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Lanham and Le crowned homecoming king and queen

With less than seven minutes left in Saturday’s game, the crowd of 1,143 students, faculty, staff, alumni and fans filling the stands of Farrington Field sprang to their feet and erupted into cheers. The Rams had scored the final touchdown of game, putting them in the lead 21-20 and securing their first homecoming game win… Continue reading Lanham and Le crowned homecoming king and queen

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Slabach and Young discuss the importance of campus tours during town hall meeting

  Faculty and staff packed into the town hall meeting in the Baker Building during free period Tuesday, despite the cold and rainy weather. The meeting, though packed, was calm; faculty and staff hung around socializing and munching on Halloween cookies after the meeting ended a little early. President Frederick Slabach mentioned faculty pop-ins, the… Continue reading Slabach and Young discuss the importance of campus tours during town hall meeting

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Slabach talks about changes coming to Wesleyan at first town hall meeting of semester

Texas Wesleyan President Frederick Slabach hosted his first town hall meeting of the semester Tuesday afternoon. The meeting, held in the Baker Building, focused on construction projects on campus, degree plans, and student enrollment. The meeting finished earlier than usual and faculty and staff had fewer questions than at previous town hall meetings. Jim Lewis,… Continue reading Slabach talks about changes coming to Wesleyan at first town hall meeting of semester

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Slabach discusses Wesleyan’s future at convocation

Texas Wesleyan continued its 128-year tradition of convocation as students, staff, and faculty gathered in Nicholas Martin Hall on Tuesday to open the fall 2018 semester. The convocation opened with the Dr. Gladys Childs, interim dean of the School of Arts and Letters and university chaplain, leading the invocation, the Wesleyan Chamber Singers singing the Alma… Continue reading Slabach discusses Wesleyan’s future at convocation

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Security issues addressed at open forum

With nine vehicle burglaries and two armed robberies this semester, concern for safety on campus has risen. “It [the car robberies and the armed robberies] freaked me out, because it happened in the middle of the day,” sophomore mass communication major Trudy Allen said. “I just don’t want that to happen to me.” In response… Continue reading Security issues addressed at open forum

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Ram fans support football after their loss at homecoming

As the football sailed through the uprights on Saturday, cheers erupted across Farrington Field. It was the fourth quarter of the Rams’ homecoming game against the Bacone College Warriors, and the Rams had just gotten on the scoreboard with a field goal. They now trailed the Warriors 33-3. Junior music major Javy Careaga was relieved… Continue reading Ram fans support football after their loss at homecoming

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Wesleyan authors talk books and writing

Michelle Hartman had always known she was going to be author, but she didn’t know when, until her husband challenged her to write her own book. “I wanted to be a writer all my life,” Hartman said. “Books were my survival as a young child. After I’d thrown the one hundredth book at the wall… Continue reading Wesleyan authors talk books and writing

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Naked But Real addresses serious topics with music and poetry

Adam Peters was eating dinner at West Express Eatery, when the next thing he knew he was on stage next door performing his poetry. “It’s the first time I’ve went to an event and presented a piece,” Peters said. “I was kind of nervous at first, but when I started reading the people here are… Continue reading Naked But Real addresses serious topics with music and poetry

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West Library wants you to know your reading rights

After a decade of the idea circulating through library circles, Reference Assistant Risa Brown, brought TXWES Reads 1984 to campus this semester. “We thought that a campuswide read would help us [get more involved in the Wesleyan community], so we could pull in students, staff, and faculty to discuss things with us,” Brown said. “Hopefully… Continue reading West Library wants you to know your reading rights