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Expanding Your Horizons event brings hundreds to Wesleyan

Junior high school girls from across the Metroplex came to Texas Wesleyan curious on Saturday, and left inspired. The event, Expanding Your Horizons, marked its 30th anniversary at Wesleyan. The education conference focuses on the STEM fields and teaches young women...

Jones speaks about empowering women at Wesleyan

Rev. Melaine Jones arrived on Texas Wesleyan’s campus Tuesday evening with sincerity, soul, and conviction. Jones is a womanist ethicist, millennial preacher and intellectual activist; with university President Frederick Slabach in attendance, she delivered a lecture...

Sign up to help young women expand their horizons

Saturday will mark the 30th year Texas Wesleyan holds an Expanding Your Horizons conference. With several sites across the country, an EYH conference allows seventh- and eighth-grade girls to experience various workshops from professional women in the STEM fields. At...

Students protest 16-hour block rate change

About 30 Texas Wesleyan students gathered Wednesday afternoon to silently protest the 16-hour block rate change. The protest was held on the third floor of the Oneal-Sells Administration Building outside a student and academic affairs committee meeting and was...

Lecture gives insight into Oklahoma history

Texas Wesleyan’s West Library Reference and Instruction Librarian Dennis Miles gave a lecture Tuesday afternoon in the library’s orientation room on the history of the Armstrong Academy, which was once part of the Choctaw Education System. Miles said he decided to...

Hutchinson leads her first SGA meeting

Three bills were proposed and two were passed at Friday’s Student Government Association meeting. It was Alyssa Hutchinson’s first meeting as president, replacing Zahraa Saheb. SGA passed a bill to allocate $150 for a celebration cookout for the men’s basketball team....

Segetlija getting used to a more casual style

Emilija Segetlija, a freshmen finance major, has come to America from Serbia and brought more than her bright smile and optimistic attitude.“My friends told me that the fashion was different here,” said Segetlija, who started playing for the women’s tennis team this...

Waerstad enjoying life in America

Marcus Waerstad, a freshman business major, came to Texas Wesleyan on a table tennis scholarship with big dreams and aspirations for his time here.“I always have liked America and wanted to come here,” Waerstad said. “I want to stay here for at least 4 years, maybe...

Rams anticipate another SAC victory

Head coach Brennen Shingleton and his players agree: the men’s basketball team is preparing to have a great season. “Our guys that are returning are great leaders on and off the court, they are doing a fantastic job of getting us in position to be successful,”...

Lady Rams fight for a better season

Last season, the Lady Rams were hobbled by injuries to several players, and they paid the price. The team finished 8-21 and finished at the bottom of the Sooner Athletic Conference. This season, the team hopes to stay injury free, improve their record and go into...

Cheerleaders move beyond the mat

Many Texas Wesleyan University cheerleaders don’t only cheer for Ram sports.They play them as well.Cheerleaders Zachary Lanham, Demi Dotson, Sachiko Jayaratne, and Ezekiel and Isaac Johnson show their Ram spirit as they balance cheer and playing on multiple Ram...

Regas excels in summer league play

Senior Wade Regas is a closer for the Texas Wesleyan baseball team, and this past summer he played in a summer ball league. The special education major competed in the Northwoods League with many other college players; his team was the Duluth Huskies, and he went...

Room for all Rams in new weight room

Texas Wesleyan’s athletes are enjoying all the extra space the new weight room provides, Athletic Department Director Steve Trachier said. “The university is growing,” Trachier said, “the athletic department is growing, and it’s getting better for all of us. I like...

Wesleyan volleyball set for conference

The Lady Rams marked their final home game of the season on Saturday with a 3-1 win over St. Gregory’s University.The win on Senior Night puts the team in third place in the Sooner Athletic Conference before heading to their last conference match, which is Saturday...

Men’s golf ranked second in the nation

Texas Wesleyan’s men’s golf team has worked hard to be ranked second in the nation.They are only behind Oklahoma City University, said head coach Bobby Cornett, who added that the Stars are always hard to beat.Over the years, Cornett said, the team has always...