28 businesses attend part-time job fair

Students filtered in and out of the Comanche Suites in the Clark Student Center at the Part-Time Networking Job Fair, put on by the Career Management Center on Sept. 6. During the event, 28 businesses had representatives waiting to discuss job opportunities with students. Stephanie Sullivan, … [Read more...]

Interactive game shows dangers of drunk driving

The Texas Department of Transportation brought its impaired dodgeball truck to the Jesse Rogers Promenade on Aug. 31 to promote their "Plan While You Can" campaign that encourages students to plan ahead before consuming alcohol. This interactive game shows students how alcohol effects their … [Read more...]

Behind the scenes at Hotter ‘N Hell

The annual Hotter 'N Hell 100 is a three day event with bike races and a trade show that attracts people to the city over Aug. 25-27. With over 10,000 riders participating in the event, planning and coordinating the event is no menial task. There are more than 100 committee members that put on the … [Read more...]

Keynote speaker serenades students at convocation

Silence echoed in the D. L. Ligon Coliseum, as anticipation and curiosity filled students about keynote speaker, Preston Pugmire's next moves. After dropping a beat, Pugmire incorporated his musical passion with encouraging students to listen, to be positive and to be authentic. On Aug. 29 the … [Read more...]

Comedian Orlando Baxter keeps the crowd laughing

Students packed into the lower level seating at D.L. Ligon Coliseum to see comedian Orlando Baxter on Aug. 22. The Office of Student Development and Orientation hosted the comedy event as part of the Mustang Roundup festivities for incoming freshman. Ruby Arriaga, student development and … [Read more...]

About 100 students watch sun at Sunwatcher

About 100 students, faculty and staff packed Sunwatcher Plaza at 11:30 a.m. while anxiously waiting for the solar eclipse to appear, hosted by the physics program, on Aug. 21. The eclipse peaked at approximately 1:04 p.m. at roughly 80 percent totality. Preet Sharma, professor of physics, said … [Read more...]

College is more than going to class

Whether it's joining the Student Government Association or writing for The Wichitan, students can get involved in one or more of the 95 registered groups on OrgSync available on campus. The organizations allow students to get involved and interact within the campus to enhance their college … [Read more...]

Bolin lab named after former provost

Faculty gathered to honor Betty Stewart, former provost and vice president of academic affairs, by renaming room 301 in Bolin Hall to the Betty H. Stewart Instrumental Lab on April 27. Betty Stewart said she was grateful of this honor, but said her former co-workers were instrumental in her … [Read more...]

Clay wind chime craft allows students to relax

Cynthia Cummings, Clark Student Center special events coordinator, held her monthly craft class to allow students to relax before finals begin in three weeks. Participants made clay wind chimes in the Caddo Room in the Clark Student Center, April 18 and will continue April 19 from 2-4 … [Read more...]

Engineers use drone to map trees on campus

CHECK OUT THEIR MAPS The Engineers for a Sustainable World started a campus drone mapping project on March 30 to discover the number of trees on campus. The drone took off at McCoy Engineering Hall to map the entire campus on a pre-programmed flight. Suman Bhandari, mechanical engineering … [Read more...]