Through the struggle, find strength

Life has its moments and through my adversity, I've learned many valuable lessons being a young adult growing up and having to figure out how to pay the "big bills" in order to sustain a living. My mother warned me that once I turned eighteen I was going to be financially cut off, and from that … [Read more...]

Sports: What you missed over the break

Men's soccer to host camp Feb. 18 DEC. 12 — Men's soccer will hold a one-day ID Camp for high school and junior college players on Sunday, Feb. 18 from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at the soccer practice field. The camp is designed to give players a training experience that highlights technical and … [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...]

Critical Conversation Series discusses sexual assault on campus

To discuss the results of the campus climate survey that was distributed last spring, the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs members hosted the last topic for the Critical Conversations Series on sexual assault Nov. 27 in the Legacy Multipurpose Room at 4 p.m. In the survey, … [Read more...]

Volleyball team beats Cameron University

The volleyball team added another win to their record on Nov. 9 against Cameron University. The volleyball team's record is currently 15-15 with the season coming to an end.  The game ended in three sets in favor of the volleyball team. "Now that the season is almost to the end, we have had our … [Read more...]

Health sciences building cost raises concern

Kyle Owen, associate vice president for facilities services, presented his report to the Board of Regents on the status of the new health sciences and human services building — and the cost was a bit more than he expected. On Nov. 9, Owen announced that the October bids for the new building were … [Read more...]

Refuse to stay down, stand up to succeed

The famous actress Mary Pickford once said, “You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call 'failure' is not the falling down, but the staying down.” This past semester I had to come to terms with that since I was placed on academic suspension. Failure is hard to … [Read more...]

Passion, happiness drive work, creativity

I own Double H Design, a business that specializes in digital and social media creation and management. My job is to take a business owner’s passion and present it to the world in a way that will positively impact their community. I am engaged in every step of the brand creating process. From … [Read more...]

Men’s soccer team prepares for regionals

With the Heartland Conference championship under their belt, the men's soccer team players will go into the South Central regionals which begin on Nov. 9. "I feel confident about regionals. We've been working hard since Aug. 1 — all for this moment when it actually matters," Koby Sapon-Amoah, … [Read more...]

Women’s basketball team wins pre-season exhibition

With the basketball goal fixed and ready to be used, the women's basketball team played in an on campus exhibition against Hardin-Simmons University as an opening to the preseason and ended with a score of 61-42. With a slow start, the first basket wasn't made until half way through the first … [Read more...]