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Thief hits Fine Arts, NE police investigate

By Danilynn Welniak/ne news editor In the morning hours of April 1, the NE Campus Fine Arts Building fell victim to thievery. Among the missing items are money, a wallet and some art. Two pieces of art were taken off the walls, and both were student works, said Martha Gordon, the art department chair. “As […]

Abortion controversy arises at NW art event

By Francés Matteck/editor-in-chief After popping hundreds of balloons for what they thought was an homage to Texas wildflowers, participants in NW Campus’ Dada Day celebration Wednesday learned that each balloon symbolized babies aborted since the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling legalizing abortion. Professor Eduardo Aguilar began inflating the balloons early that morning and, on some […]

20 years not enough to put aside revolution’s traumas

By Steve Knight/managing editor The memories are still fresh. Twenty years after the fall of Romanian President Nicolae Ceausescu’s communist dictatorship, NE Campus student Alexandrina Hogue’s emotions and memories of that pivotal week in December 1989 remain fresh in her mind. Living in Bucharest, the capital of Romania, Hogue said she and her family were […]

Opinion-Media need rights protection

A shield law, legislation to protect journalists from giving up their confidential sources and material, is making its way through the Texas State Legislature. Texas is one of 14 states that do not have a shield law. This legislation is critical to protecting journalists’ reputations for integrity and the confidentiality of their sources. State district […]

Viewpoint-Pit bull’s reputation inaccurate, unfair

By Jonathan Resendez/south news editor Labeling pit bulls as vicious creatures is a misconception prevalent among people today. Yes, many stories of pit bulls attacking animals and people exist. However, a study conducted by the American Temperament Test Society gave the pit bull a passing rate of 83.9 percent, compared to 77 percent of the […]

Viewpoint-Daytime curfew law wrong, misguided

By Gary Collins/reporter Once again, our elected officials have created well-intentioned but half-baked policies. Recently, the cities of Dallas and Bedford decided their cities needed to enact a daytime curfew for the under-16 crowd. Dallas, for example, would allow the police to pick up people between the ages of 10 and 16 if they were […]

Viewpoint-Evolution in schools debated

By Francés Matteck/editor-in-chief The great debate between the teaching of evolution and creationism in public schools was back before the State Board of Education last month. On March 27, the board voted on proposed standards that would affect the science curriculum for the next decade. The curriculum included two sections proposed by Chairman Don McLeroy, […]

‘Last Supper’ recognizes women

By Christy Andersen/reporter South Campus students and staff received a visit from historical figures during The Last Supper: For Women Lonely April 1. Part of the Women’s History Month celebration, the one-of-a-kind presentation featured South students portraying Frida Kahlo, Barbara Jordan, Mother Teresa, Artemisia Gentileschi and the Virgin of Guadalupe. Carlos Antonio Rovelo, a South […]

Employers now hiring during NW job fair

By Amanda Khadra/reporter With summer right around the corner, many students are looking for a summer job, so the NW Campus will hold a job fair to aid in that search. This semester, 75 employers have been invited to attend the job fair to recruit employees for their companies. LuAnn Krey, student development coordinator for […]

New Math Academy furthers skills

By Jonathan Resendez/south news editor The new South Campus Mathematics Academy offers students more than basic tutoring and homework help. Designed by Dr. Natalie Johnson, associate professor of mathematics, and Angela Sneed, computer science instructor, the program will host guest speakers from business and industry to conduct career awareness seminars throughout the semester. The academy will […]

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