The Wichitan

Fight for internet equality

The Wichitan

April 9, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: We urge students to sign the class petition supporting net neutrality. In assistant professor of management Niyati Kataria's special topics class, there is a student group tasked with starting a social movement concern...

Model UN wins big in the Big Apple

Kelsey Purcell, Columnist

April 2, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

While most people were enjoying their last two days of spring break and preparing for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations two weeks ago, I was packing my bags and flying to New York City with the rest of the Model United Nations...

Community improvement requires student engagement

The Wichitan

March 29, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: City and campus officials have a vision for MSU to grow in retention and activity, and this will only work if students interact with the opportunities by engaging with the community through events and utilizing co...

#ComplicitMSU needs a second look

Markell Braxton-Johnson, Columnist

March 28, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

The word "complicit" has been thrown around a lot lately. Specifically, the word has been adjoined to charges that MSU’s administrators have been complicit in sexual assault and misconduct on campus. Complicity is generally...

Ehlert will strengthen students power on campus

The Wichitan

March 28, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Because of his continued efforts to support and endorse student organizations, we feel Steven Ehlert would make the most efficient Student Government Association president for the 2018 — 2019 school year. For his ...

More than a march, a declaration

Cortney Wood, Managing Editor

March 24, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

I’m sitting in a newsroom, frantically refreshing social media pages as millions of United States citizens burn with rage, intent to make a change in this fallen nation. Students, teachers, parents and friends march in honor and ...

Women can be successful and have a family

Andrea Pedon, Reporter

March 20, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

The world that we live in today is subjected to societal gender roles that both men and women tend to follow. In a number of different ways, society has shaped women to believe that to be successful, they have to be single.  In...

Action needs to be taken about sexual misconduct

March 20, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: If administrators put on forums for sexual misconduct to show students they are valued, then motions to implement change should be top priority, not saving face in front of the eyes of the media. While the nearly 2...

Mid-term elections parallel that of student government’s

Markell Braxton-Johnson, Columnist

March 20, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

At this moment, the students challenged with the task of electing a new slate of Student Government Association executive officers. These candidates state their platform positions, listen to our needs and wants and expose us to...

Graduation should stay off campus

The Wichitan

March 6, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: We believe the graduation ceremony should not be held on campus, rather stay at Kay Yeager Coliseum. James Johnston, provost and vice president for academic affairs, has brought up the idea of bringing the graduation c...

Free speech defends all views

Markell Braxton-Johnson

February 27, 2018

Filed under Campus, Local, News, Op-Ed

A major function of college is to train us for our chosen careers and prepare us for the tough trials adult life will throw our way. In general, universities do a worthwhile job of giving students academic and professiona...

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