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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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Etiquette Dinner

On Monday, February 20, Student Development hosted the annual Etiquettes Dinner at Martinelli's Little Italy. This event was aimed to help students learn the proper etiquette to dining with professionals. Along with learning the basics of dining etiquette those in attendance also had the opportunity to interact with local community professionals. The overall night was successful with both students and commu ...

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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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Coyote SGA meets for spring semester

On Wednesday, February 8th, Kansas Wesleyan’s Student Government hosted their first meeting of the 2017 Spring semester. The goal of the meeting was to establish a timeline of events that will be taking place over the course of this semester, as well as discuss the budget, and new club information. The first big topics presented by the student representatives was for the semester budget and senior class pre ...

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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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Alternative Facts the New Facts

Alternative Facts Facts drive the media and people have certain expectations for the news. Since the Trump administration took over the White House there have been incidents with alternative facts. These alternative facts have media outlets in an uproar. This started January 21, during a press conference after Sean Spicer, the White House Press Secretary, commented on the size of the crowd attending Preside ...

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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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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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“Material Communion” at KWU

The art gallery here on campus is currently hosting Material Communion, an exhibit by Grace Peterson. Peterson is no stranger to Salina. She is the Visual Arts Coordinator for Salina Arts & Humanities. Peterson went to the University of Kansas and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in sculpting along with an applied arts degree from Johnson County Community College. Peterson assists with local ar ...

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