The Wichitan

Woodwind Chamber Ensemble performs Nov. 14

brittni vilandre

November 15, 2017

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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...

1998 graduate to give commencement speech

brittni vilandre

November 14, 2017

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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...

OcTubaFest adds new spin to Oktoberfest

Tre' Jones

November 1, 2017

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The Low Brass Ensemble players participated in the first OcTubaFest performance in Akin Auditorium on Monday, Oct. 30. Christopher Vivio, assistant professor of music, said this clever name is a play on the German celebration...

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

Judelle Tyson

November 1, 2017

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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...

Imagine Graduation: one stop shop for graduating seniors

brittni vilandre

October 26, 2017

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Graduating seniors gathered in Comanche Suites on Tuesday, Oct. 24 and Wednesday, Oct. 25 to relieve some of the stress of August and December graduations. With midterms adding one more thing to stress about for graduating seniors,...

Trick-or-Treat: Time to celebrate All Hallows’ Eve

Justin Marquart

October 25, 2017

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Halloween, the time of year when the sun goes sets earlier and it starts to get cold. The one night every year that people can wear costumes, no matter what they are, knock door-to-door and get free candy. People around campu...

UPB to host comedian John Cassidy Oct. 20

Judelle Tyson

October 19, 2017

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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 c...

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