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Philosophy Club members discuss a modern day villain

Philosophy Club members discuss a modern day villain

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

April 15, 2019

Students slowly filled 30 seats in Prothro-Yeager Hall on April 11, anticipating the philosophy forum about Thanos, the main antagonist for the Avengers movie, Avengers: Infinity War and continues to be in the upcoming, Avengers: Endgame. Three overarching questions divided the forum for students to analyze and openly discuss. Nathan Conard, Engl...

Philosophy Club members gather weekly to practice critical thinking

Micah Wilson, Reporter

February 27, 2019

Every Thursday night at 5 p.m. Philosophy Club members gather together to discuss anything and everything that involves critical thinking. Centered around philosophical conversation, the members discuss, debate, and deliberate concepts of all kinds. What is the Philosophy Club? The Philosophy club ...

‘The Good Place’ a heavenly comedy about philosophy

‘The Good Place’ a heavenly comedy about philosophy

Brian Lang, Film Critic

February 12, 2019

When Eleanor Shellstrop wakes up in heaven, she knows something is very wrong. That is the premise behind the hit comedy series “The Good Place.” Created by Michael Shur, the producer of hits like “Parks and Rec” and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” “The Good Place” has something for everyone: hilario...

Speakers fight against hatred through rally

Speakers fight against hatred through rally

Herbert McCullough

September 5, 2017

Indivisible Wichita Falls partnered with Kalli Root, English junior, and PRIDE to host the Resist Hate rally at the Sunwatcher Plaza on Sept. 1. Root invited three speakers to the rally: Nathan Jun, associate professor of philosophy, Mel Martinez, pastor at Metropolitan Community Church, and Claudi...

Engage in Earth Day

The Wichitan

April 22, 2015

Our view: Between an environmental philosophy course set to begin next spring and environmentally focused lectures and panel discussions, some professors are working to make conservation a priority in the community. Now it’s up to students to participate and finish the job. While the Earth Day fe...

We should all be feminists

Adaobi Ezeodum

February 4, 2015

The above title for this column was taken from a TED talk given by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, a renowned author and writer who many have heard speaking in Beyoncé's "Flawless," but few know. I am mostly drawn to her because she is a Nigerian woman like myself, who until she was 19 had not lived in the...

Atheism activist proves to be controversial speaker

Ethan Metcalf

April 29, 2014

The Philosophy Club and the Free Thought Alliance are sponsoring a lecture by Peter Boghossian, philosophy instructor at Portland State University, on May 1 at 7 p.m. in Dillard 101. The lecture, "Jesus, the Easter Bunny, and Other Delusions: Just Say No!" is free and open to the public. After members of th...

Two Prothro-Yeager professorships filled for fall

Two Prothro-Yeager professorships filled for fall

Ethan Metcalf

March 25, 2014

Two tenure-track assistant professor positions were filled in the Prothro-Yeager College of Humanities and Social Sciences this fall. Tench Coxe, Intensive English Language Institute program coordinator since Fall 2012, will fill the humanities position opened by the retirement of Lynn Hoggard, and...

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