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Be aware of ocean pollution

The Wichitan

April 24, 2019


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: The Wichitan staff believe that there are many things that can be done to help counteract the effects of pollution already acting on the planet made by humans. Recycling is a great way to help and reusing products is the best way to control the output of waste into our oceans. To show how...

Day in the life of Julia Orozco

Day in the life of Julia Orozco

Randi Heaton, Reporter

April 23, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

From 6:45 a.m. weights to 6 p.m. practice with a day full of classes in between, Julia Orozco, nursing sophomore, has minimal free time. Being a part of the women's soccer team and preparing to enter the nursing program makes for a busy day. Orozco came all the way from McKinney, Texas where her family...

Student-athletes prepare for Spring Athletic Banquet celebration

Micah Wilson, Reporter

April 23, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Day in and day out, the athletes on campus put in countless hours trying to perfect their craft. With both school and sports, student-athletes push both their bodies and minds. Officials will recognize their work and dedication at the Spring Athletic Banquet on April 24. All players are invited to...

Khalid drops album with Eternal pre-Sunset Drive Vibes

Khalid drops album with Eternal pre-Sunset Drive Vibes

Christian Evans

April 17, 2019


Filed under A&E

Khalid Robinson, or Khalid as he commonly is known, released his sophomore album “Free Spirit", this past Friday. If not for its release date, “Free Spirit” would be an absolute contender for the album of the summer. Khalid collaborated with dozens of producers including Disclosure, Stargate &...

Alumni removed from athletic fields on campus

Micah Wilson, Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

On a sunny afternoon in March, a group of friends decided to head to the athletic fields on campus for a friendly game of Ultimate. These friends consisted of both current students and recent graduates. The players began their casual game, just like they did during their college years, only to have t...

The Last Lecture: Dr. Richard Simpson

The Last Lecture: Dr. Richard Simpson

Alana Earle, Reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

In September 2007 Randy Pausch, former computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University gave a speech affectionately titled, "The Last Lecture". In which, he spoke about his time as a professor and reflected on life lessons after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Since then, campuses...

Lone Star Conference changes cause budget troubles for softball

Andrew Murray, Reporter

April 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Seven new teams will be joining the Lone Star Conference this fall which spells trouble for some teams. With the new schools coming into the conference, only six of them have softball teams. This change only causes more expenses, than new competition though. This is because the softball team usu...

Campus needs to be more than ADA compliant

April 11, 2019


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title III prohibits places of business and public areas from discriminating against people with disabilities. Because of this law, accessible routes are mandatory in and outside any building for individuals with a physical disability. While the university...

Volunteering benefits students and the community

The Wichitan

April 11, 2019


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: The Wichitan staff believes the university has done a great job at providing volunteer opportunities for students. Volunteering builds character and a willingness to help others in students. Maverick's Day of Service is an annual event for students, faculty and staff to help local non-profit...

Question of the Week: Chick-Fil-A

Question of the Week: Chick-Fil-A

Alana Earle, Reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Chick-Fil-A is a well-loved food chain, especially amongst college students. This week we asked students how many times they eat at the campus Chick-Fil-A in a week. How many times do you think you eat at Chick-Fil-A in a week? Siany Kloss, studio art sophomore | "Probably only four [times]." ...

Conductor builds confidence through Heaven’s music

Conductor builds confidence through Heaven’s music

Taylor Anderson, Reporter

April 8, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Parents and friends gathered in the Burns Chapel, April 4 to listen to the sweet melodies of the Midwestern Singers. Preparing for two months and meeting three days-a-week, the audience was serenaded at no cost with Stevie Wonder's top hits, "Superstition" and "Don't Worry ‘Bout a Thing." Con...

5kolor Run supports Faith Mission

5kolor Run supports Faith Mission

Joseph Rader, reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Fifty-two people ran the 5kolor Run at Sikes Lake to show support for Sexual Assault Awareness Month and to donate to the Wichita Falls Faith Mission, a non-profit organization that benefits the homeless and abused women. "This was my first time running it, and it was really amazing to get the opportunity to support an amaz...

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