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International students share superstitions from India, Ethiopia, Uganda, Mexico, and Serbia. 
Graphic by Hannah Onder

Beyond the challenges: International students and the battle with COVID-19 

Lexi Barlow April 22, 2021

While waiting in line for her interview with the U.S. Embassy in Vietnam, Sheryl Vu was restless with worry and nerves.   Vu said the applicant in front of her failed the interview portion, which...

COVID-19 Edition with Dr. Dennis Hall

COVID-19 Edition with Dr. Dennis Hall

Rambler TV November 23, 2020

We analyze the semester with the Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Dr. Dennis Hall, and discuss concerns and new safety protocols to combat COVID-19 for Spring 2021.

Cindy Flores poses outside James C. Armstrong & O.C. Armstrong Hall. Flores moved into O.C. Hall after a four-hour drive up from Houston with her mom, Maria, and her two brothers, Isabel and Giovanny. Photo by Hannah Onder

Between financial hardships and COVID-19 restrictions move-in day offers potential challenges for students

Hannah Onder August 24, 2020

From the perspective of a returning, first-generation college sophomore: Sophomore exercise science major Cindy Flores’s most memorable part of her move-in day experience for fall 2020 was receiving...

Jessica Mendez talks to students about Baptist Student Ministries (BSM) at the President’s Picnic. Texas Wesleyan used to have a BSM on campus, and Mendez came from Texas Christian University’s BSM to revive it. Screenshot by Hannah Onder

Annual President’s Picnic tradition persists despite COVID-19 restrictions

Hannah Onder August 21, 2020

Texas Wesleyan University's annual President's Picnic moved locations for a second time in a row this time in response to COVID-19 to Zoom. In August 2019, the welcome-back event moved to the Nick and...

COVID 19: The Shock

August 20, 2020

Intangible feelings: Anxiety and depression from the perspectives of students

Intangible feelings: Anxiety and depression from the perspectives of students

Lexi Barlow May 5, 2020

Sweaty palms? Tightness in chest? Lack of motivation? No desire to bathe? Many students who struggle with anxiety and depression experience these common symptoms, sometimes more during this Coronavirus...

Wesleyan grad on the COVID-19 frontlines

Wesleyan grad on the COVID-19 frontlines

James H. McBride April 23, 2020

David Cook is a Texas Wesleyan graduate with a dilemma: He is the mayor of Mansfield, which has had the ZIP code with the most cases of COVID-19 in Tarrant County since the end of March. Mansfield’s...

Lady Rams using home workouts to stay in shape

Lady Rams using home workouts to stay in shape

Will Doctor April 16, 2020

Texas Wesleyan volleyball’s spring season was cut short in March, and the players are doing their best to stay in condition through a virtual program that head coach Jessica Ransom shares via a group...

President Frederick Slabach congratulates the graduates at the ceremony at MacGormen Chapel.
Photo by Shaydi Paramore

Slabach hosts first virtual 2020 Town Hall meeting

Hannah Onder April 13, 2020

Over 90 faculty and staff logged into Zoom Tuesday afternoon for the first 2020 Town Hall meeting of the semester and the first meeting since the COVID-19 restrictions. President Frederick Slabach headed...

Photo courtesy of University Videographer Chuck Greeson

COVID-19 causes EarthFest cancellation

Rachell Aguilar April 13, 2020

 Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Texas Wesleyan University’s EarthFest has been canceled. According to Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Gary Stout, the event was going to begin with helping...

COVID-19 hits Wesleyan campus

COVID-19 hits Wesleyan campus

April 9, 2020

Texas Wesleyan has its first case of COVID-19, campus officials announced Thursday. An email sent out by both Dennis Hall, vice president for student affairs/dean of students and Angela Dampeer, associate...

SGA representatives continue with monthly reports

April 6, 2020

Student Government Association members will continue to do their monthly reports despite working remotely. “I would like to try to move forward as much as possible,” SGA President Alyssa Hutchinson...

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