The Wichitan

Go to finals frenzy

Wichitan Staff

December 5, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our View: Finals Frenzy gives students the opportunity to relax, destress and participate in fun activities before finals week starts. With activities like bingo, massage therapy and graduation cap decorating, Finals Frenzy has become an annual end of the semester tradition. It's also a time to destress...

Go to the EURECA research forum

Go to the EURECA research forum

Wichitan Staff

November 14, 2018


Filed under Staff Editorial

Our View: The Wichitan staff believes that viewing other students research is an opportunity to have fun while learning and maybe it can inspire you to try doing a research project. Ever discover something new or have a EUREKA moment? Undergraduate students do not get a lot of opportunities to do...

A contrast of conveying a political campaign.

Tommy Chhe, Columnist

November 7, 2018


Filed under Guest Column, Staff Editorial

The week before election night, Wichita Falls hosted U.S. Congressman and Democratic candidate, Beto O’Rourke, and U.S. Senator and Republican candidate, Ted Cruz. I had the privilege to do cover and interview the two biggest individuals in Texas with the whole nation seeing Wichita Falls at the epicenter. As...

Hate speech has no place on our campus

Wichitan Staff

November 7, 2018


Filed under Staff Editorial

We believe hate speech has no place on our campus. There was a case of defacement of a campus poster advertising a multicultural studies class called Africana Philosophy Thursday Nov. 1. A racial and derogatory slur was written on the flyer, crumpled up and placed on the ground in front of the profess...

School spirit editorial

October 31, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our View: While there will always be events that are more popular than others, we feel there should be more school spirit during homecoming. From the Torchlight Parade to the Saturday night football game, homecoming is a time for students, alumni, and their families to take part in the traditions,...

Keeping our campus clean

October 24, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our View: We believe that students should be more concerned about our environment. Being involved can help keep our community and campus clean and healthy. In fall of 2017 The Environmental Student Organization was formed by students to help keep the campus "green". This group was originally called...

Connecting with the community

September 25, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: We love to get involved with our community and would love for you to participate in what your community is reading. As a student-led paper, the staff wants to get connected with our community and peers. We want our community to be able to read about you, stories that may inspire your classmat...

Be a part of your community

The Wichtan

September 24, 2018


Filed under Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: We love to get involved with our community and would love for you to participate in what your community is reading. As a student led paper the staff at The Wichitan wants to get connected with our community and peers. We want our community to be able to read your stories and get to know...

Being a student leader more than having a title

September 18, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: It important for students to experience being a student leader in college. Every student should take on the opportunity to become a student leader. While student leadership can be perceived as intimidating and it seems better to be on the sidelines, college is a great time for us to develop...

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 active correction or reprimand. Transparency reduces corruption and a...

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 Greek Week events, students were able to see a presence from members o...

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 300 signatures – to Stephen Santellana, mayor of Wichita Falls, asking ...

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