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Dr. Emily Meser inaugurated as Wesleyan’s 21st president

Dr. Emily Messer inaugurated as Wesleyan’s 21st president

Chiara Watson, Editor-in-chief April 27, 2024

Dr. Emily Messer was inaugurated as Texas Wesleyan’s 21st president on April 26.   Messer’s inauguration was a milestone for the university, celebrating its first female president. The investiture...

Along with the final town hall in celebration to the 23-24 academic year, President Emily Messer, will be inaugurated as Texas Wesleyan University’s 21st president on Friday, April 26, 2024. She is the first female president at Texas Wesleyan.

Exciting changes announced at Town Hall meeting

Alexis Bernal, Content Producer April 20, 2024

A Town Hall meeting was held on April 16, which covered the growth Texas Wesleyan has made over the 23-24 academic year and the plans for the following year.  This was the final Town Hall meeting of...

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Steven Nunez, an urban farmer, gives nutrition advice to students as they observe and help in the assembling process.

Urban farmers visit Texas Wesleyan to educate students on nutrition and how to cook

Lizette Barcenas, Content Producer April 5, 2024

On April 2, the food pantry hosted a cooking class in the Polytechnic United Methodist Church (PUMC) for students to attend and learn how to cook a meal.  The event displayed ingredients that students...

Gidalti Chi, senior marketing major, Mary Njoroge, junior biology major, and Sara Villatoro, junior criminal justice major, hang around to eat tacos.

Local churches around campus provide free meals on Wednesdays for students to enjoy

Lizette Barcenas, Content Producer April 5, 2024

Every Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. in Lou’s place, the Baptist Student Ministry (BSM) offers free lunch for students, faculty and staff.  The food is provided by local churches in the area to help feed...

Ramadan is the holiest month of Islam. During the month, Muslims fast during daylight hours abstain from sin and give to charity to demonstrate their self-discipline and increase their closeness with God.

Dining services provides accommodations to students fasting for Ramadan

Kehinde Hopkins, Content Producer March 21, 2024

Students observing the holy month of Ramadan will be provided grab-’n-go meal options by dining services.   During the month of Ramadan, Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset as an exercise of faith,...

Dr. Ilka Araujo, chair of the music department and associate professor of piano and music history, hosts an annual faculty recital to celebrate the renovation of Martin Hall on Oct. 24, 2023.

Texas Wesleyan hosts 6th Annual Wesleyan 5K

Carla Salazar, Content Producer March 9, 2024

On Mar. 2, Texas Wesleyan hosted the Sixth Annual Wesleyan 5K to help raise funds toward student scholarships.  Director of Alumni Relations Jeri Simons Chipman, class of 1997, said planning the 5K...

At the market, nine vendors are present including massagers and chiropractors offering their services and a plant-based cooking demo by Mind Your Garden Fort Worth.

Funkytown Mindful Market highlights health wellness with small businesses

Carla Salazar, Content Producer March 6, 2024

On Mar. 2, the Funkytown Mindful Market joined in to celebrate the sixth annual Wesleyan 5K to help promote mindful practices and health wellness.  Project Coordinator of CoAct Ashley Munoz said the...

Republican and democratic primary elections early voting starts in Texas

Republican and democratic primary elections early voting starts in Texas

Lizette Barcenas, Content Producer February 28, 2024

Early voting began in Texas on Feb. 20 with the primary elections taking place on March 5.  Students and others can find early voting locations and times nearby. To vote, individuals need to bring...

Alum Nikkina Roberson and her family cheer on the Rams at alumni day.

Rams basketball teams hold Alumni Day

Alexis Bernal, Content Producer January 30, 2024

On Jan. 27, Texas Wesleyan’s men’s and women’s basketball teams held an Alumni Day at the Sid Richardson Center.   Alumni were able to come to the games and cheer on Rams as they played against...

Dr. Messer spends time getting to know the community.  

Photo courtesy Texas Wesleyan University

President Emily Messer puts students first

Chiara Watson, Editor-in-chief November 15, 2023

Coming from a background in student affairs, enrolment and advancement, Dr. Emily Messer joined the Texas Wesleyan Community as our 21st president on July 1.   Before she arrived at Texas Wesleyan,...

Texas Wesleyan celebrates the 20th annual parade for Dia de Los Muertos

Lizette Barcenas, Content Producer November 13, 2023

  On Saturday Nov. 4 faculty members, students and volunteers took part in the 20th annual Dia de Los Muertos parade in the Northside District of Fort Worth on North Main Street. Dia de...

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