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Living in Our Skin kicks off 21-day Racial Equity Challenge

Emily Beaman, reporter October 15, 2020

Wednesday, Oct. 14, the Black Student Union held a racial awareness event called “Living in Our Skin”. The official statement released by the Black Student Union about the event says that it is their...

Resources available for students struggling with mental health issues

Jason Wilson, Reporter September 26, 2018

Counseling Center members respond to the possibility of suicide on campus by providing extensive resources to students who may be struggling throughout the year to help maintain a safe environment for...

Consent is not as simple as yes or no

Maria Gutierrez, Columnist April 23, 2018

On Aug. 29, 2017, I was sexually assaulted by a guy I thought was into me. That’s usually how it goes. Don’t get me wrong, people are drugged by strangers or taken from their homes, but for the...

Amy Floyd, accounting senior, asks questions at the Open Forum about campus safety in CSC Comanche on March 19. Photo by Justin Marquart

Students raised concerns over campus safety at forum

Tyler Manning, Editor March 19, 2018

To address concerns that students and faculty had regarding campus safety and to make campus populace aware of the policies in place to handle cases of sexual assault and harassment, the Office of...

Increase in reported sexual assault, harassment for fall 2017

Bridget Reilly January 17, 2018

With recent global efforts to support those victimized by sexual harassment and/or assault, the #metoo campaign has given victims the motivation to tell their story. The latest Golden Globes awards saw...

Teresa Lopez, 2015 graduate, Logan Canafax, 2017 graduate, Jessica Cartwright, executive director of National Alliance of Mental Illness, Kenneth Shanks and Jamie Gardner, 2017 graduates, at the Gray Matters exhibit on Oct. 7. Photo by Jeri Moore

Alumni showcased in local art exhibit

Jeri Moore October 11, 2017

On Oct. 7, an art exhibition titled Gray Matters transformed 9th Street Studio. Organized by National Alliance of Mental Illness members, their intention was to bring awareness of mental health issues...

PRIDE to host free HIV testing Oct. 13

Judelle Tyson October 11, 2017

To raise awareness of HIV in Latino/Hispanic communities PRIDE is hosting a free HIV testing in honor of the National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day on Oct. 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m in Wichita I & II. The...

Make a difference for community rescue animals

The Wichitan February 22, 2017

Getting involved with animal rescue is very rewarding, especially for those who used to have or still have a special pet in their life. Saving animals' lives and helping them find their forever homes...

Pam Midgett, director of Counseling Center, is staged at her desk working on her computer, April 4, in her office in the Counseling Center. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Under Pressure: Anxiety is more common than you think

Brianna Sheen April 13, 2016

“It’s like when you get really hungry – you can’t ignore your stomach constantly growling. It’s always there.” That’s how Catherine Stepniak, psychology and sociology junior, describes her...

Theatre students to raise awareness about domestic abuse

Jared Tuilagi February 12, 2016

Members of Alpha Psi Omega, a theater honor society, find ways to help the community through their fundraising events, including work with First Step, a non-profit organization and women’s shelter.With...

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