The Wichitan

‘Ordinary people with extraordinary dreams’ change the world

Leah Bryce

February 23, 2017


Filed under Campus, Feature, Local, News

Anxiety and excitement flooded through her as she picked up the envelope with the MSU insignia stamp. After years of homework and hard work, Wichita Falls’ Booker T. Washington High School valedictorian Willie Faye Battle was grasping her acceptance letter. However, in 1950, MSU would not only redact...

The Ferguson lesson: Black lives matter

The Ferguson lesson: Black lives matter

Wadzanai Dzvurumi

January 27, 2015


Filed under Op-Ed

The shooting of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old black teenager, has been a groundbreaking controversy for the past two months. The shooting continues to spark riots, protests and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, where the tragedy occurred. Brown was fatally shot multiple times by Darren Wilson, a white polic...

Seven don masks, signs in Ferguson-inspired protest

Seven don masks, signs in Ferguson-inspired protest

Ethan Metcalf

August 21, 2014


Filed under Local, News

Seven protesters lined Midwestern Parkway to advocate that active duty police officers wear cameras. Inspired by the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, the protesters held signs with messages such as "One people united against brutality" and "Who watches the watchdogs?" but protester and English so...

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