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Board of Regents approve admissions policy change

Board of Regents approve admissions policy change

Judelle Tyson

November 27, 2017

For high school applicants in the top 25 percent of their class, MSU just became more accessible. The Board of Regents members approved a policy that will allow automatic acceptance for high school applicants in the top 25 percent of their class — a huge change from the original requirement of ...

Toothless tobacco policy needs revision

Toothless tobacco policy needs revision

Ethan Metcalf

January 22, 2015

Our view: The toothless tobacco-free campus policy damages the integrity of the university and its administrators. The policy needs to be made enforceable or eliminated altogether. We agree that the smoking policy is in serious need of revision. If campus constituents want a ban on tobacco products, t...

Tobacco policy unfair to smokers

Courtney Gilder

January 22, 2015

The continuous struggle to help campus become “healthier” by eliminating smoking from campus could do more harm than good. The new plan is offering solutions to those that don't want smoking, but leaves out a compromise for those that would like to continue smoking. If the new plan is goi...

Smoking ban needs some teeth

The Wichitan

January 20, 2015

By Marco Torres Smoking on our campus is a problem that must be addressed. While students attempted to make the university a tobacco-free campus in 2009, the policy is practically impossible to enforce. If we want to cut down on smoking on campus, we need to give the policy some teeth. That ...

Administrators look the other way

The Wichitan

September 22, 2014

OUR VIEW: You can't have a policy that says no drinking while student life administrators do nothing while walking around tailgaters who were openly drinking. It's hard to imagine tailgating without alcohol. However, binge drinking and underage drinking continue to negatively impact the university. ...

New booting policy to fix ticket problem

Samantha Forester

February 5, 2014

New booting policy to fix ticket problem from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. A new policy has been put in place that may leave some student’s cars with a new accessory. Police chief, Dan Williams says excessive tickets are what will get your car “the boot.” “It’s a person that gets I about five outst...

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