The Wichitan

Shipley responds to defaced flyer

Chloe Phillips, Co-Editor

November 7, 2018

President Suzanne Shipley sent an email Nov.2 to the university community in response to a defaced flyer found by Nathan Jun, associate philosophy professor and coordinator of the philosophy department. Jun discovered the defaced flyer announcing a class on Africana philosophy Thursday morning. Shipley said she f...

College about more than going to class

College about more than going to class

Kristin Silva, Reporter

May 18, 2018

Whether trying out for a sports team, pledging for Greek Life or joining one of the campus organizations, student involvement increases mental health, helps students strive to graduate and increases overall enjoyment of the college experience according to campus officials. According to Keith Lamb,...

Total enrollment increases by 16

Devin Field

September 27, 2017

While administrators budgeted for 6,150 students to enroll in fall 2017, actual fall enrollment figures showed 6,080 students, an increase of .26 percent over last fall but still not enough to meet projections. The lower-than-expected enrollment will hit all areas at the campus in the pocketbook. "Headcount...

Budget shortfall causes ripple effect

Budget shortfall causes ripple effect

Kara McIntyre

August 17, 2017

Because of a $641,000 budget shortfall caused by cuts in the state allocations, individual student fee allocations took a hit too. According to figures provided by Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs and enrollment management, of the 30 groups that receive student fee allocations, 19 of them received budget...

Lamb trades Hardin office for student center

Lamb trades Hardin office for student center

Kara McIntyre

August 17, 2017

Students hurry to get in the Chick-Fil-A line. A group of juniors plays pool in the rec room. The computer lab fills with procrastinating students, rushing to print their essays before class. A few students wander to the bookstore to spend money they don't really have on MSU gear they don't re...

After 35 years, police chief announces retirement

After 35 years, police chief announces retirement

Taylor Warren

September 26, 2015

After 35 years working in law enforcement, university Chief of Police Dan Williams is turning in the badge and folding out the lawn chair. “I plan to take a few months off and enjoy my grandkids and the lake,” Williams said. “I bought a house on the lake just south of Dallas and look f...

Students push to expand bus route

Students push to expand bus route

Serah Welborn

February 18, 2015

With campus growth and major construction to accommodate the rising residential population on the horizon, public transit increasingly seems to be a solution for students without vehicles. A bill to expand bus services to weekends and additional routes was proposed at last night's Student Gover...

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