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Day two recap of the LSC indoor track and field championships

Day two recap of the LSC indoor track and field championships

Taylor Anderson and Amos Perkins

February 22, 2020

The Mustangs continued their fight at the Lone Star Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships Saturday, Feb. 22 at Texas Tech.  Peyton Lewis, finance freshman, started day two off with a field event: triple jump. Lewis finished with a career best, 10.88 meters, and placed 13th.  T...

Students choose XFL over democratic debates

Students choose XFL over democratic debates

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor

February 18, 2020

College students around the nation opted to watch the new XFL football league over the democratic presidential candidate debates.  When college students had to choose between learning more about what leaders might be running their country or watching a semi-professional football league filled with wa...

Thursday night lights

Thursday night lights

Taylor Anderson, Sports Reporter

January 31, 2020

It was a disappointing night in the Dome, with both women and men's basketball losing to Texas A&M Kingsville Thursday, Jan. 30.   The women’s team started the night off strong, ending the first quarter ahead by five. Elizabeth Cathcart (No. 43), forward and marketing senior, led the team in ...

Australia’s Dog Leg Farm perseveres after bushfire devastation

Australia’s Dog Leg Farm perseveres after bushfire devastation

Bridget Reilly, Photography Editor

January 20, 2020

Australia's historic town of Braidwood and the land of Yuin Country, located just over an hour from the Australian Capital Territory, was surrounded by a bushfire in late Nov. 2019. As the fire closed in around the community, residents were told they couldn't leave and they needed to take shelter and...

The other cheerleaders

The other cheerleaders

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

December 3, 2019

What the pep band lacks in pom-poms and megaphones, they make up for with cheers, jeers and energy. When fans enter the Colosseum for a maroon and gold basketball game, they know the players on the court won't be the only ones putting on a show for them. The band is active throughout the entire contest,...

A day in the life: Chelcie Kizart

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

December 3, 2019

Ever since many of us were little, we have imagined and dreamed about the day we would graduate from our dream school pursuing our dream occupation. The overwhelming emotions fill our bodies as we proudly walk across the stage and hold the diploma closely to our bodies. The smile on our faces couldn’t...

Sarah Stewart soars through soccer senior day

Sarah Stewart soars through soccer senior day

Micah Wilson, Reporter

November 12, 2019

The women’s soccer team concluded their season with the senior day game on Saturday, Nov. 9. The game ended in a 1-1 draw, but the score paled in comparison to the years of memories made for chemistry senior Sarah Stewart. Stewart, one of three seniors completing their careers this season, has played...

How steroids will save the world

Biff McBuff, Steroid Expert

October 30, 2019

                        Some steroids create better focus, some increase endurance, some increased strength and some increase how the muscles breathe. We've seen how amazing the human body and mind can be when using such subst...

A day in the life: Raven Presley

A day in the life: Raven Presley

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

October 30, 2019

It’s the second set against Southern Nazarene and as the gym fills with excitement and overwhelming sounds, Raven Presley, marketing junior, extends high above the net to land a powerful hit to the opposing side of the net. As the ball slams to the ground, Presley abruptly lands on the court forcing...

Dogs should have equal rights

Dogs should have equal rights

Kristin Silva, Managing Editor

October 16, 2019

Many dog owners consider their fur-babies to be part of their family. According to businessinsider.com, some people would even say they love their dog more than other humans. Because of this fact alone, dogs deserved to have equal rights just like humans. People easily can spot the difference betw...

“We have a voice too!” -The Geese

“We have a voice too!” -The Geese

Kristin Silva, Editor-in-flock

October 2, 2019

According to the humans, Sept. 29 was "Goose Day" and the day was celebrated with a video of how people felt about us geese around campus. Well, we have a voice too.   Steve Flippers, associate squawk of organized street-crossing, said he was both flattered and appalled at the responses g...

Students awarded more than $50 million in financial aid last year

Students awarded more than $50 million in financial aid last year

Hunter Tyler, Reporter

April 16, 2019

College isn't cheap and costs aren't going down. To help from going into debt, students depend on financial aid. This year, about 76 percent of the student population received some form of financial aid, $59.4 million in total. "There’s always been a saying that every year millions of dollars go...

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