Special teams ‘have serious impact’ on game

They stand on the sidelines, eyes turned to the field. Out of the two hour games, most of the time is spent next to the excitement, out of the way. Uneventful almost. Maybe practice a few kicks, a couple jumping jacks to keep the body warm and blood pumping. So between the jokes and laughter, they … [Read more...]

Freshman: ‘This is my first bonfire and I expect it to be lit’

The Office of Student Development and Orientation faculty members organized the bonfire on Oct. 19 as part of homecoming week. Under this, students donated a shirt of another college that was burned. Mario Ramirez, interim director of student involvement, said not all the shirts donated were … [Read more...]

Men defeat St. Edward’s 1-0

The No. 4 men's soccer team defeated No. 16 St. Edward's 1-0 in the whiteout game on Thursday, Oct. 19. Pierre Bocquet, business senior and midfielder, scored his sixth goal this year in the 40th minute, bringing the team to 1-0 at the first half with no scoring from St. Edward's in the second … [Read more...]

Field Day competitions photo gallery

Jacob Warren, economics junior, organized the first Field Day competitions as part of homecoming week. Students headed to the quad at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18 for non-competitive events and 6 p.m. for the actual competitions. RELATED STORIES Football takes down West Texas … [Read more...]

Students let loose at homecoming dance Oct. 18

"Return of the Mack" by Mark Morrison blared over the speakers as a few brave students stepped out onto the dance floor to dance the night away, while other students lingered around the snack table before mustering up the courage to join. Students filled the Legacy Multipurpose Room for the third … [Read more...]

Smoking: not just lighting up a cigarette

The Clark Student Center was buzzing with homecoming activities. In the atrium, the University Programming Board set up shop with a sundae bar that was attracting every student that walked by. Nestled next to the sundae bar was a booth for Peers Against Tobacco. Taylor Offutt, health … [Read more...]

Homecoming dance to be held Oct. 18 in Legacy

The third annual homecoming dance will be held on Oct. 18 in Legacy Hall beginning at 8:30 p.m as a part of the homecoming week festivities. Norma Ramirez, assistant director of residence life and housing, said the dance will go along with the university's homecoming theme — rewind to the … [Read more...]

Field Day to make debut Oct. 18

Student Government Association members are holding Field Day non-competitive events on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at the Quad beginning at 5 p.m. with competitions starting at 6 p.m. Jacob Warren, SGA publicity chair and economics senior, said, “Field Day is part SGA’s initiative to be more involved with … [Read more...]

Excitement builds for homecoming game, tailgate

For head football coach Bill Maskill, this week’s game is more than just a chance for the team to win. With a team ranked No. 5 in the American Football Coaches’ Association Top 25 and with an overall 42.2 game point average for the season, he needs to encourage the players while keeping them … [Read more...]

Counseling Center presents Taming Test Anxiety

About 17 students gathered in the Legacy Multipurpose Room to listen to Kylie Kerr, graduate intern at the Counseling Center, give advice on ways to tame their test anxiety on Oct. 4. "The main purpose of the workshop is making everyone more aware that we all deal with test anxiety and … [Read more...]