The Wichitan

OPINION: Print writing lives on

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter April 20, 2021

I wrote the following journal entry on January 26, 2021, because discussions in my media ethics class were making me more aware of the American public’s cynical view of the media. People see newspapers...

IT closet in the piano lab caught fire and was put out quickly, March 8.

Burst pipe causes flooding and fire in Fain College of Fine Arts

Stephanie Robledo, News editor March 13, 2021

On March 8, students and faculty were asked to evacuate the Fain College of Fine Arts building. A corroded water pipe had burst causing a flood and a small electrical fire.  “There was an air handler...

Bradley Wilson

Bradley Wilson honored as 2020 David Adams Educator of the Year

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...

Samuel Fredrick

A day in the life: Samuel Frederick

April 29, 2020

Most students spend their free time hanging out with friends or binging Netflix, but Mass Communication Senior Samuel Frederick spends his free time creating his own music. With the passion for music and...

Construction inconveniences students

Latoya Fondren, Reporter October 20, 2018

It's 9 a.m. on a sunny, Thursday morning and students are usually in class learning while listening to the soft chirps of birds as they fly across the sky. Instead of a normal morning on campus for students...

Bradley Wilson: Twitter a prime source for news

Carli Woolsey, Reporter October 2, 2018

Associate Professor Bradley Wilson kicked off the Social Media Day event with a lecture informing students how to use Twitter effectively with an audience of more than 60 people. Wilson explained the...

Jeanette Perry posing with her two daughters Rhiannon (15) and Meagan (12)

A day in the life of Jeanette Perry

Madison Davis, Reporter September 28, 2018

A 5:30 a.m. alarm rings in the start of a busy day for mass communication post baccalaureate Jeanette Perry, university development secretary, who walks down the hall to wake her two children Rhiannon...

Fain dean discusses connecting creativity through updates, renovations

Cortney Wood, Managing Editor May 1, 2018

From flying to New York a new piano for Akin Auditorium and others for the music department to helping raise funds for the new mass communication building that debuted in Fall 2017, Martin Camacho...

Dierrica Smith, mass communication senior, is one of the first students to attend Syreeta Greene, director of equity, inclusion, and multicultural affairs, discussion

Students learn about ‘Slavery in Libya, Beyond’

Herbert McCullough February 6, 2018

On Feb. 5, staff from the Office of Equity, Inclusion & Multicultural Affairs hosted a presentation called "Slavery in Libya & Beyond." This presentation was about the recent discovery of a slave...

Percent of American Disabilities Act renovation budgeted for Fain College of Fine Arts.

Renovations in Fain

kristin silva January 30, 2018

To comply with the American Disabilities Act and fire marshal regulations, so students, faculty and visitors with disabilities can reach their classes, offices and the restrooms, the Fain College of Fine...

Sierra Hodges

Purpose found through major changes

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...

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

Chipotle fundraiser collects cash for Legacy Scholarship

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...

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