The Wichitan

Intramural basketball tournament kicks off finals week

Hayden Nolan, Reporter

December 6, 2018

Filed under Sports

EDITOR'S NOTE: According to Michael Richardson, assistant director of recreational sports, the intramural basketball tournament, mentioned in this article has been canceled. "We have canceled the 3-on-3 tournament today due to ...

Medical director discusses hazards of antibiotic use

Nathan Martinez, Reporter

November 13, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

To learn about problems with the use of antibiotics, about 16 people attended a presentation Nov. 12 at 3 p.m. Presenter Keith Williamson, medical director, said, "We want the students on campus to care and understand appropria...

Series of equipment added to Wellness Center

Hayden Nolan, Reporter

September 25, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

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...

Second annual ‘Cookies and Condoms’ event raises sexual awareness today

Tasia Floissac

February 7, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

To raise awareness and emphasize the importance of strong sexual health, members of the organization People Respecting the Identity and Diversity of Everyone will host the second annual "Free HIV testing with Cookies and Condoms,"...

Increase in reported sexual assault, harassment for fall 2017

Bridget Reilly

January 17, 2018

Filed under News

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 a sea of black attire among...

Raise Your Standards to Accomplish New Year’s Resolutions

Markell Braxton-Johnson

January 13, 2018

Filed under Campus, News, Op-Ed

Around this time, people are in the beginning stages of their New Year’s Resolutions. We all know the usual ones: “I want to go to the gym more, eat healthier and lose weight,” “I want to study more and make better grades,” or, for the f...

New Health Science building over budget

Justin Marquart, Design Editor

December 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

The university is using money obtained from a tuition revenue bond, consisting of $58.4 million, to update the campus, a new health science building. Administrators set a budget for this project at $38 million with $2 million...

The day my brain exploded

Robin Reid

March 1, 2017

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

I had a ticking bomb inside the vessels of my brain and it almost ended my life. I lost my memory for nine days, but I do remember the daylight. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 started out just like any other day. I woke up by 7 a...

Community Health Fair aims to help put prevention into practice

Robin Reid

February 28, 2017

Filed under Campus, Local, News

To teach people to practice prevention to prolong life, the 17th annual Community Health Fair will take place Friday, March 3, in D.L. Ligon Coliseum from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Students from all departments in the Robert D. and Carol...

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