Author: Elijah Resano

By Elijah Resano / Staff Writer Last Friday, the Kansas Wesleyan University Department of Music held the annual Christmas by Candlelight event, with this year’s theme being: “Prince of Peace.” This year highlights the differences in how the spirit of Christmas is enjoyed by cultures from around the world. Select songs taken from cultures in […]

By Elijah Resano / Staff Writer   Last Saturday, students from Kansas Wesleyan University’s Multicultural Student Union hosted their annual Multicultural Alumni, Community and Student Gathering outside KWU’s Student Activities Center. It was a gathering of both friends and family. Students and alumni enjoyed a fulfilling meal from a choice of a hearty burger or […]

Elijah Resano / Staff Writer The month of October is celebrated as Filipino American History Month nationwide in the United States, celebrating the achievements, culture and contributions of Filipinos and Filipino Americans to American history. In a census in 2019, 4.2 million Filipinos, or Americans with Filipino descent, were reported to be living in the […]

By Elijah Resano / Staff Writer Last Friday evening, renowned actor and political activist George Takei visited Salina in the Stiefel Theatre. He came to talk about his experiences as a Japanese American in World War II and recounted his life in American concentration camps during the war. Takei was welcomed by an enthusiastic crowd, […]

By Elijah Resano / Staff Writer When I’m not drowning myself in homework, frantically trying to get it all done in one day so I can have the rest of the week free or going on an eight-hour long video game marathon, I find myself taking the time to go outside. I’m not a nature […]

By Elijah Resano / Staff Writer Last Friday evening, Kansas Wesleyan University’s music department held a culminating event at Hauptli Student Center where different ensembles performed music for guests, students and faculty as part of KWU’s spring alumni, family and community weekend. Kicking things off, the Wesleyan chorale opened with “The Star-Spangled Banner”; newly appointed […]

By Elijah Resano / Staff Writer There was once a time where I found myself in a tropical island in the mysterious region of southeast Asia, in the great archipelago that is the Philippines. During that time, I didn’t dare to think that I would end up in some Kansas micropolis that I’d never heard […]

By Elijah Resano / Staff Writer Last Friday marked the beginning of the month of September, and to a greater extent, Hispanic Heritage Month. Kansas Wesleyan University will celebrate the occasion through a variety of planned events to celebrate the Hispanic community that thrives on campus. Kicking it off, Shriwise Dining Hall, also known as […]

By Elijah Resano / Staff Writer  This school year, Kansas Wesleyan University’s music department has implemented a plethora of new additions in terms of faculty and leadership, and even new spaces for students to grow in their learning.   New Rooms for Tunes  Major renovations were started earlier this year for the school’s music department, particularly […]

By Elijah Resano / Staff Writer On Friday evening, Kansas Wesleyan University Coyotes got to enjoy the end of their first week of school in the form of a casino night held at the Muir Gym in the Student Activities Center. The games, consisting of blackjack, Texas Hold’em (poker), craps and roulette, made students earn […]

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