The Wichitan

Social Workers all together hosted Bingo Night at Brookdale

Social Workers all together hosted Bingo Night at Brookdale

Joseph Rader, Reporter

March 14, 2019


Filed under Campus, Local, News

Social Workers all together had a successful day of bingo at the Brookdale Assisted Living Facility on March 13. "I thought they did a great job, everyone was friendly and nice to talk to. I had a lovely time," Orma Jones from Brookdale said. After playing multiple games of regular bingo everyo...

Dining services offer 7 locations to eat on campus

Micah Wilson, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Taking the time to plan grocery shopping, meal prep, and cooking time into an already full schedule can become quite a chore. Eating on campus can alleviate stress and provide an alternative option to home-cooked meals. Dining services provides seven different locations to make dining on campus options...

Opportunities about for freshmen to maintain healthy lifestyle

Opportunities about for freshmen to maintain healthy lifestyle

Randi Heaton, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Freshman are notorious for gaining the 'Freshman 15' but there are resources here to help avoid that. On campus there is the Bruce and Graciela Redwine Student Wellness Center, commonly referred to as the wellness center. At times, the gym is filled with the hustle and bustle of students, faculty, a...

Cultural Greek Council members want participation at Wild’N Out event

Micah Wilson, Reporter

March 10, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

The Cultural Greek Council sororities and fraternities are teaming up to plan an event centered around singing, dancing and roasting, Wild'N Out, March 13. What is Wild’N Out? Based on an MTV show hosted by Nick Cannon that premiered more than a decade ago, the show has continuously been centered ar...

Criminal justice sophomore arrested on campus for unlawful open carry

Criminal justice sophomore arrested on campus for unlawful open carry

Alyssa Mitchell and Chloe Phillips

March 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Updated March 6 Tyler George, 22, criminal justice sophomore, was arrested on campus March 4 in Mavericks Corner located in the Clark Student Center. Campus police responded to a call about George shortly after 11 a.m. They were given his description and were told that he was in possession of a handgun. George took...

Being a Global Citizen event set for March 12

Being a Global Citizen event set for March 12

Randi Heaton, reporter

March 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

The Campus Cultural Committee will be hosting an Around the World in 3 Days series of events March 11-13 to increase cultural awareness on campus while holding a forum on the 12. Kerdell Cuffy, finance sophomore, is the chair of the Campus Cultural Committee and is helping host these events. “The...

Annual book fair ‘successful’

Justin Garner, Reporter

March 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

With a plethora of items for sale, ranging from books, to DVDs, all the way to classic vinyl records, the 19th annual Wichita Adult Literacy Council book fair, March 1-2, was successful according to organizers. University Librarian and WALC tutor Clara Latham said the university provides the facility ...

Chartwells uses Rockbot’s music filter

Justin Garner, Reporter

March 6, 2019


Filed under A&E, Guest Column

Censorship sucks, especially when there’s not much justification for it.  In Maverick’s Corner and Starbucks, the Chartwells staff uses an app called Rockbot, with which you can request a song to be played. Here, many songs and artists have been labeled as “explicit content."  There are two...

MSU Police needs to do better

Christian Evans, Columnist

March 6, 2019


Filed under Op-Ed

Imagine that you are on campus walking to the student center to meet up with some friends before going to class. On your way to the student center, you witness cops putting a student in handcuffs in the back of a squad car. You are confused and wondering what exactly could have caused this predicament...

A Day in the Life of Lia Wiley: the New and Kind Criminal Justice Junior

A Day in the Life of Lia Wiley: the New and Kind Criminal Justice Junior

Herbert McCullough, Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Lia Wiley, criminal justice senior, is a senator of PRIDE and a Panamanian-American who is the daughter of a Panamanian immigrant. “I’m Panamanian, that’s it,” Wiley said. “That’s my whole background.” As a Latina, Wiley said that she and her family have been subjected to xenophobic...

Becoming a Hispanic Serving Institution can better campus

The Wichitan

March 5, 2019


Filed under Staff Editorial

The Wichitan believes that becoming a Hispanic Serving Institution can better our students, both Hispanic and non-Hispanic. Over recent years, the university has had an increase of Hispanic students, all in attempts to become an HSI. Twenty-five percent of our school's population (roughly over 1,300...

Mexican food that will make your heart happy

Mexican food that will make your heart happy

Alyssa Mitchell, Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under A&E

On a whim, my boyfriend and I went to dinner at El Tapatio March 4. We arrived at about 6 p.m. and were sat almost immediately. Our waiter came to get our drink orders and within ten minutes of being sat and getting my drink, I was able to order my dinner and have it placed in front of me. The feel...

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