The Wichitan

Volleyball Sweeps SWOSU

Celebration

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

October 23, 2019

The volleyball team shut down the visiting Southwestern Oklahoma State University in three sets Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. Led by Lauren Honeycutt (No.19), middle blocker and kinesiology sophomore, the ‘Stangs had 50 kills on 46 assists in attacking play. Honeycutt had ten kills and hit a career...

Cardboard boats sink the competition

cardboard boatrace

Jeri Moore, Reporter

October 21, 2019

Sweat, tears, cardboard and a whole lot of tape provided the stage for students to flex their engineering and designing muscles Oct. 18. A crowd of around 80 spectators and their dogs assembled on the banks of Sikes lake as the ducks and geese relocated themselves to the unoccupied areas of the bank. As...

Torchlight Parade and Bonfire tradition continues

Chris Smith and daughter

Dariana Garza and Alyssa Mitchell

October 19, 2019

Heat. Fire. Music and over 400 hundred torch-wielding students attended the annual Torchlight Parade and Bonfire Oct. 18 at 9 p.m. With spirits high and plenty of rival school t-shirts to burn Nacona Trail south parking lot was fully lit by the burning shirts and crumbling pallets. According to Ruby...

Vinson offers healthy boost to campus

Kristin Silva, Managing Editor

October 16, 2019

The Vinson Health Center is an on-campus doctor's office that caters solely to students. Part of the student fee that is paid alongside tuition goes toward the VHC so students have a place to be treated when they are sick or injured without to pay a co-pay upfront. It offers treatment and medication...

A day in the life: Lacey Grimes

Lacey Grimes

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

October 16, 2019

It’s 6 a.m. and while most students are sound asleep, her day has just begun. The sweet and tender voices of small children fill her ears forcing her eyes to partially open to a sun-filled room. She slowly takes in deep breaths as she mentally prepares for a new day full of surprises. Lacey Grimes,...

New health science building offers students state-of-the-art opportunities

Horses gallop

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter

October 16, 2019

As the university welcomes returning students and newcomers to the fall semester, the campus opens the new health sciences building of Centennial Hall to its students. This building holds all the departments of the Robert D. & Carol Gunn College of Health Sciences and Human Services in one area,...

Secular sobriety pilot program is brought to campus

Unreachable Destination

Jeri Moore, Reporter

October 16, 2019

A pilot program for a more secular version of Alcoholics Anonymous, years in the making from conception to implementation, has made its appearance on campus this fall. The counseling center, a third party and various staff members have made this a possibility through campus affiliation. Aggregate information...

Homecoming festivities begin with Lip Sync and Mustang Madness

Corbriyana Wingfield

Amos Perkins, Reporter

October 15, 2019

Lights. Cameras. Madness! Ligon Coliseum was packed full of energetic students ready to dance, sing, compete and let loose. Some entertained with their athletic talents. Others showed off their creativity. More still, danced and sang from the stands and the gym floor. Homecoming festivities kick...

A Day in the Life: Tre’Vonne Bradford

Tre Bradford

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

October 2, 2019

      Tre’Vonne Bradford, exercise physiology senior, has made it her mission to become involved on campus by networking with her peers and creating positive relationships that will last long after college. Over the course of three years, Bradford has been the president of th...

$50 million campaign benefits all students

$50 million campaign benefits all students

Alyssa Mitchell, Editor

October 2, 2019

The university's comprehensive campaign met its goal of $50 million in the third year of a seven-year campaign. This campaign began Sept. 1, 2016, and will continue until the university's centennial celebration in. The three pillars are enriching lives, enhancing teaching and learning, as well as investing in ...

754 awarded at spring graduation

The crowd goes wild as their family and friends walk across the stage to gain their degree at the graduation ceremony at Kay Yeager Coliseum on May 11.

Alyssa Mitchell, Mica Victorian, and Jared

May 11, 2019

A lively buzz filled the air as 754 graduates walked across the stage and into their futures May 11 in Kay Yeager Coliseum. Graduates were accompanied by faculty, staff, family and friends for their big day. DATE | May 11, 2019 LOCATION | Kay Yeager Coliseum SPEAKER | Tarkan Maner, M...

Over 100 students attend the senior Campus Walk

President Suzanne Shipley

Alyssa Mitchell and Taylor Anderson

May 3, 2019

With over 100 graduating seniors in attendance, the Clark Student Center Atrium was packed May 3 from 3-5 p.m. The Campus Walk that usually takes place outdoors was moved inside the due to the rainy weather. This fairly new tradition was started in May 2018 allows students to remember their time on...

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