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Students get Caribbean experience with new Study Abroad program

Luke Bryant, Reporter

September 17, 2018

The Island of Grenada, one of the Caribbean islands, was the newest destination for the Study Abroad program, a program that allowed students to attend a foreign university for two weeks while being enrolled in the course Global Health and Wellness. “The Study Abroad program expanded to Grenada to give our health field ...

How getting involved on campus lead to being a student government leader

Jose Torres, Columnist

April 17, 2018

Before coming to college, I had wanted to be highly involved in campus life. I wanted to be a more outgoing person and my college counselors always talked about the benefits of being involved on campus. To get involved, I went to many events on campus during my first semester here. It wasn’t until...

Panelists share immigration stories, discuss struggles

Panelists share immigration stories, discuss struggles

Chloe Phillips, reporter

April 3, 2018

Aspirations, to live a better life or just to play soccer.  As a part of Inclusion Now week and to "make people aware of the culture that is on campus," Bilingual Education Student Organization and Fain College of Fine Arts hosted "Immigration Stories" in Legacy Multipurpose Room. With a panel of five...

More than 700 students attend Mustangs Rally

More than 700 students attend Mustangs Rally

Chloe Phillips, Reporter

March 24, 2018

Chatter and excitement from eager faces filled D.L. Ligon Coliseum. Hosted once a semester, Mustangs Rally is a large open house for prospective students to explore campus and connect with students to feel comfortable in the community. "We invite any and everybody that wants to attend that's considering...

Housing set to make Sunwatcher a lifelong learning center

Taylor Robinson

February 27, 2018

Starting fall 2018, Sunwatcher Building 8 will be a new lifelong learning center, adding to the other two centers in Legacy and McCullough-Trigg halls. The lifelong learning center is aimed to make students' experiences in the classroom rewarding. Students who participate in the learning community...

Lifelong Learning Communities encourage community involvement

Tyler Manning

February 13, 2018

To present the member benefits and structure of Lifelong Learning Communities, Todd Giles, associate professor of English, and David Hartman, retired senior minister at First Christian Church, spoke at the Board of Regents meeting on Feb. 9. Lifelong Learning Communities are educational community outrea...

‘Sense of pride, community’ found through Black History Month kick-off

‘Sense of pride, community’ found through Black History Month kick-off

Mia Heck

February 1, 2018

Black History Month celebrations kicked off with conversations, games and finger foods during the Kick-Off & State of the Black Community Forum & Social hosted by the office of Equity, Inclusion & Multicultural Affairs members in the Comanche Suites on Feb. 1. “It is an opportunity for...

Moffett Library hosts tours for students

Tre' Jones

January 30, 2018

Moffett Library staff gave tours of the building on Wednesday Jan. 24 and Thursday Jan. 25 to show people the features of the building and some of the collections the library has to offer. Clara Latham, university librarian, said she thinks it is important to have these tours and is glad the library...

Social media connects students to campus

Social media  connects students to campus

Cortney Wood

May 11, 2017

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...

SGA executive-elects prepare for next year

SGA executive-elects prepare for next year

Cortney Wood

March 7, 2017

Students voted Maria Peña, political science junior, Damian De Silva, economics senior and Jaylon Williams, sociology junior, as the next student government association executives. They will officially take office at the end of the spring 2017 semester. Until then, officers Shayla Owens, presi...

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