Echoes of Gospel hosts concert in Burns Chapel

Student organization, Echoes of Gospel, is hosting its first choir concert on Nov. 19 at 4 p.m. in the Burns Chapel. Echoes of Gospel is a new organization that was founded in the spring semester of 2017 by Preston Busby, president of Echoes of Gospel and criminal justice junior. Busby said, … [Read more...]

Sigma Sundae sweetens philanthropy with ice cream

Sigma Kappa sorority hosted a sundae bar Tuesday, Nov. 15 in the Comanche Student Center to raise money for various charitable organizations “This is such a big event for our Sigma Kappa foundation,” Carrie Halbrooks, vice president of Sigma Kappa’s philanthropic services, said. “All the money … [Read more...]

Kappa Sigma takes on 30th annual Box-a-Thon

As the chilly fall wind blew through campus last weekend, members of Kappa Sigma fraternity fought the cold to receive donations. Kappa Sigma hosted its 30th annual Box-a-Thon fundraiser from Nov. 10-12 on the corner of Taft and Hampstead. The members were encouraged to build a box for shelter … [Read more...]

UPB hosts first StangsGiving Classic

University Programming Board members will be hosting their first StangsGiving Classic including a flag football game and a Thanksgiving feast. The StangsGiving Classic will be held on Nov.15 at 5 p.m. at the free play fields, and the feast will be held at the Legacy Multipurpose Room at 6:30 … [Read more...]

Language Café hosted in Clark Student Center

Continuing International Education Week, the offices of student affairs and student involvement put together Language Café, a way for students to hear different languages and learn about cultures we have on campus in Clark Student Center on Nov. 14. The week’s events encourage students to study … [Read more...]

Study abroad offers ‘personal growth’ for students

To help educate students about the details and benefits of the study abroad programs, Michael Mills, international education director, gave a presentation Nov. 13-14. Mills went into detail about each study abroad program, the places students would go, the classes they would be taking, the … [Read more...]

EURECA forum to take place on Nov. 16

Through the Enhancing Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative Activity forum, students showcase their research through oral or poster presentations. According to Magaly Rincón-Zachary, director of undergraduate research, the forum is a way for students to learn in a more comprehensive way … [Read more...]

Theater department presents ‘The God Of Hell’

The theater department will run the production "The God of Hell" Nov. 16, 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m to Nov. 18 at 2:30 p.m. in the Bea Wood Theater in the Fain Fine Arts B-wing. According to Sally Story, assistant professor of theater, the play centralizes on a middle aged, mid-western dairy farming … [Read more...]

Woodwind Chamber Ensemble performs Nov. 14

The Woodwind Chamber Ensemble filled the ears of their audience on Nov. 14 in the Akin auditorium with pieces dating back to the 1700s. Even with a last minute student replacement due to an emergency, the recital still managed to grab the attention of music connoisseurs and grade-driven … [Read more...]

1998 graduate to give commencement speech

Faculty members wore rainbow-colored ribbons pinned to their robes at graduation ceremonies in 2013. And when commencement speaker Ben Carson stood up, dozens of faculty members also stood up and walked out. "Several years ago we had a speaker come in, and there were some faculty that walked out … [Read more...]