Researchers debate value of poster vs. oral presentations

About five minutes before 9 a.m., Clark Student Center was buzzing. The tension had set in for some of the students at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Forum doing either poster or oral presentations.A few were still putting the finishing touches on their PowerPoint presentations, … [Read more...]

Move-out ends May 13; move-in begins Aug. 20

Finals week is three weeks away, which means move-out dates are trailing right behind. Now is the time to make summer and fall living arrangements.Associate Director of Housing Angie Reay said official move-out day is May 13. However, this summer, if students live in Sundance Court or Sunwatcher … [Read more...]

Geology students explore Wichita Mountains

As Alexandria Weiskircher, junior in geology, places all 19 of her new igneous rocks into her collection she started as a young girl,  she reflects on the weekend she spent with 10 other petrology students in The Wichita Mountains, Saturday, April 12."I love the field trips. I loved the Wichita … [Read more...]

On-campus psychology clinic offers free counseling

Although the psychology clinic may not be well known around campus, it offers free counseling and low-cost assessments for various mental illnesses. Psychology professor and clinic supervisor, Michael Vandehey, hopes to de-stigmatize counseling and making it preventative.“What I wish people … [Read more...]

Opera Workshop students to perform Keillor one-act

As part of the music department's Opera Workshop, eight students will perform the one-act opera The Old Man Who Loved Cheese, based on a book by Garrison Keillor, in Akin Auditorium March 4-5."Garrison Keillor is one of the best comedic writers of his generation," director Dale Heidebrecht said. "He … [Read more...]

New coffee shop coming to Parker Square

A new coffee shop — Frank & Joe’s — will be open in Parker Square in May.Founders, Carol Murray and Jessica Edwards, mom and daughter, have specialized in business and marketing.“I’m excited about the whole concept. We’ve been pulling this together for three years,” Murray said.Edwards, who has … [Read more...]

New residence not to be covered in brick

Projected to be complete in July, the new residence hall is substantially on schedule ready to open before new residents show up in August. BrickA visible change with the blue print is this hall will not be coated in the ‘Midwestern brick’ like the rest of the buildings on campus.“The west side, the … [Read more...]