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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

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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… Continue reading Former volleyball player accuses head coach of discrimination

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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… Continue reading Students have the right to be activists

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Quintanilla quells need for ΑΞΔ president

It's not every day someone comes back from Christmas to be told they're president. Marissa Quintanilla walked into her first day of classes this semester with 18 hours, two jobs, and the expectation of being vice president of her sorority, Alpha Xi Delta. She left classes that day learning she'd been appointed president of Alpha… Continue reading Quintanilla quells need for ΑΞΔ president

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Students gunning for stricter gun laws

When a second grader proposes a plan of action to keep students safe from guns before lawmakers, that’s a problem. According to the Chicago Tribune, first-grader Ava Olsen went to recess one September afternoon in 2016 and left with PTSD. Now home-schooled, Olsen wrote President Donald Trump a letter asking him to keep kids safe… Continue reading Students gunning for stricter gun laws

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Theatre Wesleyan puts on “Important Hats”

Theatre Wesleyan’s production of “Important Hats of the Twentieth Century” will be a show full of firsts. The biggest one is that the show is a comedy fresh off Broadway. “We are actually going to be for what we know the regional premier (of this production),” said junior theatre major Kimberly Owen. “It’s cool because… Continue reading Theatre Wesleyan puts on “Important Hats”

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Freshmen give fresh view on Stella

Freshmen Haley Cheney, Ryan Houston, De’Laone Dobbins and Samantha Leal walked into Stella Russell Hall’s first floor hallway. The four are close friends; they hang out in each other’s rooms, eat dinner together, and share jokes. And it all started right here. “(We met) in the hallway,” said Cheney, a criminal justice major. “Yeah, we… Continue reading Freshmen give fresh view on Stella