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Senior Goodbyes

Senior Goodbyes

May 26, 2023

Abigail Jones | mass communication graduate The best thing about college is that it's a time to try out everything you want to try. No, I don't mean drugs. I mean futures. You can be a biologist...

Editorial: add some method to your madness

April 28, 2023

It’s finals season again, and somehow  things are just as stressful as they’ve ever been. There may come a day when college students collectively feel prepared for the frenzied rush that is finals,...

Active vigilance can allow proper responses to legitimate threats in our lives, April 11.

Editorial: combating disaster apathy

April 14, 2023

Monday morning at Wichita Falls High School, a bomb threat brought an abrupt halt to the day and forced an evacuation of the school. Shortly thereafter, the Wichita Falls Fire Department swept and cleared...

If students are suffering from burnout, it can be helpful to know they are not alone, 2023.

Editoral 3/31/23

March 31, 2023

The journey that is college is filled with so much uncertainty. The average person graduates a different person than they were 4 years before and it’s begs the question of if the college experience assists...

If students are suffering from burnout, it can be helpful to know they are not alone, 2023.

Editorial: La universidad no debe ser solo trabajo

March 10, 2023

La mayoría de nosotros no estamos en la escuela sólo para divertirnos. Tenemos planes. Tenemos metas. Por lo menos, tenemos vagas esperanzas de que si terminamos la universidad podemos hacer algo que...

If students are suffering from burnout, it can be helpful to know they are not alone, 2023.

College shouldn’t just be work

March 10, 2023

Most of us aren’t in school just for the fun of it. We’ve got plans. We’ve got goals. At the very least, we’ve got vague hopes that if we make it through college we can do something that makes...

Kindness can be both small and large and can make the world around you a better place, 2023.

Editorial: kindness is free

February 24, 2023

Kindness isn’t always easy, but it’s always appreciated - well, not really. Nor is it always a great sweeping act of magnanimity; much of the most effective kindness in the world comes from everyday...

Editorial: Newspapers are changing, but stories aren’t

Editorial: Newspapers are changing, but stories aren’t

February 10, 2023

Stories, for as variable of a concept as they are, don’t really change. Sure, there are millions if not billions of new stories created, recounted and even made up every day. Some of them are true and...

Procrastination can be healthy in moderation, as it can allow one to relax from work, Jan. 27.

Editorial: Procrastination

The Wichitan Staff January 27, 2023

Depending on who you ask, it’s either the reason college students can function, or the trait that holds them back the most. Some students love it, some detest it and some have a love-hate relationship...

Have yourself a thrifty Christmas

Have yourself a thrifty Christmas

Wichitan Staff December 2, 2022

Christmas and Christmas shopping is right around the corner, but for college students, money can be tight this time of year. Seniors may be preparing to graduate and paying for robes, photos and more,...

The Wichitan’s Christmas playlist

Wichitan Staff December 2, 2022

Christmas is lurking around the corner with Christmas lights already going up and Christmas songs in rotations at stores and with the semester at an end and the winter break fast approaching, the Wichitan...

According to Mental Health America, in a given year, about 5% of the U.S. population experiences seasonal depression. The main age of onset of seasonal depression is between 20 and 30 years of age, however symptoms can appear earlier. Four out of five people who have seasonal depression are women.

Editorial: Be aware of the signs of seasonal depression

November 18, 2022

As the winter season begins, the weather gets colder and the days get shorter. The sudden change and gloom that comes from winter days can take an emotional toll. This emotional change is officially known...

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