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Sister 2 Sister concludes last meeting of the semester

Sister 2 Sister concludes last meeting of the semester

Karrington Bradley, Reporter

April 24, 2019


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Sister 2 Sister had its last activity session of the semester on April 22, an activity focused on "road mapping," or planning goals, for the summer and making a game plan to achieve these goals. Syreeta Greene, director for the Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Multicural Affairs, said that the purpose...

Board votes to increase tuition and fees

Board votes to increase tuition and fees

Tyler Manning

February 9, 2018


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At this week's Board of Regents meeting, the Board members raised tuition and fees, approved the naming of the McCoy College of Science, Mathematics and Engineering, authorized the purchase of $1.2 million worth of pianos and authorized the first phase of the Moffett Library renovation. Full-time stu...

SGA meeting presents benefits of raising student tuition

SGA meeting presents benefits of raising student tuition

brittni vilandre

January 16, 2018


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Suzanne Shipley, university president, and Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs, attended the Student Government Association meeting on Jan. 16 in the Clark Student Center. The two  presented new ideas to the student's and organizations on the benefits of increasing future students tuit...

UPB discusses nothing

Tyler Manning, Reporter

November 8, 2017


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After meeting for only 10 minutes in the Wichita II Meeting Room on Nov. 7, the members of the University Programming Board decided, well, nothing. It started with a mixer. All the members rose from their seats and took positions: it was cookie decorating time. People bonded and discussed the art...

Spanish Club ‘more than just learning language’

Spanish Club ‘more than just learning language’

Denush Vidanapathirana

October 15, 2017


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Room 193 of Clark Student Center was alive with the laughter and chatter of members of the Spanish Club who held their second meeting at 7 p.m. on Oct. 12. A total of 13 of the club's 15 members attended and planned the events for rest of the semester. “We set up three projects so far, with the...

Spanish Club leaders looking for new members

Yareli Lora

September 13, 2017


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Joining a student organization may be the last thing on students' minds as they begin to adjust to a hectic schedule, but that should not be the case. One organization in particular, Spanish Club, is accepting new members. Vice President Norma Castro, Spanish junior, encourages students to attend...

SGA executive-elects prepare for next year

SGA executive-elects prepare for next year

Cortney Wood

March 7, 2017


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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...

PRIDE holds first meeting to discuss coming events and concerns for the group

Caleb Martin

January 26, 2017


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The first meeting for People Respecting Identity Diversity for Everyone, or PRIDE, was held on Jan, 26. PRIDE discussed the upcoming events and future meetings for the semester, as well as their growing concerns for the future in light of recent political events, and the current issues facing the ...

Student government reps discuss proposed fee increases

Student government reps discuss proposed fee increases

Rachel Johnson

February 3, 2016


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At the first student government meeting of the semester, university officials unveiled increased student fees to begin next year."It's only a 2.5 percent increase and it's a package deal. They are bringing in a lot more stuff like IT software and a centralized tutoring center," Thomas Mammen, biology s...

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