75 students attend UPB grocery bingo night

Tide pods, fruit snacks, ramen noodles, and toiletries, were just some of the prizes presented to 75 students as they gathered  in Comanche suite to play grocery bingo hosted by the University Programming Board on Jan 17. Ruby Arriaga, activities coordinator of Student Involvement, said there was … [Read more...]

Frank Warren shares the secrets of others

Frank Warren, founder of PostSecret and the man who knows the secrets of millions of people from all over the world, spoke in Akin Auditorium with a compelling message of the power secrets hold on Jan. 18, 2017. "Secrets are the currency of intimacy,” Warren said. “And by sharing them with those … [Read more...]

UPB craft craze helps students take a break

Some 50 students gathered in the Atrium for University Programming Board Craft Craze Jan. 17 to help take away the stress of the first week of classes. Adviser Ruby Arriaga said the craft craze went well. "It went really good surprisingly," Arriaga said. "I guess because it's crafts and … [Read more...]

SGA meeting presents benefits of raising student tuition

Suzanne Shipley, university president, and Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs, attended the Student Government Association meeting on Jan. 16 in the Clark Student Center in representation for the Board as they presented new ideas to the students and organizations on the benefits of … [Read more...]

The social tolls of moving from dorms to apartments

A new semester brings a new lifestyle to students who make their first move from dorm rooms to apartments. Some students find the transition to be just what they needed while others feel as if they "jumped the gun." Dental Hygiene sophomore, Courtney Hoover said she enjoyed the transition into … [Read more...]

Urinetown cast met for first rehearsal

The theater department began rehearsals Jan. 16 for the musical "Urinetown." Consisting of a cast of 26 people, the musical is set as a political satire about a town struggling with it's water supply. "The whole musical is a satire of every other musical so that makes it really fun and exciting," … [Read more...]

New year, new student resolutions

With the beginning of a new year, Americans participate in creating personal goals aimed at bettering their physical health, character or both. These goals are referred to as "resolutions." This tradition is even carried on in college campuses. Flocks of students run to their respective school … [Read more...]

Late Night Scramble kicks off spring Stampede Week

Free food, games and a chance to meet old friends and make new ones. To kick off the semester with Stampede Week, university programming board, student involvement and various other sponsor members hosted a Late Night Scramble on Jan. 14 in the Legacy Multipurpose Room. "It's really good for … [Read more...]

Raise Your Standards to Accomplish New Year’s Resolutions

Around this time, people are in the beginning stages of their New Year’s Resolutions. We all know the usual ones: “I want to go to the gym more, eat healthier and lose weight,” “I want to study more and make better grades,” or, for the freshmen among us, “I want to drink less.” It isn’t hard to … [Read more...]

685 degrees awarded at fall graduation

Reporting by Tyler Manning, Cortney Wood, Rachel Johnson, Justin Marquart and Fran Martinez As adrenaline coursed through their veins, 502 students walked across the stage at Kay Yeager Coliseum on Dec. 16, 2017 with friends, families and colleagues cheering them onward while an additional 183 … [Read more...]