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Vinson Health Center Medical Director gives information on COVID-19

Kristin Silva, Chief Editor

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 confirmed on U.S. soil. The Vinson Health Center Medical Director and Incident Commander of the Incident...

Students make plans for Thanksgiving break

Amber Hernandez, Reporter

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 use the days off classes differently depending on where they are from and if they celebrate Than...

Before you say “You need to know English”

Rachel Johnson

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 native languages. In Mexico, I learned what it was like to not be able to attend certain classes...

Take advantage, study abroad

The Wichitan

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 many students as possible should take advantage of. Besides traveling with your college friends and making unique...

Amsterdam travel through my eyes

Amsterdam travel through my eyes

Justin Marquart

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 your normal, long-travel bus, with a smelly bathroom and reclining seats. These seats are hard as b...

Hello from across the pond

London Pride Parade in Westminster, London. Photo by Kara McIntyre

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 anything, so I was just along for the ride. Well, our flight was at 6:25 a.m. on July 20, but the t...

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

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 thing that really changes throughout his weeks are the restaurants he goes to. Mass communication ju...

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.

Dakota Mize

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 and a professor in the art department will be taking a trip to Holguin, Cuba, from May 26 to June 5. Aa...

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

Cortney Wood

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 Redwine Honors Symposium on March 25. Students chose Salim Azzouz, associate engineering profes...

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