The Wichitan

Setting the tone for incoming students

Kayla Guillory

February 25, 2018

First impressions are everything when it comes to meeting new people and trying new things. Orientation is a session for entering undergraduates to learn all about the programs, services and opportunities available here on campus. “I wan't to become an Orientation Leader because I was once in their shoe...

Choosing a home away from home

Choosing a home away from home

Brianna Sheen

May 12, 2017

Coming to a college campus for the first time, especially as a first-time student, can be daunting. Just the notion of all the opportunity and freedom is enough to make anyone’s head spin. But with freedom comes responsibility, and one of the first tough decisions incoming students have to make is wher...

Students participate in dozens of Roundup events

Morgan White, psychology sophomore, sits on the dunking booth during Roundup Olympics on the Quad Aug. 24.

Kara McIntyre

August 24, 2016

For six days before the first day of classes, events ranging from Pokémon Go hunting to soccer tailgate parties were coordinated by the Office of Student Development and Orientation to create Mustangs Roundup Week. It was designed specifically for entering undergraduates as a unique extended orienta...

231 prospective students attend Mustangs Rally

Mustang Rally

Rutth Mercado

March 8, 2016

Due to enforcement of the university's color scheme, various tables received new $1,500 vinyl banners at this year's Mustangs Rally held in D.L. Ligon Coliseum on March 5. In addition, 231 prospective students attended, participating in activities such as a tour of the campus, information on intended majo...

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