Archives for October 2016

Students cram together for final debate

As the third and final debate raged on, students packed together in the Sunwatcher Clubhouse to see the two presidential candidates' performance. Students crowded around the television, taking all of the seats and forcing some students to stand.“It went better than the first debates went in my … [Read more...]

Lip Sync dancers ‘do it with confidence’

 Cso Lip SyncA video posted by CSO (@csogram) on Oct 24, 2016 at 6:44pm PDTHomecoming is a week to try something new, explore uncharted territories and discover new talents. For some students, it even represents stepping way outside of their comfort zone, for special education senior Jorrey Martin … [Read more...]

Three Lip Sync teams advance to Thursday’s finals

A packed auditorium. Five judges. Fourteen organizations. Nine teams, with only three moving on to the finals. Our theme for the competition: bring your game face. Hosted by the Office of Student Development and Orientation. With only six minutes each to win it. This is the Lip Sync competition."We … [Read more...]

Students, others learn to engage with social media

Making money with Twitter; how to create personal filters on Snapchat; social media's application in the business world; the struggles of college life. These were some of the many topics of conversation at Social Media Day.The aim of Social Media Day was to teach students new, ways to use their … [Read more...]

Davis exemplifies core values on and off of the field

It's a typical crisp, Saturday morning on the soccer fields. The 10-year-old team arrives in uniforms that are slightly big and begin passing the ball. With large bows and cheesy grins, they're ready for the game.Soccer has always been an outlet for Madison Davis, criminal justice freshman, and … [Read more...]

Cafeteria lacks both quality and quantity

OUR VIEW: While some parts of the new cafeteria have improved, as a whole it has not.The quality of the cafeteria has declined since last year, and we believe this needs to change. There are days where they don't have cups or forks, and there are days when there is no milk for cereal. The sales are … [Read more...]

Students giggle and gasp at watch party as candidates bicker and answer questions

More than 75 faculty and students sat quietly — with a few various giggles and deep breaths — in Sunwatcher Clubhouse watching the third and final presidential debate on Oct. 19.From the minute the two candidates hit the national limelight this past summer, there has been a lot of discussion about … [Read more...]

Track team finds inspiration from guest speaker

Last Sunday at First Baptist Church, guest speaker Allyson Felix, American track Olympic champion, shared her story with a packed out church. Among the hundreds there, the women's track team was hanging off every word she said. Speaking in three different sessions, Felix spoke of her journey towards … [Read more...]

Andrew Allen to perform for faculty recital

In an effort to expose audience members to new forms of musical expression, Andrew Allen, assistant professor of music, will perform at a free faculty recital Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Akin Auditorium.“I hope the audience enjoys themselves and that their horizons are broadened,” Allen said.Allen will … [Read more...]

Breaking Bad star speaks to 200

As part of his self- proclaimed mission to educate students about living with disability, bullying, and taking risks, Breaking Bad actor RJ Mitte spoke last night as part of the Artist-Lecture Series in the Akin Auditorium.“I go to different schools and talk to them about different things but I’m … [Read more...]