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15 Feb 2012

IT adds Blackboard to technology upgrades on campus

  Rolandra West   rdwest@txwes.edu   Texas Wesleyan’s information technology and the Provost’s Office are furthering their efforts in technology and making improvements through the SMARTboards system, the Classroom NEXT addition, and now the Learning Management System (LMS)-Blackboard.   Blackboard is a system for all online and web-assisted classes, and

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15 Feb 2012

Deadline for scholarship draws closer

  Rolandra West   rdwest@txwes.edu   College students in need of financial aid now have a scholarship opportunity.   Texas Wesleyan has various scholarships for students that are enrolled; one in particular being the Hatton W. Sumner’s Scholarship, which has existed for 15 years.   The Sumner’s scholarship program has

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15 Feb 2012

Health Services Center offers students medical help

  Joshua Dunk   jkdunk@txwes.edu   As the school year progresses, health is becoming more and more of an issue for students and faculty. Staff at Wesleyan’s Health Services said maintaining a student’s health is critical to academic success. To promote a positive and balanced lifestyle, the Health Services Center

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15 Feb 2012

Dating violence awareness gives cause for event

  Eliana Mijangos   emmijangos@txwes.edu   Texas Wesleyan University is hosting its first annual Dating Violence Awareness week, set to take place Feb. 21-24.   Patti Gearhart-Turner, chief of staff at Wesleyan, is heading up the event.   “National statistics indicate that the age group of our students places them

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15 Feb 2012

Pie eating, hula hooping meet in single event

  Shauna Banks   sbbanks@txwes.edu   Nothing says homecoming like a slice of pie and hula hooping to Texas Wesleyan’s alma mater.   Six weeks into a new semester, and with spring break looming around the corner, Student Life, the Social Rams and the Student Government Association are kicking off

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15 Feb 2012

Future teachers jump through flaming hoops for jobs

  On a daily basis, I am surrounded by composition books, a sea of pencils, a rainbow of crayons and a thousand requests to go to the bathroom.   The days start at 7:20 a.m. and end when tutorials or the latest faculty meeting decides to finally end.   Nope.

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15 Feb 2012

Interracial relationships still face public obstacles

      Relationships have their trials and tribulations as it is — dealing with money issues, communication problems, or in some cases maybe even trust. But what happens when you add race to the mix?   Race has been a controversial topic from the start, with the enslavement of minorities, the

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