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Feminine hygiene product bill to be proposed to the SGA

Abigail Jones, Reporter February 14, 2021

A committee out of the Student Government Association will be proposing a bill this semester to the SGA cabinet that puts pads and tampons in female and gender non-conforming restrooms on campus. “It’s...

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Before, During and After: How You Can Help Prevent Suicide

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter February 8, 2021

Suicide places second in the most common causes of death among traditional college students. Male, female, straight, gay, black, or white, suicidal thoughts and tendencies do not discriminate and look...

Wichita County Health District announces free COVID-19 testing site

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor November 4, 2020

The Wichita County Health District has announced a free COVID-19 testing site available at the parking lot of the Multipurpose Events Center (MPEC), courtesy of health services company WellHealth. "We...

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A day in the life: Kayla Khan and her battle with cancer

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter June 2, 2020

On Nov. 27, 2019 her life changed. She walked into UT Southwestern Dallas hopeful, and walked out uncertain of her destiny. A life that was once centered around freedom, invincibility and youth drastically...

Crazy things to do in quarantine

Christian Oseguera, Reporter May 24, 2020

It’s suggested that everyone continues to practice safe social distancing. "Don’t hang out with large groups of people. In fact, don’t hang out with anyone outside your family," they say.  The healthcare...

Hope amidst COVID-19 panic

Jasmine Amo, Finance Senior April 21, 2020

Feb. 12 marked the record high for the Dow Jones, a whopping average of $29,551.42 displayed an astoundingly historic day for the nation as we drew closer to financial resilience. On Feb. 28, a little...

About 850 people workout at Wellness Center throughout the week days during the fall and spring semester.

The Wellness Center is ‘good to go’ amid extension of spring break due to COVID-19

Bridget Reilly, Photography Editor March 12, 2020

Recreational Sports and Wellness Center Director Angie Reay sent an email to her employees Thursday, March 12, in regards to the extension of spring break due to COVID-19. “Beginning on Monday, March...

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Secular sobriety pilot program is brought to campus

Jeri Moore, Reporter October 16, 2019

A pilot program for a more secular version of Alcoholics Anonymous, years in the making from conception to implementation, has made its appearance on campus this fall. The counseling center, a third party...

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Update: Health sciences building construction

March 15, 2019

The new health sciences building is scheduled to be up and running Fall 2019. As of now the third floor will be home to the faculty offices and the second will be dedicated to nursing and respiratory...

Intramural basketball tournament kicks off finals week

Hayden Nolan, Reporter December 6, 2018

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...

Medical director discusses hazards of antibiotic use

Nathan Martinez, Reporter November 13, 2018

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...

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...

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