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Students keep accountability through correction, transparency

The Wichitan

May 1, 2018

OUR VIEW: Instead of being frustrated at journalists for exposing controversial issues on campus, students should feel angry that organizations aren't transparent enough to communicate situations that occur and aren't met with active correction or reprimand. Transparency reduces corruption and a...

The most trusted stranger in the world: You’re Not Alone!

The most trusted stranger in the world: You’re Not Alone!

Andrea Pedon, Reporter

March 25, 2018

PostSecret creator and suicide prevention advocate Frank Warren spoke on Thursday, Jan. 18th in Akin Auditorium. Throughout his presentation, Warren recounted the story behind his creation of PostSecret which allows people from all over the world to write down their biggest secrets on a postcard a...

Don’t make a mockery of my emotional support animal

Don’t make a mockery of my emotional support animal

The Wichitan

February 19, 2018

Initially, I was hesitant to bring my emotional support animal to campus. I saw Cocoa as a walking symbol of my struggle with my mental health. I hated  when people asked me how I managed to get a dog in the dorms. After explaining that she is an emotional support animal, I got the most unco...

Mental health should be priority, not backseat to other means

The Wichitan

November 7, 2017

OUR VIEW: To more effectively serve students and dismantle the stigma that surround mental illness, the counseling center needs a larger budget. Just this week, this nation saw the devastating affects of mental health issues left untreated: the Sutherland Spring, Texas. The gunman with an extensiv...

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