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Historical markers enhance student experience

The Wichitan

February 27, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Historical markers enhance the student experience by reminding students of the school's history while encouraging students to stand up for their beliefs. Last week, university administrators unveiled a bench dedicate...

Students fail to utilize opportunities to speak out, be heard

The Wichitan

February 20, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Faculty and administration offer countless opportunity like critical conversation panels for students to use their voices, talents and perspectives that students fail to utilize. Faculty members put on panel discuss...

Before you say “You need to know English”

Rachel Johnson

February 13, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

When I was in the eighth grade, I lived in Mexico for eight months. Later when I was 18, I went to three countries in Europe. In both experiences I had little to no knowledge when it came to their native languages. In Mexico, I learned wh...

Campus needs black intellectualism

Markell Braxton-Johnson

February 13, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

We are entrenched in a post-truth, “alternative facts” reality. The evidence is most clear in American politics, but it can be seen in all avenues of life. Not only do we face malicious disinformation, we also encount...

Get educated, talk about serious topics

The Wichitan

February 6, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Getting tested for sexually transmitted infections and diseases should be second nature to sexually active people. We're all adults here. We talk politics, gender, race and sex, but mere mentions are not going to...

Pursue liberal arts outside the classroom

The Wichitan

February 6, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Much has been said about Midwestern State University being the only public liberal arts institution in Texas, and you may have heard rumblings of the internal efforts to enhance that experience. Arguably, most students w...

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