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Katie Merrill

I am a nineteen year-old that likes to shoot people with a camera in her spare time.

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Everyone Has a Disability

Disability- Anything that disables or puts one at a disadvantage. (Dictionary.com) Think of the word disability.What is the first thing that comes to mind? Is it the kid in the wheelchair? Maybe a handicap parking place? Most people do not think of themselves when they hear the word disability. However, the truth is, most people have a disability of some sort. As you go about your day, try to notice the peo ...

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Homeschool: Is it a better option?

Many of my friends are parents and many of their children are at the age in which a parent begins to contemplate sending them to school. When a parent makes the decision of education for their kids, it is a tough decision. There are many different choices. Two main possibilities are public school, and home school. Which is better? Homeschool What are the positives and negatives of home-school? Homeschooling ...

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When does Pain Become too Much: Should Physician-Assisted Suicide be an Option?

[media-credit id=3 align="alignleft" width="258"][/media-credit] Gold medal winning Marieke Vervoort stated that she is considering euthanasia after the conclusion of the Rio games. This has sparked a large deal of controversy in the world, as there is difference of opinion on whether she should have the right to end her own life. Speaking to Le Parisien, she said: "Everybody sees me laugh with my gold meda ...

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Coyotes Celebrate 130 Years

On Friday September, 24th 2016, Kansas Wesleyan students and faculty celebrated the school's 130th birthday with a carnival. The carnival included a petting zoo, several rides, a zip-line, a mechanical bull, a petting zoo and more. Food served at the event varied from delicious to disappointing. The caramel apples were quite sad because all of the caramel melted off of them and the humidity kinda killed the ...

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Letter to KWU Students and Faculty

Dear KWU Students and Faculty, I'm so excited for what the rest of this year will bring. Being in the position I am I've had the opportunity to work with so many AMAZING people from the University, and I can tell you for certain that while there are so many great traditions being carried on here there are also a lot of wonderful changes happening here as well. For starters this will be our first complete se ...

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Coyotes Stomp Southwestern 63-13 in Homecoming Game

[media-credit id=5 align="aligncenter" width="1024"][/media-credit] The Coyotes went all out Saturday night during a rainy homecoming game against the Southwestern College Moundbuilders. They went on to prevail as they controlled the entire game and would go on to win 63-13 as the fourth quarter came to a late end. This puts their overall record at 3-1 and 1-1 in conference play. Furthermore, this puts thei ...

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Disability Debate: #DisabilityTooWhite

[media-credit id=3 align="alignleft" width="258"][/media-credit] Think about disability in the media. Who are the disabled characters in movies? TV shows? What comes to mind? Rain Man? Grey's Anatomy? Breaking Bad? The disabled characters in these are all white. Sure there are disabled people of color portrayed in media, yet they are fewer and far less known. The truth is in the media and in the world disab ...

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Juries Art Exhibits head to Kdub

[media-credit id=10 align="aligncenter" width="604"][/media-credit] The student juried art exhibit is in the gallery until Wednesday April 13. The show was juried by Linda Foster, an artist who works in drawing, graphics, and printmaking. Linda Foster holds an M.F.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and taught drawing, design and artists’ books courses at Santa Barbara City College, in both ...

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“Leaving Iowa” heads to Kansas Wesleyan

As Kansas Wesleyan starts of the year with a new theater director, anticipation towards the upcoming play is increasing. The play "Leaving Iowa" by Tim Clue and Spike Manton, is a family-friendly comedy. It tells the tale of an eclectic family vacation with quite a few interesting adventures along the way. Senior Tim Burns, who plays the father in the show, stated: "I think it is a great show. It's really f ...

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In the Gallery: Horses, birds, and bulls, Oh My!

  Peggy Medina has been the Gallery Director for a year at the Kansas Wesleyan Art Gallery. A Kansas Wesleyan Alum from the class of 2005, Medina loves what she does and the environment she works in. "My favorite part of working at KWU in The Gallery is hanging the exhibits and seeing the space transformed by the different artists' works and striving to show the artwork in the best way possible," says ...

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