Sul Ross Grads Turn Passion for Design into Thriving Business

• by Paul Slocumb • When Juan Aguirre enrolled at Sul Ross, like many Lobos he decided to fill some of his free time with a student job. "I applied at the library and print shop to help pay for school," he said.  "They both offered me a job, but [...]

March 17, 2019|


• by Noelle Karleen • Editor’s note:  In the following reflection, SRSU-Alpine freshman, Noelle Karleen, recalls an encounter with undocumented immigrants in Brewster County and the resulting introspection. Most people think of extraterrestrials when they hear the word "alien," but that word has been used to describe foreign nationals in [...]

March 12, 2019|

Senior Perspective: Michelle Ramos

• by Michelle Ramos • Editor’s note: In the following feature, Michelle discusses her undergraduate experiences, academic and professional aspirations, and her mentor's own graduate educational experiences. I am a senior English major at Sul Ross State University's Alpine campus.  Throughout my four years of college, I have enjoyed various [...]

March 8, 2019|

Sul Ross’ Brandt Buchanan Awarded Texas Outdoor Writer’s Association Scholarship

• by Oliver Pinckney and Paul Slocumb • The Texas Outdoor Writer’s Association (TOWA) has awarded its 2019 Dan Klepper Memorial Scholarship to Sul Ross State University student Brandt Buchanan. “I’m excited and honored,” said Buchanan.  “I’m very grateful to have my work acknowledged by TOWA members and to receive [...]

March 6, 2019|

Field Guide: BRI Grassland Bird Research at Mimms Ranch

• courtesy of Dr. Mieke Titulaer and Fabiola Baeza • Over the past five decades, grassland bird populations overwintering in the Chihuahuan Desert have declined by 70 to 80 percent, and scientists at the Borderlands Research Institute are currently trying to discover the cause or causes for this decline. BRI [...]

February 6, 2019|

66-year-old Lobo Returns with Memories and Plans for Two Degrees

• by Paul Slocumb • Among Sul Ross State University’s new spring enrollees is a former student with quite a few Lobo Land stories to tell. Carlton Oglesby, who attended SRSU from fall 1971 to summer 1973 has returned to Alpine to pursue both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in geology.  [...]

January 18, 2019|