The Wichitan

Free speech defends all views

Markell Braxton-Johnson

February 27, 2018

A major function of college is to train us for our chosen careers and prepare us for the tough trials adult life will throw our way. In general, universities do a worthwhile job of giving students academic and professional tools to develop into productive, contributing members of society. However, on...

Students fail to utilize opportunities to speak out, be heard

The Wichitan

February 20, 2018

OUR VIEW: Faculty and administration offer countless opportunity like critical conversation panels for students to use their voices, talents and perspectives that students fail to utilize. Faculty members put on panel discussions that pertain to relevant and serious issues evident in national head...

Students question: Is hate speech free speech?

Students question: Is hate speech free speech?

Jennifer Wright

October 3, 2017

The Resist Hate Rally was almost over. About 30 students, faculty and staff started at Sunwatcher Plaza. They set off to walk around campus at 5:30 p.m. on a warm Friday afternoon with Labor Day weekend quickly approaching. They were almost back to the start as two others stood off to the side, ho...

Atheism activist proves to be controversial speaker

Ethan Metcalf

April 29, 2014

The Philosophy Club and the Free Thought Alliance are sponsoring a lecture by Peter Boghossian, philosophy instructor at Portland State University, on May 1 at 7 p.m. in Dillard 101. The lecture, "Jesus, the Easter Bunny, and Other Delusions: Just Say No!" is free and open to the public. After members of th...

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