The Wichitan

Expertise key factor in determining salaries

Expertise key factor in determining salaries

Tasia Floissac and Miguel Padron

May 3, 2018

A white male and an American-Indian woman are sitting at a table in the Mesquite Dining Hall – both are staff on campus. They both teach. They both hold office hours. They both advise students. They do the same job and the casual observer might assume they are paid the same. However, one makes more tha...

THOR race brings out students for charity

Mercy Yermo

March 21, 2017

To raise money for the Wichita Falls Streams & Valleys and the Leadership Wichita Falls program, Texoma’s Hellacious Obstacle Race (T.H.O.R.) will be held on April 8 at Lucy Park. “We are very excited for this year’s T.H.O.R. We are hoping it will be even better than the past races since each ...

Racial issues ascend from “Get Out”

Racial issues ascend from “Get Out”

Leonardo Gonzalez

March 1, 2017

Ever since the movie was released Feb. 24, people have been giving their opinion about the racial anxiety given that African-Americans are being portrayed as "slaves" and Caucasians as "having it easy." Making the movie "Get Out" more controversial than other horror films. “It depends on the peop...

The concept of beauty

Wadzanai Dzvurumi

September 8, 2016

Women have been manipulated to think that beauty is what we see on television, advertisements, and what is trending in society. Beauty has become reserved for those who put the right amount of makeup that society deems “acceptable.” Society has restricted beauty just to physical features and noth...

Yes I am a feminist

Wadzanai Dzvurumi

December 8, 2015

Yes, I am a feminist. No, I do not detest men, but I simply do not want to live in a world where women are constantly oppressed and denied even the most basic rights. We live in a world where women face thinly disguised misogyny in their everyday lives. Let us get things straight: feminism is...

About 100 participate in Turkey Trot

About 100 participate in Turkey Trot

Patrick German

November 18, 2015

The runners, most of them at least, didn't seem to be serious. Maybe they were at Sikes Lake for the T-shirt. Maybe they were there to win a turkey. Or maybe they were just there to get some exercise walking or jogging the 1.1-mile trail — twice. But most of the 100 or so people who participat...

Students race homemade boats in homecoming tradition

Students race homemade boats in homecoming tradition

miguel jaime

October 30, 2014

The inexperienced sailors pushed their small boat into the glistening lake and jumped in. Seconds later they fell into the cold murky water as their boat tipped over. Kicking and splashing they tried to jump back in, but it was too late. The water already filled most of their vessel and it began to...

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