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Professor Spotlight: Dr. Jason Karsky

Kadra Sommersted-Simmons, Reporter

March 12, 2019

Filed under News

Do you ever wonder what working at one place for almost 20 years looks like? Well look no further. Dr. Jason Karsky is a prime example of a professor who has been teaching and molding minds of young adults for 20 years. Karsky...

Costa Rica study abroad deadline approaches

Kadra Sommersted, Reporter

January 23, 2019

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Wayne State College is offering a study abroad trip to Costa Rica that is worth six credit hours in Spanish Language and Culture classes. The trip takes place this summer from June 2 through July 3. Applications for the program...

Car chase causes schools to temporarily lock down

Kadra Sommersted-Simmons, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

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The following information is taken and rewritten from a press release written by Chief of Police Marlen Chinn. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 around 3:10 p.m., 26-year-old, Juan Pena Tamayo was reported for recklessness in and around...

1% Budget cut

Kadra Sommersted, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

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Reductions. Reductions. Reductions. They are just an impact that college systems have to deal with. Nebraska state colleges – Chadron, Peru and Wayne – have gone from expecting a 2 percent raise in budget cuts to only 1 percent. “It’s...

Inaugural Ron Holt award presented to Granberg

Kadra Sommersted, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

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Karen Granberg has been named the inaugural recipient of the Ron Holt Civic Engagement Award for faculty and staff said Lisa Nelson, director of service learning. “Dr. Holt phoned me in February to tell me of the award,” sai...

Tornado shelters on WSC campus

Kadra Sommersted, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

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Wayne State College has multiple shelters across campus in case of a tornado. “What we have on campus, we have actually one shelter on campus that’s rated by ICC-500 to code,” said Jason Mrsny, security manager for Way...

After 50 years at WSC, it’s time

Kadra Sommersted, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018

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Fifty years is a long time to be anywhere. Cathy Echtenkamp has completed 50 years of service to Wayne State College in the library. “Since I have been here, I have worked in three different departments in the library,” sai...

RuPaul would be proud

RuPaul would be proud

March 28, 2018

Why does no one like Nickelback?

Kadra Sommersted, Guest Columnist

March 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Well folks, buckle up for something that is very controversial. Nickelback. There are the fans of Nickelback and there are the non-fans a.k.a. the haters. I know that there are many people who think Nickelback is a horrible band, b...

A semester in review

Joseph Lovercheck and Kadra Sommersted

March 21, 2018

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Many events have gone on at WSC this semester so far. There are too many to mention so here are the top stories from each week of the Stater. If you would like to read more than just the summaries, you can find each issue, and...

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