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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 ...

Greeks make themselves more visible on campus through Greek Week

April 17, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Opportunities like Greek Week are beneficial to campus because they make those in Greek organizations and their principle of philanthropy more visible to the rest of the student populace. With the plethora of annual Gr...

Get involved in social movements

The Wichitan

April 10, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: We urge students to stand and fight for principles they believe in. With a student group in professor of management Niyati Kataria's special topics class submitting a petition – in which they received more than 3...

Fight for internet equality

The Wichitan

April 9, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: We urge students to sign the class petition supporting net neutrality. In assistant professor of management Niyati Kataria's special topics class, there is a student group tasked with starting a social movement concern...

Community improvement requires student engagement

The Wichitan

March 29, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: City and campus officials have a vision for MSU to grow in retention and activity, and this will only work if students interact with the opportunities by engaging with the community through events and utilizing co...

Ehlert will strengthen students power on campus

The Wichitan

March 28, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Because of his continued efforts to support and endorse student organizations, we feel Steven Ehlert would make the most efficient Student Government Association president for the 2018 — 2019 school year. For his ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Students need to get more involved in politics

The Wichitan

January 30, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: No matter the political beliefs, it's important to get educated and vote. Learning about and understanding politics and life as a citizen is a crucial part of the transition into adulthood. At the young age of 18,...

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