Steamroller gives local high schoolers a new perspective

The art department hosted a Steamrolling Print Event off Nocona Trail Feb. 9 for the local art high school students, producing art that will be displayed throughout the week."We went with [the steamrolling project for the students] because of the exhibit in the main gallery, so we thought that it … [Read more...]

Student government reps discuss proposed fee increases

At the first student government meeting of the semester, university officials unveiled increased student fees to begin next year."It's only a 2.5 percent increase and it's a package deal. They are bringing in a lot more stuff like IT software and a centralized tutoring center," Thomas Mammen, … [Read more...]

Possibility for drone testing

Students all over can relate to the struggle with having to learn to balance being a full-time student, having a job, and learning how to budget their money as they step into this chapter of life that is adulthood. Every year, each student is tasked with finding their books for classes, and of … [Read more...]

30 people attend meeting on campus discrimination

The Town Hall Meeting lead by the black student leaders began their meeting on Nov. 23 with 30 people in attendance in response to recent events on campus . Shayla Owens, management junior, started the Town Hall Meeting  by addressing the purpose behind the meeting. Owens cited different … [Read more...]

Student regent discusses board happenings

Megan Piehler, mass communication junior and current student regent, said she feels there are three important topics addressed in the Board of Regents' Nov. 12 meeting of which the student body should be aware. A new rec field First, board members discussed issue of where the new rec field … [Read more...]

Lip-sync contest goes off script

It started off as any other lip-sync contest. Contestants performed to "Hit Me with Your Best Shot," "Baby Got Back," and "Same Love." The 10 groups that started the evening in CSC Comanche Suites were whittled down to five after the audience voted on little slips of white paper. Erin Hagy, … [Read more...]

Summer and Smoke to perform Nov. 12

  The cast of "Summer and Smoke" will perform a matinee Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. for local high schools. The first public performance will  be Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. The last performance will be Nov. 22 at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 15 at 2:30 p.m. Friday to Saturday, November 20 to 21 at 7:30 … [Read more...]

Orchestra performs variety of pieces

The 10-person Midwestern Singers performed seven different pieces during the their performance, How Great Thou Art, in Akin Auditorium, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. The seven pieces of music choir members performed in front of some 70 people included: "Sing We and Chant It," "I Pace in Idipsum," Es Tont ein … [Read more...]

Akin half full for a cappella group

The music, pop and jazz, was very upbeat. The crowd – only half the auditorium – was polite, listening to the a cappella group, m-pact, Nov. 3. Fletcher Sheridan, member of m-pact, said before their performance, "Live music is an energy exchange, it's a moment for us to connect with others in … [Read more...]

Homecoming candidates announced

Nominations ended Friday at 5 p.m. for members of the Homecoming court. The top vote-getters met Monday to review the rules for the election and will be allowed to campaign Oct. 12-23. The election begins Oct. 19 at 5 p.m. and ends Oct. 23 at 5 p.m. Winners are selected based on popular vote, … [Read more...]