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Question of the Week: Chick-Fil-A

Question of the Week: Chick-Fil-A

Alana Earle, Reporter

April 9, 2019

Chick-Fil-A is a well-loved food chain, especially amongst college students. This week we asked students how many times they eat at the campus Chick-Fil-A in a week. How many times do you think you eat at Chick-Fil-A in a week? Siany Kloss, studio art sophomore | "Probably only four [times]." ...

Students can help the environment

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter

April 9, 2019

Last year was the fourth warmest year on record. Explorers have found a hole in the Arctic ice cap the size of Delaware. Climate change is real. It is not fiction, and every student can do something to reduce the impact of climate change, from monitoring their thermostat to recycling. Jonathan D....

Take Back the Night to be held April 10

Taylor Henson, Reporter

April 9, 2019

The month of April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Take Back the Night is coming to campus April 10. Take Back the Night, is a program dedicated to creating a safe community and respectful relationships through awareness at Sikes Lake at 8 p.m. Rachael Fornof, Title IX director said, “Take ...

Geosciences Club raises funds with biannual rock, mineral sale

Geosciences Club raises funds with biannual rock, mineral sale

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

April 8, 2019

After students walked through the foyer of Bolin Hall, they were met with a wide range of rocks, minerals, and fossils for sale by the Geosciences Club, on April 3-4. Jonathan Price, associate professor and faculty supervisor of the Geoscience Club, believes that the fundraiser impacts both students...

Students chill at ‘Fire Pit Saturday’

Students chill at ‘Fire Pit Saturday’
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Mica Victorian, Reporter

April 8, 2019

Free food, a blazing fire pit and good music streaming in the night air was an invitation from the Residence Hall Association to  students to come out to Legacy Hall Courts April 6 to unwind before finals. "Fire pit Saturday" was a success with 45 students participating a little after 9 p.m. Residence...

Counseling center staff presents session on studying for finals

Counseling center staff presents session on studying for finals

Andrew Murray, Reporter

April 8, 2019

Staff members from the Counseling Center talked to the 12 students April 3 zeroing in on study skills focused on different styles of learning. In his presentation, Zachary Zoet, a licensed professional counselor-intern, and friend of the Counseling Center said, “The goal for today is to empo...

Conductor builds confidence through Heaven’s music

Conductor builds confidence through Heaven’s music

Taylor Anderson, Reporter

April 8, 2019

Parents and friends gathered in the Burns Chapel, April 4 to listen to the sweet melodies of the Midwestern Singers. Preparing for two months and meeting three days-a-week, the audience was serenaded at no cost with Stevie Wonder's top hits, "Superstition" and "Don't Worry ‘Bout a Thing." Con...

Greeks geek over Greek Week

Greeks geek over Greek Week

Brianne Fournier, Reporter

April 8, 2019

During Greek Week, members of the sororities and fraternities come together for competitions and bonding experiences. "Greek Week builds Greek unity and allows everyone to learn more about the other chapters we wouldn't know otherwise. It brings together Panhellenic, Inter-fraternity Council an...

Faculty lacks diversity

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

April 5, 2019

In a world where different cultures intertwine, students need to feel represented through the faculty on campus. Diverse faculty not only enhances opportunities for learning, but it creates an open environment for the different cultures reflected within the campus. Provost and Vice President for Academic...

Published novelist reads at Museum of Art

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter

April 5, 2019

Thirty-five students and faculty fell silent as they waited for published novelist Devin Murphy to begin reading from his latest novel, Tiny Americans. Murphy, associate professor of English at Bradley University in Peoria, spoke self truths about family at 7p.m. April 4 at the Wichita Falls Museum of ...

5kolor Run supports Faith Mission

5kolor Run supports Faith Mission

Joseph Rader, reporter

April 4, 2019

Fifty-two people ran the 5kolor Run at Sikes Lake to show support for Sexual Assault Awareness Month and to donate to the Wichita Falls Faith Mission, a non-profit organization that benefits the homeless and abused women. "This was my first time running it, and it was really amazing to get the opportunity to support an amaz...

Sigma Lambda Alpha sorority hosts annual women’s 5K

Taylor Henson, Reporter

April 4, 2019

To celebrate Women’s History Month and to promote women’s awareness, the Sigma Lambda Alpha sorority members held their third annual Women’s Awareness 5K at Sikes Lake on March 27. Thirteen runners participated.   Estafani Vasquez, biology and chemistry freshman and vice president o...

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