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VIDEO: Interviewing students about the 2020 presidential election

December 8, 2020

After the projected victory of challenger Joe Biden, The Wichitan and MNG Media's AJ Rubio went around campus to gauge student reactions to the news. Click the link below to watch for yourself: https://youtu.be/V8UhcUJWBso  

Despite projections, Texas remains red

November 4, 2020

With the Associated Press calling all major elections in Texas, it appears the Republican Party has maintained its grip on the Lone Star State, despite closer races than in past years. With 98% of the...

The best way to save America may be to break it up

Broken up USA
October 23, 2020

It doesn't take more than a quick peek at the news to realize that the United States of America is not thriving. The nation is the most polarized it has been since the Civil War and respect for the country...

Everything you need to know from the 2020 presidential debates

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October 23, 2020

FIRST PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE Sept. 29, was the first presidential debate of the year between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. The debate was moderated by Fox News’s Chris Wallace,...

Beto O’Rourke makes last-minute stop in Wichita Falls

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With only one week left until the election, senate candidates solicit votes
October 30, 2018

About 350 people, including about 100 students, attended a rally at Kiwanis Park in Wichita Falls Oct. 29 for Beto O'Rourke, democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas. O'Rourke travelled to cities...

Listen to both sides of the issue

October 29, 2018

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...

Vote in the Nov. 6 congressional election

October 16, 2018

November 4, 2014 was the first time I had voted in an election. It was the 2014 Congressional Election and 2014 Texas Gubernatorial Election. Walking to the voting booths, I felt like a legit boss. I even...

Cruz, O’Rourke race still too close to call

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Cruz to visit Wichita Falls Oct. 3
September 26, 2018

The scene was Southern Methodist University on Sept. 21. Ted Cruz (R-TX), and Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) promoted their positions on a platform while giving an opposing statements toward one another. The scenes...

Student government debate focuses on candidates’ ideals

Manny Hoffman, Jacob Warren, Damian DeSilva at Student Government Association Debate.byTimothy Jones
February 22, 2017

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...

Trump squeaks by in tight election

Donald Trump speaking with supporters at a campaign rally at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona, Oct. 29. Photo courtesy Gage Skidmore
November 9, 2016

It was a historical night on Nov 8, as Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election. However, some students were not too pleased with outcome.Students and professors sat in Legacy's multipurpose room...

Student debaters talk political stereotypes

Marco Torres, history senior at the Midwestern State student debate in Dillard College of Business building. Nov 2nd. Photo by Izziel Latour
November 8, 2016

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,...

Race relations impacting minorities votes in the fall election

Race relations impacting minorities votes in the fall election
November 8, 2016

Forty-five percent of African American and Hispanic college students believe race relations is the biggest problem facing the nation. Kelechi Ejekam, education technology senior, said, “The system...

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