The Wichitan

Police officers help to keep campus secure

Police officers help to keep campus secure

Cortney Wood, Managing Editor

May 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The University Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency and is staffed by both sworn and civilian professional. The 10 sworn police officers along with a telecommunication dispatch team operate all day, every day. As they prepare to move into an improved building in the next two mont...

Ehlert will strengthen students power on campus

The Wichitan

March 28, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Because of his continued efforts to support and endorse student organizations, we feel Steven Ehlert would make the most efficient Student Government Association president for the 2018 — 2019 school year. For his two years at Midwestern, Ehlert has studied the SGA administrations to buil...

Candidates for student government debate

Candidates for student government debate

Tyler Manning

March 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

To give candidates running for leadership positions on the Student Government Association a chance to answer questions and debate against their competitors, SGA members hosted debates on March 8 in Bolin Room 100. The candidates are as follows: For the position of secretary | Jose Torres, b...

Increase in reported sexual assault, harassment for fall 2017

Bridget Reilly

January 17, 2018


Filed under News

With recent global efforts to support those victimized by sexual harassment and/or assault, the #metoo campaign has given victims the motivation to tell their story. The latest Golden Globes awards saw a sea of black attire amongst those who attended the show to represent the epidemic of sexual harassme...

Faculty focus RA training on community, safety

Faculty focus RA training on community, safety

Tyler Manning

January 15, 2018


Filed under News

To regroup and refresh on community and standards, the office of Residence Life and Housing hosted training sessions for the resident assistants from Jan. 8 — 12. in the Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room. Norma Ramirez, assistant director of Residence Life, was in charge of coordinating the trai...

Take safety into your own hands

The Wichitan

April 26, 2017


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Lock your doors, download the MSU Safety app and travel in pairs. In light sexual assault awareness month many events discussing how to remain safe on campus have presented themselves. There are many ways to remain safe on a college campus, but locking dorm rooms, always walking with a fr...

New safety app makes students feel secure

The Wichitan

September 8, 2016


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our view: All MSU students should add the new safety app to their toolboxes.After downloading the new MSU safety app and experimenting with its features, all students should download it if their smartphone supports it.If students feel unsafe walking home from the library after a late night of studying or...

New app puts safety at your fingertips

New app puts safety at your fingertips

Jeanette Perry

September 8, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

After the producers of an older version of the MSU Safety app began charging for what university officials believed were free services, police officials released a new app- one that is completely free. “ The one that we had in place at the time may have been a pretty good app at the time, but it h...

Students divided by Campus Carry legislation

Students divided by Campus Carry legislation

conner wolf

May 4, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Students divided over Campus Carry legislation from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo.“It was kind of inevitable because this is Texas. I grew up around guns, so it doesn’t really bother me or concern me. My dad told me pretty much as soon as I turned 12 and got my first gun that I was going to have a conceale...

Fair-weather advocates should learn the facts

Fair-weather advocates should learn the facts

Brianna Sheen

May 4, 2016


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Let's clear something up. Target is not allowing anyone to use any restroom they want. Target is not inviting men into women's restrooms. Target is not creating a safe haven for child predators, rapists, or any other scary threat conjured up by close-minded people harboring some deep anti-LGBT+ resentment...

269 peepholes to be installed across campus

Kharmyn Lewis

October 28, 2015


Filed under Campus, News, Reporting class, Web Exclusive

To provide faculty and staff members with an extra level of security, facility services staff members will be installing 269 peep holes in doors across campus beginning Oct.28. Kyle Owen, assistant vice president of facility services, said, “Last fall I got an email from Dr. Carlson. It had been...

Parking lots open and close in time for fall semester

Parking lots open and close in time for fall semester

Brianna Sheen

August 20, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

As the new semester nears, parking lot six south by the football practice fields has been expanded. This added 257 parking spaces for students according to Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs and enrollment management. When construction began on the new residence hall, 220 resident parki...

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