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Cultural Greek Council members want participation at Wild’N Out event

Micah Wilson, Reporter

March 10, 2019


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The Cultural Greek Council sororities and fraternities are teaming up to plan an event centered around singing, dancing and roasting, Wild'N Out, March 13. What is Wild’N Out? Based on an MTV show hosted by Nick Cannon that premiered more than a decade ago, the show has continuously been centered ar...

SGA to celebrate international cultures March 11-13

Clarissa Alvarado, Reporter

March 8, 2019


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As a way to celebrate international cultures, the Student Government Association is collaborating with organizations to have three days of activities from March 11-March 13. Kerdell Cuffy, finance senior, senior class senator and chair of the campus culture committee, is the organizer of the event. She sai...

New executive chef changes cafeteria quality

New executive chef changes cafeteria quality

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter

March 8, 2019


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Jay Bendele started as the executive chef for Mesquite Dining Hall about two weeks ago. Three cafeteria employees and 15 students said they are beginning to notice improvements in the quality of food as well as in the quality of relationships among cafeteria employees. Bendele, who has been in the ...

Criminal justice sophomore arrested on campus for unlawful open carry

Criminal justice sophomore arrested on campus for unlawful open carry

Alyssa Mitchell and Chloe Phillips

March 6, 2019


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Updated March 6 Tyler George, 22, criminal justice sophomore, was arrested on campus March 4 in Mavericks Corner located in the Clark Student Center. Campus police responded to a call about George shortly after 11 a.m. They were given his description and were told that he was in possession of a handgun. George took...

Being a Global Citizen event set for March 12

Being a Global Citizen event set for March 12

Randi Heaton, reporter

March 6, 2019


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The Campus Cultural Committee will be hosting an Around the World in 3 Days series of events March 11-13 to increase cultural awareness on campus while holding a forum on the 12. Kerdell Cuffy, finance sophomore, is the chair of the Campus Cultural Committee and is helping host these events. “The...

Annual book fair ‘successful’

Justin Garner, Reporter

March 6, 2019


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With a plethora of items for sale, ranging from books, to DVDs, all the way to classic vinyl records, the 19th annual Wichita Adult Literacy Council book fair, March 1-2, was successful according to organizers. University Librarian and WALC tutor Clara Latham said the university provides the facility ...

Mardi Gras celebration held March 5

Taylor Henson, Reporter

March 6, 2019


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The University Programming Board members hosted Fat Tuesday, a Mardi Gras celebration in Legacy Multipurpose Room on March 5, for about 40 people. The celebration included making bead wreaths, a photo booth, wine glass decorating, free food, and and a showing of the movie "Princess and the Frog." Kari Bell, mana...

Prancettes held clinic to prepare girls for March 7 auditions

Prancettes held clinic to prepare girls for March 7 auditions

Monique Fields, Reporter

March 6, 2019


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With auditions approaching, the Prancettes held a clinic Feb.28 to show students what the Prancettes are all about. "We wanted girls to come out and see what we do, because a lot of people don't know about us,"  Camree Jones, early childhood education sophomore, said. This event began with warm-up...

Students attend ‘pizza and condoms’ with residence life, housing staff

Students attend ‘pizza and condoms’ with residence life, housing staff

Sky Barron, Reporter

March 6, 2019


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The Residence Life and Housing Staff hosted ‘Pizza and Condoms’ for students to learn more about safe sex on Feb. 27 in the Legacy Multipurpose Room. To start off the event, Director and Coordinator of Title IX Rachael Fornof covered the topics of sexually transmitted disease, safe sex and c...

‘Say Cheese’: RHA members raise money for Mustang Pantry

Kyla Budgewater, Reporter

March 6, 2019


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It's cheap. It's delivery. It's cheese. To raise money for Mustang's Pantry, the Resident Hall Association members put on the second annual 'Say Cheese' March 2 from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m in Legacy Multipurpose Room. Brenda Morales, Spanish junior and RHA president, said, "The food pantry is open to any s...

Cultural Greek Council hosts first wave check on campus

Cultural Greek Council hosts first wave check on campus

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

March 6, 2019


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A phenomenon that has been swarming across college campuses and universities has now made its way to Wichita Falls. The Cultural Greek Council hosted the first wave check on Feb. 28 in the Clark Student Center. The wave check is a unifying ceremony that slowly unveils the fresh waves from under a du...

Fine art students visit art museums in Dallas

Fine art students visit art museums in Dallas

Karrington Bradley, Reporter

March 6, 2019


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The Juanita and Ralph Harvey School of Visual Arts sponsored a field trip to Dallas for students to visit the Dallas Museum of Art, the Nasher Sculpture Center, and the Crow Museum of Asian Art. There were approximately 80 students and six faculty members in attendance. Shea James, art sophomore,...

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