The Wichitan

Our first school year in the pandemic: now what?

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter April 20, 2021

Since the pandemic began in March 2020, students and their families across the country were left wondering how life was going to be like for the upcoming school year. With all of the protests against hate...

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SATIRE: 2021 criticized for reusing old storylines

January 17, 2021

Intergalactic viewers from across the universe often tune into their favorite show "Earth" to watch how the humans continue to destroy themselves in new and hilarious ways, but the new 2021st season of...

“Paving the runway as the jet is landing” -a look at MSU’s COVID-19 policy for 2020 and Spring 2021

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor December 28, 2020

For the Fall 2020 semester, MSU introduced a number of different protocols in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on campus. Among these protocols were increased frequency in cleaning, maximum capacity...

Attitude of gratitude

December 28, 2020

There is much to complain about the coronavirus pandemic, be it frustration from wearing masks or the feeling of being in prison due to lockdowns. The year 2020, in general, has been a flop with long-loved...

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OPINION: The struggles of remote learning

Colin Stevenson, Reporter December 5, 2020

*Columns are the opinions of their respective authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Wichitan as an organization.* After spending the latter half of my spring semester at home, I thought...

Our view: We need to leave 2020 in the past

November 24, 2020

2020 was not a great year. We were forced to endure the tragic deaths of beloved figures such as Chadwick Boseman and Kobe Bryant, the human rights atrocities seen at home in the States and abroad in countries...

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An expected winner, an unexpected outcome (a 2020 presidential election analysis)

Joseph Nelson, Reporter November 11, 2020

Joe Biden, the president-elect, went into the 2020 election sporting larger leads in swing states than Hillary Clinton in 2016. According to Nate Silver, an election analyst, a Trump victory would...

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Bradley Wilson honored as 2020 David Adams Educator of the Year

Khirstia Sheffield, Feature Editor September 8, 2020

After graduating from college in 1989, Bradley Wilson, associate professor of mass communication, was at a crossroads.  Freshly graduated Wilson had to choose between six different job offers that revolved...

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The Wichitan apologizes for fake news

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor April 30, 2020

The Wichitan would like to apologize sincerely and profusely for the spreading of the "fake news" in this article: UN declares 2020 over. In this article we reported that March would mark the start of...

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UN declares 2020 ‘over’ after just two months

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor March 3, 2020

Due to the incredibly long and horrific nature of the first two months of the year 2020, scientists and politicians at a recent United Nations summit have declared the year is over and 2021 will arrive...

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