Archives for February 13, 2018

Students participate in intramural basketball

Intramural sports open up a door for students who enjoy competing in sports, interacting with peers and spectating games to gather in a location and share their common interests. Students create their team whether it be all men, all women or co-ed, and they show up at the wellness center to compete … [Read more...]

Basketball honors seniors at game against West Texas A&M

Women's basketball With one more home game left for the court, Avery Queen, forward/center and biology senior said the basketball game senior night "was a little emotional," but it hasn't really hit the women yet. Basketball hosted a double-header against West Texas A&M on Feb. 10. During … [Read more...]

Pets are friends, not property

Whether you adopt, buy or come by it happenstance, giving a home to an animal is a huge responsibility. You become their lifeline and owning a pet is not something that should be taken lightly. I've seen students who live in a dorm or an on-campus apartment with puppies who know the rules … [Read more...]

ASO’s flower delivery signups wilted Feb. 13

To try something "exciting and new" and to fundraise for future events, the African Students Organization hosted a flower delivery service in the Clark Student Center on Feb. 12. Students paid $2 to members of ASO for them to deliver a Valentine's Day gram to the person of their choosing. Though … [Read more...]

Lifelong Learning Communities encourage community involvement

To present the member benefits and structure of Lifelong Learning Communities, Todd Giles, associate professor of English, and David Hartman, retired senior minister at First Christian Church, spoke at the Board of Regents meeting on Feb. 9. Lifelong Learning Communities are educational community … [Read more...]

Agribusiness added to fall curriculum

Agribusiness is a new concentration being introduced and implemented in the economics department within the Dillard College of Business Administration this upcoming fall 2018 semester. Students enrolling in the new agribusiness classes will be trained to do the managerial and business aspects … [Read more...]

New student center, greek life building announced at town hall meeting

To alleviate some of the crowding in the Clark Student Center, Suzanne Shipley, university president, announced the Daniel building will be repurposed as a greek commons for sorority and fraternities as well as other student organizations as part of the boundless opportunity campaign at the town … [Read more...]

‘Call Me By Your Name’ examines young love

One of the more controversial movies of this year’s Oscar picks is Luca Guadagnino’s “Call Me By Your Name.” Set in the Italian countryside in 1983, “Call Me By Your Name” tells the story of Elio, a Jewish, American-Italian 17-year-old (Timothée Chalamet) as he falls in love with his father’s … [Read more...]

‘Darkest Hour’, Gary Oldman’s ticket to an Oscar

During the cold winter months, studios begin marching out huge dramas headlined with the names of Hollywood’s top drawer actors. This year’s “Darkest Hour” follows this tradition. Telling the story of Churchill’s rise as prime minister, “Darkest Hour” is filled with sentimentality, a stiff … [Read more...]

Campus needs black intellectualism

We are entrenched in a post-truth, “alternative facts” reality. The evidence is most clear in American politics, but it can be seen in all avenues of life. Not only do we face malicious disinformation, we also encounter the continuing scourge of wealth inequality, a poisonous reintroduction of white … [Read more...]