The Wichitan

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...

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...

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