The Wichitan

Connecting with the community

September 25, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Fight for internet equality

The Wichitan

April 9, 2018

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 concerning net neutrality. The student group so far has garnered more than 30...

Community improvement requires student engagement

The Wichitan

March 29, 2018

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 college-student targeted apartments. To emphasize college prevalence in to...

Ehlert will strengthen students power on campus

The Wichitan

March 28, 2018

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 two years at Midwestern, Ehlert has studied the SGA administrations to buil...

Action needs to be taken about sexual misconduct

March 20, 2018

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-hour forum allowed students to speak and share their concerns, many students fee...

Graduation should stay off campus

The Wichitan

March 6, 2018

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 ceremony to campus. He proposed to hold it in D. L. Ligon Coliseum a...

Historical markers enhance student experience

The Wichitan

February 27, 2018

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 dedicated to the first African American students to register in classes. Last...

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