The Wichitan

A duty to vote, not just a right

The Wichitan

March 2, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

It's not just our right to vote – it's our duty. No, we aren't just talking about the national presidential elections, but the Student Government Association elections. The decisions and programs implemented by SGA will im...

Carpe diem

The Wichitan

February 19, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR OPINION: As college students, we are in a prime position to make an impact on the future of our campus and in our own lives. Take advantage of this distinct phase of our lives.We the student body would love to see changes ...

“New” master plan dismisses parking, commuter population

The Wichitan

January 20, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

New Health Science and Human Service facility, new turf fields, new dorm. That’s all great, but where are we going to park? Over the holiday break, it was an assumption that our school ditched the original master plan, which took 18 months to perfect, when it reality...

Don’t tolerate intolerance

The Wichitan

November 18, 2015

Filed under Staff Editorial

OUR OPINION: The world is full of intolerance. But intolerance has no place on a college campus. Prejudice, hostility or personal attacks based on sexual orientation, social status, race, disability, religion, ethnicity, gende...

Guns should be allowed everywhere on campus

The Wichitan

November 4, 2015

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR OPINION: With the implementation of Senate Bill 11, campus wide access to guns is important and necessary.   As the Constitution states in the Second Amendment: "The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not ...

Can they really validate everything?

Rachel Johnson

October 7, 2015

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Although Student Government Association has made changes to how the election process works, they are still missing the key factor of validity. Four years ago, the election process was very different. Those that were ...

Staff Editorial: If it’s broke, fix it

The Wichitan

September 25, 2015

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Most people who live or have  lived in campus housing are well aware of the multitude of ongoing problems with campus housing. With the construction for a new residence hall, a new problem has surfaced – the maintenance issues in...

Opinion: These are people

The Wichitan

May 1, 2015

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our view: In administrators’ quest to protect the bottom line, let us make certain they don’t forget one essential fact: These are people we’re talking about. According to some administrators, their negotiations with SSC Sup...

Engage in Earth Day

The Wichitan

April 22, 2015

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our view: Between an environmental philosophy course set to begin next spring and environmentally focused lectures and panel discussions, some professors are working to make conservation a priority in the community. Now it’s up...

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