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Tuition and fees: Where do student service fees go?

Cydney Menzik, Reporter

December 7, 2018

At the beginning of each semester, tuition is due. With every bill, there is a break down where the money goes. Along with basic tuition, there are fees that students attending classes on campus at MSU have to pay. “So obviously there are different fees. So some of the fees are associated wi...

Theater faculty struggles to find why audience sizes are low

Nicole Smalls, Reporter

November 4, 2018

In recent years the theater department's audience sizes have gone down, and the faculty members are trying to figure out why. “I do theater for the audience, so if there’s no one coming to the show, I don’t think there’s much of a point,” said assistant theater professor, Sally Story. ...

College about more than going to class

College about more than going to class

Kristin Silva, Reporter

May 18, 2018

Whether trying out for a sports team, pledging for Greek Life or joining one of the campus organizations, student involvement increases mental health, helps students strive to graduate and increases overall enjoyment of the college experience according to campus officials. According to Keith Lamb,...

How getting involved on campus lead to being a student government leader

Jose Torres, Columnist

April 17, 2018

Before coming to college, I had wanted to be highly involved in campus life. I wanted to be a more outgoing person and my college counselors always talked about the benefits of being involved on campus. To get involved, I went to many events on campus during my first semester here. It wasn’t until...

Ehlert will strengthen students power on campus

The Wichitan

March 28, 2018

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 give their last debate

Tyler Manning

March 22, 2018

As a part of the campaign process for the Student Government Association election, candidates running for SGA leadership roles answered questions and debated for the final time on March 21 in Bolin Room 100. Around 50 students were in attendance as the four candidates answered various questions from...

Mid-term elections parallel that of student government’s

Markell Braxton-Johnson, Columnist

March 20, 2018

At this moment, the students challenged with the task of electing a new slate of Student Government Association executive officers. These candidates state their platform positions, listen to our needs and wants and expose us to various forms of agenda-driven advertisements, all in the hope that we will...

Here are the candidates for student government association president

Cortney Wood

March 20, 2018

With the final Student Government Association presidential debate on Wednesday, March 21 in Bolin 100, the presidential candidates continue to insert themselves in the campus issues to show support for student interest. While the secretary and vice president candidates are running unopposed, two stud...

Candidates for student government debate

Candidates for student government debate

Tyler Manning

March 8, 2018

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...

Almost no students watch State of Union address

Almost no students watch State of Union address

Tyler Manning

January 30, 2018

Millions of Americans watched Donald Trump give his first State of the Union address Jan. 30. However, almost none of them were at Midwestern State University. Outside of the political science department, few students are actively involved in national politics despite Student Government Ass...

20 organizations look to recruit students at fair

latoya fondren

January 25, 2018

Students filled the Clark Student Center Atrium as they walked around to each table to gather information regarding the about 20 organizations at the Student Organization Fair, put on by the Office of Student Involvement. Stefan Laplace, geosciences senior and secretary of the Environmental Student...

SGA fails to inform members about cancelled meeting

SGA fails to inform members about cancelled meeting

Arianna Davis

March 21, 2017

Student Government Association members scattered outside of Dillard Room 101 as they wait for their weekly Tuesday meetings. The March 21 meeting brought the cancelled meeting tally to three. Approximately five members waited inside the empty meeting room, unaware of the cancelled meeting while others gathered...

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