The Wichitan

A contrast of conveying a political campaign.

Tommy Chhe, Columnist

November 7, 2018

The week before election night, Wichita Falls hosted U.S. Congressman and Democratic candidate, Beto O’Rourke, and U.S. Senator and Republican candidate, Ted Cruz. I had the privilege to do cover and interview the two biggest individuals in Texas with the whole nation seeing Wichita Falls at the epicenter. As...

Students gather to watch the election results in real time

Paige Champagne, Reporter

November 7, 2018

Taking advantage of an educational opportunity to witness the election results, students attended an election watch party in the Legacy Multipurpose Room Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. “As college students, everything that’s happening in this election affects all of you," Linda Veazey, associate professor of...

Cruz wins re-election for Senator

Cruz wins re-election for Senator

Demian Ponce, Reporter

November 7, 2018

The Texas Senate incumbent and Republican winner Ted Cruz defeated Democrat candidate Beto O'Rourke. It was a historical night in the close race for Senate. Texas is normally a red state, but in this election O'Rourke had 48 percent of the state blue while Cruz held 51 percent to win Texas. "It's...

Ted Cruz visits Akin Auditorium

Ted Cruz visits Akin Auditorium

Tommy Chhe and Chloe Phillips

November 2, 2018

About 600 people, including 100 students, attended a rally at Akin Auditorium in Wichita Falls Nov. 1 for Ted Cruz, U.S. senator of Texas and Republican candidate for the U.S. senate election. Cruz came to Wichita Falls as part of his #CruzToVictory tour across the state. "We are barnstorming the...

Cruz, O’Rourke race still too close to call

Cruz, O’Rourke race still too close to call

Tommy Chhe, Reporter

September 26, 2018

The scene was Southern Methodist University on Sept. 21. Ted Cruz (R-TX), and Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) promoted their positions on a platform while giving an opposing statements toward one another. The scenes of the debate show other states' interest in this Texas election. Cruz is running for re-election...

First 100 days – the measure of a president

First 100 days – the measure of a president

Samuel Sutton

February 10, 2016

I have come to a conclusion that the first 100 days are what dictates a president. If a president doesn't do anything really noteworthy and productive within those days, then they're a "bad president." And each of the current Republican candidates would bring their own views to the first 100 days.Donald Trump: Now I know all of the hate that goes towards...

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