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SRSU Program a Bargain for Midland College Students

• by Laura Granado • Students in Midland should consider themselves lucky when it comes to trying to find cheaper routes in which to get their degree.  Many students choose to use the Legacy Scholarship, which allows two free years of college if a person completes 40 hours of community [...]

December 12, 2018|

Tiffany Janke: Equine and Livestock Manager

• by Julie Schmidt • Tiffany Janke, from Leon Valley, Texas, is Sul Ross State University's Livestock and Equine Manager. Growing up on a 20-acre property, Tiffany grew to love animals and had her first pony by the age of three.  She attended Sul Ross as an undergraduate, pursuing a [...]

December 12, 2018|

Adjustments Arrive When Transferring to a New University

• by Katie Garwood • How hard will it be to start at a new university hundreds of miles away from home as an upperclassman? Will the classes be different from what I'm used to? Will this new school be a place I can make friends easily? These are some [...]

December 12, 2018|

Department Uses Word Processor – the ‘Computer of Today’

• by Kirk Macon, Editor • from the Thursday Oct. 7, 1982 Skyline • The Sul Ross Business Department has a word processor that is the "computer of today," according to Mazie Will, instructor of business administration. The Business Department's Wang Word Processor is primarily used for the business course, Word Processing [...]

November 25, 2018|


• story by William D. Howden • from the 1970 Sage Literary Magazine • Night.  As the ship throbs and hisses through the boiling Philippine Sea, and the ship's clocks tick, and my berth feels like a tiny, tight-shut, wave-tossed trunk; then, when I can't stand the mid-summer, rubber-cement heat [...]

November 20, 2018|

On Being 21

• by Landon Moore • from the 2008 Sage Literary Magazine • The bells in the church are wrong Forgetting to forward spring Computer sings twelve at one Hallelujah technology.   The people here like the sound I guess A learned melody An hourly reminder Of adult normalcy.   But [...]

October 31, 2018|