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Question of the Week: What organizations are you in?

Question of the Week: What organizations are you in?

Alana Earle, Reporter

April 2, 2019


Filed under A&E

Finding your place on campus can be tricky, especially if you're new on campus. We asked students what organizations they are apart of and why those organizations are important to them. What organizations are you apart of and why? Micheal Gonzales, criminal justice junior | "Omega Delta Phi, [I] jo...

Adjusting to college is hard but not impossible

The Wichitan

February 26, 2019


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our view: The Wichitan staff believes that getting involved with activities on campus can help freshmen adjust to their new environment. For incoming freshmen, adjusting to college life can be hard and a little overwhelming. You no longer have nine months to learn a subject; only 16 weeks. Wit...

Sikes Lake gets colorful makeover for 5Kolor Run

Sikes Lake gets colorful makeover for 5Kolor Run

Chloe Phillips, Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

"3... 2... 1... Let's go! Takeoff. Good luck be safe," Angie Reay, director of the wellness center, said over the mic to commence the race. To raise funds for the Famine Faith Refuge, staff from the wellness center and the Office of Residence Life hosted the 5Kolor run event April 20. “It...

Ehlert will strengthen students power on campus

The Wichitan

March 28, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Because of his continued efforts to support and endorse student organizations, we feel Steven Ehlert would make the most efficient Student Government Association president for the 2018 — 2019 school year. For his two years at Midwestern, Ehlert has studied the SGA administrations to buil...

More than 700 students attend Mustangs Rally

More than 700 students attend Mustangs Rally

Chloe Phillips, Reporter

March 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Chatter and excitement from eager faces filled D.L. Ligon Coliseum. Hosted once a semester, Mustangs Rally is a large open house for prospective students to explore campus and connect with students to feel comfortable in the community. "We invite any and everybody that wants to attend that's considering...

Get educated, talk about serious topics

The Wichitan

February 6, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Getting tested for sexually transmitted infections and diseases should be second nature to sexually active people. We're all adults here. We talk politics, gender, race and sex, but mere mentions are not going to stop the endless ambiguity surrounding such topics unless students stop pa...

20 organizations look to recruit students at fair

latoya fondren

January 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Students filled the Clark Student Center Atrium as they walked around to each table to gather information regarding the about 20 organizations at the Student Organization Fair, put on by the Office of Student Involvement. Stefan Laplace, geosciences senior and secretary of the Environmental Student...

Campus officials: Torchlight parade on schedule

Campus officials: Torchlight parade on schedule

Devin Field

October 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

After the events in Charlottesville, Virginia on Aug. 12, officials at University of Texas at Austin cancelled the torchlight parade on their campus. After both of these events, MSU officials debated whether to keep the MSU homecoming tradition. “One of the main responses on why we are doing...

Homecoming parade to be held Friday

Homecoming parade to be held Friday

Tyler Manning

October 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Loud music roars through campus. The mighty stomps of marching band members boom throughout the halls. Community members, students and families stand on the floats they spent hours making. The cavalry is here. This is what is to come Oct. 20 when the Student Involvement Office hosts this yea...

College is more than going to class

College is more than going to class

Sarah Graves

May 12, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Whether it's joining the Student Government Association or writing for The Wichitan, students can get involved in one or more of the 95 registered groups on OrgSync available on campus. The organizations allow students to get involved and interact within the campus to enhance their college experie...

Honors Banquet draws crowd to recognize students accomplishments

Honors Banquet draws crowd to recognize students accomplishments

Lane Riggs

April 27, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

More than 200 students received recognition, including two who received the university's highest awards, at the Honors Banquet on April 22 at 6:30 p.m. in D. L. Ligon Coliseum. These academic awards included outstanding student awards, academic honors by the colleges, and the Clark and Hardin Schola...

Social media: beyond the dark side

Thomas Goad

April 7, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

With literally hundreds of outlets — from Twitter to Facebook to YouTube to Instagram college students and officials have found social media as a new way to broadcast, advertise and connect.However, last fall, some students took to social media, specifically Yeti — a way to share photos and video...

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