The Wichitan

iLead Conference building better Leaders

Amber Hernandez, Reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

To equip students with better leadership skills, the Office of Student Leadership & Involvement will host the iLead conference Tuesday Sept. 18, beginning at 4:15 p.m. in the Comanche Room of Clark Student Center. “Leadership is necessary for a lot of our students, it’s a tool they can use...

Community leaders stress importance of city bonds

Community leaders stress importance of city bonds

Tyler Manning, Editor

April 24, 2018


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In a matter of a few short weeks, there is an opportunity to completely reshape tone, environment and infrastructure of Wichita Falls. Those eligible to vote in the city of Wichita Falls will have the chance to vote on seven proposed bonds with significant consequences for key areas in town. Members from ...

Sikes Lake gets colorful makeover for 5Kolor Run

Sikes Lake gets colorful makeover for 5Kolor Run

Chloe Phillips, Reporter

April 20, 2018


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"3... 2... 1... Let's go! Takeoff. Good luck be safe," Angie Reay, director of the wellness center, said over the mic to commence the race. To raise funds for the Famine Faith Refuge, staff from the wellness center and the Office of Residence Life hosted the 5Kolor run event April 20. “It...

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...

Forming new club gave me confidence, opportunity

Mitch Kipp, Columnist

April 10, 2018


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Seven months ago I never would have imagined where I am now. I wasn't involved in any organizations, but I wanted to join something. I knew Jesse Brown, coordinator of student involvement, was a good guy and I figured he could get me involved in something, so I stopped by his office. By luck, he had...

Candidates for student government debate

Candidates for student government debate

Tyler Manning

March 8, 2018


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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...

Honors students give presentations at symposium

Honors students give presentations at symposium

Tyler Manning

March 4, 2018


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To give honors students an opportunity to present research in front of their peers and to give them practice for the regional honors conference, the Honors Program hosted the 12th Annual Honors Program Symposium on March 3 in Dillard Room 189. Juliana Lehman-Felts, assistant director of the ho...

Students rush to see ‘Black Panther’

Brian Lang

February 20, 2018


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The smell of popcorn and hum of a crowd filled the Wichita Falls Cinemark Friday, Feb. 16 as the community congregated to see Marvel’s newest superhero movie, "Black Panther." While people waited in line, many wore African style clothing along with Marvel attire and discussed their excitement for the film. The anticipation was electrify...

Pursue liberal arts outside the classroom

The Wichitan

February 6, 2018


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Much has been said about Midwestern State University being the only public liberal arts institution in Texas, and you may have heard rumblings of the internal efforts to enhance that experience. Arguably, most students will experience the liberal arts in the classroom through the quality and rigor...

Almost no students watch State of Union address

Almost no students watch State of Union address

Tyler Manning

January 30, 2018


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Millions of Americans watched Donald Trump give his first State of the Union address Jan. 30. However, almost none of them were at Midwestern State University. Outside of the political science department, few students are actively involved in national politics despite Student Government Ass...

Student government debate focuses on candidates’ ideals

Student government debate focuses on candidates’ ideals

Cortney Wood

February 22, 2017


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The first of two Student Government Association election debates introduced the candidates to the student body on Feb. 21. Once the floor was opened to questions, the candidates responded to issues that directly interest students. The first debate focused on the stances and positions they will ...

Student motivation, involvement dwindling

Student motivation, involvement dwindling

Dewey Cooper

December 7, 2016


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Three weeks.Only three weeks until the long anticipated semester break graces the presence of students. While many are jumping to complete the 16-week-long semester, others are lacking motivation to finish.“I’m ready for it to be over,” Peyton Tally, nursing freshman, said.Many students feel th...

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