The Wichitan

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...

Iowa

What you need to know from the Iowa Caucus

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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