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The Wichitan's top stories of the year.

The Wichitan’s top stories of the year

The Wichitan Staff May 24, 2021

With the 2020-2021 academic year officially in the books, let's take a look back at some of the biggest news stories covered by The Wichitan over the year. Professor clashes with Black Student Union Original...

The 2021-2022 Black Student Union executive board members (left to right) Keara Sanders, president; Aretha Fontaine, historian; Kristen Carraway, secretary; Mia Hill,
treasurer; Destiny Walker, vice president; Keza Muvunyi, social media chair and Jerry Gibson, senator.

Meet the new 2021-2022 Black Student Union

Emily Beaman May 24, 2021

As summer begins and students gather up for their break, the Black Student Union gathers new plans, new ideas and new faces. Their executive board for 2021-2022 is eager for what the school year has in...

Martin Luther King Jr.: more than “the dream”

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter January 16, 2021

BIOGRAPHY As we take this Martin Luther King Jr. Day to recognize a pioneer in the civil rights movement, we do so amidst some of the worst political and racial tension the nation has seen in a very...

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Living in Our Skin kicks off 21-day Racial Equity Challenge

Emily Beaman, reporter October 15, 2020

Wednesday, Oct. 14, the Black Student Union held a racial awareness event called “Living in Our Skin”. The official statement released by the Black Student Union about the event says that it is their...

BSU responds to professors accusation of anti-Semitism

Bridget Reilly, Editor in Chief October 1, 2020

Midwestern State University Black Student Union released a statement Tuesday, Sept. 29, after a professor left a comment on the Wichita Falls Black Lives Matter Facebook group expressing his concerns...

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“Black excellence, Black empowerment, Black success” exemplified by black out photograph

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter September 16, 2020

To help create a sense of unity in students who are part of the Black campus community, members of the Black Student Union and other Black student organizations gathered together on Sept. 10 to take a...

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Mechanical engineering senior wins BSU 6th annual talent show

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter February 27, 2019

As the spotlight dims, Grantley Samuels, mechanical engineering senior, approaches the stage with his steel pans. Silence falls over the crowd as everyone becomes mesmerized by his exuberant presence....

Black Excellence Gala held Feb. 23

Taylor Henson , Reporter February 27, 2019

To wrap up the celebration of Black History Month, the fourth annual Black Excellence Gala was held in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suites Feb. 23. More than 70 people attended the event which...

Black Student Union holding auditions for sixth annual talent show

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter February 5, 2019

The Black Student Union will be holding the sixth annual talent show allowing students to showcase their abilities, including, dancing, singing, and reading poetry. Tre'Vonne Bradford, president of...

Jamilah Kangudja, exercise physiology and BSU member, participates in a trash pick up Oct. 5 in Legacy.

Black Student Union welcomes all

Jeri Moore, Reporter November 6, 2018
"We also want to be that safe place where people can come and voice their concerns," Bradford said.

Black Excellence Pageant postponed to April

Tasia Floissac March 6, 2018

While students rejoiced at the two extra days of holiday due to recent inclement weather, the storm put a damper on the Black Student Union’s plans for the staging of the Mr. and Ms. Black Excellence...

Harison Elizardo, sociology junior, read a personal poem for the 5th annual BSU Talent Show. February 7th, 2018. Photo by Elias Maki.

Finance freshman wins fifth annual BSU talent show

brittni vilandre February 9, 2018

A crowd of more than 60 students gathered in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suite on Feb. 7 for the Fifth Annual Black Student Union talent show. Talents ranged from singing and dancing to reading...

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