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Holidays during the pandemic: should we cancel?

No Christmas
November 24, 2020

As we get closer to the end of the year, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Texas has reached over 1 million people. People have been debating whether or not Thanksgiving and Christmas should be canceled...

Vinson Health Center Medical Director gives information on COVID-19

March 12, 2020

As of March 11, America has confirmed an upwards of 1,300 cases of COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus. Some 70 of these cases were respirated from overseas while the other cases were detected and...

Students make plans for Thanksgiving break

November 20, 2018

Turkeys in the oven, families around the table and lots of laughter to go around is what Thanksgiving is usually all about but that isn't the case for all students. For the Thanksgiving holiday, students...

Before you say “You need to know English”

February 13, 2018

When I was in the eighth grade, I lived in Mexico for eight months. Later when I was 18, I went to three countries in Europe. In both experiences I had little to no knowledge when it came to their...

Take advantage, study abroad

November 28, 2017

Our view: Our generation is offered many opportunities our predecessors weren’t, and one of them is the chance to study abroad. While not everyone dreams of traveling the world, it something that as...

Amsterdam travel through my eyes

Amsterdam travel through my eyes
July 29, 2017

Sorry if I get a little lost here, it was 3 a.m. when I wrote this and I had been awake for more than 15 hours. A group of friends and I traveled to Amsterdam by an overnight bus. This bus is...

Hello from across the pond

London Pride Parade in Westminster, London. Photo by Kara McIntyre
July 6, 2017

­   July 19-24 — Italy: We had a mini break from July 20-24, so five of my classmates and I traveled to Italy — specifically Naples, Rome and Venice. I wasn't in charge of planning...

Travel drives student to see beyond hometown

Taylor Morrison, mass communication junior, has completely rebuilt and reconstructed the window frames of the steel bus to be double insulated for more comfort on his summer long trip accross the country. Photo by Cortney Wood
April 26, 2017

Routine plagues him. Wake up. Class at 9 a.m., and get out at 4 p.m. Go to work, get home, maybe play with the dog a little bit. Then repeat the same thing day after day. Looking back, the only...

Art students taking trip to Cuba to share techniques

Tiffany Thoes, art sophomore, Aaron Campbell, painting senior, and Selena Mize, painting senior, all pose for a photo at the Christmas Art Sale. Image courtesy Elizabeth Yarosz-Ash.
March 29, 2017

Ruled by communists and famous for its cigars, travel restrictions to Cuba on U.S. citizens were eased toward the end of the Obama administration. To experience the culture and art, four students...

Diversity drives faculty panel at symposium March 25

The three panel presenters answer questions the audience has for them on March 25. Photo by Arianna Davis
March 28, 2017

Because of the media coverage of cultural diversity, honors students chose professors to discuss why cultural diversity benefits academic successes and the contributions it holds at the 11th annual...

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