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Wesleyan paints new service opportunities

After spending years at Wesleyan, senior mass communication major Akeel Johnson gets to fulfill a dream of his before graduating this spring. “I was actually very excited when they asked me to paint the mural and come up with sketches,” Johnson said. “Honestly, it’s...

Cook speaks at Willson Lectureship at Lou’s Place

Dr. William Cook, author of “Two and a Half Men Named Francis; The Saint, the Pope, and me,” discussed the life of Saint Francis and how we should input those principles into our daily lives on Monday. Cook spoke at the annual Willson Lectureship, which was hosted in...

Geek Week brings students out to Stella

Senior mass communication major Akeel Johnson is an RA who hosted this year's Geek Week for a second time in hopes of the event being carried on through generations. Alanna James is an RA senior history major who was co-hosting the nights along with Johnson during the...

SGA partners with GSA on identity painting event

Texas Wesleyan’s Student Government Association passed the GSA Identity Painting Event Bill at Thursday’s general business meeting. The bill was presented by SGA Secretary Alison Baron and allocates $200 for the purchase of art materials and snacks for the Gay...

TAG Day honors donors with reminders of their generosity

Thanking All Givers Day, or TAG Day, is an annual event at Texas Wesleyan University sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations.  The purpose of the event, which this year was held Tuesday, is to thank Wesleyan donors for their contributions to the campus, according...

Ben’s Triple B opening day surpasses expectations

Monday was opening day at Ben’s Triple B: Biscuits, Burgers and Brews, and owner/chef Ben Merritt was very happy with the crowd the new restaurant drew. “We’ve had lots of love and support from the school and community, and at lunch we had a line out the door,”...

Texas Wesleyan teaming up with FWISD

Texas Wesleyan is collaborating with Fort Worth ISD’s Office of Innovation and Transformation; the partnership will help sustain the increase in academic achievements by the District’s five Leadership Academies. The collaboration was approved by the Fort Worth ISD...

Lady Rams return to nationals for second year in a row

The Lady Rams volleyball team got the news on Nov. 10 that they would be playing in the opening round of the NAIA National Tournament this weekend. The team plays McPherson College in McPherson, Kan. The time of the game is yet to be determined, according to...

Coverson kills on the court

Tierra Coverson has been praised by coaches and teammates all season for her skills at the net. Coverson is a senior middle blocker for the Lady Rams and has helped lead them through this successful season, which currently has a record of 17-3 in conference and 24-10...

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...

Rams submit to Spirit in last seconds

The Rams lost their final game of the season Saturday at Farrington Field to Ottawa University Arizona 35-29 in the final seconds of the game. Wesleyan finished the season with an overall record of 2-8 and 2-6 in Sooner Athletic Conference. This is definitely an...

Franey returns to help Lady Rams

The Texas Wesleyan women’s basketball team has added coaching experience, and coaches and players say they hope to remain injury free for the 2018-2019 season. The Lady Rams were ranked No. 7 in a preseason Sooner Athletic Conference poll, according to ramsports.net....

Wesleyan may add women’s wrestling

Texas Wesleyan University will be considering the addition of women’s wrestling instead of lacrosse, according to Athletic Director Ricky Dotson. As there are not any women’s lacrosse university teams in Texas, competition would be hard to come by, Dotson wrote in an...

Rams grind out win in first game of the season

Senior guard Rob Thomas’ three-pointer with 33 seconds left to play Thursday night delivered the knockout blow in the men’s basketball team’s season opener against LSU-Shreveport. The 67-65 home win over the No. 7-ranked Pilots lifted the Rams (ranked No. 11) at the...

Hearthstone continues its season

The Texas Wesleyan eSports Hearthstone team started their season on Oct. 1, with weekly matches 7 p.m. every Monday through Nov. 12. According to Eugene Frier, executive director of eSports and recreation, depending on how the individual matches go, each competition...

Ward puts fatherhood before career

When Michael Ward graduated from William Jewel College in the early 1990s as an honors student with a degree in political science and history, he had no idea what he wanted to do with his life. He took a job at a machine shop and had a hobby of shooting on the...

Howard prepares for game day

 Six years ago, circulation clerk Elizabeth Howard walked up and down the aisles of the Eunice and James L. West Library, selecting books at random.Taking a book from the shelf, she continues without opening to read it. A few aisles down, she finds another book...