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Moffett library research scholars wanted

Moffett library research scholars wanted

Andrew Murray, Reporter

March 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

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 view myself as the coordinator with the faulty in terms of getting enough judges, establishi...

Buy a ticket for short stacks for a tall cause

Andrew Murray, Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

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 pantry, The Mustangs Pantry the one we have here on campus,” Cynthia Cummings, Clark Student Center...

Adjusting to college is hard but not impossible

The Wichitan

February 26, 2019


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

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 and a little overwhelming. You no longer have nine months to learn a subject; only 16 weeks. Wit...

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

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

Alana Earle and Yerasly Duran

February 26, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

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 and suggested about how the Wichitan can better represent them. How can the Wichitan better serve s...

‘Feed The Soul’ brings a soul-filled night

‘Feed The Soul’ brings a soul-filled night

Andrew Murray, Reporter

February 18, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

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 as part of Feed The Soul. “With Feed The Soul we try to incorporate food, music, and the culture,...

Connecting with the community

September 25, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

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 and peers. We want our community to be able to read about you, stories that may inspire your classmat...

Lifelong Learning Center opens Sept. 12

Lifelong Learning Center opens Sept. 12

Kristin Silva, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

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, said. "The diversity is now going to include Parentials as well as Millennials." Hartman said...

Thank you, farewell to The Wichitan

Thank you, farewell to The Wichitan

Kara McIntyre

December 6, 2017


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

[Editor’s note]: The -30- term comes from the old typesetting mark to denote the end of a line. It means "the end" or "no more to say."  I've been involved in journalism since my sophomore year of high school. I started out as a reporter, then sports editor, rounding off my high school career a...

Climbing the ladder from film critic to editor

Tyler Manning

December 4, 2017


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

My journey started simply with a suggestion from a faculty member: write for the school newspaper. I had spent the 30 minutes prior to that suggestion talking about how much I love watching and discussing film. I distinctly remember that day and not for a moment did I think it would lead me to where ...

Health center’s flu vaccine safer than previous years’

Health center’s flu vaccine  safer than previous years’

Samuel Sutton

October 28, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

Cold and flu season goes from December to February and that means the virus will start spreading like wildfire soon. The Vinson Health Center is offering the flu vaccine free for students. This year there is a new vaccine, the quadrivalent vaccine. It is the best vaccine in terms of limiting side effect...

Lack of silverware upsets students

Samuel Sutton

October 23, 2015


Filed under Campus, Local, News

Chick-Fil-A, Burrito Bowl, Grill Nations and Freshens. The variety of food brought in by the dining contract with Chartwells has gained popularity from the students. Unfortunately, this much popularity has presented a problem-lack of condiments and silverware. "It does get frustrating sometimes....

Nearly 100 Students get tested for HIV/STDs

Avery Whaite

March 11, 2015


Filed under Campus, Local, News

Area health organizations provided students the opportunity to get tested for HIV/STDs before they head off for their spring break destinations, earlier this week. “We did this to let students know their status before leaving for spring break,” said Jason Wheat, with the city of Wichita Falls...

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