The Wichitan

VPAF candidate holds open session

Chloe Phillips, Reporter

March 27, 2019


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As of Jan. 31, Marilyn Fowlé retired from her position as vice president of administration and finance (VPAF) after having the position for seven years. Faculty and staff were given the opportunity to meet VPAF candidate Brett Powell at an open session on March 25, 2019. Powell believes he is a good...

Campus jobs available to students

Campus jobs available to students

Hunter Tyler, Reporter

March 20, 2019


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Being a college student is full of bills. Bills for tuition and fees, food bills, movie ticket bills. The list goes on and on. To help students pay these bills, a number of campus departments offer jobs for students. There are departments on campus in which a student can apply for a student assistant...

Update: Health sciences building construction

Update: Health sciences building construction

March 15, 2019


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The new health sciences building is scheduled to be up and running Fall 2019. As of now the third floor will be home to the faculty offices and the second will be dedicated to nursing and respiratory care. The first floor will have classrooms and will possibly hold the dental hygiene department. ...

Throw a pie at Delta Phi

March 15, 2019


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Delta Phi hosted Throw a Pie at Delta Phi March 14 in the Clark Student Center Atrium from 11am - 2pm. The goal of the event was to raise funds for the fraternity they charge $1 per pie and let students pie Delta Phi members in the face.

Moffett library research scholars wanted

Moffett library research scholars wanted

Andrew Murray, Reporter

March 15, 2019


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Sitting in her cluttered office on the second floor of Moffett library, Andrea Williams, Associate University Librarian, gets prepared to host the sixth annual library Research Scholars Contest. “I view myself as the coordinator with the faulty in terms of getting enough judges, establishi...

Coaches are real people too

Coaches are real people too

Taylor Anderson, Reporter

March 15, 2019


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The wins. The losses. The expectations and the pressures. The coaches are the quiet ones, the ones that no one thinks about. They spend hours preparing the team, as well as themselves. But most of all they handle success and adversity differently with simplicity, family and consistency. SIMPLICITY ...

Social Workers all together hosted Bingo Night at Brookdale

Social Workers all together hosted Bingo Night at Brookdale

Joseph Rader, Reporter

March 14, 2019


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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...

Groups educate students about how to have safe spring break

Groups educate students about how to have safe spring break

March 14, 2019


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Administrators and students gathered in the Clark Student Center Atrium March 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to learn about having a safe spring break. Hosts and participants learned unique and informational tips to help them be safe as they begin their spring break. Demi Darville, radiology senior | “It’s ab...

A day in the life of Brooke Broadstreet

A day in the life of Brooke Broadstreet

Brianne Fournier, Reporter

March 14, 2019


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Living each day with a smile on her face, Brooke Broadstreet, radiology sophomore, is juggling more than classes this semester. Apart from being a full-time student, she is also a Young Life leader and an intern for the Bridge, First Baptist's college ministry. "My days are normally pretty busy......

Students plan to spend break working, doing homework

March 14, 2019


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Students around campus all had plans for spring break. It may be staying here to catch up on sleep or going home to spend time with their families but students are ready for the break. Austin Masterson, history freshman|“I’m going to chill here on campus for the spring break. I’m from Wichit...

Students, athletes participate in ongoing unified basketball league

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

March 14, 2019


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The Wellness Center began partnering with the local Special Olympics in fall of 2016, creating the unified sports league for students and athletes. This is the first semester that the unified basketball league is offered. Mike Richardson, assistant director of the wellness center, said, "It's impo...

Students in McCullough-Trigg Hall are ready for an upgrade

Students in McCullough-Trigg Hall are ready for an upgrade

Monique Fields, Reporter

March 13, 2019


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Standing at 77.46 ft tall, McCullough-Trigg Hall has been serving as a dormitory for students for more than 25 years. Since the birth of Trigg in 1994, it has undergone minor necessary maintenance, but it has never been fully renovated. With six floors and a capacity of 152, the building has worn dow...

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