The Wichitan

Opportunities about for freshmen to maintain healthy lifestyle

rec sports

Randi Heaton, Reporter

March 13, 2019

Freshman are notorious for gaining the 'Freshman 15' but there are resources here to help avoid that. On campus there is the Bruce and Graciela Redwine Student Wellness Center, commonly referred to as the wellness center. At times, the gym is filled with the hustle and bustle of students, faculty, a...

Stress, finals, and the college student psyche

Hayden Nolan, Reporter

November 28, 2018

Finals week can be a stressful time of the year for college students. Not only do they have to study for the most important tests of the semester, but they also have to deal with the everyday struggles of life. Procrastination, deadlines, money, and other factors are large contributors to stress, but...

Series of equipment added to Wellness Center

Hayden Nolan, Reporter

September 25, 2018

Every year Wellness Center officials have purchased new equipment for students to use. This year, eight new pieces of exercise equipment have been brought in to assist students with staying fit and active. Angie Reay, wellness director, said, "We have added at least one large piece of equipment to...

Faculty bond through friendly softball game

Tyler Manning, Editor

May 1, 2018

The warmth from the sun energized the faculty as they stretched in preparation for the tournament. There was a sensational energy in the air as children and spouses of faculty members rooted on their loved ones in a game of softball. To give faculty on campus an opportunity to bond over a friendly...

Mustang Cup gets students involved in sports

About 25 students were in attendance for the Mustang Cup Interest Meeting on Thursday, January 22, 2015 in the Welness Center Conference Room where Caleb Hannon, assistant director of recreational sports/wellness center, discusses with anyone interested in participating in Rec Sports the rules and regulations of the cup. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Jessalyn Castro

January 30, 2015

In an effort to get students more involved in recreational sports, campus officials created The Mustang Cup and held a meeting gauge interest Thursday, Jan. 22. “It’s just a new way to get people involved into rec sports,” said Caleb Hannon, assistant director of recreational sports and wel...

Rock gym in grain elevator provides exercise opportunities

The 100-foot climbing wall was built inside of an old grain elevator.

Eddie Miller

February 25, 2014

"It's not the height that kills you. It's not the fall that kills you. It is the sudden stop that usually does it," Gravity Nester, owner of Center of Gravity Rock Gym, preaches before climbers take to the walls. Center of Gravity is a rock climbing gym located inside of an old grain elevator built downtown...

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