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More than a march, a declaration

Cortney Wood, Managing Editor

March 24, 2018

I’m sitting in a newsroom, frantically refreshing social media pages as millions of United States citizens burn with rage, intent to make a change in this fallen nation. Students, teachers, parents and friends march in honor and solidarity with the students determined to fix the broken system that f...

Students fail to utilize opportunities to speak out, be heard

The Wichitan

February 20, 2018

OUR VIEW: Faculty and administration offer countless opportunity like critical conversation panels for students to use their voices, talents and perspectives that students fail to utilize. Faculty members put on panel discussions that pertain to relevant and serious issues evident in national head...

Former MWSU student featured in Super Bowl commercial

Former MWSU student featured in Super Bowl commercial

Cortney Wood

February 2, 2018

He said he got his practice singing karaoke for hours on end at Toby’s Bar, now Mustangs Bar, on Midwestern Parkway in Wichita Falls back in the 1990s and early 2000s. From Creep by Radiohead to New York New York by Frank Sinatra, he cut loose and sang the songs loud for the 50 or so people in th...

Why Artist Lecture Series alone won’t change this campus

Why Artist Lecture Series alone won’t change this campus

Rachel Johnson

January 23, 2018

Let me just say out of the 3-and-a-half years I’ve been at MSU, I’ve attended at least 10 Artist Lecture Series. I enjoyed almost all of them and took something away from each. It’s a great concept: bring in well-known speakers from around the world to talk about a certain message, usuall...

Passion, happiness drive work, creativity

Passion, happiness drive work, creativity

The Wichitan

November 7, 2017

I own Double H Design, a business that specializes in digital and social media creation and management. My job is to take a business owner’s passion and present it to the world in a way that will positively impact their community. I am engaged in every step of the brand creating process. From dec...

Priority registration for academics, not athletics

The Wichitan

October 23, 2017

OUR VIEW: Priority registration should solely be based on academic standing, not athletic rosters. A proposal from Greg Giddings, faculty athletic representative, states athletes should receive priority scheduling like seniors and honors students and argues this will allow student athletes to minimize abse...

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