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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...

‘Because together, we are strong’

‘Because together, we are strong’

Chloe Phillips

September 4, 2017

Peaceful protesting, powerful speeches on resisting hate and the apparent subjectivity of hate speech. The Resist Hate Rally, sponsored by Indivisible Wichita Falls and PRIDE, was spearheaded by Kalli Root, English junior. The rally, entitled "Resist Hate" due to Root's peaceful intentions, was i...

Resist Hate rally to be held Friday

Resist Hate rally to be held Friday

Kara McIntyre

August 29, 2017

In response to the events of Charlottesville, Virginia on Aug. 12, English junior Kalli Root has planned a Resist Hate rally for Friday, Sept. 1 at 5:30 p.m. in Sunwatcher Plaza. She wanted this to be a peaceful rally against hatred and bigotry. "I just thought it was ridiculous, seeing the u...

Students rally against executive order

Students rally against executive order

Caleb Martin

February 2, 2017

Students gathered at the Jesse W. Rogers Promenade, or Mustangs Walk, the afternoon of Feb. 1 to rally against U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration. Trump's executive order was put into action with the intention of mitigating the risk of a terrorist attack within the U.S. The ...

PRIDE organizes ‘peaceful protest’

PRIDE organizes ‘peaceful protest’

Bridget Reilly

November 15, 2016

They didn't start drawing signs until 9 p.m. Tuesday night, a week after America's Donald Trump president-elect took 290 Electoral College votes, more than enough to win the White House.The signs will read: "Love Trumps Hate," "Trump Supporters, We Love You," and "Immigrants Make America Great Again."Mi...

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