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Listen to both sides of the issue

Nick Lanier, Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

With both Texas senate candidates coming to Wichita Falls this week, students have a fantastic opportunity to hear the ideas and values of both candidates in the lead up to election night Nov. 6. Beto O'Rourke held a rally in Kiwanis Park Oct. 29 at 6:15p.m., with the Democratic candidate hopeful to ups...

Candidates for student government give their last debate

Tyler Manning

March 22, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

As a part of the campaign process for the Student Government Association election, candidates running for SGA leadership roles answered questions and debated for the final time on March 21 in Bolin Room 100. Around 50 students were in attendance as the four candidates answered various questions from...

Mid-term elections parallel that of student government’s

Markell Braxton-Johnson, Columnist

March 20, 2018


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

At this moment, the students challenged with the task of electing a new slate of Student Government Association executive officers. These candidates state their platform positions, listen to our needs and wants and expose us to various forms of agenda-driven advertisements, all in the hope that we will...

Candidates for student government debate

Candidates for student government debate

Tyler Manning

March 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

To give candidates running for leadership positions on the Student Government Association a chance to answer questions and debate against their competitors, SGA members hosted debates on March 8 in Bolin Room 100. The candidates are as follows: For the position of secretary | Jose Torres, b...

Security increases effort in sexual assault awareness

Brittany Hill, Reporter

October 26, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

A campus security authority reported being notified by a hall resident of a sexual assault having occurred in a resident's room in Killingsworth Hall late night on Oct. 10.  The complainant wished to remain anonymous and declined to file a police report, but the report was made for documentation. In...

Student government debate focuses on candidates’ ideals

Student government debate focuses on candidates’ ideals

Cortney Wood

February 22, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

The first of two Student Government Association election debates introduced the candidates to the student body on Feb. 21. Once the floor was opened to questions, the candidates responded to issues that directly interest students. The first debate focused on the stances and positions they will ...

Student votes give students a voice

The Wichitan

November 8, 2016


Filed under Staff Editorial

With the next presidential election Nov. 8, voters' time to choose a presidential campaign to back is only 20 days away.In this election, it is crucial, now more than ever, for young voters to become educated on the two primary candidates and to participate in this election.In today's society, younger...

Student debaters talk political stereotypes

Student debaters talk political stereotypes

Brendan Wynne

November 8, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Even though the race to the White House has come to an end, the issues faced by both parties aren’t going away anytime soon. Manny Hoffmann, political science junior, and Marco Torres, history senior, the two students who took the Republican and Democratic stances at the student debate, have their own...

Republicans and Democrats battle at podium

Republicans and Democrats battle at podium

Chris Norrie

November 8, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Two students, one representing the Republican ideals, and one representing the Democratic ideals, faced off in a crash of hot topics about the nation’s political issues in Dillard 101. The debate had a representative of the Democrats and Republicans. The two students answered a range of questions ...

Record levels of dissatisfaction fuel election trends

Record levels of dissatisfaction fuel election trends

Garrett Hutchinson

November 8, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Americans, this fall, are being polled incessantly. Almost every day, sometimes more than one time a day, a new poll comes out for this or that.Yet, almost regardless of who does the polling or when Americans are polled this fall, the results are the same.They are dissatisfied with the direction the c...

Students cram together for final debate

Students cram together for final debate

Caleb Sneath

October 27, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

As the third and final debate raged on, students packed together in the Sunwatcher Clubhouse to see the two presidential candidates' performance. Students crowded around the television, taking all of the seats and forcing some students to stand.“It went better than the first debates went in my opinion...

Are you watching the debate tonight? What debate?

Are you watching the debate tonight? What debate?

Garrett Hutchinson

October 5, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

What are you watching?"Netflix," Caylan Deutsch, early childhood education sophomore, said.What are you watching on Netflix?"Gossip Girl," Deutsch said.How come you are not watching the debate?"I didn't know when the debate was," Julia Lucas, early childhood education sophomore, said."I'm just not u...

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