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Judy Smith feeds ducks cracked corn at Sikes Lake.

Stangs’ Stories: A duck-feeding morning with Judy Smith and Friends

Thalia Doe, Sports and Feature Editor November 17, 2021

Judy Smith and her two friends, Pam Jackson and Marilyn Hardman, wake up each morning ready to feed the geese and ducks that live at the Sikes Lake Center. Smith says, Sikes, more than anything, is just...


Sikes Lake needs dredging

Jake Clancy, Reporter November 25, 2018

The water glows with a golden hue as the Texas sun sets on Sikes Lake. The soft wind pushes the water along, the waves creating an image that looks like a painting. The wildlife goes to rest while the...

Student eat dinner during the presidents picnic at Sikes House on Aug. 27. Photo by Stephen Gomez

Third annual president’s picnic brings in hundreds of students

Alyssa Mitchell, Reporter August 28, 2018

The third annual President’s Picnic took place yesterday at 5pm on President Suzanne Shipley’s front lawn. An old tradition brought back when President Shipley took office, three years ago,...

Sarah Cobb, mathematics assisstant professor, picks up trash in the grass as a volunteer at the Sikes Lake cleanup, Sept. 12, 2015. Photo by Rawlecia Rogers.

Sikes Lake ‘cleans up’ its act

Mekala Conway September 14, 2015

More than 160 volunteers met and picked up 500 pounds of trash at Sikes Lake, Sept. 12 along the lake’s shores and pathways, the 10th year of the cleanup. Activities Committee Chairperson for...

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