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Media Reflections: Hatteberg’s People

Kansas Wesleyan was honored to host prolific reporter Larry Hatteberg last Thursday in Sam’s Chapel. A veteran of the industry for 51 years, Hatteberg has seen almost everything that reporting has to offer. One of the most iconic figures in Kansas journalism, the KAKE TV reporter turned down numerous national network job offers, as he wanted to stay local and make an impact in the lives of the community aro ...

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American Politics: Fringe Candidates

Throughout the country, voters are looking for change. Americans are seemingly fed up with the status quo of politics, showcased by an unprecedented amount of support for what was initially suspected to be the fringe candidates on both sides of party lines. With the GOP, Donald Trump was considered by many to be the inevitable third-rail of the campaign. His position was that of a complete outlier to the GO ...

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Garbage Pail Kids

Skeletons, torn off skin, and piercing teeth are just a few of the creepy images you can find in the art gallery located in Sam's Hall of Fine Arts. The KWU art department started off big when they invited Salina native, Brent Engstrom, to show off his work for Topps Trading Card Company. Many KWU students may not know this, but the “Garbage Pail Kids,” and “Wacky Packages” cards were once extremely popular ...

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Searching for the Truth: KWU Debate

The appeal of Debate and Forensics is shrouded in a cloud of unprecedented behavior for college students. Nearly every weekend, students will spend three consecutive days depriving themselves of sleep, waking before the sun has risen above the horizon, in order to compete in some of the most academically rigorous competition in the world. It is an exhausting activity, on both the mind and the body, with sev ...

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State of The Union: Can America Be Great Again?

This year's State of the Union was President Barack Obama's last one after 8 years of Presidency. Different from the last SOTU, a new face to the Speaker of the House went from John Boehner who dropped from his position last year, to Paul Ryan. Obama immediately brought to attention the success of the permanent tax cuts that happened last year and pushing to do the same this year, with bipartisan priorities ...

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Diversity in debate

Kansas Wesleyan Debate and Forensics is renowned for their success. The members of the squad differ in many ways, from origins, opinions, and everything in between. A common trait among the squad, however, is a foundation and exposure to debate in high school. Last night, Kansas Wesleyan assisted Sacred Heart High School in hosting a high school policy debate tournament. By engaging with debate at the high ...

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Mizzou in chaos: Should other campuses be concerned

In recent days people all over the nation have seen the news coverage of protests going on at the University of Missouri: the resignation of President Wolfe, the numerous students walking out of classes to participate in sit ins on campus grounds, a refusal by a football team to take the field, and a graduate student willing to go on a hunger strike to see that equality is given to all students at the unive ...

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KWU blood drive

The American Red Cross hosted a blood drive last Thursday at Kansas Wesleyan University. The event was an opportunity for students to donate blood, and help make a difference. “It is so eye opening to go to events like this. Tt's amazing to see how many people are willing to step up and do something so selfless.” -Nikki Sparacio Many of the students came in and left with a smile on their faces, happy to hav ...

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KWU Debate takes 5th at LSUS

The Kansas Wesleyan University Debate and Forensics team took fifth place in both the Debate Sweepstakes and the Combined Sweepstakes at the Red River Swing, hosted at Louisiana State University in Shreveport from Nov. 6–8, 2015. Among the participating schools were a few of the top Texas and Mississippi Universities. In the first half of the tournament, sophomore Alex Vore and junior Amber Benning tied for ...

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Trunk Or Treat fun for all in the fall

On Saturday Oct. 31, KWU held its annual Trunk or Treat. 15 tables were set up in the pavilion of the New Graves Family Sport Complex. The event took place an hour before the game. Children in costume were able to visit each table, talk to students, and trick or treat for candy and small toys. Once the candy was given out, families and their little ghouls and goblins were able to do a parade around the new ...

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