Growing Up – One Student’s Perspective

Andy Santana, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

Growing up isn’t about age, background, or the situation someone is in. It is about knowing yourself, understanding your past and how it has positively and negatively affected your present-self, and also the things that drive your future self. Many things make you an “adult", like turning 18, having...

Fall Semester Balancing Act

La'Darius Dunn, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

Here is the time that most people have been waiting for, well most freshman. Simply because they feel like this will be a better experience than they had in high school because of the little things that they hear about a college atmosphere. The most important thing about the first fall season for all...

Wellness – Body, Mind, Spirit

Kenzie Tomes, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

Adjusting to class and work schedules, forming new relationships, and getting involved in various organizations around campus all in the first few weeks of school takes a toll on our bodies. Many times, we find ourselves feeling overwhelmed and drained during these first few weeks of classes. Even...

What in the World are We Doing to Our World?

Kenzie Tomes, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

Travel. The act of making a journey. We all want to see the world, right? Imagine it, sipping an expresso at Café de la Paix, taking in the view from the top of the London Eye, or sailing along the clear blue waters in Naxos. The problem is, we have an estimated twelve years to do so before gradually...

Dance Purple for Childhood Cancer

Brooke Griffin, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

Kentucky Wesleyan College is bringing a new fundraiser to life on campus next Spring. Inspired by DanceBlue at the University of Kentucky, KWC is introducing DancePurple. DancePurple is going to be a 6-hour dance marathon. Teams who sign up will fundraise before the event. All money raised from the dance...

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Repeat

Brooke Griffin, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

By 2050, the oceans will contain more plastic than fish. Every day, countless single use products are being thrown away, causing landfills to overflow. According to National Geographic, “Because plastic wasn’t invented until the late 19th century, and production really only took off around 1950,...

Float Therapy Offered at Free Your Mind Spa

Brooke Griffin, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

The Free Your Mind spa, located at 2864 W. Parrish Ave., Suite G, opened this April in Owensboro. They also have a location residing in Evansville, Indiana. Free Your Mind spa has introduced this town to a different kind of therapy option. This new way to relax and reduce stress is called float therapy....

Sodexo Out, Aladdin In

Brooke Griffin, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018

Kentucky Wesleyan College has switched their food services this school year. The former food company, Sodexo, has been replaced by Aladdin food services, solely for the better of our campus. Some great new additions to the campus food options have been made. Subconnection and Jazzman’s coffee shop...

Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Kaleigh Chanley, Gloria Endicott, Trevor Miller and Deshawn Mason, Guest Writers

April 27, 2018

Extensive research toward sexual assault prevention on college campuses has been conducted due to the number of occurrences rising daily. With a general focus towards major college campuses, private campuses, such as Kentucky Wesleyan College, are not getting the attention needed to eliminate the issue...

Nothing; I’m Fine Outreach, Inc. to Host “98 Seconds”

De'Vonta Moffitt, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

Every 98 seconds an individual in America experiences sexual abuse. This is a fact that is so difficult to accept if you do not see it happen. While researching about this topic, I found believing this awful statistic to be quite effortless, because the facts were only evidence of my reality. For many,...

President Trump and Birth Control

Mariah Wise, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

In the past month, President Donald Trump has made significant changes to previous Obamacare statutes, including employers’ rights to refuse to cover birth control when giving employees health insurance. If not already known, Obamacare created the health care system we currently have which requires...

Nothing; I’m Fine Outreach, Inc.

De'Vonta Moffitt, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

Asking someone what is wrong shows you care. Curious friends or loved ones may ask this question after an unexpected outburst caused by disappointment or when your poker face fails you. This is when you show your true colors. Years ago, back in my glory days as a decent football player active in school...

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