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The chaos that is K. Aus- the story of cancer survivor Kylie Austin

The chaos that is K. Aus- the story of cancer survivor Kylie Austin

Tasia Floissac, Reporter

May 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

For the average 18-year-old, it would seem that college life is about enjoying new-found freedom, homecoming and bonfires, cringing at cafeteria food and struggling to make that 4.0 GPA or not sleeping through class. But it definitely wasn’t the story of the vibrant history senior, Kylie Austin. Instead,...

Underlying message behind a student athletes clothing line

Underlying message behind a student athletes clothing line

Kayla Guillory

February 27, 2018


Filed under Feature

Hard work. Dedication. The ability to push through adversity. These are all useful characteristics in staring a business. Due to the struggles he has faced throughout his life, Brandon Sampson, arts and sciences senior, said the creation of his brand represents not only himself, but his journey as...

Take advantage, study abroad

The Wichitan

November 28, 2017


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our view: Our generation is offered many opportunities our predecessors weren’t, and one of them is the chance to study abroad. While not everyone dreams of traveling the world, it something that as many students as possible should take advantage of. Besides traveling with your college friends and making unique...

Refuse to stay down, stand up to succeed

Refuse to stay down, stand up to succeed

The Wichitan

November 8, 2017


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

The famous actress Mary Pickford once said, “You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call 'failure' is not the falling down, but the staying down.” This past semester I had to come to terms with that since I was placed on academic suspension. Failure is hard ...

‘Stars shine bright’ at Noche de las Estrellas

Cortney Wood

October 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

A fraction of a second before the roaring applause erupted, Velia Lozano's, custodian and facility services member, delighted squeal rang out in the suite. The crowd turned to her, smiles blinding, and cheered for the powerhouse as she wiped tears away from her eyes in gratitude. As she made her way...

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