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Through the struggle, find strength

latoya fondren

January 17, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Life has its moments and through my adversity, I've learned many valuable lessons being a young adult growing up and having to figure out how to pay the "big bills" in order to sustain a living. My mother warned me that once I turned eighteen ...

We stand with sexual assault victims

The Wichitan

January 15, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: No matter the circumstances, victims of sexual assault should feel comfortable coming forward and sharing their story. Harvey Weinstein. Matt Lauer. Kevin Spacey. Donald Trump. Regardless of political party affiliatio...

Raise Your Standards to Accomplish New Year’s Resolutions

Markell Braxton-Johnson

January 13, 2018

Filed under Campus, News, Op-Ed

Around this time, people are in the beginning stages of their New Year’s Resolutions. We all know the usual ones: “I want to go to the gym more, eat healthier and lose weight,” “I want to study more and make better grades,” or, for the f...

2017 In Review: Was it really that bad?

Markell Braxton-Johnson

December 8, 2017

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

As 2017 ends, it's only fitting to look back at the year that was. To me, this year has been plagued with joint hardships. After the inauguration of President Trump, there has been an ever-present, often embarrassing, cloud hanging over this co...

Students need credit card machines for efficiency

The Wichitan

December 5, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: To fix the convoluted payment issue on campus, administration needs fix the credit card machine. Students and faculty are tired of getting out of class, making their way to the dining hall, waiting in a huge line, ...

Climbing the ladder from film critic to editor

Tyler Manning

December 4, 2017

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

My journey started simply with a suggestion from a faculty member: write for the school newspaper. I had spent the 30 minutes prior to that suggestion talking about how much I love watching and discussing film. I distinctly remember that...

Senior has first EURECA experience

Herbert McCullough

November 28, 2017

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

During my senior year, I have had the privilege of being a part of Enhancing Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative Activities program and presenting my project at the fall 2017 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum...

Greek culture more toxic than we admit

The Wichitan

November 28, 2017

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Greek life and the activities of sororities and fraternities are prevalent on most university campuses in the United States. In fact, many universities, including MSU, will start organizing "Greek Week" in a few months, where Greeks engage in c...

Take advantage, study abroad

The Wichitan

November 28, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our view: Our generation is offered many opportunities our predecessors weren’t, and one of them is the chance to study abroad. While not everyone dreams of traveling the world, it something that as many students as possible s...

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