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A graduating senior’s perspective

A graduating senior’s perspective
May 24, 2020

I truly thought I was okay today. I knew I wasn’t going to walk across the stage on Saturday, May 16. I knew there weren’t going to be documentary screenings, the mass communication final capstone...

Locker room talk: Emilija Segetlija

Women's tennis
April 1, 2020

Emilija “Emma” Segetlija, finance senior, was born and raised in Belgrade, Serbia. Segetlija started playing tennis when she was nine-years-old and officially decided in high school that she wanted...

Inmates assist with the demolition of acquired property

March 5, 2020

After its approximately $3 million purchase, construction on the property at 2733 Midwestern Pkwy has begun with the help of local inmates. They are performing demolition in collaboration with Wichita...

A day in the life: President Suzanne Shipley

Dr. Shipley
March 4, 2020

It’s 6 a.m. and as the sun slowly inches across the sky, her eyes gently open. The faint noises from her dogs crack through the morning silence as they hear their food clang against the metal bowls....

The Mustangs berth another nail biter

Jump shot
February 21, 2020

Tension rose in the house of the Mustangs as they went against Arkansas Fort Smith Lions, winning 75-70, Thursday, Feb. 20 at 5:30 p.m. Adversity continues to hit the team as their Head Coach Noel...

Issues transgender students face on campus

November 21, 2019

For transgender and non-binary students, life on campus and almost anywhere can be difficult. “I feel kind of safe, but it makes me nervous that there are people that would rather eradicate me and...

Day in the life of Julia Orozco

Orozco
April 23, 2019

From 6:45 a.m. weights to 6 p.m. practice with a day full of classes in between, Julia Orozco, nursing sophomore, has minimal free time. Being a part of the women's soccer team and preparing to enter the...

Coliseum parking causes conflict on campus

April 17, 2019

In and out. Faculty, staff and students. Residents and commuters. In and out. Everyday the parking spaces on campus wait to be filled. Patrick Coggins, chief of police, said his officers use a formula...

I Prevail nails it with ‘Trauma’

April 9, 2019

The development of I Prevail is incredible.  Going from a really good metalcore album to a potential game changer, they just won't stop getting better.  I remember telling a friend right after we...

Conductor builds confidence through Heaven’s music

Midwestern Singers and Conductor Dale Heidebrecht close the concert with “Cells Planet by Erika Lloyd
April 8, 2019

Parents and friends gathered in the Burns Chapel, April 4 to listen to the sweet melodies of the Midwestern Singers. Preparing for two months and meeting three days-a-week, the audience was serenaded...

Coaches are real people too

Women's basketball coach
Coaches deal with the brutal reality of their job while balancing family life
March 15, 2019

The wins. The losses. The expectations and the pressures. The coaches are the quiet ones, the ones that no one thinks about. They spend hours preparing the team, as well as themselves. But most of all...

Students plan to spend break working, doing homework

March 14, 2019

Students around campus all had plans for spring break. It may be staying here to catch up on sleep or going home to spend time with their families but students are ready for the break. Austin Masterson,...

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