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Playing volleyball helps Greeks bond

Kyla Budgewater, Reporter

April 12, 2019

Bump. Set. Spike. As Greek Week progressed, the three Greek councils hosted a volleyball tournament April 8 at 7.pm. in the Wellness Center. "I didn't expect to have as much fun at the volleyball tournaments I did. Since we are a part of the Cultural Greek Council we don't interact with the ...

PRIDE hosts third annual drag show

PRIDE hosts third annual drag show

Karrington Bradley, Reporter

April 11, 2019

People Respecting Identity Diversity for Everyone  hosted a drag show on April 9 as part of Inclusion Now! for about 60 audience members and 12 performers. The pre-sale price was $5 and it was $7 at the door. Teneshia Gold, exercise physiology freshman and PRIDE member, said, "I've never been to o...

Bilingual Education Student Organization hosts ‘Which Way Home’ screening

Sky Barron, Reporter

April 11, 2019

As a part of Inclusion Now! week, the Bilingual Education Student Organization screened the “Which Way Home” documentary which shows the personal side of migration to the United States through the eyes of children. The film follows several unaccompanied child migrants as they travel t...

First Christian Church hosts Mustangs Meal for student-athletes

First Christian Church hosts Mustangs Meal for student-athletes

Micah Wilson, Reporter

April 11, 2019

Nothing gets the attention of a student-athlete like the words “free” and “food” and First Christian Church is providing both of them. Knowing college athletes struggle to balance time and finances, the church found a practical way to help students out. On April 3, leaders of the church gathere...

Daraja Children’s Choir joins together with athletes

Daraja Children’s Choir joins together with athletes

Randi Heaton, Reporter

April 11, 2019

Between the games and singing, everyone around was grinning ear to ear in the presences of 17 children from Uganda in the Daraja Children’s Choir. The women’s soccer team was able to play soccer with the singers as well as watch them perform. Daraja is a group of children from ages 9-13 that come to ...

A day in the life of Christopher Hawkins: the life of a student-athlete

A day in the life of Christopher Hawkins: the life of a student-athlete

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

April 10, 2019

It’s 5 a.m. and while most students are sound asleep, his day has just begun. The ringing sounds of whistle blowing consume his ears, as he practices each play repeatedly like clock-work. Christopher Hawkins, criminal justice sophomore, has dedicated his life to football. “Football is my life....

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...

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