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Candidates for student government give their last debate

Tyler Manning

March 22, 2018

As a part of the campaign process for the Student Government Association election, candidates running for SGA leadership roles answered questions and debated for the final time on March 21 in Bolin Room 100. Around 50 students were in attendance as the four candidates answered various questions from...

Mid-term elections parallel that of student government’s

Markell Braxton-Johnson, Columnist

March 20, 2018

At this moment, the students challenged with the task of electing a new slate of Student Government Association executive officers. These candidates state their platform positions, listen to our needs and wants and expose us to various forms of agenda-driven advertisements, all in the hope that we will...

Here are the candidates for student government association president

Cortney Wood

March 20, 2018

With the final Student Government Association presidential debate on Wednesday, March 21 in Bolin 100, the presidential candidates continue to insert themselves in the campus issues to show support for student interest. While the secretary and vice president candidates are running unopposed, two stud...

Students giggle and gasp at watch party as candidates bicker and answer questions

Students giggle and gasp at watch party as candidates bicker and answer questions

Dewey Cooper

October 22, 2016

More than 75 faculty and students sat quietly — with a few various giggles and deep breaths — in Sunwatcher Clubhouse watching the third and final presidential debate on Oct. 19.From the minute the two candidates hit the national limelight this past summer, there has been a lot of discussion about wheth...

Graduates on November mayoral ballot

Graduates on November mayoral ballot

Dewey Cooper

October 11, 2016

The signs all over Wichita Falls are indicative of the season. Election season. Red, white and blue.Every two years, Wichita Falls fills up with signs as candidates for mayor and the six city council seats vie for election or reelection.To increase voter turnout in the local election, officials moved it...

SGA election procedures changed to increase voter turnout

conner wolf

March 31, 2015

In an effort to increase voter turnout, student government elections are coming nearly a month sooner this year with polls opening April 8. Rebecca Stogner, sociology junior and student government president, said, “The elections have been changed from May to April so that it doesn’t conflict with...

Nelsen best fit for MSU

The Wichitan

March 4, 2015

Our view: While all three presidential finalists impressed us and appeared to be well suited for MSU, the Board of Regents can choose only one, and we hope they choose Robert Nelsen to be our next university president. Suzanne Shipley, president of Shepherd University, impressed us by being presiden...

Presidential search must be transparent

The Wichitan

August 26, 2014

OUR VIEW: The students deserve a fair and open search to ensure that our next president is a good fit and has our best interests at heart. Selecting a new president is one of the most critical times for a university as the decision will make a huge impact on students, faculty and the community. ...

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