13 Nov 2018

Trachier transitions into full-time coach

This isn’t women’s basketball head coach Steve Trachier’s first time around the block.    After dividing his time last season between being Texas Wesleyan’s athletic director and head coach, Trachier begins the 2018-2019 season just doing the latter.    “It’s the difference between having two full time jobs and one,” Trachier says. “It allows me to spend time working

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07 Nov 2018

James learns skills for her future teaching career

Alanna James is director of the Programming and Activity Council (PAC), vice president of the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), an officer in Mortar Board, and a first-semester Resident Assistant (RA) for West Village Apartments from Alvarado, Texas. When she originally applied to be an RA last spring, she got put on

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31 Oct 2018

International students share their superstitions

Superstitions such as not walking past black cats and avoiding walking under ladders have played a role in American culture, but they are a much bigger deal in other parts of the world. Superstitions are a major part of Indian culture, international student and biochemistry sophomore Anahita Keer said. “India

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29 Oct 2018

School of Education gets a spooky makeover

Thanks to Kappa Delta Pi, an education honor’s organization, Dan Waggoner Hall has received a makeover fit for Halloween season. Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) President Lisamarie Barnes explained how she learned from the Coordinator for Doctor of Education Program Judy Baker that typically there’s just a table decorated for the

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18 Oct 2018

Spiritual Life cooks up conversations at Common Meal

Students gather every Tuesday during free period in the third floor of the Polytechnic United Methodist Church for Common Meal. The students eat lunch provided by Spiritual Life while they talk about lighthearted topics. Taylor Date, a junior religion major and one of the chaplain assistants, helps direct Common Meal.

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