The Wichitan

Building a nonreligious organization for students

The Wichitan

May 2, 2019

OUR VIEW: Religious students find comfort in their religious groups; it is only natural that non religious students would want to feel that same comfort in an organization of their own. We are a university that welcomes diversity. It is about time that our non religious students start a community of...

Question of the Week: What’s your favorite thing about MSU?

Question of the Week: What’s your favorite thing about MSU?

Alana Earle and Henry Martinez

April 23, 2019

What's your favorite thing about MSU? As the semester is wrapping up we asked students what they love most about MSU. Hayes Hooper, political science sophomore | "[I like] how friendly everyone is to each other." Austin Strode, general business freshman | "The campus [is really nice]." Rache...

Philosophy Club members discuss a modern day villain

Philosophy Club members discuss a modern day villain

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

April 15, 2019

Students slowly filled 30 seats in Prothro-Yeager Hall on April 11, anticipating the philosophy forum about Thanos, the main antagonist for the Avengers movie, Avengers: Infinity War and continues to be in the upcoming, Avengers: Endgame. Three overarching questions divided the forum for students to analyze and openly discuss. Nathan Conard, Engl...

Greeks geek over Greek Week

Greeks geek over Greek Week

Brianne Fournier, Reporter

April 8, 2019

During Greek Week, members of the sororities and fraternities come together for competitions and bonding experiences. "Greek Week builds Greek unity and allows everyone to learn more about the other chapters we wouldn't know otherwise. It brings together Panhellenic, Inter-fraternity Council an...

Campus jobs available to students

Campus jobs available to students

Hunter Tyler, Reporter

March 20, 2019

Being a college student is full of bills. Bills for tuition and fees, food bills, movie ticket bills. The list goes on and on. To help students pay these bills, a number of campus departments offer jobs for students. There are departments on campus in which a student can apply for a student assistant...

Students, athletes participate in ongoing unified basketball league

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

March 14, 2019

The Wellness Center began partnering with the local Special Olympics in fall of 2016, creating the unified sports league for students and athletes. This is the first semester that the unified basketball league is offered. Mike Richardson, assistant director of the wellness center, said, "It's impo...

Bridwell Hall to be renovated

Bridwell Hall to be renovated

Clarissa Alvarado, Reporter

March 13, 2019

Right now it sits in the shadow of the multi-million-dollar Dillard College of Business Administration building, built in 2006, the new $42 million health science building to be opened in 2020, and the shiny McCoy Engineer Building with its copper trim. It's bland. But the Bridwell Hall will soon...

Students get bunny hop lessons before spring break

Mica Victorian, Reporter

March 11, 2019

Students got a chance to practice their bunny hoping skills in front of the Fain Arts Building on March 8 to avoid getting their feet wet. As students crossed Nocona Trail, they became aware of  water lining the sidewalk entrance to the Fain Arts Building and in front of Fain Music Hall. They were forced to hop over a stream of water tha...

Cultural Greek Council members want participation at Wild’N Out event

Micah Wilson, Reporter

March 10, 2019

The Cultural Greek Council sororities and fraternities are teaming up to plan an event centered around singing, dancing and roasting, Wild'N Out, March 13. What is Wild’N Out? Based on an MTV show hosted by Nick Cannon that premiered more than a decade ago, the show has continuously been centered ar...

Gamma Phi Beta Moonball tournament March 30

Gamma Phi Beta Moonball tournament March 30

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

February 25, 2019

Out of the four sororities on campus, the women of the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority race to began posting flyers around campus for their upcoming Moonball tournament on March 30. President of Gamma Phi Beta, Leah Gilliland, marketing senior said, “Moonball is our annual philanthropy event. We do a volleyball...

Question of the Week: Incoming freshman tuition raised by 2.2%

Question of the Week: Incoming freshman tuition raised by 2.2%

Alana Earle, Reporter

February 21, 2019

As we all know, college can be expensive. I went and spoke with students this week about how they feel about MSU raising the incoming freshmen tuition by 2.2 percent. How do you feel about MSU raising incoming freshman tuition by 2.2%? Bianca Delgado, early education freshman | "I don't see a point in...

‘Newsies’ runs until March 2 at Wichita Theatre

‘Newsies’ runs until March 2 at Wichita Theatre

Peyton Alonzo, Repoter

February 18, 2019

The Wichita Theatre musical production of 'Newsies' on Jan 8 was recorded-breaking, drawing in 300 people on opening night. The audience was filled with families and couples from all around the area. The emotions expressed on the audience's faces express just how engaged they were with the musical...

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