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COVID-19 has taught me to appreciate the little things

COVID-19 has taught me to appreciate the little things
March 25, 2020

It’s no secret the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting everyone in some way. From state lock downs, toilet paper feuds and many people getting sick, this outspread has impacted everyone in the country....

Senior seminar highlights student inspirations, skills

The senior seminar exhibit will be open until Dec. 8 in the Pace Galleries.
November 19, 2019

Gabrielle Pyle has worked in the McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries for three semesters because she loves setting up the art exhibits. The senior studio art major said the current senior seminar exhibit...

Lessons on mental toughness

The Women's basketball team celebrates after a win.
Students overcome mental barriers, find success
January 22, 2019

Alex Davidson spent her first two seasons on the basketball team sitting the bench. The senior elementary education major’s family would crowd the bleachers each game, only to see Davidson play...

More than a T-Shirt member

Students walking to class often pass by bulletin boards like these filled with information about upcoming events and important information for on campus events.
Upperclassmen encourage 'quality' involvement
August 24, 2016

Freshman Clifton Jett wanted to join “everything” college had to offer. The day before classes started, he spoke at the first Christian service offered by university Religious Life. He feels...

Branching out

Branching out
April 19, 2016

The upperclassmen on a team are like the roots of a tree. They keep the team grounded and they provide a base for growth. While it may seem odd to put the upperclassmen at the bottom of a metaphor, the...

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