The Wichitan

Being involved on campus gives students memories, skills

Sky Barron, Reporter

May 2, 2019

 Whether it is joining an organization on campus, pledging for Greek life, or trying out for a position in the band, student involvement is what helps the students gain skill sets for future careers and make the college life a memorable experience. According to Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs, rese...

Organization helps students connect with Hispanic culture.

Organization helps students connect with Hispanic culture.

Yerasly Duran, Reporter

October 11, 2018

The Organization of Hispanic Students strives to promote Hispanic culture an campus. Hispanic students make up 16.3 percent of the student body on campus and in this organization, students learn and show Hispanic art, history, food and language through various events during the year.  Maria Isabe...

Arts and Literature Society plans trip to Oklahoma

Shari Smith

September 12, 2017

About 25 students gathered in the Fain Atrium for the Art and Literature Society’s meeting on Sept. 11. During the meeting, they discussed ideas for activities for the members to participate in for the rest of the semester, such as going to a symphony, reading literature to the elderly, starting a...

College is more than going to class

College is more than going to class

Sarah Graves

May 12, 2017

Whether it's joining the Student Government Association or writing for The Wichitan, students can get involved in one or more of the 95 registered groups on OrgSync available on campus. The organizations allow students to get involved and interact within the campus to enhance their college experie...

More than $2.4 million in student fees allocated between 28 groups

More than $2.4 million in student fees allocated between 28 groups

Brianna Sheen

April 6, 2016

Student Fee Allocations committee members allocated a total of $2,419,142 out of the $2,430,000 in estimated revenue, creating a surplus of $10,858 in the budget.The committee members agreed on the recommended budget for the 2017 fiscal year, beginning Sept. 1, 2016 and ending Aug. 31, 2017, at a Mach...

Ultimate: More than pick-up games

Ultimate: More than pick-up games

Lauren Roberts

April 1, 2014

Ultimate combines elements of football, soccer and basketball into one sport and has evolved in the last five years from a series of pick-up games to serious matches with players practicing every Monday and Tuesday. Joel Smith, senior in mass communication, joined the Tuesday/Thursday pick-up gam...

Welcome to the club: Education more than just going to class

Welcome to the club: Education more than just going to class

Blake Muse

June 4, 2013

Education is not “just going to class,” according to Matthew Park, associate vice president of Student Affairs and dean of students. “Education means a lot more that just knowing what they read and learned in the book,” he said. “We want [students] to be responsible human beings who can co...

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