The Wichitan

Chartwells uses Rockbot’s music filter

Justin Garner, Reporter

March 6, 2019


Filed under A&E, Guest Column

Censorship sucks, especially when there’s not much justification for it.  In Maverick’s Corner and Starbucks, the Chartwells staff uses an app called Rockbot, with which you can request a song to be played. Here, many songs and artists have been labeled as “explicit content."  There are two...

Free speech defends all views

Markell Braxton-Johnson

February 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, Local, News, Op-Ed

A major function of college is to train us for our chosen careers and prepare us for the tough trials adult life will throw our way. In general, universities do a worthwhile job of giving students academic and professional tools to develop into productive, contributing members of society. However, on...

Standing up to censorship

Chris Marten

March 8, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Students who find themselves on the second floor of Moffett Library are likely to see a poster featuring a stack of books with the question “Have you seen us?” in bold. The books in the stack have all been censored or restricted at some point since publication, and the poster is promoting the an...

Arts & Literature Society to discuss book-banning Oct. 2

Melissa Laussmann

September 28, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

The Arts & Literature Society is raising awareness of censorship and banned books to students in honor of Banned Books Week which runs from Sept. 28 to Oct. 3. The president of the Arts & Literature Society, Arielle Martin, marketing senior, wants people to know about the problem with censorshi...

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