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Students volunteer at the Humane Society to relieve stress

Students volunteer at the Humane Society to relieve stress

Brianne Fournier, Reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Local, News

It's two weeks into the semester and students are feeling the stress. To break away from campus, students head to the Humane Society of Wichita County to volunteer. Students including Camille Blanton, special education sophomore, find comfort in volunteering and getting to play with the animals, often ...

Students make plans for Thanksgiving break

Amber Hernandez, Reporter

November 20, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Turkeys in the oven, families around the table and lots of laughter to go around is what Thanksgiving is usually all about but that isn't the case for all students. For the Thanksgiving holiday, students use the days off classes differently depending on where they are from and if they celebrate Than...

ASO’s flower delivery signups wilted Feb. 13

Chloe Phillips

February 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

To try something "exciting and new" and to fundraise for future events, the African Students Organization hosted a flower delivery service in the Clark Student Center on Feb. 12. Students paid $2 to members of ASO for them to deliver a Valentine's Day gram to the person of their choosing. Though ASO adv...

International students make most out of their stay on campus during Thanksgiving

International students make most out of their stay on campus during Thanksgiving

Tyler Manning

November 29, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Thanksgiving is a time to go home and have a good holiday with family. For students from out of state and international students, long distances and high travel costs inhibit that from being a reality, forcing them to stay in Wichita Falls over the school break. Despite not being able to go home, f...

Dia de Los Muertos event to celebrate lives of dead Nov. 1

Judelle Tyson

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

In the spirit of celebrating Día de Los Muertos — Day of the Dead — the University Programming Board and Bilingual Education Student Organization will host an event to celebrate the lives of the dead on Nov. 1 in the Clark Student Center atrium at 6 p.m. Día de Los Muertos is celebrated every...

Homecoming bonfire to bring excitement to campus

Homecoming bonfire to bring excitement to campus

Rockelle Gholson

October 18, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Nothing but darkness and heat will beam on the faces of students participating in this week's homecoming annual bonfire at Nocono Trail South Parking Lot at 9:15 p.m. "This is the funnest part of homecoming week. We get to bring our old college shirts that we don't want anymore and burn the h...

Social media connects students to campus

Social media  connects students to campus

Cortney Wood

May 11, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

With more than 6,000 student on the campus, administration alongside student organizations work to get information out to students through emails, web word alerts and D2L notifications, but for students that live in the digital age, social media is crucial for students to stay connected to event...

Model UN takes NYC

Kelsey Purcell

March 28, 2017


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

My week in New York City with the Model U.N. team is a week I will never forget. Before leaving for The Big Apple, I was more anxious than excited. My major is mass communication, where I study things like social media trends, targets audiences for advertising and how to make short films, so as I...

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