The Wichitan

Recovering people-pleaser

Mia Heck

October 30, 2018


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Just like everyone else, I spent my time with acquaintances, taking classes, joined clubs and playing sports. As I got older, these obligations started to pile up higher than I could reach. Classes got harder, boys got cuter, girls got meaner, and reputations became a priority. So there I was —...

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 Kiwanis Park Oct. 29 at 6:15p.m., with the Democratic candidate hopeful to ups...

Keeping our campus clean

October 24, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our View: We believe that students should be more concerned about our environment. Being involved can help keep our community and campus clean and healthy. In fall of 2017 The Environmental Student Organization was formed by students to help keep the campus "green". This group was originally called...

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 from the roots of how individuals live their independent lives. To put...

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 fall break as well. Of the 68 people who responded to my Twitter poll, 79...

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 setting. Before leaving for my flight to London I was anxious and not...

Construction inconveniences students

Latoya Fondren, Reporter

October 20, 2018


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

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 is filled with the high pitched squeals of drills and vibrations throughout...

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 my ballot, feeling like a child that got a new toy from Toys "R" Us. Voting...

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 departments at MSU. Registration can also be particularly hard when advisers...

The pressure of perfection is overwhelming

Taylor Anderson, Columnist

October 2, 2018


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

At a young age, going to a university and graduating with your dream degree was instilled into us. We were able to choose what and where we wanted to take our first big step into life. We celebrated when we got accepted into our dream school and counted down until the day we moved away from our parents'...

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 community to be able to read about you, stories that may inspire your classmat...

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. We want our community to be able to read your stories and get to know...

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