Archives for October 11, 2017

14 Priddy scholars learn better study habits

To learn different prep styles, study habits and test preparation tips, 14 Priddy Scholar students attended the Oct. 10 workshop, "Midterm Papers and Test Prep" in Clark Student Center. "Having a goal, that's the first step for any assignment, for any test you should set a goal," Cammie Dean, … [Read more...]

Nightmare on 10th: a fearful fundraiser

The Kappa Sigma fraternity fundraiser, Nightmare on 10th Street, has only been open one weekend. One weekend of clowns, ghouls, ghosts and serial killers. But in that one weekend, the fraternity members raised more than $600, with 130 people visiting, for the groups scholarship fund — which was … [Read more...]

Counseling Center presents Taming Test Anxiety

About 17 students gathered in the Legacy Multipurpose Room to listen to Kylie Kerr, graduate intern at the Counseling Center, give advice on ways to tame their test anxiety on Oct. 4. "The main purpose of the workshop is making everyone more aware that we all deal with test anxiety and … [Read more...]

Alumni showcased in local art exhibit

On Oct. 7, an art exhibition titled Gray Matters transformed 9th Street Studio. Organized by National Alliance of Mental Illness members, their intention was to bring awareness of mental health issues to the local community and in memory of local resident Scott Brazil. "Everybody is touched by … [Read more...]

PRIDE to host free HIV testing Oct. 13

To raise awareness of HIV in Latino/Hispanic communities PRIDE is hosting a free HIV testing in honor of the National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day on Oct. 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m in Wichita I & II. The free testing is open to students, staff and faculty. "The purpose of hosting an AIDS … [Read more...]

Hispanic Heritage Month: Latin dance classes

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, Claudia Montoya will teach a Latin dance class at 6 p.m. on Oct. 11 in the Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room. Montoya, associate professor of Spanish, said, "I'm so excited to teach students how to dance salsa, not only is dancing a great exercise, it's another … [Read more...]

‘If you’re from Africa, why are you white?’

I am proud to say "I am African," and those around me can feel my sense of pride when I tell them my identity comes from the heart of Africa. I was born in Johannesburg, South Africa — the rainbow nation. We have cheetahs, lions and zebras in our backyard. Mountains and safaris replace the bumpy … [Read more...]

Free Homecoming shirt opportunity on Oct. 15

Students begin to feel the financial pressure of college as Homecoming week, football season and Halloween take tolls on their wallets. With tuition at an average of $10,435 per year, students are less likely to pay for both education and a closet filled with school merchandise or opportunities to … [Read more...]

Homecoming court elections close Oct. 13

As part of the introduction to Homecoming week, students can vote for Homecoming Court on their portal until Friday, Oct. 13 at 4 p.m. The Office of Student Involvement and Student Government Association coordinate the court nominations and will announce winners at the Homecoming football game … [Read more...]