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A farewell from the graduating seniors of The Wichitan

A farewell from the graduating seniors of The Wichitan

Natalie Cook, Joseph Nelson, and Keza Muvunyi April 22, 2022

Reminiscing is a part of moving on, it is the last lap of every journey. And so, it should come as no surprise that the graduating members of the Wichitan reminisce on their college experiences and working...

The Wichitans song of the week: “Remember (Remix)”

The Wichitan’s song of the week: “Remember (Remix)”

Natalie Cook, Reporter April 1, 2022

Welcome to The Wichitan's song of the week! The first song is “Remember (Remix)” by Russ featuring Hailey Knox. The original version was released on Jan. 13, 2022, and the remix on Jan. 21. Russ came...

Baby Wichitan before his disappearance.

SATIRE: The story of Baby Wichitan

The Wichitan Staff April 1, 2022

If you ever walked past The Wichitan office, you would notice a black-and-white photo of a baby. That little guy is none other than Baby Wichitan, the founding member of The Wichitan. Born in Wichita...

Amos Perkins poses with Wichitan staff at the spring 2021 end-of-semester party, April 9, 2021. Photo courtesy of Emma Perkins.

Saying goodbye to The Wichitan: I came for the writing and I left with a family

Amos Perkins, Editor in Chief December 1, 2021

I first came to The Wichitan in Fall 2019 about a month into my freshman year of college on a total whim. After all, I was an education major writing a book on the side, just looking for some way to keep...

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...

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