The Wichitan

Study abroad is a must before graduating

Brittni Vilandre, Business Manager

October 20, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

If you're a student who is serious about their major then I believe study abroad is definitely something to consider. I spent four weeks in London and learned more about the diversity in business than I ever could in a classroom...

Construction inconveniences students

Latoya Fondren, Reporter

October 20, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed, Uncategorized

It's 9 a.m. on a sunny, Thursday morning and students are usually in class learning while listening to the soft chirps of birds as they fly across the sky. Instead of a normal morning on campus for students and staff, our morning...

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...

Connecting with the community

September 25, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: We love to get involved with our community and would love for you to participate in what your community is reading. As a student-led paper, the staff wants to get connected with our community and peers. We want our c...

Be a part of your community

The Wichtan

September 24, 2018

Filed under Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: We love to get involved with our community and would love for you to participate in what your community is reading. As a student led paper the staff at The Wichitan wants to get connected with our community and peers....

Being a student leader more than having a title

September 18, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: It important for students to experience being a student leader in college. Every student should take on the opportunity to become a student leader. While student leadership can be perceived as intimidating and...

Students keep accountability through correction, transparency

The Wichitan

May 1, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Instead of being frustrated at journalists for exposing controversial issues on campus, students should feel angry that organizations aren't transparent enough to communicate situations that occur and aren't met with ...

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...

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