The Wichitan

When Germany meets Texas

Kelsey Purcell

October 3, 2017

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

There are people who you meet who, in the moment, you don’t realize will be in your life forever. A stranger can turn into a sister without you even realizing it’s happening. I met Jenny when I was 15 years old. I remember t...

Model UN takes NYC

Kelsey Purcell

March 28, 2017

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

My week in New York City with the Model U.N. team is a week I will never forget. Before leaving for The Big Apple, I was more anxious than excited. My major is mass communication, where I study things like social media trends, tar...

Students participate in the Jared Box Project

Kelsey Purcell

November 10, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

For most, the holidays are a time of joy and celebration. Children run downstairs to find presents under a decorated tree, and a scent of cookies and peppermint in the air. But not all children are so fortunate. For some, the ho...

Smooth sailing and ship wrecks at cardboard boat race

Kelsey Purcell

November 8, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

The setting sun reflected off the water of Sikes Lake where 17 teams were lined up with their various cardboard boats on the evening of Oct. 28. Get ready, get set, go! Splash! The boats entered the water. A few teams took an...

Clowns ‘seen’ on campus

Kelsey Purcell

October 12, 2016

Filed under Campus, Local, News

Halloween came early this year, but instead of the usual good fun the holiday normally brings, this spooky season has had a few more tricks than treats.Across the nation, clown sightings have been reported starting in late August i...

Women’s soccer handed first conference loss by Texas A&M-Commerce

Kelsey Purcell

October 2, 2016

Filed under Sports

The women’s soccer team fell short to Texas A&M-Commerce on Oct. 2, resulting in the team’s first conference game loss as well as ending a six-game win streak. The Lady Lions scored early in the first half to make the sc...

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