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Slabach cuts through budget worries

With rumors spreading, tuition rising, and the recent change to the block rate spawning a student protest last week, students and faculty are looking for answers about Texas Wesleyan’s financial future. After all, back in February, President Frederick Slabach announced at a town hall meeting that the university anticipates “having to cut $2.9 million from… Continue reading Slabach cuts through budget worries

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Students react to rat in Dora’s

Freshman Elijah Taplin thought he heard silverware drop during dinner, until the Dora Roberts Dining Hall erupted in screams of, “There's a rat!” “I videoed it because I didn’t think my friends would believe me,” Taplin said. “One of my friends was like, ‘I bet you won’t post that to Twitter.’ We made a deal… Continue reading Students react to rat in Dora’s

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Jeffcoat pitches his opinion on his termination

Mike Jeffcoat knows he was wrong to write what he did in that email. “Right after we had some people fail a drug test, I get this email from this young man, and just out of a moment of frustration, I emailed something I could have said differently to him,” Jeffcoat, Texas Wesleyan’s former head… Continue reading Jeffcoat pitches his opinion on his termination

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Students react to Jeffcoat controversy

Texas Wesleyan students had a variety of reactions to the Mike Jeffcoat controversy. Jeffcoat, Wesleyan’s head baseball coach since 2002, was released from the university Thursday after a controversial email he sent to a prospective player went viral and received national attention. Several hours after the announcement, opinion was divided over whether or not Jeffcoat… Continue reading Students react to Jeffcoat controversy