The Wichitan

Why Artist Lecture Series alone won’t change this campus

Rachel Johnson, mass communication senior

Rachel Johnson

January 23, 2018

Let me just say out of the 3-and-a-half years I’ve been at MSU, I’ve attended at least 10 Artist Lecture Series. I enjoyed almost all of them and took something away from each. It’s a great concept: bring in well-known speakers from around the world to talk about a certain message, usuall...

Rednecks: ‘It’s just a way of life’; ‘You get to yell, ‘yee yee’ whenever

Michael Clayton, early education freshman (right), participates in events at the Cook Out on Aug. 23

Mia Heck

December 4, 2017

A redneck can be identified by their camouflage shirts, boots, cowboy belts, or by their Southern drawl and hospitality. However, these characteristics can also stereotype a redneck. The well-known definition, which came into common usage in the ‘30s, stems from farmers whose necks have been...

Be more kind, less judgmental

The Wichitan

April 19, 2017

When I was a child, my parents taught me lessons on how to be a good person. They taught me that smiles were infectious, a kind word can make someone’s day, and to be an all-around kind-hearted person. Using those lessons, I’ve stood up for others I saw being bullied and belittled. I've off...

30 people attend meeting on campus discrimination

The black student leaders held a Town Hall Meeting in response to the discrimination on different levels that was happening on campus weeks prior to the meeting, it was held in Shawnee Theatre, Nov. 23, with about 30 people in attendance. Photo by Francisco Martinez

Rachel Johnson

December 2, 2015

The Town Hall Meeting lead by the black student leaders began their meeting on Nov. 23 with 30 people in attendance in response to recent events on campus . Shayla Owens, management junior, started the Town Hall Meeting  by addressing the purpose behind the meeting. Owens cited different ...

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