The Wichitan

I Prevail nails it with ‘Trauma’

Justin Garner, Reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under A&E

The development of I Prevail is incredible.  Going from a really good metalcore album to a potential game changer, they just won't stop getting better.  I remember telling a friend right after we heard the Heart vs. Mind EP, "These guys are going to be one of the biggest bands on the planet by their third album."  This did nothing but make m...

Students get bunny hop lessons before spring break

Mica Victorian, Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Students got a chance to practice their bunny hoping skills in front of the Fain Arts Building on March 8 to avoid getting their feet wet. As students crossed Nocona Trail, they became aware of  water lining the sidewalk entrance to the Fain Arts Building and in front of Fain Music Hall. They were forced to hop over a stream of water tha...

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...

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...

Support student journalism, it makes our campus better

Markell Braxton-Johnson, Columnist

April 27, 2018


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

At a time when there are constant attacks on news reporting as bias or “fake news,” I unequivocally stand up for journalism and – in particular – the brave undertaking of student journalists here on campus. Both MNG Media and The Wichitan are indispensable outlets of journalism that ought to...

Paul Carney first to visit campus in search for new vice president

Paul Carney first to visit campus in search for new vice president

Justin Marquart, Visuals Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Since January, the vice president for enrollment management search committee members have met with an academic search consultant, narrowed the pool from 43 candidates to 10 candidates and video interviewed those 10 to narrow it down to three. From those candidates is Paul Carney, the first candidate to visit ca...

University relies on donors for funding

University relies on donors for funding

Robert Hillard

April 25, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

The $ 100 million university budget when it comes right down to it it is built on three main sources and revenue: state appropriations, tuition and fees, and fits/ grants.Outside the annual budget, administrators also maintain an additional $70 million–the university's endowment, money that often comes fro...

History of MSU digitized

History of MSU digitized

Emily Carroll

February 9, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Associate University Librarian for Technical Services Cortny Bates unveiled the digital display of MSU history on the second floor of Moffett Library on Tuesday Feb. 9. She presented a new touch-screen display to faculty, students and alumni that a spread of finger foods and drinks features the picture...

Missing the ‘S’ in SGA

The Wichitan

February 4, 2015


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our View: Student Government Association needs to make more advancements that are identifiable and impactful. Students also needs to be an active part of SGA by vocalizing the changes they want to see on campus and holding SGA members accountable to get things done. SGA is an unseen presence on campu...

Salsa served two ways

Eddie Miller

November 13, 2014


Filed under A&E

Jefe's is a Mexican restaurant located on the corner of Southwest Parkway and Fairway Boulevard. They serve anything from tacos to burritos and on Saturday nights they have salsa dancing. When my friend and I walked in, the first thing we noticed was the dining area, decorated from front to back with...

Political science students recognized at UN conference

Political science students recognized at UN conference

Lauren Roberts

February 25, 2014


Filed under Campus, News

As the only school from Texas, nine Midwestern students involved in the political science independent study came back with the “Outstanding Delegation” award at the 54th Midwest Model United Nations conference Feb. 19-22 in St. Louis. This is the first time students from MSU participated in the con...

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