A few years ago, Cameron Bennett got separated from his Boy Scout troop all night on a mountain in New Mexico. When he woke up the next morning, he had the choice of facing a bear or jumping off a cliff. “By the time I kind of tried to get things settled in my head,… Continue reading Bennett is a real-life superhero
Wesleyan becomes more inclusive
In spring 2016, Dr. Alison Simons, associate professor of sociology and Gay-Straight Alliance advisor, approached David Monge, coordinator of Student Life and Greek Life, about expanding the Gay-Straight Alliance’s ally training program into something bigger. A year later, Monge has provided the program with a permanent home in Student Affairs, offering workshops to make Texas… Continue reading Wesleyan becomes more inclusive
Cowboys sideline reporter speaks about women in sports media
Dallas Cowboys sideline reporter Kristi Scales planned on being a teacher after graduating from Texas A&M. The only reason she got involved in radio was because she needed a part-time job for the summer. “I was hired by them (KVIL) with no experience,” Scales said Tuesday during a talk she gave about her career at… Continue reading Cowboys sideline reporter speaks about women in sports media
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
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
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
Why Do People Conform to Society?
According to Chris McCandless, society is the place to leave behind because living within it leads to unhappiness: "So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism, all of which may appear to give… Continue reading Why Do People Conform to Society?