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23 Feb 2017

Education Students, Faculty Divided On DeVos Confirmation

After weeks of high tension between Republicans and Democrats, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the new Education Secretary earlier this month. DeVos’ controversial appointment has produced divided opinion among Texas Wesleyan University’s School of Education faculty and students. While some are skeptical about her qualifications and how well she will

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23 Feb 2017

Chemistry professor says climate change is inevitable

Dr. Bob Landolt says the evidence is clear: Climate change is going to happen no matter what people think. Landolt, an emeritus professor of chemistry at Texas Wesleyan, said Tuesday that 97 percent of climate change scientists believe that climate change is real. Speaking at a Climate Change presentation at

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23 Feb 2017

Wetrich turns salary into scholarship

Texas Wesleyan University Adjunct Business Professor James G. Wetrich has pledged to fund a scholarship. Although Wetrich currently owns two businesses, Wetrich Group SCO and Wetrich Group LLC, providing “expertise to serve human capital assets to all sectors of the healthcare industry” according to Business Wire, he has chosen to

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22 Feb 2017

FAFSA ignores middle-class students

When throwing your graduation cap in the air, saying goodbye to childhood friends and setting off on new journeys, something that often slips the mind of graduating high school seniors is paying for college. Students may think completing FAFSA (free application for federal student aid) and having top grades is

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22 Feb 2017

Young Ranks Seventh Nationally in Shooting

­­­When Najeal Young shoots, he gets buckets. Young, a senior guard, has a 57.6 field goal percentage, making him seventh best in the nation among Division I NAIA players, according to dakstats.com. A criminal justice major, Young is modest about the achievement, and said his teammates have as much to

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21 Feb 2017

LinkedIn is the best tool for student’s future careers

The academic honors society Beta Gamma Sigma presented the LinkedIn Workshop on Tuesday afternoon. Patricia Chastain, Texas Wesleyan University’s student employment coordinator, educated students on how to improve their LinkedIn profiles and provided free headshots before and after the workshop. “I am a diehard LinkedIn junkie,” said Chastain. Before her

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20 Feb 2017

Wick becomes new SGA chief justice

SGA Chief Justice Mason Standish resigned on Thursday. Standish, a junior political science major, said his leaving SGA was due to multiple factors that increased the stress of being a full-time student and involvement in other organizations. “People said I had a noticeable change in behavior,” Standish said on Friday.

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