28 Sep 2016

Chemistry and biochemistry students study combating tuberculosis

While many Texas Wesleyan students and professors spent their summer at the pool, many chemistry and biochemistry students were in the lab researching how to combat tuberculosis. The study was funded by the Robert A. Welch Foundation, the largest private funding organization centered around basic chemical research, according to welch1.org.  

26 Sep 2016

Volunteer group opens second community garden

Kimberly McLean calls the Poly neighborhood a “food desert,” a place where people have to travel more than half a mile to find fresh fruits and vegetables. On Saturday, members of the non-profit PolyWes Gardens organization, started by McLean, a Texas Wesleyan grad, sought to bring more of both to

16 Sep 2016

Intramural returning to campus

Football isn’t the only program giving athletics a makeover this semester. Intramural sports return to the campus this month; included are flag football, soccer, dodgeball, disk golf and more, said Aaron Whaley, director of the Morton Fitness Center. Wesleyan’s intramural program slowly faded and vanished about six years ago, Whaley

25 Aug 2016

Chapel kicks off semester with outdoor event

Texas Wesleyan University’s Religious Life kicked off its weekly Chapel service on Thursday during free period on the mall. Dr. Gladys Childs, interim chaplain, hosted the kickoff, which included songs, prayers, pizza, a live band, drinks and free T-shirts. Childs said she was happy about the event’s turnout. “If people