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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...

Panelists share immigration stories, discuss struggles

Panelists share immigration stories, discuss struggles

Chloe Phillips, reporter

April 3, 2018

Aspirations, to live a better life or just to play soccer.  As a part of Inclusion Now week and to "make people aware of the culture that is on campus," Bilingual Education Student Organization and Fain College of Fine Arts hosted "Immigration Stories" in Legacy Multipurpose Room. With a panel of five...

Students fate uncertain pending a possible end to DACA

Judelle Tyson

December 4, 2017

With the possible cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Dreamers program, an estimated 800,000 dreamers are at risk of being deported. In September, the Trump administration announced it was rescinding DACA pending a six-month delay. Until Congress passes a law to grant these c...

Hispanics add to campus culture

Hispanics add to campus culture

Oscar Cindo

October 3, 2017

Students have been saturated in hispanic culture for Hispanic Heritage Month since Sept. 15. Vibrant dresses twirled at Viva MSU, sizzling fajitas coated the Jesse Rogers Promenade and laughter filled Comanche suits all to spark discussion towards hispanic culture, and students still have opport...

Faculty discuss sanctuary cities bill at forum

Faculty discuss sanctuary cities bill at forum

Tyler Manning

September 19, 2017

To educate students on how Texas Senate Bill 4 will affect campus and Wichita Falls policing, the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs hosted a forum on Sept. 18 in the Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room. "Wichita Falls isn't and has never been a sanctuary city," Manuel Borrego, Wichit...

‘I am Mexican, not an alien’

‘I am Mexican, not an alien’

The Wichitan

July 7, 2017

I was only three years old when my father decided to migrate to the U.S. and follow the "American Dream." Just like many immigrants, he risked his life crossing the border to give us a better life. He worked hard to send us money to Mexico and better himself. He made a big sacrifice by not seeing ...

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