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Buffy guards the psychology department

What if Willie the Ram wasn’t the only mascot at Texas Wesleyan? If you’re wandering the halls of the Nenetta Burton Carter Building, you may come face to face with a festive, hairy, severed javelina pig head by the name of Buffy. “Buffy has been here [Nenetta Burton] since we moved in,” said Dr. John… Continue reading Buffy guards the psychology department

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Sheek shines in and out of the classroom

As his hand reaches out for the stack of dishes stacked in the window, Silas Sheek does just one part of his weekly routine of working at Dora Roberts Dinning Hall. “[I do] dishwashing and wash the pots and pans in the back,” Sheek said. “Last semester, I did serving line quite frequently, which is… Continue reading Sheek shines in and out of the classroom

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Ward puts fatherhood before career

When Michael Ward graduated from William Jewel College in the early 1990s as an honors student with a degree in political science and history, he had no idea what he wanted to do with his life. He took a job at a machine shop and had a hobby of shooting on the weekends. “After a… Continue reading Ward puts fatherhood before career

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Wesleyan grows service opportunities

Texas Wesleyan’s food pantry, which started as a budgetless volunteer project, has exploded this semester. “This semester has been absolutely phenomenal in terms of volunteering, so much so that we have managed to open the food pantry five days a week for a good portion of the day,” Dr. Alison Simons said. “Freshmen this semester… Continue reading Wesleyan grows service opportunities

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“Finest piano in Fort Worth” arrives home

Dr. Ilka Araujo walked past security, behind the stage, and up to the Steinway piano. As her fingers glided across the keys, she knew this was the instrument she had been searching for. Araujo, an associate professor of music history and piano, had taken her students to watch the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano competition… Continue reading “Finest piano in Fort Worth” arrives home