The Wichitan

Students fate uncertain pending a possible end to DACA

Judelle Tyson

December 4, 2017

With the possible cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Dreamers program, an estimated 800,000 dreamers are at risk of being deported. In September, the Trump administration announced it was rescinding DACA pending a six-month delay. Until Congress passes a law to grant these c...

EIMA gives thanks through celebrating inclusiveness

EIMA gives thanks through celebrating inclusiveness

Chloe Phillips

November 30, 2017

To create an inclusive event focused on gratitude, the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs staff co-sponsored the Give Thanks Celebration with Black Student Union, Organization of Hispanic Students, and East Asian Student Association on Nov. 29 in Comanche. "We host holiday ev...

Critical conversation encourages first generation students

Chloe Phillips, Reporter

October 17, 2017

To create an open dialogue of experiences and awareness of first generation college students, Critical Conversation Series #2: #Gen1MSU was held on Oct. 16 at the Legacy Multipurpose Room. Hosted by the office of equity, inclusion, and multicultural affairs, Syreeta Green notified the audience that #Gen1MSU...

Next Steps to Success: filling the gap

Chloe Phillips

September 29, 2017

A small crowd gathered in Sunwatcher Clubhouse for the second Next Steps to Success session, one of two "tracks" under the Steps to Success program, sponsored by the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs. Syreeta Greene, director of equity, inclusion and multicultural affairs, created...

Faculty discuss sanctuary cities bill at forum

Faculty discuss sanctuary cities bill at forum

Tyler Manning

September 19, 2017

To educate students on how Texas Senate Bill 4 will affect campus and Wichita Falls policing, the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs hosted a forum on Sept. 18 in the Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room. "Wichita Falls isn't and has never been a sanctuary city," Manuel Borrego, Wichit...

SGA voting ends March 3; candidates lay out platforms

SGA voting ends March 3; candidates lay out platforms

Cortney Wood

February 28, 2017

The attendance for the final debate nearly doubled to about 85 students, as well as increased online views to 800 views on the MSU Facebook page along with about 240 views from the Wichitan Periscope live stream from last week. Presidential candidates Presidential candidates Kendall Nelms, psychology ...

Ghost Light Project stresses inclusion

Ghost Light Project stresses inclusion

Caleb Martin

January 21, 2017

Deep in the roots of theater tradition, it has been customary for theaters to leave a single light lit in the middle of the stage after the theater has closed. Its purpose — to be a beacon to those who may enter into the vast darkness, so that they have a light to guide their path. The light has b...

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