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Geosciences Club raises funds with biannual rock, mineral sale

Geosciences Club raises funds with biannual rock, mineral sale

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

April 8, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

After students walked through the foyer of Bolin Hall, they were met with a wide range of rocks, minerals, and fossils for sale by the Geosciences Club, on April 3-4. Jonathan Price, associate professor and faculty supervisor of the Geoscience Club, believes that the fundraiser impacts both students...

Last college to be named after long time donors

Jeri Moore, Reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The last of the six colleges on campus has officially received a name, McCoy College of Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, is named after long-time donors of 31 years, James and Vicki McCoy. “The McCoy’s have given so that we as a university can give,” Suzanne Shipley, university president,...

Rolling Plains Chapter brings life to volunteering opportunities

Oscar Cindo

October 9, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

A crowd of volunteers and members of the Rolling Plains Chapter were in attendance for the second monthly meeting in Bolin Hall Room 209 on Oct. 3. The meeting went beyond just simple business. Hosted by Terry McKee, president of the Texas Master Naturalist Rolling Plains Chapter, discussed upcoming...

Rolling Plains chapter meeting to be held Tuesday

Oscar Cindo

September 29, 2017


Filed under Campus, Local, News

An opportunity to help make a difference in the community has been brought to campus as Texas Master Naturalist Terry McKee will be hosting the second Rolling Plains chapter meeting on Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in Bolin Hall in room 209. It's free and open to the public as educational subjects related to...

Geology students explore Wichita Mountains

Geology students explore Wichita Mountains

Kristen Gregg

April 20, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

As Alexandria Weiskircher, junior in geology, places all 19 of her new igneous rocks into her collection she started as a young girl,  she reflects on the weekend she spent with 10 other petrology students in The Wichita Mountains, Saturday, April 12."I love the field trips. I loved the Wichita Mountains...

Celebrating the 41 years of Fantasy of Lights

Celebrating the 41 years of Fantasy of Lights

Patrick German

December 2, 2015


Filed under Feature

The song, "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas" fits for the Fantasy of Lights. Christmas is just 23 days away, and with the cold brisk air, twinkling lights, the warmth of hot cocoa and kids giving Santa Claus their Christmas lists, does feel a lot like Christmas. Katelyn Vietti, ed...

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