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Senior art exhibit ignites conversation

Gary Goldberg, art professor and gallery director, adjusts the placement of art pieces for the senior exhibition Thursday, May 2, 2018. Goldberg said that since there were so many graduating art students this semester, the artwork had to be displayed in the foyer, as well as the actual gallery. “We had to be more flexible this semester, but this space is mostly used as a path,” Goldberg said. “Our students often create pieces that challenge viewers emotionally and intellectually, so we have to create the galleries in a way that allows the viewer to make a choice if they want to engage in the art.” Photo by Brendan Wynne

Brendan Wynne, Reporter

May 3, 2018

Worried that the message of his senior exhibition was being compromised, Ethan Parker, art senior, voiced concern over the placement of his work in the foyer adjacent to the Juanita and Ralph Harvey School of Visual Arts. Parker, a graduating art student, created a collection of sculptures and ...

To increase retention, enrollment, university needs VP of enrollment

The Wichitan

November 10, 2017

OUR VIEW: Because campus enrollment remains largely unchanged, administrators need to hire a vice president of enrollment management. There is a clear lack of substantial increase to the amount of newly enrolled students. If the school wishes to grow and thrive, it must have more revenue to fund ...

Priority registration proposal for athletes causes controversy

Priority registration proposal for athletes causes controversy

Shari Smith

October 24, 2017

To reduce scheduling conflicts, Greg Giddings, assistant professor of English, proposed that student athletes to get priority registration to the Faculty Senate on Oct. 17. Student athletes would be able to register at the same time as seniors and honors students. "I am obviously an advocate for...

Priority registration for academics, not athletics

The Wichitan

October 23, 2017

OUR VIEW: Priority registration should solely be based on academic standing, not athletic rosters. A proposal from Greg Giddings, faculty athletic representative, states athletes should receive priority scheduling like seniors and honors students and argues this will allow student athletes to minimize abse...

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