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Weekend dining needs improvement

The Wichitan

September 12, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: More than just Mesquite Dining Hall should be open on weekends. When students signed up for a meal plan, there's no indication of the times that the various dining spots on campus are actually open. Students think t...

Waiting is worth it

The Wichitan

September 5, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: The first football game and tailgate should've been later in the semester, not the first week of school. Everyone knows the drill. Bright lights. All day tailgating. Greeks setting up trashketball, corn hole and th...

Why getting involved is actually important

The Wichitan

August 29, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: As cliché as it is, getting involved on campus is seriously important. While the first day of class is enough to make any new student nervous, it can be even more intimidating when it feels like every person on ...

Participate in undergrad research

The Wichitan

May 4, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: It's important for students to participate in undergraduate research to learn outside the classroom. The Celebration of Scholarship took place on April 26-27, including the Enhancing Undergraduate Research Endeavo...

Take safety into your own hands

The Wichitan

April 26, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Lock your doors, download the MSU Safety app and travel in pairs. In light sexual assault awareness month many events discussing how to remain safe on campus have presented themselves. There are many ways to remain safe o...

Sexual assault awareness for all, not just athletes

The Wichitan

April 19, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: The sexual assault awareness speaker event was mandatory for athletes, but it should be mandatory for all organizations. Last Tuesday, April 11, the counseling center directors hosted a speaker event with Suzette Wal...

It’s time for housing upgrades

The Wichitan

March 28, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: If it's broke, fix it. Legacy Hall, our newest residence hall, opened in August of last year and with it came brand new furniture. It's easily our most contemporary building on campus, and there's no doubt about i...

SGA needs to get it together

The Wichitan

March 22, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: After three cancelled meetings that still remained on the event calendar, SGA officers needs to properly communicate meeting details. Student Government Association had its meeting on the university event calendar, ...

Be safe during spring break — in more than one way

The Wichitan

March 8, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: We want all of our students to come back to campus safe and sound — so please, be careful. Spring break is just around the corner, and we know it's the time for everyone to relax and take a mental break from the s...

Peña, Warren know how to get things done

The Wichitan

February 28, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Although all candidates would make a valiant effort, we feel Maria Peña and Jacob Warren would make the most successful SGA president and vice president, respectively. Both Maria Peña and Jacob Warren have been...

MSU celebrates desegregation

The Wichitan

February 22, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Though MSU may not have been on the right side of history, we are now.Last week, a postmaster was sent out to announce the unveiling of a historical marker celebrating MSU's desegregation. Formerly known as Midweste...

Quarantine: MSU edition

The Wichitan

February 15, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Sick students need to keep their illnesses in the confines of their own homes.Sniffling. Coughing. Puffy, red eyes. Scratchy throats and barely audible voices. These are just a few of the sounds and disgusting bodi...

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