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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...

Editorial: Voting is a good start

November 4, 2022

“Civic duty” is a phrase that gets thrown around everywhere from middle school government classes to election season newscasts. More often than not, it refers to the right to vote, and espouses the...

Studying is not a one-size-fits-all skill. Everyone has their own preferences with varying levels of effectiveness. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Editorial: Work smarter, not harder

October 21, 2022

Studying can be one of the most difficult things a student has to do, but it doesn’t have to be. Normally studying is seen as sitting down with a textbook or notes and cramming all the information but...

During this midterm election year, all 435 seats in the House of Representatives and 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate will be contested. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Editorial: Voting 101 for this year’s midterms

October 7, 2022

General elections are just around the corner with election day being on Nov. 8. This election is not for the next president of the United States but for members of the house of representatives, senators,...

Opening our eyes to the danger of drugs

September 23, 2022

Recently, the abuse of fentanyl has become a nationwide concern. According to the CDC, the most recent cases involving harm, abuse, overdose and death are linked to illegally made doses of fentanyl. The...

The Wichitan is still evolving

The Wichitan is still evolving

September 9, 2022

The start of a school year is for new beginnings. Students are attending university for the first time, learning how to be adults. Others are entering their final year, preparing for the real world. Some...

Take this summer to relax

Take this summer to relax

May 20, 2022

The life of a college student can be described in one word: busy. It's filled with late-night study sessions, exams, extracurriculars, jobs, internships and a social life to maintain. There's no stopping...

Visual representation of the average student preparing for finals. Photo courtesy of

Editorial: Finals prep

April 22, 2022

The end of the semester is here. However, before you can reach the finish line, you have finals. During this time, students are under immense pressure and stress. So, here are some tips from The Wichitan...

Editorial: Time to register for classes

April 1, 2022

The semester is coming to an end and finals are getting closer. It can get a bit hecting in between, but it’s important to not let things slip into the forgotten. An important reminder for those returning...

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