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‘Fundraising is about friend-raising,’ final candidate says

‘Fundraising is about friend-raising,’ final candidate says

Ethan Metcalf

March 3, 2015

The last of three candidates for University President spoke to about 150 attendees at a forum March 3. Robert Nelsen, special adviser to executive vice chancellor for academic affairs for the University of Texas System, spoke about the strength of liberal arts schools, further integrating technol...

Only 15 students attend second presidential forum

Mark Campbell

March 3, 2015

Presidential Candidate partakes in open forum from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. University presidential candidate Andrew Rogerson spoke to a crowd of no more than 15 students on Feb. 25 in an open forum, the second of three forums for the candidates. One of the questions students asked conc...

First presidential candidate visits campus

Ethan Metcalf

February 25, 2015

The first of three finalists for the new university president claimed to be a local girl who grew up in Lubbock, but her localness was truly confirmed when Robert McBroom, a physician and attendee of yesterday's forum, asked Suzanne Shipley, president of Shepherd University, if she had a brot...

Threat on instructor’s life goes largely unnoticed

Chris Marten

January 13, 2015

The life-threatening Yak initially seemed innocuous, and maybe graduate assistant Ryan McKelvy would have ignored it completely if he had not noticed the word “assassination.” The incident in question occurred at approximately 11 a.m. on Nov. 6 when a threatening message was discovered byMcKelvy...

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