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Bradley Wilson honored as 2020 David Adams Educator of the Year

Bradley Wilson

Khirstia Sheffield, Feature Editor

September 8, 2020

After graduating from college in 1989, Bradley Wilson, associate professor of mass communication, was at a crossroads.  Freshly graduated Wilson had to choose between six different job offers that revolved around newspaper and education. The first job he was offered was as a managing editor; although...

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...

Support student journalism, it makes our campus better

Markell Braxton-Johnson, Columnist

April 27, 2018

At a time when there are constant attacks on news reporting as bias or “fake news,” I unequivocally stand up for journalism and – in particular – the brave undertaking of student journalists here on campus. Both MNG Media and The Wichitan are indispensable outlets of journalism that ought to...

‘The Post’ engages, inspires audiences

Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Philip Casnoff, David Cross, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Jessie Mueller, and Carrie Coon in The Post (2017) Photo by Photo Credit: Niko Tavernise

Tyler Manning

January 15, 2018

The Academy Awards are approaching and that signals the release of movies slated to be nominated, including the film “The Post.” “The Post” tells the story of The Washington Post publishing top secret government information given to them by a third party regarding the government’s in...

Purpose found through major changes

Sierra Hodges

The Wichitan

November 15, 2017

I had one goal on my mind: attend Abilene Christian starting in the fall 2017 and graduate with a bachelor's degree of science. Little did I know my plans would end up with two hospital visits during the summer and a long, long road of recovery. Since I was 9 years old, I dreamed of being a pediat...

Chipotle fundraiser collects cash for Legacy Scholarship

Patrick German, mass communication senior, Sam Sutton, mass communication senior, and Lane Riggs, English junior, eat their dinner at Chipotle on Monday Nov. 6, 2017 in support of the Cause an Effect fundraiser for the Legacy Scholarship. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Chloe Phillips

November 7, 2017

After weeks of preparation and advertising through online publicity, flyers and word of mouth, Haleigh Wallace, mass communication senior, organized a Chipotle Mexican Grill fundraiser to continue the mass communication Legacy Scholarship on Nov. 6. Created in 2012, this scholarship is passed do...

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