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Finding freedom in prison

Finding freedom in prison
January 18, 2021

I have always been a stubborn person, rigid in what I believe to be right and best for me and not prone to learn from the experiences of others. In 2015, my life was a perfect manifestation of those qualities....

Journal of a student stuck in quarantine

made bed
November 11, 2020

Quarantine Day 4, 10: 50 p.m. (11/2/20) My roommates came in contact with a good friend and teammate who tested positive for COVID-19. I live in the Sunwatcher apartments, so we just share a kitchen...

The speech of love

Students speak
October 15, 2020

I had the opportunity to speak on the behalf of the volleyball team at the Unity March held by the Athletic Department, Sept. 30. My initial intention was to relate information about the march to my team,...

Shall I compare thee to a leaf?

Alexis Porta
October 9, 2020

Summer is officially over and it’s been six years since I’ve been a part of the traditional experience of the changing of seasons. Traditional in the sense that one would experience the environmental...

Change the channel!

May 25, 2020

It seems that all families keep the TV on one channel for the entire day. Sometimes I go off on my walks wondering, will they have changed the channel by the time I come back? The answer is no more often...

A graduating senior’s perspective

A graduating senior’s perspective
May 24, 2020

I truly thought I was okay today. I knew I wasn’t going to walk across the stage on Saturday, May 16. I knew there weren’t going to be documentary screenings, the mass communication final capstone...

Crazy things to do in quarantine

May 24, 2020

It’s suggested that everyone continues to practice safe social distancing. "Don’t hang out with large groups of people. In fact, don’t hang out with anyone outside your family," they say.  The healthcare...

The season for tornado watching

May 23, 2020

Buckle up folks! Tornado season is upon us! This means there may be more destruction caused towards you than what your ex did! Better hop on and jump on those trampolines before they get blown away and...

Tough times in quarantine

May 22, 2020

Times are tough, especially during COVID-19. We would’ve never thought that we would get to this point of being so isolated from each other. No one predicted that this would happen. Just because life...

Road trip fun

May 21, 2020

Road trips with friends always bring the best kind of memories, and Wichita Falls is the perfect place to depart from to go on a road trip.  Lubbock may not seem intriguing, but there are bars and...

Time to decriminalize?

Dispensary
April 30, 2020

"Neither the marijuana user nor the drug itself can be said to constitute a danger to public safety." - Richard Nixon With numerous shelter-in-place laws, states across the US are grappling with what...

Hope amidst COVID-19 panic

This information was gathered, written and is accurate as of March 29. 
April 21, 2020

Feb. 12 marked the record high for the Dow Jones, a whopping average of $29,551.42 displayed an astoundingly historic day for the nation as we drew closer to financial resilience. On Feb. 28, a little...

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