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Casey Neistat impacts on Youtube

Youtube is changing from a platform where people posted cat videos to a platform for people to showcase their talents. One of the many people who have helped to change this idea is Casey Neistat. Casey introduced a style to youtube that has exploded. Taking what he knew from working as a professional filmmakers and bringing it to a level that makes his videos feel like an average day. His popularity has bee ...

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Innovation by Sony

When buying a camera the question most people face is Nikon or Canon? These companies have become huge camera manufacturers and produce some of the best cameras and lenses in the world. Recently, there has been a change, Sony has entered into the market offering cameras that other companies aren't. Sony’s growing popularity in there mirrorless cameras and how accessible they are making 4k video recording is ...

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Gatorade fountains at KWU

Kansas Wesleyan University plans to replace all of the water fountains on campus with Gatorade fountains on April 1. As most students at Kansas Wesleyan are athletes, it only makes sense to replace water with Gatorade. This way students are able to get the electrolytes they need at all times of the day. The power of Gatorade allows students to get involved in many different areas of campus activities. With ...

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Friends of the River

Friends of the River is an organization dedicated to returning the Smoky Hill River to being a part of Salina's identity. It started in 2009 with six people. The story goes, one of the founders of the organization was complaining about the conditions of the river one night at dinner when his wife said to him, “stop talking about it and do something”. Jane Anderson executive director for Friends of the River ...

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What is Lent?

On Wednesday, March 1, millions of people around the world went to a church service to start off the season of Lent. Ashes from palm branches were placed on their foreheads as a sign of remorse, repentance, and mourning. Lent is a tradition that mirrors the forty days Jesus spent fasting in the wilderness; an event written about in the gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. But what is lent? For most people, a ...

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More than just a shoe

When buying a pair of shoes, the first thing a majority of people look for is style. This is an important part of the shoe buying process but it is not the only part. If the only thing you're searching for is a pair of sneakers to serve as a pair of regular walking around, all-encompassing pair of shoes then the importance of style is at the top of the list. But when searching for shoes that are going to be ...

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Zinc: cure for the common cold?

When feeling sick most people run to the store to buy vitamin c. What about taking a zinc supplement instead? Most people taking vitamin c supplement when they feel sick can see a shortness of the duration of their cold. Vitamin c is an age old trick but after an article published in 1984, the question of taking zinc when sick has had interesting results. Zinc, which can be found in the biosphere, air, wate ...

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Avenues of Spiritual Development at KWU

One of the unique aspects of Kansas Wesleyan is their acceptance and encouragement for students who are interested in growing spiritually. Being a private university, Kansas Wesleyan is affiliated with the Methodist Church. Our university is named after the founder of the Methodist Church, John Wesley. At an educational level, KWU offers degrees in Christian Ministry and Religion. Student Life also offers o ...

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Fall Graduation Dinner 2016

It was a happy and cheerful atmosphere as the graduates of the 2016 fall semester walked across the stage in the Student Activities Center on Sunday December 4 to receive their diplomas. The evening started with a live performance from members of the Kansas Wesleyan band and a meal catered by Sysco. Family, friends and guest joined the graduates to celebrate their accomplishment of obtaining a Bachelor Degr ...

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Movie Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

The Prequel to the Harry Potter series, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,  was not as good as expected. The movie by itself is good at best, but in the context of the Harry Potter series it falls short. The wizarding world that was created in the Harry Potter series is not reached in the newest movie and the plot is weak. One of the positives from the movie came from the character, Gellert Grindelwal ...

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