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06 Nov 2012

DeLotto brings world perspective to students

Dr. Jeffrey DeLotto, professor of English at Texas Wesleyan for 25 years, proves to be a man of many worlds. Some would say he lives a double life as a professor, husband, writer and traveler. Most of his students can’t even begin to imagine the man behind the desk as

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06 Nov 2012

TV character is for children, not for political statements

Big Bird, once an innocent children’s character, is now the weapon for political gain. After GOP nominee Mitt Romney promised to decrease funding to PBS while still declaring his love for Big Bird, the Obama campaign used this as ammunition against the Romney campaign. The Obama campaign released a commercial

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06 Nov 2012

Children and energy drinks don't mix

A couple of months ago, a girl who couldn’t have been older than 10 or 11, walked into my job at the Tarrant County College South Campus bookstore and purchased a Monster energy drink. At first, I assumed she was possibly buying it for one of her parents or maybe

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06 Nov 2012

Disorders caused by millions trying to achieve perfection

You are sitting at home, watching television after eating dinner. During commercial breaks, I bet you can lose count of how many times you see a commercial dealing with weight loss and dieting. I also bet you can see women and men in the media who look super skinny and

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06 Nov 2012

Slabach dances the night away, raises $1000 for Wesleyan fund

A suit, dress shoes and well-kept hair were replaced for one night by platform shoes, bell-bottoms and big hair as President Fred Slabach and his wife Melany Neilson slipped on their dancing shoes to raise money for the Fort Worth Sister Cities International organization Nov. 1. Slabach made an appearance

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05 Nov 2012

Aries literary journal provides creative opportunities

Texas Wesleyan’s student journal, Aries, gives budding writers within the Wesleyan community, and outside of it, the opportunity to have their works published. Professor Price McMurray, faculty adviser for Aries, said it was started back in the 1980s, and has changed and evolved over time. “I think one of the

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05 Nov 2012

Housing dilemma evokes mixed feelings

Texas Wesleyan University’s student body has continued its increase with an addition of not only traditional freshmen, but approximately 92 international students. Wesleyan will be receiving even more international students over Christmas break for Spring 2013. The problem is where exactly will the new students live, and if Wesleyan will

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