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Engineering students sail to first in cardboard boat race Oct. 20

Engineering students sail to first in cardboard boat race Oct. 20

Cortney Wood

October 20, 2017

After 84.5 man hours of work, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers members Kendall Diehm, mechanical engineering sophomore, and Clayton Masters, engineering junior, won the cardboard box race Oct. 20 within 15 minutes. American Society of Mechanical Engineering members came in first, followi...

Alumni return for catfish, conversation at Fish Fry

Alumni return for catfish, conversation at Fish Fry

Herbert McCullough

October 20, 2017

Alumni Association members organized the Fish Fry on Oct. 20 where alumni enjoyed fried whitefish and catfish as hamburgers and fries. The meal was $9 for alumni and guests and any student who has a meal plan could use their meal cards. “It’s an event where students, alumni and community members ...

Freshman: ‘This is my first bonfire and I expect it to be lit’

Freshman: ‘This is my first bonfire and I expect it to be lit’

Herbert McCullough

October 20, 2017

The Office of Student Development and Orientation faculty members organized the bonfire on Oct. 19 as part of homecoming week. Under this, students donated a shirt of another college that was burned. Mario Ramirez, interim director of student involvement, said not all the shirts donated were burne...

Field Day competitions photo gallery

Field Day competitions photo gallery

Kara McIntyre

October 19, 2017

Jacob Warren, economics junior, organized the first Field Day competitions as part of homecoming week. Students headed to the quad at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18 for non-competitive events and 6 p.m. for the actual competitions. RELATED STORIES Football takes down West Texas A&M ...

UPB to host comedian John Cassidy Oct. 20

Judelle Tyson

October 19, 2017

Known for his originality and witty jokes, John Cassidy is a professional comedian, magician and balloon artist who holds several Guinness World Records for balloon sculpting speed. His records include most balloon sculptures completed in one hour and most balloon sculptures completed in one minute. Cassi...

Men’s soccer to play St. Edward’s Thursday

Shannon Doss

October 18, 2017

It's a chilly night in October, and chants of "Let's go Mustangs, Let's go" ripple throughout the campus. This is what the men's soccer players is hoping for Thursday night at 7 p.m. when they play against St. Edward's as part of homecoming week. Since this game is part of the biggest week of the fall...

’90s trivia event puts students to the test

’90s trivia event puts students to the test

Chloe Phillips

October 18, 2017

To put their memory to the test, the trivia questions challenged about 100 students at '90s trivia night on Oct. 17. Struggling to answer 100 questions in 60 seconds on Kahoot, students quickly realized the faster they answered, the more points earned per question. Kenadi Campbell, computer scien...

Field Day to make debut Oct. 18

Tre' Jones

October 17, 2017

Student Government Association members are holding Field Day non-competitive events on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at the Quad beginning at 5 p.m. with competitions starting at 6 p.m. Jacob Warren, SGA publicity chair and economics senior, said, “Field Day is part SGA’s initiative to be more involved with...

Virtual reality to replace bubble soccer

Daisy Reyes Guzman

October 12, 2017

The E-motion Matrix Virtual Reality event will take place in the Clark Student Center Atrium from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 20 as part of homecoming festivities. E-motion Matrix Virtual Reality is where a person stands on a platform that moves depending on the images presented to the person through...

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