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Bank Scam… is your account safe?

After a recent investigation by The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau a huge scandal has been uncovered resulting in a $185 million fine. For the past five years employees at Wells Fargo has been opening bank and credit card accounts without the knowledge of customers. These customers had no idea that accounts were being made in their name. Only after receiving calls from collection agencies, debit cards ...

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Libertarian Party: The Choice is yours

The 2016 election has already begun to change the way that Americans think. Radical nominees for both Republicans and Democrats have forced Americans into the realization that their parties may no longer stand by them. In an on going research study done by the Pew Research Center, American trust in government fell to 17% last year and is on the continuous decline. It is estimated that the 2016 data will sho ...

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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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Coyote Crossing; The Battle of the walk through or the walk around

They say the shortest distance between two points is a straight line. So when you are running late for class, don’t you think you should take the shortest distance to your class? What if it means disrespecting your school's property, would you still do it? This controversy has been emphasized at Kansas Wesleyan over the past few years. The underlying question is: why do people take the fast way? Are there a ...

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Air Fish One

In honor of President Obama’s expansion of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument scientists have named a newly discovered fish after the 43rd president. President Obama has not been quiet about the situation that the environment is in and has spoken about climate change numerous times. The expansion added almost 450,000 square miles to the Marine National Monument bringing its size to roughly twice ...

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Kansas Wesleyan University’s Campus Ministries Starts Off The New Year

Tuesday Night Alive is one of the many avenues that Kansas Wesleyan University provides its students with opportunities to grow spiritually. Every Tuesday night at 8 o’clock students gather in the Student Activities Center where they get to experience student lead worship and a message presented by the Director of Spiritual Development. Last year Cameron Jackson left his position as Director of Spiritual De ...

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City of Love, Death, and Chaos

500 Homicides and Counting "It's not a police issue, it's a society issue" (Superintendent, Eddie Johnson) Labor Day has been both a blessing and a curse in the United States. A blessing for those who got to spend their day with their family and friends, but a curse for the city of Chicago reaching an outrageous number of 500 homicides halfway through 2016. August has been a nightmare for the residents of C ...

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Spiritual Formation heads to Convent

Dr. Phil Meckley and the Spiritual Formation class took a field trip to the Sisters of St. Joseph in Concordia, Kan. on April 12, 2016. The Nazareth Convent and Academy was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973, and currently 1/3 of the community is retired from active ministry. The Sisters of St. Joseph worldwide were founded in officially in 1650 in France, but came to Concordia in 18 ...

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Bullets Over Words: Armenia VS. Azerbaijan

Years of conflict over long-disputed territory between Armenia and Azerbaijan may lead to war, after a ten day period of shots fired between the neighboring cities. "We will restore our territorial integrity either by peaceful or military means. We are ready for both options." - Ilham Aliyev (Azeri President) Armenia and Azerbaijan have been in conflict for the last twenty years over the unrecognized territ ...

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Embrace the Struggle: Poverty Simulation

"I took this event very serious. I actually had fun, and I didn't plan on it." -KWU Student, Grant Garth  This world is full of individuals, behind every individual is a story, and every story, contains a worldly feeling of struggle that makes life such an amazing adventure. Through struggle, there is the adversity every person must face whether big or small. On Saturday, April 9, 2016, a Kansas Wesleyan ev ...

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