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Paw and claws up for adoption

Paw and claws up for adoption

Javier Contreras, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Students lined up as soon as the Humane Society van pulled up at Patterson Honda on Saturday. Only the sound of paws and claws could be heard on the other side of the metal doors. On Nov. 2, Patterson Honda held an offsite adoption event for the Humane Society of Wichita Falls. Each dog was av...

Secular sobriety pilot program is brought to campus

Secular sobriety pilot program is brought to campus

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...

Grey matters: the colors of mental illness

Grey matters: the colors of mental illness

Jeri Moore, Reporter

October 14, 2019

The National Alliance on Mental Illness had its third annual Grey Matters art exhibit demonstrating the struggles of the lives touched by mental health issues on canvas. Two hours were not enough for the catering, live music and touching conversations on Oct. 11.  Among the artists showing their work at this ex...

‘Maniac’s Mansion’ is a new arcade downtown

‘Maniac’s Mansion’ is a new arcade downtown

Karrington Bradley, Reporter

May 2, 2019

TAG's Maniac's Mansion an arcade on 8th Street downtown, opened March 29. It features a cereal bar with nostalgic flavors, art collections and a family-friendly atmosphere, inspired to bring more fun to town. Marcus "Maniac" McGee, TAG's Maniac's Mansion owner, said, "I do everything all the way from the...

Local art teacher’s artwork on display at The Kemp Center for the Arts

Local art teacher’s artwork on display at The Kemp Center for the Arts

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

April 29, 2019

When walking through the halls of The Kemp Center for the Arts attendees now will find the artwork of Wichita Falls High School teacher, Chris Mayfield hung up along on the walls. Mayfield said, he is doing is what he expects out of his students, and having his work on display gives him and w...

Eight students rave about their off-campus jobs

Eight students rave about their off-campus jobs

Brianne Fournier, Reporter

April 29, 2019

Eight students have been lucky enough to find jobs that are both fun and accommodating. Natty Cervantes, general business junior and On the Border waitress, said, "On the Border is a friendly and caring business that prioritizes both the customers and their employees. It's a good job for students...

Social Workers all together hosted Bingo Night at Brookdale

Social Workers all together hosted Bingo Night at Brookdale

Joseph Rader, Reporter

March 14, 2019

Social Workers all together had a successful day of bingo at the Brookdale Assisted Living Facility on March 13. "I thought they did a great job, everyone was friendly and nice to talk to. I had a lovely time," Orma Jones from Brookdale said. After playing multiple games of regular bingo everyo...

Social Workers All Together elevate for March

Joseph Rader, Reporter

March 12, 2019

Social Workers All Together are kicking it in gear to raise awareness for Social Work Month with their theme Elevate. "This is my second year in SWAT and I love the interactions between the students and the community. The reactions we get from the things we do to help makes me feel like I'm making a differe...

20 Bridge student leaders come together to reach out to students

20 Bridge student leaders come together to reach out to students

Brianne Fournier, Reporter

February 18, 2019

Student leaders of The Bridge College Ministry met to discuss their Connect teams and to review their goals, Feb. 17. College pastor Andrew Reilly is the mentor for all 20 student leaders. His goal for Connect is to bring all students, Christian and non-Christian, together so that they can hangout...

Question of the Week: Valentines 2019 Edition

Alana Earle, Reporter

February 15, 2019

It's Valentines Day on campus and love is in the air, or is it? We sat down with students this past week to get their opinion on Valentines Day. Are you excited for Valentines Day? Craig Gregg, psychology freshman |“I heckin' love Valentines Day. I get candy, flowers and presents. I really love tedd...

Students volunteer at the Humane Society to relieve stress

Students volunteer at the Humane Society to relieve stress

Brianne Fournier, Reporter

February 7, 2019

It's two weeks into the semester and students are feeling the stress. To break away from campus, students head to the Humane Society of Wichita County to volunteer. Students including Camille Blanton, special education sophomore, find comfort in volunteering and getting to play with the animals, often ...

Sigma Nu recruitment includes bowling, cookout

Armondo Rubio, Reporter

February 6, 2019

As part of their continued recruitment efforts, members of Sigma Nu invite prospects to come bowl with them  Feb. 7 at 9 p.m. Village Bowl.  Eta Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Nu will hold a bowling night at Village Bowl for men interested to join an organization that is built on its principles of love, ...

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