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Wesleyan introduces food pantry

Senior sociology major Lessie Haney, a mother of five, knows how it feels to struggle with finances while in college. So when Dr. Alison Simons, assistant professor of sociology, approached her about Texas Wesleyan’s food pantry, she jumped at the chance to help. “She had told me about the food pantry and I thought it… Continue reading Wesleyan introduces food pantry

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Cowboys sideline reporter to speak at Martin Hall on Tuesday

Flashback to 1984: Marjorie Herrera Lewis was new to the big city of Fort Worth and had just gotten her first big newspaper job at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. As a new beat reporter, she was assigned Texas Wesleyan’s basketball teams and was determined to sink her teeth into sports media. “It was my first… Continue reading Cowboys sideline reporter to speak at Martin Hall on Tuesday

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Students perform at Naked But Real open mike

Junior mass communication major Akeel Johnson hugged his friend, sophomore computer science major Cameron Bennett, before performing a song he wrote for Bennett Thursday night at the Naked but Real open mike event in the Baker building. The song was a short part of the three-hour event, which included singers, rappers and poets (and one… Continue reading Students perform at Naked But Real open mike

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FAFSA ignores middle-class students

When throwing your graduation cap in the air, saying goodbye to childhood friends and setting off on new journeys, something that often slips the mind of graduating high school seniors is paying for college. Students may think completing FAFSA (free application for federal student aid) and having top grades is good enough to get them… Continue reading FAFSA ignores middle-class students

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Homecoming crowd brings spirit to the stands

Texas Wesleyan’s 2017 homecoming was seven points from being perfection. By Saturday afternoon, the women’s basketball team had won their game against the University of Science and Arts Drovers 83-58, securing head coach Bill Franey’s 100th win at Wesleyan, according to ramsports.net. The crowd’s spirit was high and the men’s team was winning 41-39 at… Continue reading Homecoming crowd brings spirit to the stands

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Housing draft creates dorm changes

Freshman music major Jasmin White is at a crossroads with living on campus with the changes coming to housing in the fall of 2017. “I’ve discussed with my roommate about possibly commuting,” White said, “because the reason I decided to stay in Stella was because of the cheaper price.” According to housing staff, the Board… Continue reading Housing draft creates dorm changes

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Homecoming week arrives

Junior mass communications major and basketball player Jeremy Crane is looking forward to his first homecoming at Wesleyan. “I’m excited for it because at my high school all the homecoming stuff was centered around football,” Crane said. “So I think it’s cool being a part of a small school that kind of looks forward to… Continue reading Homecoming week arrives

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Monge helps club life thrive

Dr. Alison Simons really wanted a club on campus that took on social justice issues. Naturally, she brought up this idea to her students. “It started from my interest but it couldn’t have got going unless we had students that really wanted to help,” said Simons, an assistant professor of sociology who is one of… Continue reading Monge helps club life thrive

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The Power of Silence

Can there be a conversation between people with just one speaker? August Strindberg’s The Stronger manages to tell a whole story with a conversation that seems one-sided on the surface with only Mrs. X speaking. However, this is not the case because of how the piece is written. I love how Strindberg writes in just… Continue reading The Power of Silence

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Should We Teach Children Traditional Gender Roles?

Gender Roles PowerPoint Presentation Introduction In August of 2015 Target announced that they were going to get rid of the boy and girl aisles in their toy section. After the news spread there were two main responses to this: outrage and praise. Some people thought it was ridiculous to take away the signs that were… Continue reading Should We Teach Children Traditional Gender Roles?