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Letter from the editor: How student media changed my college experience

December 3, 2019

Most freshmen come in wide-eyed, bushy-tailed and ready for new experiences. As a senior in high school, I was so ready to have the freedom to do what I wanted whenever I wanted, get away from my three...

$50 million campaign benefits all students

$50 million campaign benefits all students
October 2, 2019

The university's comprehensive campaign met its goal of $50 million in the third year of a seven-year campaign. This campaign began Sept. 1, 2016, and will continue until the university's centennial...

Letter from the Editor: The Wichitan is back

October 2, 2019

The Wichitan is back with a fresh, new look! You might have noticed our presence was absent these first two months of school. We have taken this time to redesign, rebrand and redefine your student newspaper....

Question of the Week: Chick-Fil-A

question of the week
April 9, 2019

Chick-Fil-A is a well-loved food chain, especially amongst college students. This week we asked students how many times they eat at the campus Chick-Fil-A in a week. How many times do you think you...

Students chill at ‘Fire Pit Saturday’

Students surround blazing firepit while roasting marshmellows.
April 8, 2019

Free food, a blazing fire pit and good music streaming in the night air was an invitation from the Residence Hall Association to  students to come out to Legacy Hall Courts April 6 to unwind before finals. "Fire...

Moffett library research scholars wanted

Library construction
March 15, 2019

Sitting in her cluttered office on the second floor of Moffett library, Andrea Williams, Associate University Librarian, gets prepared to host the sixth annual library Research Scholars Contest. “I...

Buy a ticket for short stacks for a tall cause

February 28, 2019

This Saturday at Applebee’s there will be a group gathered in friendship, eating pancakes and knowing they are supporting a great cause, the food pantry. “We are trying to raise money for the food...

Adjusting to college is hard but not impossible

February 26, 2019

Our view: The Wichitan staff believes that getting involved with activities on campus can help freshmen adjust to their new environment. For incoming freshmen, adjusting to college life can be hard...

Question of the Week: How can the Wichitan better serve students?

Sociology junior Lisa Noriega and finance freshman Victoria Rosas reading in the student center before finishing homework. Feb. 25. Photo by Alana Earle
February 26, 2019

Here at the Wichitan, we are striving to be better for our students. We wanted to get students input on how we can improve ourselves and the paper for the benefit of the campus. Here's what students said...

‘Feed The Soul’ brings a soul-filled night

The guitarist Hazel, singing at Feed The Soul on Feb. 17 in Legacy Multipurpose Room
February 18, 2019

Late in the evening of a cold Sunday, music could be heard from the Legacy Multipurpose Room with people gathered together to listen to soulful music to eat some great food and to win some prizes. All...

Connecting with the community

September 25, 2018

OUR VIEW: We love to get involved with our community and would love for you to participate in what your community is reading. As a student-led paper, the staff wants to get connected with our community...

Lifelong Learning Center opens Sept. 12

Lecture room
September 11, 2018

As part of an effort to educate people older than 50, the dedication of the Lifelong Learning Center is Sept. 12 at 11 a.m. "The university prides itself on its diversity," Dave Hartman, LLC coordinator,...

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