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Ehlert will strengthen students power on campus

The Wichitan

March 28, 2018

OUR VIEW: Because of his continued efforts to support and endorse student organizations, we feel Steven Ehlert would make the most efficient Student Government Association president for the 2018 — 2019 school year. For his two years at Midwestern, Ehlert has studied the SGA administrations to buil...

“Urinetown” opening night rescheduled due to inclement weather

The Wichitan

February 21, 2018

To ensure safety of cast, crew and audiences following the inclement weather Feb. 21 and class cancelation for Feb. 22, the "Urinetown" opening night has been rescheduled for Friday, Feb. 23 after months of rehearsals, costume design and make-up preparations. According to Elizabeth Lewandowski, theater...

Aim for long-term goal, not short-term payoff

Aim for long-term goal, not short-term payoff

Brendan Wynne

February 16, 2018

There’s a scientific study that says if you stand in a superhero pose for just five minutes before a job interview, a big presentation or a really hard task, you will not only feel more confident, but you will perform measurably better. At least, that’s what Amelia Shepherd says on "Grey’s Anatomy." Regardless, if these results are accurate, or if such ...

New year, new student resolutions

New year, new student resolutions

Chloe Phillips

January 16, 2018

With the beginning of a new year, Americans participate in creating personal goals aimed at bettering their physical health, character or both. These goals are referred to as "resolutions." This tradition is even carried on in college campuses. Flocks of students run to their respective school ...

Raise Your Standards to Accomplish New Year’s Resolutions

Markell Braxton-Johnson

January 13, 2018

Around this time, people are in the beginning stages of their New Year’s Resolutions. We all know the usual ones: “I want to go to the gym more, eat healthier and lose weight,” “I want to study more and make better grades,” or, for the freshmen among us, “I want to drink less.” It is...

Information desk workers cater to quirks

Information desk workers cater to quirks

Shari Smith

October 17, 2017

It was a busy afternoon at the information desk — telephone ringing, students approaching the desk and student IDs printing. However, Shamberia Thomas, biology senior, was not ready for what happened that day. She was sitting at the desk when a student suddenly approached her with a shiny...

I don’t want to be a real housewife

I don’t want to be a real housewife

Devin Field, Reporter

October 17, 2017

I was told by teachers, parents and role models to dream big, taught to set goals and that I can be whatever I want to be. At least that is the mindset for most young women going through high school. We declare our major and, for a majority, we have what we want to do in mind. Then we set off fo...

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