The Wichitan

Before you say “You need to know English”

Rachel Johnson

February 13, 2018


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

When I was in the eighth grade, I lived in Mexico for eight months. Later when I was 18, I went to three countries in Europe. In both experiences I had little to no knowledge when it came to their native languages. In Mexico, I learned what it was like to not be able to attend certain classes...

Las Posada brings inclusivity, culture to campus

Herbert McCullough

December 3, 2017


Filed under Campus, Local, News

The Bilingual Education Student Organization members and Omega Delta Phi, Inc. members organized Las Posada at MSU for the community in Wichita Falls at 6 p.m. in the Clark Student Center Atrium. Patricia Ramirez, bilingual education senior and BESO president, explained the religious importance of Las...

Senior has first EURECA experience

Herbert McCullough

November 28, 2017


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

During my senior year, I have had the privilege of being a part of Enhancing Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative Activities program and presenting my project at the fall 2017 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum. I must admit, it was one of the most memorable experiences of my aca...

‘A violent minority does not equate a violent majority’

‘A violent minority does not equate a violent majority’

The Wichitan

October 10, 2017


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

"Do you know any cartel members?" "I heard it’s like, really dangerous there." "Aren’t you scared to visit?" These are only a few of the reactions I’ve received when I tell people I’m Mexican-American. A few would think I’m ashamed to say where my family and roots come from, but in reality t...

‘I am Mexican, not an alien’

‘I am Mexican, not an alien’

The Wichitan

July 7, 2017


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

I was only three years old when my father decided to migrate to the U.S. and follow the "American Dream." Just like many immigrants, he risked his life crossing the border to give us a better life. He worked hard to send us money to Mexico and better himself. He made a big sacrifice by not seeing ...

International Potluck brings countries together

International Potluck brings countries together

Alyssa Mitchell

November 16, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

There was the smell of meat and spice in the air. People sat around with their friends eating a variety of food from all around the world. The International Potluck brought people from all walks of life together on Noc 14 at 5 p.m.Ruby Arriaga, activities coordinator, said, “International Education Wee...

Diversity of Mexico characterized by photos and projections

Diversity of Mexico characterized by photos and projections

Lane Riggs

March 8, 2016


Filed under A&E, Campus, News

Existe lo que tiene nombre: the Contemporary Photography in Mexico show opened in the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery on March 4 at 6 p.m., featuring the works of more than 20 different artists, who speculate on the diversity of life within the borders of Mexico. Simultaneously, photographer David Taylo...

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