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U.S. Senate seat representing Texas up for grabs

U.S. Senate Candidates for Texas

Stephanie Robledo, News Editor

October 23, 2020

On November 3rd, Texans will not only be voting for the next president of the United States but also for the next Texas representative for the U.S. Senate. This year’s candidates are incumbent John Cornyn, M.J. Hegar, David B. Collins and Kerry McKennon. Also running is Independent write-in candida...

Editorial: voting from an Australian perspective

October 16, 2020

In Australia, it starts in the third-grade. Children walk into the Museum of Australian Democracy located in Old Parliament House, Canberra, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, ready to learn the ins and outs of voting in Australia. They are taken through a detail-oriented theatrical, interactive performance...

College Students who refused to vote baffled as to why their candidate didn’t win

Voting

September 1, 2020

*The following article was written after the results of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, and was sent backwards to the present staff of The Wichitan through a reverse time capsule* College students across the United States who refused to take part in the 2020 presidential elections as a "polit...

OUR VIEW: Voting is the responsibility of every voter-eligible citizen in the U.S.

Vote

February 26, 2020

Being informed is the most important aspect of democratic nations remaining effective and efficient in sufficing the desires and needs of said country. The next most important aspect is for the country's citizens to actually vote. As a state in a democratic country, it is our responsibility to vote for...

Don’t complain if you’re not going to vote

February 4, 2020

As politics become increasingly divided, it's vital college students turn out to the polls so politicians listen to the concerns of a large portion of the population, but that's only an option if young adults take the proper steps to enforce our legitimacy. The number of times people complain about...

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...

Beto O’Rourke makes last-minute stop in Wichita Falls

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Tommy Chhe and Chloe Phillips

October 30, 2018

About 350 people, including about 100 students, attended a rally at Kiwanis Park in Wichita Falls Oct. 29 for Beto O'Rourke, democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas. O'Rourke travelled to cities like Wichita Falls because he did not want any cities left out. O'Rourke also said he experienced ...

Listen to both sides of the issue

Nick Lanier, Reporter

October 29, 2018

With both Texas senate candidates coming to Wichita Falls this week, students have a fantastic opportunity to hear the ideas and values of both candidates in the lead up to election night Nov. 6. Beto O'Rourke held a rally in Kiwanis Park Oct. 29 at 6:15p.m., with the Democratic candidate hopeful to ups...

Vote in the Nov. 6 congressional election

Herbert McCullough, Columnist

October 16, 2018

November 4, 2014 was the first time I had voted in an election. It was the 2014 Congressional Election and 2014 Texas Gubernatorial Election. Walking to the voting booths, I felt like a legit boss. I even remembered finishing my ballot, feeling like a child that got a new toy from Toys "R" Us. Voting...

First-year tips from an upperclassman

Jacklyn York

August 22, 2016

You’ve made the grades, applied for college and now been accepted. Now, your days are spent in the pricey bookstore buying up all of the pens and daily planners. You’re eager and ready for your start into university life.Pause.Your world is about to change.FRIENDS. What friends? Not all of your fr...

Opinion: Choose Marco Torres for SGA president

The Wichitan

April 8, 2015

Our view: In elections, results speak louder than words, and the only results we have seen came from senior class senator Marco Torres. We need an active president who has the best interests of the entire student body, not select groups, at heart. Torres is the candidate for that job. Election...

Campus NAACP promotes voter awareness

Campus NAACP promotes voter awareness

Jasmine Jones

February 27, 2014

Campus NAACP Promote Voter Awareness from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. In recognition of early voting, which ends Friday, some organizations on campus are informing students know how to let their voices be heard. Campus NAACP chapter President Olivia Whitley is busy raising awareness for voting. To date, Wh...

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