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 … More Slabach cuts through budget worries

Students left unsatisfied with answers from 2020 Town Hall meeting

Texas Wesleyan President Frederick Slabach opened Tuesday’s 2020 Town Hall meeting to students after continuing concerns about the credit hour block changes. Slabach followed discussing university updates with answering questions submitted by students and faculty, and then did a Q&A with students asking questions in person. The in-person questions were all about the new block … More Students left unsatisfied with answers from 2020 Town Hall meeting

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 … More Students react to Jeffcoat controversy

Former volleyball player accuses head coach of discrimination

co-authored with Hannah Lathen A former Texas Wesleyan volleyball player has accused head coach Priscilla Morgan of kicking her off the team because she is a lesbian. Brittni Mohle, a sophomore who had played for Texas Wesleyan since her freshman year, said Thursday that Morgan removed her from the team on Dec. 6, 2017, because … More Former volleyball player accuses head coach of discrimination

Students have the right to be activists

After the mass school shooting on Feb. 14 in Parkland, Fla., thousands of high school and college students grouped together under the hashtag #NeverAgain to plan several walkouts during school hours to protest gun laws. In response to this, some secondary schools have begun threating disciplinary actions to protesting students. Curtis Rhodes, superintendent of the … More Students have the right to be activists