The Wichitan

When will we teach the real, brutal history behind Thanksgiving?

fake Thanksgiving
November 11, 2020

Growing up in America, we are taught about Thanksgiving as a holiday to remember the peaceful gathering of pilgrims and Native Americans. In elementary school, I remember my teacher giving the students...

Students fight for net neutrality

Elizabeth Chavarria, management junior, gets people to sign a petition to get Stephen Santellana, mayor of Wichita Falls, to support net neutrality at the net neutrality booth in the Dillard Lobby on the first floor on April 9, 2018. Photo by Justin Marquart
April 9, 2018

To garner support and to spread awareness of the negative effects of net neutrality, five students are urging students to sign a petition. "We are student group in Dr. Kataria's Special Topics class...

Wichita Falls battles human, sex trafficking

Most traffickers have between three and five victims working to exchange sex acts or anything of value. The Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 laid the foundation for sex trafficking legislation in the United States. Guerrilla Traffickers are violent pimps that severely harm victims. Photo illustration by Bridget Reilly
May 2, 2017

If she doesn’t earn him $1,000 tonight, she won’t get dinner. She has to turn at least two more “tricks,” or “daddy” won’t let her go to bed. She’s serviced three “Johns” already,...

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