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Sheek shines in and out of the classroom

As his hand reaches out for the stack of dishes stacked in the window, Silas Sheek does just one part of his weekly routine of working at Dora Roberts Dinning Hall. “[I do] dishwashing and wash the pots and pans in the back,” Sheek said. “Last semester, I did serving line quite frequently, which is… Continue reading Sheek shines in and out of the classroom

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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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Security issues addressed at open forum

With nine vehicle burglaries and two armed robberies this semester, concern for safety on campus has risen. “It [the car robberies and the armed robberies] freaked me out, because it happened in the middle of the day,” sophomore mass communication major Trudy Allen said. “I just don’t want that to happen to me.” In response… Continue reading Security issues addressed at open forum

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Ward puts fatherhood before career

When Michael Ward graduated from William Jewel College in the early 1990s as an honors student with a degree in political science and history, he had no idea what he wanted to do with his life. He took a job at a machine shop and had a hobby of shooting on the weekends. “After a… Continue reading Ward puts fatherhood before career

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Car break-ins worry students

Amber Tuma had only been gone 45 minutes when her backpack disappeared from her back seat. “I parked beside the Texas Wesleyan bookstore on Rosedale Street,” Tuma said. “There were other cars there, so I didn’t think anything about it. I was like, ‘Oh my God, my backpack is heavy,’ so I grabbed anything of… Continue reading Car break-ins worry students

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Ram fans support football after their loss at homecoming

As the football sailed through the uprights on Saturday, cheers erupted across Farrington Field. It was the fourth quarter of the Rams’ homecoming game against the Bacone College Warriors, and the Rams had just gotten on the scoreboard with a field goal. They now trailed the Warriors 33-3. Junior music major Javy Careaga was relieved… Continue reading Ram fans support football after their loss at homecoming

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Wesleyan authors talk books and writing

Michelle Hartman had always known she was going to be author, but she didn’t know when, until her husband challenged her to write her own book. “I wanted to be a writer all my life,” Hartman said. “Books were my survival as a young child. After I’d thrown the one hundredth book at the wall… Continue reading Wesleyan authors talk books and writing

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Wesleyan grows service opportunities

Texas Wesleyan’s food pantry, which started as a budgetless volunteer project, has exploded this semester. “This semester has been absolutely phenomenal in terms of volunteering, so much so that we have managed to open the food pantry five days a week for a good portion of the day,” Dr. Alison Simons said. “Freshmen this semester… Continue reading Wesleyan grows service opportunities

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Rams to share their stories at Local Author Day

Ever since her high school years, almost twenty years ago, Tamika Reynolds has been working to publish her poetry. Three years ago, Reynolds accomplished her goal and published "A Whirlwind of Life." It sold more than a hundred copies when it was first released in 2013, but Reynolds has never gotten the chance to do… Continue reading Rams to share their stories at Local Author Day

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Naked But Real addresses serious topics with music and poetry

Adam Peters was eating dinner at West Express Eatery, when the next thing he knew he was on stage next door performing his poetry. “It’s the first time I’ve went to an event and presented a piece,” Peters said. “I was kind of nervous at first, but when I started reading the people here are… Continue reading Naked But Real addresses serious topics with music and poetry