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Tips for having a safe Halloween

Wichitan Staff

October 29, 2019

The Wichitan staff knows that Halloween is the time for "lit" college parties, alcohol, cute outfits, and dancing, but we want to encourage everyone to consider their safety while having fun. Tip 1: Always have a designated driver. According to www.edgarsnyder.com: "44% of national fatal crashes...

A day in the life: Lacey Grimes

A day in the life: Lacey Grimes

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

October 16, 2019

It’s 6 a.m. and while most students are sound asleep, her day has just begun. The sweet and tender voices of small children fill her ears forcing her eyes to partially open to a sun-filled room. She slowly takes in deep breaths as she mentally prepares for a new day full of surprises. Lacey Grimes,...

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...

Earth Day fair celebrates Earth’s natural beauty

Earth Day fair celebrates Earth’s natural beauty

Miguel Padron, Reporter

April 20, 2018

In preparation for this year's upcoming Earth Day on April 22, members from the Environmental Science Organization and the surrounding community hosted an Earth Day Fair on April 19 in the Clark Student Center Atrium to celebrate Earth's natural beauty and to educate the public on how they can help ...

Pursue liberal arts outside the classroom

The Wichitan

February 6, 2018

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...

Forgiveness trumps hate in eyes of Holocaust survivor

Forgiveness trumps hate in eyes of Holocaust survivor

Cortney Wood

September 22, 2017

She has every right to burn with anger. At age 10, Nazis stripped her from the only home, the only family she knew. Ripped away from her mother, father and two older sisters, Eva Mozes Kor was left clutching her twin as her mother reached, arms outstretched with desperate despair as they were ...

Life is a ‘dependent variable,’ make the most of it

The Wichitan

January 25, 2017

Many say that we become the product of our life experiences, but I believe that ultimately we are only in control of the person we decide to be; we choose who we want to be. Of course the places we go and people we meet play a fundamental role in shaping who we are, but it is us alone that decid...

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