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Women gain voice in KWU taboo session

[media-credit id=3 align="alignleft" width="49"][/media-credit] On March 24, Kansas Wesleyan hosted the "Transcending Taboo” event in Sam's Chapel. They even featured a panel of women, who were given a topic that was considered taboo for most women, and asked how they’ve dealt with and surpassed certain taboos. The panel of women consisted of Dr. Paula Fried (Clinical Psychologist), Shelly Martin ( R.N. Cir ...

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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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Highlight a coyote: Hailey Torrez

[media-credit id=3 align="alignleft" width="228"][/media-credit] Hailey “Buggs” Torrez is the newest graduate assistant for the ladies' softball team at KWU. She was successful in high school, finishing as one of the most decorated position players on Colorado High School softball history. She was even featured on the cover of ESPN’s September 2009 edition. Torrez started her college softball career at Cent ...

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Politics: the real killer

[media-credit id=3 align="alignleft" width="461"][/media-credit] It is no secret that the 2016 Presidential races are muddled, to say the least. From Donald Trump boycotting Oreos to Hillary Clinton’s e-mail scandal, the races are circumventing the actual conflicts in the world like the Syrian refugee crisis, the action that should be taken in regard to ISIS, and the Iran Nuclear Deal. The media and citizen ...

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SeaWorld: The last generation

[media-credit id=3 align="alignleft" width="413"][/media-credit] SeaWorld shocked the world a few weeks ago when they announced they will no longer be breeding orcas. A video released by SeaWorld on March 24 shared the message that the last generation of orcas at SeaWorld was present and with them, the theatrical shows will end as well. The decision comes three years after the controversial “Blackfish” movi ...

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“Tragic Attack to the Heart of Europe”

[media-credit id=3 align="alignleft" width="355"][/media-credit] On Tuesday, March 22, 2016, terrorist attacks struck "the heart of Europe", with two explosions to both Brussel's Airport and Maelbeck Subway Station (Central Station). Actual footage was released of three suspected suicide bombers at the Zaventem airport, two were successful in their attacks, but the third suspect's bomb is said to have not e ...

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Ain’t no rest for the wicked: KWU Debate competes at Nationals over Spring Break

[media-credit id=5 align="aligncenter" width="697"][/media-credit] Over Spring Break, the KWU Debate and Forensics squad traveled to the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kent., to participate in the annual Pi Kappa Delta national comprehensive tournament.  Pi Kappa Delta is one of the largest tournaments in the country, with over 2400 entries and over 80 colleges and universities present. The squad was ...

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Choir Tour travels north

[media-credit id=5 align="alignleft" width="340"][/media-credit] The Kansas Wesleyan choir groups travel across the country every year on their annual choir tour.  This year, the KWU Philharmonic Choir and KWU Chorale traveled to Iowa, Wisc., and Minn., for their tour.  In traveling, the two groups stopped at many churches and high schools to perform a vast selection of pieces. “I liked all of the different ...

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Samsung’s Gear upgrades: Virtual Reality

[media-credit id=5 align="aligncenter" width="637"][/media-credit] If you’re a Samsung lover, then get excited about the new deal that is being offered. When a customer pre-orders the new Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge, they get the option to get a Samsung Gear VR or S2 for free. The Gear S2 is a watch, and the Gear VR is a headset. Virtual Reality is a three-dimensional, computer-generated environment you can explor ...

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Data Down Under: Computer Club visits Cavern Tech

On February 23, 2016, 8 computer club students visited Cavern Technologies in Lenexa, Kansas. Located 125 feet under ground, Cavern Tech is a 3 million square foot data center. The company builds, leases, and operates data suites that are primarily used for housing server racks. Each suite has its own custom layout to fit cooling, security, and power requirements to protect critical data and IT infrastructu ...

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