16 Jan 2015

Wesleyan closed for MLK Day

Texas Wesleyan University will be closed on Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Black Students Association will be joining hundreds of others to pay tribute to King at a parade in Fort Worth that begins at 11 a.m. at Ninth and Commerce streets and ends at Sundance Square.

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15 Jan 2015

Brunner remembered for work ethic and friendliness

Texas Wesleyan University’s information technology vendor manager, Gary Brunner, died on Sunday. University President Fredrick G. Slabach informed the campus of Brunner’s death in an e-mail on Wednesday. Slabach wrote that Brunner died “following a battle with cancer.” Brunner worked at Wesleyan for fourteen years and managed the contracts between

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15 Jan 2015

“Dinosaur Man” leaves a legacy of hard work and dedication

They called Dr. Bobby Deaton the “Dinosaur Man” – and not because of his age. Deaton, 78, who died Tuesday, taught at Texas Wesleyan University for 47 years and was known for his research in fossils and paleontology and his dedication to his students. “He was a scholar and a

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14 Jan 2015

Suarez looked forward to education career

Elizabeth Suarez’s plan for after graduation from Texas Wesleyan University was to go back to school — as a teacher. “Elizabeth’s main interest was little kids and teaching,” said her aunt, Adrianna Gonzales. “She had a lot of friends, she loved to go out and have fun with them.” Suarez, a

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12 Jan 2015

Dora Roberts Dining Hall reopens

Texas Wesleyan University’s Dora Roberts Dining Hall reopened Sunday afternoon to staff, faculty, and students. “It’s a nicer environment and we get to use plates,” said Steven Anderson, sophomore accounting major, Monday at lunch. Dora’s now features a central self-serve station for sandwiches, salads and pasta and then a stir

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