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KWU participates in active shooter drill

Last Tuesday a active shooter drill was conducted at Kansas Wesleyan University by the Salina Police department. The drill scenario was of a deranged shooter on campus inside the Student Activity Center. Students from the theatre department were selected to play the cast for the simulation, and with help from the media department, made the drill all the more believable. The actors woke up early Tuesday morn ...

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CII conference comes to K-dub

The Third Annual 2016 Continuous Improvement and Innovation Conference took place Wednesday, April 20 at 8:30 a.m. in the Student Activities Center on the Kansas Wesleyan University Campus. Professionals and students came together to spend their day expanding their knowledge and leadership skills in manufacturing, healthcare, city government, small business, and innovation. The five main organizations’ repr ...

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Media Production class gives back to community

As the beginning of the semester rolled out, Professor Paul Green was contacted by Friends of the River foundation to put together a campaign video before the election to whether or not restore the natural channel of the Smoky Hill River in Salina. Students of the Kansas Wesleyan Media Production I & II classes were assigned to film, record and produce a full package for executive director, Jane Anderso ...

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Tech Trends: iPhoneography Kit

Today most of the younger generations walk around buried in their phones during free time. Because of this, Kansas Wesleyan Professor Paul Green has decided to teach his Media Production I & II classes how big of a convenience cell phones are when wanting capture professional looking footage. “If you just look anywhere as you’re walking around campus, who doesn’t have a phone out listening to music, tex ...

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Tornado Season

With the seasons changing quickly, tornado season is rapidly approaching, and safety during a possible outbreak is concern number one for many people. Step one is preparation. A safety plan needs to be clear and well known. Around campus, there are several signs letting people know in case of a tornado to go below ground level. Tornados are known for being extremely inconsistent and unpredictable. Find a pl ...

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String week captivates the Salina Community

Two weeks ago the KWU music program hosted their second annual International String Festival. The festival is put together by Jesse Henkensiefken in hopes of educating both students and the community on the quality of education-based classical music. The program has grown significantly over the past year evolving from only three performers to a total of 15. This year KWU astounded the Salina community by of ...

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Easter Celebration in Lahore, Pakistan Gone Horribly Wrong.

The last few months, bombings around the globe have been reported all over the media. These tragic events include Paris, Brussels, and now Lahore, Pakistan. During an Easter celebration in Lahore, at one of their local parks, a bomb was detonated. Despite months of military offensive protecting the state, the terrorist attack was still successful, killing up to 70 people and wounding about 300. The attack w ...

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Women gain voice in KWU taboo session

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. Circles of Heartland), Martha Rhea (Longtime Director of Salina Art ...

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Juries Art Exhibits head to Kdub

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 the Credit and Adult Education Divisions. In 2010, a desire to live ...

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Highlight a coyote: Hailey Torrez

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 Central Arizona Community College, where she assisted in leading her ...

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