Now that the fee has been voted yes by students, it will be presented to the board of regents in their next meeting in January.
Dr. Michara Fields, the new assistant dean of student affairs for equity, diversity and inclusion at SFA, started in the position on Oct. 21.
Hook, line and sinker! The ninth annual Nacogdoches Kids Fish event took place last Saturday at Lakeside Park, bringing in more than 250 fishing enthusiasts.
The SFA Alumni Association scholarship deadline is fast approaching for those interested in earning extra cash for their school fund. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1.
It’s the last game of the year; Northwestern is taking on SFA for Chief Caddo. With the game well in hand for the Lumberjacks, it is time for the halftime show. Tristain Harris follows the band onto the field and takes his usual spot at the 50-yard line, waiting nervously for the announcement of his title as the Lumberjack Marching Band’s new drum major. All day he held in the news, finding out six hours earlier that his dream for the last three years was coming true.
A knock on the door interrupts a routine meeting. When he sees his brother and parents standing on the other side of the threshold, he knows something is wrong.
He is right. Strong, Page 3 Last October, SFA senior JD Rodgers learned his dad was dying of cancer and had seven months to live. “You can imagine that was a very emotional night. We did lots of talking and had decisions to make,” JD said. “It was pretty hard toward the end of the semester. We decided as a family that we were going to grow stronger in this and live with purpose.”
Celebrate the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Thursday, Jan. 23, in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Twilight Ballroom. This MLK Celebration is hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs.
It’s that time of year when sororities and fraternities actively pursue new recruits to add to their chapters. What’s different this go around, and every spring, is the formality of the recruitment process.
Proposals for the third annual conference on High-Impact Practices in the Classroom were due from faculty and staff on Nov. 15. Proposals ranged from poster designs to digital presentations. The conference is scheduled for April 30, 2014.
Last Wednesday night, the Student Government Association’s weekly hearing was not a typical occasion. In addition to debating the three bills offered to the senators, the group made school history as they partnered with Greek Life to give the Greeks senatorial spots in SGA for the first time.
It has come to the final stretch for seniors and their college careers, but there’s much preparation left to make sure all the paperwork is ready for graduation. It can be scary and hard at times, but here are 10 steps that will help the graduation journey.
At halftime of Saturday’s football game, SFA’s ROTC battalion honored veterans for the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War and Veterans Day. Lt. Col. David Miller presented 10 Vietnam veterans with SFA’s ROTC battalion coin as a sign of respect and gratitude for their service.
On the third floor of the Liberal Arts North Building, another voice of history rests in his office just outside the skyway. Dennis Bradford, a history professor at SFA, eagerly fought as a Marine in the Vietnam War.
On Saturday, SFA’s American Sign Language (ASL) club, Talking Hands, signed the Star Spangled Banner at the Battle of the Piney Woods game in Reliant Stadium in Houston.
Halloween may have already spooked enough celebrators until next year, but honoring the dead has only recently begun for the SFA College of Fine Arts.
Despite portraying the same story of star-crossed lovers meeting their fate for hundreds of years, “Romeo and Juliet” still manages to captivate audiences. The theatre department plans to finish the fall season with one more.
Huddled in the center of a dark room with their eyes closed, students listened as whispers escalated to degrading shouts from those circling them. Demeaning words like “fatty,” “worthless” and many others pierced the students’ ears as they stood in the “Stereotype Room” of the Tunnel of Oppression.
On the same weekend as the Battle of the Piney Woods, students in the American Marketing Association and AdHoc, organizations specializing in art, mass communication and marketing, traveled to Houston to compete in a conference and competition sponsored by AAF, American Advertising Federation.
The Residence Hall Association will host this year’s Fall Fest for students and the Nacogdoches community from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Baker Pattillo Student Center Plaza.
Organizations from both SFA and Sam Houston State University competed in the 88th Battle of the Piney Woods Paint Houston Purple and Paint Houston Orange contests.