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What you need to know from the Iowa Caucus

Iowa

Emily Beaman, Reporter

February 11, 2020

The results for the Iowa Caucus have been made official six days after the official voting day. The 2020 Iowa Caucus was scheduled for Feb. 3. This was the first year that Iowa citizens who couldn’t make it to their counties’ scheduled caucus would be able to vote by a "satellite caucus." Iowans...

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...

Mid-term elections parallel that of student government’s

Markell Braxton-Johnson, Columnist

March 20, 2018

At this moment, the students challenged with the task of electing a new slate of Student Government Association executive officers. These candidates state their platform positions, listen to our needs and wants and expose us to various forms of agenda-driven advertisements, all in the hope that we will...

Peña, Warren know how to get things done

The Wichitan

February 28, 2017

OUR VIEW: Although all candidates would make a valiant effort, we feel Maria Peña and Jacob Warren would make the most successful SGA president and vice president, respectively. Both Maria Peña and Jacob Warren have been involved with SGA for the majority of their time at the university, and know the dif...

Student votes give students a voice

The Wichitan

November 8, 2016

With the next presidential election Nov. 8, voters' time to choose a presidential campaign to back is only 20 days away.In this election, it is crucial, now more than ever, for young voters to become educated on the two primary candidates and to participate in this election.In today's society, younger...

A duty to vote, not just a right

The Wichitan

March 2, 2016

It's not just our right to vote – it's our duty. No, we aren't just talking about the national presidential elections, but the Student Government Association elections. The decisions and programs implemented by SGA will impact our everyday lives just as often as the decisions made by our next president. If we don't ...

Ben Carson coming to town; students not yet sold on which candidate to support

Ben Carson coming to town; students not yet sold on which candidate to support

Yvette Ordonez

October 15, 2015

Presidential hopeful and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson will appear in Wichita Falls Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. as part of a book-signing tour. But just because he's been in Wichita Falls before, often supports classical Republican ideals, and has spoken at MSU graduation doesn't mean students and resid...

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