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Coyotes Question Carly Fiorina

On Wednesday, February 8th, many of the faculty and students of Kansas Wesleyan attended the annual Chamber of Commerce dinner. Attendees from KWU included President Matt Thompson and his wife Jennifer Thompson, Paula Hermann and her husband Mike Hermann, Provost William (Bill) Backlin, Dr. David Silverman, and students Autumn Zimmerman, Alison Casey, Ethan Resh, and Trail Spears. The Coyotes were well repr ...

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KWU students lobby at the Capitol

On Tuesday, February 7th, four Kansas Wesleyan students took a trip to Topeka to speak to members of the state House of Representatives and the state Senate. During this venture the four students, Trail Spears, Kobee McKorkle, Kaleb Whitehair, and Autumn Zimmerman, as well as trip sponsor Nate Thies, spoke to various legislators about the importance of private colleges and liberal arts education. The day be ...

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2016: A year to Remember

2016: A Year to Remember Autumn Zimmerman, Editor Throughout 2016, there have been many ups and downs. Events such as the death of Harambe, the spread of Zika virus, North Korea’s nuclear tests, Britain exiting the European Union, and the election of Donald Trump as the next United States president have not only grabbed the attention of the citizens of the United States, but have also called them to action. ...

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It’s not the Heat, It’s the Harassment

It is no secret that the United States presidential election has been heated from the beginning. With Donald Trump’s recent victory, many would like to believe that the angry rhetoric and violent attacks on both politicians and civilians would start to cool down. However, this has not been the case. Scrolling through any social media outlets, one easily comes across posts that emphasize that the election wa ...

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Clowns: Just a Joke or Something more?

With the announcement of the remake of Stephen King’s “It” in the near future, many people’s fear of clowns has resurfaced. With the recent sightings of clowns across the United States, many people have become uneasy. Freshman Jordan Waymaster stated,“It is like an instilled feeling, I think that they are creepy.” Senior Kayla St. Laurent stated, “As a child you can’t distinguish between fear and surprise, ...

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Heating up Bad Hair Days

[media-credit id=25 align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] Through my nineteen years of life, I’ve had my fair share of bad hair days. My hair is naturally curly and it has a habit of being difficult. Many of my friends struggle with the same problem. In order to fix this problem, my friends and I decided to start straightening our hair. However, we didn’t realize the damage that heat can cause to ha ...

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Boxed Water: Is it really better?

[media-credit id=10 align="alignleft" width="97"][/media-credit] Many have gone into convenience stores and walked by the coolers that contain the bottled drinks. Most people have also purchased bottled water from convenience stores. What do these two situations have in common? The answer lies in the type of drink that people are buying. The most recent fad in individually sold drinks is Boxed Water. This b ...

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Book Review: “The Chronicles of Ancient Darkness: Wolf Brother”

Autumn Zimmerman, Editor This weekend, I partook in a journey of epic proportions. I visited a mysterious era and explored an astounding world that one would never believe could have existed. I read a book that allowed my imagination to run wild. This book, Wolf Brother, has captivated its readers and has shed light on the rugged past of the Western Hemisphere. Autumn Zimmerman | The Advance Set in what is ...

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Over the River and Into the Woods

[media-credit id=10 align="aligncenter" width="1024"][/media-credit] Kansas Wesleyan University has been involved in three astounding productions this school year. First was Leaving Iowa by Tim Clue and Spike Manton, second was The Last Five Years by Jason Robert Brown, and finally, the current production, Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. [media-credit id=3 align="alignright" width="200" ...

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Politics: the real killer

[media-credit id=3 align="alignleft" width="461"][/media-credit] It is no secret that the 2016 Presidential races are muddled, to say the least. From Donald Trump boycotting Oreos to Hillary Clinton’s e-mail scandal, the races are circumventing the actual conflicts in the world like the Syrian refugee crisis, the action that should be taken in regard to ISIS, and the Iran Nuclear Deal. The media and citizen ...

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