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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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First Art Show of the Year: Ruth Mirtz

Kansas Wesleyan University held their first art exhibition of the school year on Friday, September 10th. We usually hold up to six art exhibits each year. "The exhibits give the students a chance to experience something different from the rest of campus," said Lori Wright, the Associate Professor of Art. The exhibit is a collection of mixed media artwork done entirely by Ruth Mirtz. Her work will be display ...

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Nailed it: Get the Perfect Nails Every Time

Many people, when wanting to look good, want to go and get their nails done. However, that can become very pricey and your nails can end up looking terrible if you don’t go to the right place. So, to avoid breaking the bank and a horrible nail job, here’s how to paint your nails the proper way. First, you need to make sure your nails are filed and buffed. This can take up to 5 minutes when done correctly. F ...

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Trailer Review: “Suicide Squad”

The comic book fans from around the world have gotten yet another action packed and explosive glimpse at DC's "Suicide Squad". With an all star cast which consists of Will Smith (Focus, Concussion) playing Deadshot, Academy Award winner Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club) filling in some tough shoes as The Joker, Joel Kinnamen (Robocop, Run All Night) as Rick Flagg , Margot Robbie (Wolf of Wall Street) as Harle ...

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Coyote Highlight: Keara Lenard

This week’s Coyote Stand out is Keara Lenard. She is from Roseville Kansas and has been competitive runner most of her life. She attended Wamego High and competed in the sport of Cross Country, and also Track and Field. She is currently a junior, majoring in Chemistry-Secondary Education. She is an RA on campus, chemistry club president, SGA Secretary, among other activities. Lenard is the Coyote Stand out ...

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#ViralVixen: 2015 recap

From #thedress to the infamous red starbucks cups, 2015 was a year full of amazing viral sensations that took the world by storm. As we move forward into 2016, new viral pictures, icons, and challenges are sure to come with us. However, before we move forward, let’s look back at some of the biggest viral moments of 2015. #LeftShark   In February 2015, the first viral landmarker of what was to come kicked of ...

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Musical Milestone: “The Last Five Years”

“Emerging artist,” is how new theater director, Karen Brassea, would describe Jaicee Wilson and Sadie Smith after they took on the roles of Jamie Wellerstein and Cathy Hiatt in the musical “The Last Five Years”. The musical marks a huge landmark, since it is the first musical production by  Kansas Wesleyan since musical theatre major this year. The musical follows the story of the doomed five year relations ...

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Christmas by Candlelight: A timeless Tradition

Don’t miss your chance to witness Kansas Wesleyan Philharmonic Choir in collaboration with the instrumental talents of the KWU String Orchestra at the Christmas by Candlelight performance on Dec 6! The choir will be performing with groups from Sacred Heart High School, Salina South High School, Salina Central High School, and Southeast of Saline High School. For those looking to go the annual event you can ...

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The Yotes have the notes: Singing coyotes take the stage

Some of Kansas Wesleyan University's finest musicians showcased their immense talent this past week at The Singing Coyotes showcase. Twenty one of the students taking private vocal lessons here on campus performed at the campus church Tuesday night. Each student chose a piece that they have been working on in lessons to sing for the concert. There were all different vocal ranges represented Tuesday night, f ...

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The Yotes have the notes: Landon Livingston Senior Recital

Evelyn Glennie once said “percussion is the most adaptable family of musical instruments. The biggest challenge is to project percussion in a lyrical way.” The adaptablity and diversity of percussive instruments is something that Kansas Wesleyan Coyote Landon Livingston recently displayed at his recital this past November. Livingston played multiple different instruments throughout his concert, including th ...

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