Hundreds receive extra credit

About 30 instructors signed up in advance for their students to receive extra credit for evaluating three oral or poster presentations. Students turned in about 1,000 evaluations during the day-long forum.Stacia Miller, assistant professor of kinesiology, said, "The extra credit helps to create a … [Read more...]

Health center provides STD testing

Students who are looking to be tested for STDs can receive testing and treatment at the Vinson Health Center. The health center not only provides checkups, but also testing for STDs and safe-sex provisions.Keith Williamson, campus medical director, said, “It (STD) is not a slur on your character, or … [Read more...]

Biology honor society to hold plant sale April 21-22

In honor of Earth Day, the campus biology honor society, Tri-Beta, will hold a plant sale April 21-22 in Bolin to improve the Bolin greenhouse.Randy Lopez, biology senior and president of Tri-Beta, said although the plant sale is an annual event, the shape of the greenhouse also prompted the sale.To … [Read more...]

Anime Club members raised $30 to attend convention

To raise money to attend a convention called AKON, the Anime Club members held a yard sale in the quad April 20.Rebecca Blevins, graphic design freshman and Anime club member, said, “We are trying to raise money to go on a trip to a convention that will take place in June. Rather than asking the … [Read more...]

Black Student Union to hold fashion and beauty expo

The Black Student Union will be holding a fashion and beauty expo in Comanche Suites, which will provide natural hair and makeup tips to students as well as a fashion show.Maia Cook, athletic training junior and president of BSU, said, “Originally we wanted to do the expo during women’s history … [Read more...]

Campus coffee shop to offer punch cards

This month, Chartwells began distributing a drink punch card for the coffee shop in Moffett Library that serves Starbucks coffee as an incentive for students who come in often. After purchasing five drinks, the punch card allows for students to receive their sixth drink free.Jared McNeely, Starbucks … [Read more...]

Nominations for outstanding student awards due March 10

 For more than 30 years, faculty, staff and student groups have recognized student leaders with outstanding student awards, based on service, scholarship and involvement.Debbie Coughran, assistant to associate vice president for student affairs said, students do not necessarily have to be in a lot … [Read more...]

Art exhibition contains printmaking by Irving Herrera

The Juanita Harvey art gallery is hosting an exhibit containing several printmaking pieces by artist Irving Herrera. The definition of  Printmaking is the process of creating prints that have an element of originality and uniqueness versus just being a photographic reproduction of a paintingGary … [Read more...]