The Wichitan

Environmental science majors look to solving water problem

Jalen Mavero
February 12, 2018

In 2014, our quaint town of Wichita Falls was just the second city in Texas to utilize Direct Potable Reuse – reintroducing waste water into our local water treatment facility. This action was taken...

Earth Day fair brings environmental awareness to campus

Connie Palkowetz, Wild Bird Rescue representative, showcases a vulture for students to watch and observe on April 20.
April 26, 2017

Members of the new eco-friendly organization, Environmental Student Organization, decided to celebrate Earth Day by bringing different local organizations together in the Clark Student Center Atrium...

Recycling efforts slowly expanding on campus

Alexis Martinez, biology freshman, poses for a photo putting her water bottles in the recycling bin behind the dorm halls. 
Photo illustration by Rachel Johnson | The Wichitan
September 17, 2014

Orange and blue bins can be found scattered all around campus, everywhere from Fain to Bolin. Many students may be unaware that these bins are one way they can help keep their environment garbage free. “About...

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