The Wichitan

Editorial: What is yet to come?

February 28, 2021

After Texas and much of the southern US were hit with abnormally low temperatures and heavy snowfall, many were left asking, "What is yet to come?" While some skeptics have attempted to use the cold to...

Amy Levy, biology sophomore, squirts her yellow team rival Zaquera Wallace, biology junior, with green paint during the Paint Fight held behind the Wellness Center, Friday April 6, 2018. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Inclusion Now paint fight splatters Sikes Lake

Chloe Phillips, Reporter April 8, 2018

Laughter, screams and paint splatters from about 20 attendees filled the air surrounding Sikes Lake. The Inclusion Now! Festival came to a close with a paint fight in an "active and fun" way on April...

Kenadi Campbell, computer science senior, and Amber McCutcheon, psychology freshman, have a killer scene set up to scare people walking through the Haunted Maze set up by Black Student Union and University Programming Board in the quad on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Horror Maze offers on-campus scares

Tyler Manning October 31, 2017

Fog, candy, costumes and scares. All of these components made up University Programming Board's Horror Maze event. To give students an on-campus opportunity to participate in Halloween festivities...

Clayton Masters, mechanical engineer junior, and Kyndal Diehm, mechincal engineer sophomore, take the lead, finishing first in the 2017 Homecoming Boat Race, Friday, Oct. 20. It was a lot of man hours to get this built. It took 84 and a half hours. It feels great, but im going to be taking a long shower after this, Diehm said. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Engineering students sail to first in cardboard boat race Oct. 20

Cortney Wood October 20, 2017

After 84.5 man hours of work, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers members Kendall Diehm, mechanical engineering sophomore, and Clayton Masters, engineering junior, won the cardboard box race...

According to the Vinson Health Center website, the University is on Condition Red.

It’s flu season. Love isn’t the only thing in the air.

Brendan Wynne February 14, 2017

As Christmas trees and menorahs began to fade from shop displays and mall windows, the scarlet, heart-shaped candy boxes found their way at the forefront of every aisle marked seasonal in preparation for...

With the most people jumping, Rider High School students jump together for the Polar Plunge on Jan. 28. Photo by Cortney Wood

Special Olympics profits from Polar Plunge success

Cortney Wood February 1, 2017

More than 100 people took on the Polar Plunge Jan. 28 at Bruce & Graciela Redwine Student Wellness Center to benefit the North Texas Special Olympics raising over $5,200. “That’s the largest number...

Influenza virions, 100000x magnification

Health Center to offer free flu vaccinations for students

Yareli Lora November 10, 2016

It’s that time of the year when students, faculty, and staff begin to experience a runny nose, feeling achy, and begin coughing. Students can even begin to notice other classmates sniffling, coughing...

Preston Busby, criminal justice freshman, Keith Ngondo, nursing freshman, and Josh Cartright get some hot chocolate and cookies after runinng the 1 mile Cookie Dash set by the University Programming Board at Sikes Lake, Jan, 23, 2016. Photo by francisco Martinez

Cookie Dash continues despite cold weather, low attendance

Samuel Sutton January 25, 2016

It was a freezing, windy, 20˚ day for the Cookie Dash, held Jan. 23 at 10 a.m. The white breath from the runners made them look like dragons breathing fire, and the fatigue from the run was apparent...

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