The Wichitan

Editorial: dying in silence

September 15, 2020

When equality is spoken about, it is often focused on women breaking the glass ceiling, sharing the same finishing line as their male counterparts, and owning their bodies. Taking a back seat in these equality conversations is mental health. Specifically, male mental health. Equality is having equal oppor...


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April 14, 2020

Nine things to know about Title IX

Bridget Reilly, Photography Editor

March 4, 2020

Title IX is a civil right that prohibits sex discrimination in education. Title IX applies to all students regardless of gender identity. Schools may not retaliate against someone filing a complaint and must keep complaints safe from other retaliatory harassment. Schools should ensure that no...

Don’t let politics ruin your friendships

The Wichitan

March 4, 2020

The political race has been heating up for some time now, making it more important than ever to make sure we don't let our political opinions get in the way of our friendships. The United States, more than any other country, has an extremely divisive political culture. With the election of President...

Album Review: CrasH Talk falls JUST short of being an actual CRASH

Christian Evans

April 30, 2019

CrasH Talk is the fifth major album to be released by rapper Quincy Matthew Hanley, known mostly by his stage name, Schoolboy Q. Schoolboy Q announced he had started working on this album December 2016, 5 months after is wildly successful album, “Blank Face LP” had dropped. Originally scheduled to...

Family Day brings crowd of 175 despite the rain

Tau Kappa Epsilon member Kyle Carpenter, junior mechanical engineering major, and Gamma Phi Beta member Rachel Roberts, junior dental hygiene major, play cornhole at the Tau Kappa Epsilon booth for the tailgate on Oct. 6 2018 at Memorial Stadium. 
Photo by Jared Bruner

October 8, 2018

Despite the rain, about 175 students and their parents attended the Family Day tailgate, Oct. 6. From the sound of laughter, music and the food discada, a mixed meat dish, jalapeño poppers and sticky rice— the weather did not put a damper on the attendees moods. Caleb Acuna, alumni | "[What ...

Mustangs win 53 to 6

Alexis Maggard, special education freshman, twirls two batons on fire at the first home football game at Memorial Stadium on Aug. 31. Photo by Justin Marquart

Justin Marquart

September 1, 2017


UPB brings Mardi Gras to MSU

Michaella O'Brien

March 1, 2017

A Night in New Orleans, hosted by University Programming Board, provided students a place to celebrate Mardi Gras with free food, music and entertainment from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. on Feb. 28 in the Legacy Multipurpose Room. This was the first time the UPB held this event. "My friend sent me the flyer...

Talent show spotlights students

Chelsea Miller

March 1, 2017

The lights are out and the spotlights shone center stage. Shelbi Rickwartz education junior, steps up the stairs and approaches the microphone and starts singing the song “Burning House." The annual talent show presented by the Black Student Union was held in the Comanche room in the Clark Student...

25 compete in second annual bake-off

25 compete in second annual bake-off

Mercy Yermo

February 28, 2017

About 25 residents of Killingsworth Hall participated in the annual bake-off competition on Feb. 27 in an attempt to bring back tradition and prove which sex is better. “The bake-off used to be a thing some time ago, so we decided to bring it back to life and make our residents compete,” Tiare Hidalgo, resident assistant and bioch...

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