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OPINION: An open letter to today’s Christians

Amos Perkins March 10, 2021

*Columns are the opinions of their respective authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Wichitan as an organization.* Dear Christians, Ask any educated Christian what the Ten Commandments...

Womens soccer team gather for picture with Daraja Childrens Choir from Uganda before an afternoon of soccer. Photo credits: Chelsea Knaack

Daraja Children’s Choir joins together with athletes

Randi Heaton, Reporter April 11, 2019

Between the games and singing, everyone around was grinning ear to ear in the presences of 17 children from Uganda in the Daraja Children’s Choir. The women’s soccer team was able to play soccer with...

Jeanette Perry posing with her two daughters Rhiannon (15) and Meagan (12)

A day in the life of Jeanette Perry

Madison Davis, Reporter September 28, 2018

A 5:30 a.m. alarm rings in the start of a busy day for mass communication post baccalaureate Jeanette Perry, university development secretary, who walks down the hall to wake her two children Rhiannon...

Alex Dimitriu, undecided sophomore, and Steve Pondeca, finance redshirt sophomore, start off practice by showing their students an article written on The Wichitan about them at the recreational athletic fields. Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Photo by Francisco Martinez

Soccer players further youth development through sports

Tyler Manning January 24, 2018

Their time spent on the field only enticed them more. Between hours of practice and game time, Steve Pondeca, winger and finance sophomore, and Alex Dimitriu, midfielder and business management sophomore,...

Brie Larson and Lakeith Stanfield in Short Term 12 (2013). Photo courtesy of IMDB

Short Term 12: a Netflix gem

Tyler Manning April 5, 2017

I always wince when I hear the phrase: "Netflix doesn't have any good movies." One reason that I think many people come to this conclusion is because they overlook a major film genre that is incredibly...

Emma Watson and Dan Stevens in Beauty and the Beast. Photo courtesy Walt Disney Motion Pictures

‘Beauty and Beast’ remake fails to give reason for existing

Tyler Manning March 21, 2017

I go into different movies with different expectations. With John Wick Chapter 2, I went into it hoping that we would get more of what made the first movie great. I went into Fifty Shades Darker hoping...

IHOP celebrates 10th National Pancake Day

Treston Lacy March 4, 2015

IHOP held its 10th celebration of National Pancake Day on March 3 with a goal of raising $3.5 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. “I went to IHOP three times yesterday, but I didn’t...

Family housing full for fall

Samantha Forester April 28, 2014

Family housing filling up for fall from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Nearly one in four college students in the United States have children. That comes out to nearly 4 million students. A majority...

Single mom juggles work, school and parenting

Samantha Forester April 8, 2014

Single mom juggles school, work and parenting from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Stepping onto a college campus as a freshman can be intimidating. The class work load is a challenge and balancing...

Advocacy group sponsors diaper drive

Brooke Long October 7, 2013

Diaper Drive from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. After receiving a call from a mother in desperate need of diapers, Leigh Anne Hope, visiting professor of social work, and members of her child advocacy...

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