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Campus jobs available to students

Campus jobs available to students

Hunter Tyler, Reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Being a college student is full of bills. Bills for tuition and fees, food bills, movie ticket bills. The list goes on and on. To help students pay these bills, a number of campus departments offer jobs for students. There are departments on campus in which a student can apply for a student assistant...

Sophomore has busy days while involved in church, work

Sophomore has busy days while involved in church, work

Amber Hernandez, Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Devon Hagy, sophomore nursing, full-time student, part-time Old Navy employee, youth leader at Colonial Church, and  student leader at Baptist Student Ministry has busy days, but was able to make time for an interview of what a typical day looks like for her and why she chooses to be involved in everything she is involved in. ...

Students get Caribbean experience with new Study Abroad program

Luke Bryant, Reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The Island of Grenada, one of the Caribbean islands, was the newest destination for the Study Abroad program, a program that allowed students to attend a foreign university for two weeks while being enrolled in the course Global Health and Wellness. “The Study Abroad program expanded to Grenada to give our health field ...

Food Truck Friday a chance to try local food

Food Truck Friday a chance to try local food

Jeri Moore, Reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The first 100 students will get a ticket that can be used to get an item from the food trucks. The item and participation are dependent on the food trucks themselves, Ruby Arriaga, the coordinator of Student Activities in the Office of Student Involvement, explained.

Maroon: It’s more than just a color

Maroon: It’s more than just a color

Daniel Laudermilk and Taylor Robinson

May 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

During football games students wave flags and paint their bodies with school colors. The Alma Mater proudly touts the maroon and gold. In the fall of 2015, to ensure consistency as part of the university’s graphic, the maroon shifted, in the eyes of some students, to more of a red color, returning to the official col...

Senior Walk first steps on May 10

Cortney Wood, Managing Editor

May 9, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

To enrich campus traditions through celebrating graduates, James Johnston, provost and vice president for academic affairs, and Tony Vidmar, vice president for university advancement and public affairs, have coordinated the first Senior Walk on campus for Thursday, May 10 starting beginning at Bolin...

Student government executives promote presence for incoming administration

Student government executives promote presence for incoming administration

Cortney Wood and Tyler Manning

April 3, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

President's Response With 6.6 percent of the student population voting in the Student Government Association election, Maria Peña, president, said she is "disappointed" in the turn out. "I am disappointed in the turn out of students who voted, and I think that has to do with our climate on campus....

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...

Photographer engages with students about photography and art

Photographer engages with students about photography and art

Justin Marquart, Visuals Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Photographer Kenda North discussed her artwork with students in and outside of the classroom before the opening reception for her Retrospective Exhibition: “Seeing is a Nervous Habit.” Her reception showed a 40 year history of her photography. “Kenda has been a very prominent figure in photograph...

Become involved on campus, enhance your college experience

Become involved on campus, enhance your college experience

The Wichitan

February 5, 2018


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

It was the autumn of 1979 and I found myself in my freshman year, one of over 56,000 students at The Ohio State University. As a first-generation college student from a small town with a population less than half of that of my freshman class, I felt a bit out of place. I knew I needed to find my...

College: the final frontier for father of two

College: the final frontier for father of two

Craig Tidmore

November 14, 2017


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

College: the final frontier. Well not really, but it can have an ominous feeling regardless of your classification. Freshman students feel the pressures of moving out on their own and having to juggle responsibilities. Seniors feel the pressures of "senioritis" and struggling to get to the light at...

Homecoming parade to be held Friday

Homecoming parade to be held Friday

Tyler Manning

October 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Loud music roars through campus. The mighty stomps of marching band members boom throughout the halls. Community members, students and families stand on the floats they spent hours making. The cavalry is here. This is what is to come Oct. 20 when the Student Involvement Office hosts this yea...

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