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OPINION: An open letter to today’s Christians

Amos Perkins March 10, 2021

*Columns are the opinions of their respective authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Wichitan as an organization.* Dear Christians, Ask any educated Christian what the Ten Commandments...

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SATIRE: 2021 criticized for reusing old storylines

January 17, 2021

Intergalactic viewers from across the universe often tune into their favorite show "Earth" to watch how the humans continue to destroy themselves in new and hilarious ways, but the new 2021st season of...

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OPINION: The day democracy almost died

Joseph Nelson, Reporter January 13, 2021

*Columns are the opinions of their respective authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Wichitan as an organization.* In early January, two millennia ago, the Senate of the Roman Republic...

VIDEO: Interviewing students about the 2020 presidential election

AJ Rubio December 8, 2020

After the projected victory of challenger Joe Biden, The Wichitan and MNG Media's AJ Rubio went around campus to gauge student reactions to the news. Click the link below to watch for yourself: https://youtu.be/V8UhcUJWBso  

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Students, Young Conservatives and Democrats of MSU Texas weigh in on campus political climate

Amos Perkins and Stephanie Robledo October 23, 2020

As a public liberal arts university located in a historically conservative city, Midwestern State is a diverse political atmosphere. The Young Conservatives of Texas at MSU Texas and MSU Texas Democrats,...

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Coverage of the MSU animal debates

October 23, 2020

Sikes Lake on Monday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. saw a fierce presidential debate that featured squawking, constant interruption and absolute chaos between two figures deemed by political experts to be "unfit to...

Recap of the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate

Emily Beaman, Reporter October 21, 2020

The first 2020 Vice Presidential debate was held on Oct. 7 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Susan Page from USA Today was the moderator, and the rules were the same as the Presidential debate held last week on...

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Wichita Falls mayoral debate recap

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter October 3, 2020

The three candidates for mayor of Wichita Falls: Kevin Hunter, James Huling and incumbent Stephen Santellana debated at The Wellington Thursday, Oct. 1 at 6 p.m. Steve Garrison, director of the...

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Students choose XFL over democratic debates

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor February 18, 2020

College students around the nation opted to watch the new XFL football league over the democratic presidential candidate debates.  When college students had to choose between learning more about what...

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‘Vice’: a case study of corruption

Brian Lang, Film Critic January 17, 2019

Audiences have always been drawn to stories of corrupt rulers. From Shakespeare’s classic power struggle in "Macbeth" to Frank Underwood in “House of Cards,” there is great entertainment in watching...

The impact of social media and television on politics.

Tommy Chhe, Reporter November 28, 2018

The race for the U.S. Senate seat in Texas drew a lot of attention and it lead the ballot in the Nov. 6 election. But there were more ballots to cast on the Wichita County ballot from state representatives...

A contrast of conveying a political campaign.

Tommy Chhe, Columnist November 7, 2018

The week before election night, Wichita Falls hosted U.S. Congressman and Democratic candidate, Beto O’Rourke, and U.S. Senator and Republican candidate, Ted Cruz. I had the privilege to do cover and...

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