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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...

Nike Believes in Kaepernick

Corey Johnson, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

Nike chose Colin Kaepernick, an NFL quarterback, for one of the faces for their campaign “Just Do It." He is known for the ad, “Believe in something, even it means sacrificing everything," which is a statement of racial injustice. In 2016 during the national anthem, Colin kneeled in protest against...

KWC Football Season Recap

Corey Johnson, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

With the Panthers finishing their season two weeks ago, falling to the strong Battlers of Alderson Broadus University, KWC struggled throughout the season competing with a young roster. The Panthers finished their season with a 3-7 record, progressing from the 2017 season with winning just one more game....

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,...

The Suite Life of KWC

Kenzie Tomes, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Move-in day for college students can be an exciting time, but for many Kentucky Wesleyan students this Fall semester, this experience occurred with an added twist. Unfortunately, Peeples Hall suffered water damage in the summer months and had to be renovated. This meant that the residential students...

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....

Majors Without Borders

Brooke Griffin, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

There is a new student organization forming on campus called “Majors without Borders.” Jonathan Johnson and Ethan Dossett have decided to form an organization that brings a wide variety of students together in one place. Every student has a major that they focus on and learn about in college. One...

Campus Events This Month

La'Darius Dunn, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

It's around that time of the year in the fall when KWC becomes eventful. Kentucky Wesleyan is known for being number 15 ranked in the entire nation, but in my opinion, we also have some of the best staff working to make our school the most comfortable environment possible. They do this not only for the...

Fall into Fun

Kenzie Tomes, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

As we enter into this ‘spooky season’ it’s important to ‘beware’ of all the fun activities that are going on in your area. Even if you’re like me and do not enjoy being spooked, the fall season is a beautiful time to get out and about with friends and loved ones - you don’t even have to...

Interim Head Coach Brings New Life to Football Team

Corey Johnson, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

Being a sophomore here at Kentucky Wesleyan College and being a part of the football team, there have been some positive changes towards the KWC football program. With Coach Brent Hosclaw being exempted and Coach Tauren Smith taking his potion as the Interim-Head Coach, the mid-season has definitely...

Construction Work Wrapping up on Peeples Hall

Brooke Griffin, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

Peeples residence hall is currently under construction due to an unfortunate issue that occurred this summer before the Fall 2018 semester began. Peeples Hall has had some moisture and condensation issues because of older, aging pipes in the building that were not insulated properly. This summer,...

Campus Ministries Adds Grow Groups

Kenzie Tomes, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018

Since stepping into his position at Kentucky Wesleyan just two short years ago as Director of Campus Ministries, Shawn Tomes works tirelessly to brainstorm ways to create new opportunities for worship and growth in faith that are easily accessible for both students and faculty alike. A few of these opportunities...

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