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Politics: the real killer

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 citizens of the United States instead choose to focus on whether or not ...

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SeaWorld: The last generation

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” movie was released. “Black Fish,” directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite ...

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“Tragic Attack to the Heart of Europe”

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 exploded, leading to the suspect's escape. About an hour after the ...

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

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 extremely successful, though they faced many larger schools. In nov ...

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Choir Tour travels north

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 places and churches that we went to, that was a cool experience. ...

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Samsung’s Gear upgrades: Virtual Reality

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 explore and interact with. It’s a growing industry that is hoping to adva ...

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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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Best of K’Dub

  The best of KWU took place on February 18, in the Fitzpatrick auditorium of Sams Hall of Fine Arts. It was an evening of presentations given by Kansas Wesleyan students for the honor of the “Best of KWU.” Each presentation was an in depth analysis done by the student candidates in their previous semester, here at K’ Dub. The Candidates were Kally Johnson,“A Sustainable and Local Food System for the S ...

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Coyotes hypnotized by William Mitchell

On Monday, February 21, I attended a Hypnotist event. William Mitchell who hosted the event at the Fitzpatrick Auditorium, was welcoming, and introduced himself to the early attendees in the audience. The event was full of K-dub students, eventually William selected 6 girls and 6 boys onto the stage to perform his true loving talent. The whole event was a blast and a very funny scene on the stage. The stude ...

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Pioneering Pi’s

Raspberry Pi’s are cool. No, we aren’t talking about the pie you eat. We are talking about the credit-card sized computer that hooks into a monitor or even TV to do computing. The Raspberry Pi Foundation based in the UK began the program to further education of children and adults in the field of computer science and related content. “You have complete control of the operating system. Every syllable is avai ...

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