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As a first-generation college graduate, Slabach understands the struggles of college and aims to “provide the resources to help students thrive.”

How a first-gen student became president of Texas Wesleyan

Veida Dima, Editor-in-Chief December 16, 2022

From the dream of being an astronaut during the peak time of space exploration to working on Capitol Hill with the Clinton Administration, Texas Wesleyan University President Fredrick G. Slabach has...

After two years of teaching at Texas Wesleyan, Dr. Sarah Roche plans to continue her journey in Austin with her fiance, Brennan Mittal.

Roche moves to a new chapter

April Suarez Olvera April 15, 2017

After two years of teaching at Texas Wesleyan University Sarah Elise Roche, assistant professor of marketing, will be joining her fiancé in Austin.Her decision to teach at Wesleyan was influenced by her...

Freshman Jacquelynn Olalde (right), pictured here with her sister Elena, is the fourth in her family to attend Texas Wesleyan.

Olalde keeps Wesleyan in the family

Sarah Owens April 13, 2017

Jacquelynn Olalde is a freshman at Texas Wesleyan, but her family’s connection to the university runs deep.Olalde, an EC-6 bilingual education major, is the fourth member of her family to attend Wesleyan,...

Chance the Rappers album, Coloring Book, made it to the top 10 of the Billboard 200 list.

Giving musical freedom a Chance

Calvin Johnson November 15, 2016

Becoming successful in the music industry without signing to a label is a lot like becoming successful in your field without having a degree; a lot of people would say that it’s nearly impossible to...

Katie Matthews sits in front of the clock tower, her favorite place on campus.

Matthews supports Stella Russell residents

Hannah Onder October 30, 2016

Junior criminal justice major Katie Matthews has a name for the unexplained happenings in Stella Russell Hall.Some people find the weird noises and moving objects to be weird coincidences; others believe...

Dr. Steven Daniell works in his new office as Wesleyans associate provost.

Daniell takes on new challenges

Akeel Johnson October 19, 2016

Dr. Steven Daniell is no longer Texas Wesleyan’s dean of School of Arts and Letters, but isn’t leaving Wesleyan any time soon.Daniell became the associate provost in early August. He has been a dean...

Portrait of Beverly Volkman Powell.

Powell named Alumna of the Year

Shaydi Paramore October 15, 2016

Beverly Volkman Powell, Texas Wesleyan’s 2016 Alumna of the Year, said she hopes to continue to have a strong impact in the growth of the university community.Powell, who received her undergraduate degree...

New Texas Wesleyan head football coach Joe Prud`homme coached for 24 years at Fort Worth`s Nolan Catholic High School.

Prud’homme ready for new start

Ricardo Cortez April 13, 2016

How do you build something out of nothing?When there’s no start or end in sight, where do you begin?Texas Wesleyan head football coach Joe Prud’homme believes you start at the source.“Start with...

Senior Nicholas Squyres stands by the clock tower holding his unicycle.

Squyres loves to ride unicycle

Rowan Lehr April 7, 2016

Nicholas Squyres is a self-described weirdo and performer who is known by most people around campus as Unicycle Guy. Squyres, a 25-year-old senior music major with concentration in voice with a specialization...

Head of security Chris Beckrich was a Fort Worth police officer for 30 years.

Ex-cop is new head of security

Gracie Weger March 12, 2016

Every day, Chris Beckrich gets ready to come to his new career at Texas Wesleyan with a smile on his face.Beckrich is Wesleyan’s new director of safety and security, and he said he is already enjoying...

Alec Gudac transferred from Mesa Community College in Arizona to Texas Wesleyan University after being recruited by Rams assistant head coach Robert Garza over the summer.

Centerfielder swings for the fences

Jared Rabye March 4, 2016

Alex Gudac said he plans to make an impact in his first season as part of Texas Wesleyan’s baseball team.Gudac, a junior business management major and starting center fielder, said he wants to get stronger...

Jerell Ellis handling the ball for the Rams.

Ellis helps Rams win SAC

Michael Acosta February 27, 2016

For a guy that wasn’t supposed to even be playing this year, Jerell Ellis is having a great season.Ellis, 22, a senior guard from San Antonio, tore the ACL in his right leg in February 2015, during the...

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