Student regent application closes Nov. 30

The student regent application deadline will close on Nov. 30 at 5 p.m. — but many students don't fully understand what that position actually means. As student regent, Shayla Owens, business administration management senior, helps the nine-member Board of Regents consider the students when … [Read more...]

Dia de Los Muertos event to celebrate lives of dead Nov. 1

In the spirit of celebrating Día de Los Muertos — Day of the Dead — the University Programming Board and Bilingual Education Student Organization will host an event to celebrate the lives of the dead on Nov. 1 in the Clark Student Center atrium at 6 p.m. Día de Los Muertos is celebrated every … [Read more...]

Students decorate cupcakes to get into the Halloween spirit

Sprinkles, M&M's, chocolate crumbs, graham crackers, pink, lavender, white, orange and grey icing filled the table as students picked their favorite toppings and decorated their cupcakes. To get students into the Halloween spirit, the University Programming Board hosted a cupcake decorating … [Read more...]

UPB to host comedian John Cassidy Oct. 20

Known for his originality and witty jokes, John Cassidy is a professional comedian, magician and balloon artist who holds several Guinness World Records for balloon sculpting speed. His records include most balloon sculptures completed in one hour and most balloon sculptures completed in one minute. … [Read more...]

14 Priddy scholars learn better study habits

To learn different prep styles, study habits and test preparation tips, 14 Priddy Scholar students attended the Oct. 10 workshop, "Midterm Papers and Test Prep" in Clark Student Center. "Having a goal, that's the first step for any assignment, for any test you should set a goal," Cammie Dean, … [Read more...]

PRIDE to host free HIV testing Oct. 13

To raise awareness of HIV in Latino/Hispanic communities PRIDE is hosting a free HIV testing in honor of the National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day on Oct. 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m in Wichita I & II. The free testing is open to students, staff and faculty. "The purpose of hosting an AIDS … [Read more...]

Students learn how to improve academic performance

To educate students on different ways to improve their academic performance, the Counseling Center put on a workshop series this year called 'Four Steps to a 4.0' on Oct. 3 in Legacy Hall. Lauren Nichols, mental health graduate student, who has been interning at the Counseling Center since Aug. … [Read more...]

Confessions of a Carnival junkie

For Caribbean students (like myself) who departed our homeland for educational purposes, Carnival, which is a festival of Caribbean culture and traditions, is a pilgrimage. We look forward to our island's festivals every year, and being away from home would mean that we would miss out. Caribfest is … [Read more...]

Uber provides safe option and ride home

College is filled with parties, campus events and bar nights. When students are done with classes for the week, they're ready to celebrate at a couple of bars or parties during the weekend. The issue is not enough students utilize Uber as a form of transportation to get around. Caylan Deutsch, … [Read more...]

Students feel effects of Hurricane Maria

As Hurricane Maria churned through the Caribbean last Monday, its first stop was a direct hit to the island of Dominica. According to the country's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit via a live broadcast from Antigua on Thursday, Hurricane Maria left the country in a complete disarray and it would … [Read more...]