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Legacy Hall marks signs of growth

The Wichitan

August 30, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our view: Though unfinished, Legacy Hall makes campus even better. After 15 months of construction and $35.5 million later, 492 students have a brand new place to call home — Legacy Hall. While it is not entirely finished y...

Construction should help, not harm

The Wichitan

May 4, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

With the construction of the new dorm, mass communication building and turf fields, the rise in construction workers and their equipment is inevitable. Sections of parking lots have been closed or blocked off, and gates have be...

Embrace progress, dude

April 19, 2016

Don’t push mental illness under the rug

The Wichitan

April 13, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our opinion: Take mental health as seriously as physical health. The repercussions mental illnesses like anxiety disorders or depression can have just as big of an impact on someone's quality of life as physical ailments and sh...

Educate yourself on social justice

The Wichitan

April 6, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR OPINION: It's more than time for we as a campus community to be tolerant of people with varying sexualities, gender identities, religions, and cultural ties. But tolerance isn't enough – we must foster inclusivity as wel...

Students need to learn fiscal responsibility

The Wichitan

March 8, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: We have all used the "broke college student" phrase at least once. We, for the first time in our lives, are thrown out into the world and expected to pay for everything, and for some of us that is a challenge.Some of us hav...

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...

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