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Day in the life of Julia Orozco

Day in the life of Julia Orozco

Randi Heaton, Reporter

April 23, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

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 nursing program makes for a busy day. Orozco came all the way from McKinney, Texas where her family...

Student-athletes prepare for Spring Athletic Banquet celebration

Micah Wilson, Reporter

April 23, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Day in and day out, the athletes on campus put in countless hours trying to perfect their craft. With both school and sports, student-athletes push both their bodies and minds. Officials will recognize their work and dedication at the Spring Athletic Banquet on April 24. All players are invited to...

Buildings begin with donors

Buildings begin with donors

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

Every day, without a second thought, students pass by building dedication plaques on their way to class. Although student often overlook them, these historical pieces provide only a glimpse into the unique story of donations behind the name of each building on campus. Tony Vidmar, vice president of...

Coliseum parking causes conflict on campus

Randi Heaton, Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

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 of decided ratios to make sure all people have a place to park. Each year the police officers go...

Alumni removed from athletic fields on campus

Micah Wilson, Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

On a sunny afternoon in March, a group of friends decided to head to the athletic fields on campus for a friendly game of Ultimate. These friends consisted of both current students and recent graduates. The players began their casual game, just like they did during their college years, only to have t...

Theater students produce one-act plays

Theater students produce one-act plays

Joseph Rader, Reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

At the Bea Wood Studio Theater on April 13, at 7:30 p.m. students from theater were performing six different plays. Tickets for the showing were $5. Once you bought a ticket a program of the night was handed out. Then you seated yourself and wait for the show to begin. Fifty-four Students, faculty a...

First Christian Church hosts Mustangs Meal for student-athletes

First Christian Church hosts Mustangs Meal for student-athletes

Micah Wilson, Reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Nothing gets the attention of a student-athlete like the words “free” and “food” and First Christian Church is providing both of them. Knowing college athletes struggle to balance time and finances, the church found a practical way to help students out. On April 3, leaders of the church gathere...

Daraja Children’s Choir joins together with athletes

Daraja Children’s Choir joins together with athletes

Randi Heaton, Reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Between the games and singing, everyone around was grinning ear to ear in the presences of 17 children from Uganda in the Daraja Children’s Choir. The women’s soccer team was able to play soccer with the singers as well as watch them perform. Daraja is a group of children from ages 9-13 that come to ...

I Prevail nails it with ‘Trauma’

Justin Garner, Reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under A&E

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 heard the Heart vs. Mind EP, "These guys are going to be one of the biggest bands on the planet by their third album."  This did nothing but make m...

Students can help the environment

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Last year was the fourth warmest year on record. Explorers have found a hole in the Arctic ice cap the size of Delaware. Climate change is real. It is not fiction, and every student can do something to reduce the impact of climate change, from monitoring their thermostat to recycling. Jonathan D....

Students chill at ‘Fire Pit Saturday’

Students chill at ‘Fire Pit Saturday’
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Mica Victorian, Reporter

April 8, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Free food, a blazing fire pit and good music streaming in the night air was an invitation from the Residence Hall Association to  students to come out to Legacy Hall Courts April 6 to unwind before finals. "Fire pit Saturday" was a success with 45 students participating a little after 9 p.m. Residence...

Cycling Powers to 13th Consecutive Conference Crown

Cycling Powers to 13th Consecutive Conference Crown

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

April 3, 2019


Filed under Feature, Sports

FULL DISCLOSURE: Sharome Burton is a member of the cycling team The cycling team's status as mammoths of the sport in the region was confirmed once again on March 1 when the team powered its way to their 13 South Central Collegiate Conference Championship (SCCCC) title at the Mean Green Classic ra...

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