologies. Prior to coming to Midwestern I hadn’t really thought much of feminism, only what society...

Be responsible; get tested for STDs

Jasmine Jones

March 29, 2014

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

I’m going to be that friend that is an absolute buzzkill and bore everyone with some scary facts because I know no boundaries and because this is an important subject for college students. It is important to be vocal in life, especially sexually. By preaching safe sex (but not el...

Spring Break PSA

March 15, 2014

Political war rages in Washington

The Wichitan

October 16, 2013

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

By Cody Parish, guest columnist There’s a political war raging in Washington, D.C. In the arena, we have a mass of politicians blanketing the left half of the bleachers wearing all blue shirts, waving small towel-sized Amer...

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