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OPINION: Print writing lives on

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter April 20, 2021

I wrote the following journal entry on January 26, 2021, because discussions in my media ethics class were making me more aware of the American public’s cynical view of the media. People see newspapers...

Meet the new senior staff of The Wichitan!

The Wichitan Staff April 18, 2021

Amos Perkins - Editor in Chief Hi there! My name is Amos Perkins, and starting next fall I will be the editor in chief of The Wichitan. I am a 4-8 grade social studies education junior hoping to...

Graduating staff goodbye letters

Khirstia Sheffield and Ellie Mahan April 18, 2021

Ellie Mahan During my freshman year in January 2019, I stumbled into publishing with The Wichitan because I wanted to get a good grade on my very first news story for Bradley Wilson’s class. After...

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

Alyssa Mitchell, Editor 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

Alyssa Mitchell, Editor 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

The Wichitan 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

Question of the Week: Chick-Fil-A

Alana Earle, Reporter 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 surround blazing firepit while roasting marshmellows.

Students chill at ‘Fire Pit Saturday’

Mica Victorian, Reporter 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...

Library construction

Moffett library research scholars wanted

Andrew Murray, Reporter 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

Andrew Murray, Reporter 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

The Wichitan 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...

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

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

Alana Earle and Yerasly Duran 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...

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