The student news site of Wayne State College

The Wayne Stater

The student news site of Wayne State College

The Wayne Stater

The student news site of Wayne State College

The Wayne Stater

WSC Music Department Presents Mariachi Negro y Oro

Jessica Palmillas, News Writer December 2, 2021

All Wayne State College students and the Wayne community are invited to enjoy free traditional Mexican music during the WSC Mariachi Negro y Oro concert. The event is on Wednesday, Dec. 1 at 7:30...

A murder mystery dinner party was organized by the Student Activities Board on Nov. 17.

Murder, Mystery, Dinner Party

Nathan Reiland-Smith, News Writer December 2, 2021

A murder mystery dinner party was organized by the Student Activities Board on Nov. 17. The event provided great food, laughs and fun as a murder mystery unfolded in front of students, and to end the night,...

14 years of greatness post graduating from WSC

Aubreanna Miller, News Editor December 2, 2021

Since her time at Wayne State College from 2003 to 2007, alumna Jonna Huseman has taken her journalism major and double minor in history and political science and turned them into an exciting and successful...

Tutors give tips during finals week

Kristian Perez, News Writer December 2, 2021

Alexis Tolliver, Tutor of Writing and Spanish gives tips on how to make finals week a success. Tolliver said college students often times oversee eating three meals a day when preparing for finals...

College campuses are facing a mental health crisis today in America.

Campus Mental Health

MJ Waterhouse, News Writer December 1, 2021

America is facing a mental health crisis throughout its college campuses today. It may not seem that way, according to Massachusetts General Hospital’s Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds, because only...

Taryn Thompson opened the doors of the Wayne Dance Company opened in 2017.

Wayne Dance Company

Savannah Ameen, News Writer December 1, 2021

About 10-15 girls watch their reflection in the mirror as they move their bodies, expressing themselves through dance. Their faces serious with trying to remember the next steps, as the song plays on,...

All motions passed at Board of Trustees Meeting

Aubreanna Miller, News Editor November 18, 2021

The Nebraska State College System’s Board of Trustees met at Wayne State College on Nov. 11 to discuss and vote on an array of topics from new minors and majors offered at Chadron, Peru and Wayne, to...

Dean Jacobs, a WSC alum and motivational speaker

Kortney Fethkenher, News Writer November 18, 2021

Dean Jacobs, an alumni from WSC, is a world traveler, motivational speaker and so much more. Jacobs is returning to his alma mater on Tuesday, Nov. 16 to share his life lessons with WSC and promote...

Safety on Campus

Hayley Ortmeier, Staff Writer November 17, 2021

College is a huge transition. It is the first stage of adulthood for most. Students leave their families behind, venturing out into the real world on their own. They finally get to make their own choices...

College students share their insights into what they believe should constitute a sex education program in high school education and who is responsible for teaching children about sex. Graphic courtesy of Agnes Kurtzhals.

High School sex education according to college students

Clare Hornung, News Writer November 17, 2021

In Nebraska high schools, sex education is not a requirement, but if a school chooses to teach sex ed, it must emphasize abstinence as the expected standard, according to the article “Nebraska’s Sex...

WSC will be hosting the Plains Writer Series on the 2nd floor lounge of Humanities on Nov. 18 in effort to bring awareness to fiction writers on the Great Plains.  Graphic courtesy of Agnes Kurtzhals.

Plains Writer Series will take place Nov. 18

Collin Hain, News Writer November 17, 2021

WSC will be hosting the Plains Writer Series on the second-floor lounge of Humanities on Nov. 18 in effort to bring awareness to fiction writers on the Great Plains. Chad Christensen, associate professor,...

The ghost of Neihardt Hall is a campus legend. Almost every student has heard about her, yet very few know anything beyond that basic story. Photo courtesy of WSC Media Relations.

The Legend of Cora: A Ghost at WSC

Adam Lundeen, News Writer November 17, 2021

The ghost of Neihardt Hall is a campus legend. According to the legend, Cora was a young student who hung herself in the basement of Neihardt Hall and now haunts the building she died in. She has been...

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