The Wichitan

Our nation is not properly ruled

Matthew Tempelmeyer, Columnist

October 24, 2018


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Our nation was built upon the basis of the simple freedoms of life, the most notable are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. However, these three ideologies of what this country was built on contradict each other differing from the roots of how individuals live their independent lives. To put...

2017-2018 salaries

May 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Visit the Texas Tribune for the Government Salary Explorer Data provided by the Office of Administration and Finance for full-time employees Full Name Title Salary Suzanne Shipley President $310,000 James Johnston Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs $190,000 Marilyn Fowle VP, Admin...

How getting involved on campus lead to being a student government leader

Jose Torres, Columnist

April 17, 2018


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Before coming to college, I had wanted to be highly involved in campus life. I wanted to be a more outgoing person and my college counselors always talked about the benefits of being involved on campus. To get involved, I went to many events on campus during my first semester here. It wasn’t until...

Get involved in social movements

The Wichitan

April 10, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: We urge students to stand and fight for principles they believe in. With a student group in professor of management Niyati Kataria's special topics class submitting a petition – in which they received more than 300 signatures – to Stephen Santellana, mayor of Wichita Falls, asking ...

Fight for internet equality

The Wichitan

April 9, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: We urge students to sign the class petition supporting net neutrality. In assistant professor of management Niyati Kataria's special topics class, there is a student group tasked with starting a social movement concerning net neutrality. The student group so far has garnered more than 30...

Students fight for net neutrality

Students fight for net neutrality

Tyler Manning, Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

To garner support and to spread awareness of the negative effects of net neutrality, five students are urging students to sign a petition. "We are student group in Dr. Kataria's Special Topics class that is starting a social movement to inform the implications of the repeal of net neutrality that...

Student government executives promote presence for incoming administration

Student government executives promote presence for incoming administration

Cortney Wood and Tyler Manning

April 3, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

President's Response With 6.6 percent of the student population voting in the Student Government Association election, Maria Peña, president, said she is "disappointed" in the turn out. "I am disappointed in the turn out of students who voted, and I think that has to do with our climate on campus....

Ehlert will strengthen students power on campus

The Wichitan

March 28, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

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...

Mid-term elections parallel that of student government’s

Markell Braxton-Johnson, Columnist

March 20, 2018


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

At this moment, the students challenged with the task of electing a new slate of Student Government Association executive officers. These candidates state their platform positions, listen to our needs and wants and expose us to various forms of agenda-driven advertisements, all in the hope that we will...

Candidates for student government debate

Candidates for student government debate

Tyler Manning

March 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

To give candidates running for leadership positions on the Student Government Association a chance to answer questions and debate against their competitors, SGA members hosted debates on March 8 in Bolin Room 100. The candidates are as follows: For the position of secretary | Jose Torres, b...

Jesse Brown withdraws from county treasurer election

Jesse Brown withdraws from county treasurer election

Cortney Wood

November 11, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

According to stories published by the Times Record News and KFDX3 news, Jesse Brown, coordinator for student organizations and leadership programming, withdrew from the Republican primary for country treasurer. According to the newspaper, Brown, Wichita Falls City District 4 council member, su...

SGA executive-elects prepare for next year

SGA executive-elects prepare for next year

Cortney Wood

March 7, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Students voted Maria Peña, political science junior, Damian De Silva, economics senior and Jaylon Williams, sociology junior, as the next student government association executives. They will officially take office at the end of the spring 2017 semester. Until then, officers Shayla Owens, presi...

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