The Wichitan

Shipley responds to defaced flyer

Chloe Phillips, Co-Editor

November 7, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

President Suzanne Shipley sent an email Nov.2 to the university community in response to a defaced flyer found by Nathan Jun, associate philosophy professor and coordinator of the philosophy department. Jun discovered the defaced fl...

Wichita Falls has a problem with xenophobia, racism

Damian De Silva, Columnist

April 27, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

MSU and Wichita Falls have a profound issue with bigotry, xenophobia and racism. This is by no means a damning review, since some of the most wonderful, genuine, kind-hearted people I know are Wichitans and MSU students. Caribbean...

Lessons from living abroad

The Wichitan

February 22, 2017

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

I'm from Guam, a tiny island in the Pacific. Having lived in Asia and Europe, I wanted to share some things I've learned about people and myself.Racism. I was 10-years-old when I had my first experience with it. Old enough to remember what actuall...

Divided we fall: Summit should be for everyone

Dylan Pembroke

April 26, 2016

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

We all have hard opinions on things. We are divided on many aspects of our lives. Some of those divisions are harmless. Whether you’re team Edward or team Jacob doesn’t have any significant bearing on society. Debating whether or not that reference is even releva...

Educate yourself on social justice

The Wichitan

April 6, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR OPINION: It's more than time for we as a campus community to be tolerant of people with varying sexualities, gender identities, religions, and cultural ties. But tolerance isn't enough – we must foster inclusivity as wel...

NAACP sit-in falls short

The Wichitan

February 25, 2014

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Nearly a surprise to the dining staff and to the students in the dining hall, the NAACP student chapter held a sit-in on Monday, Feb 25, a sit-in set up to be something educational. The intention was to represent the sit-in...

NAACP to hold cafeteria sit-in Feb. 24

Cooper Miller

February 19, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

To educate students about the purpose of a sit-in and continuing battles of minorities, the NAACP student chapter will be staging a sit-in Feb. 24 in the Mesquite Café from noon-2 p.m. Sophomore in Kinesiology Samantha Scott...

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