The Wichitan

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...

Overdue renovations, updates increase morale

The Wichitan

February 12, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: The decision to renovate and update buildings on campus at the Board of Regents meeting was long overdue, and will not only benefit students and faculty, but will promote pride in our campus. For the last several...

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 29, 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,...

Changes to D2L disappoint students

The Wichitan

January 24, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: While D2L is a necessary evil, the changes that administrators bragged about are disappointing. Desire 2 Learn, also known as D2L, is the nagging voice in the back of all students' minds. It reminds us how much home...

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...

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, ...

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