The Wayne Stater

Enrollment increases with transfer students at Wayne State

Halleigh Hawkins, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

Transfer students reached an all-time high at Wayne State College this fall with an increase of about 240 students enrolled. This spring semester brought in about another 70 students. Many of them transfered from two-year coll...

Sexual harrassment and abuse reported in Wayne

Halleigh Hawkins, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

As the #MeToo movement has come to open many eyes this past year, recent reports have come to the air in Wayne, NE. According to Title IX Coordinator David McMahan at Wayne State College, there have been 23 instances reported...

Altercation on campus results in student recieving stitches

Alexander Retzlaff, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

When a student in Berry Hall at Wayne State College retaliat­ed against another student who was acting aggressively, he nev­er thought the altercation would result in him “having to get five stiches in his arm.” “The...

Excessive nitrate levels in Wayne water leads to alert

Austin Svehla, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

By law, the State of Nebraska requires all cities to test their water and return these samples to the state to assure safe drinking water levels. The state requested a sample from Wayne in November, and soon after, a water warning...

Professor spotlight: Meghan O’ Connor

Kaitylnn Breeden, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

Meghan O’Connor’s passion for printmaking is undoubtedly one of the most obvious things about her. The way O’Connor vividly talks about art can spread sunshine across any dark room. O’Connor grew up in Bristol, TN where...

Homelessness & poverty: a quiet problem in Nebraska

Brenna Vovos, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

Poverty in Nebraska is a much more serious problem than a resident may think. There is an estimated 1,030 people in poverty in Wayne County and an estimated 198,984 people in poverty in the state of Nebraska. According to Kids...

Pay wage dissatisfaction lies within the SAB

Austin Svehla, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

Wayne State College provides students with an abundance of opportunities to become involved in activities on and off campus through their numerous provisions of intramural sports and academic clubs. These provisions are present...

WSC students brace for the annual winter sickness

Blake Hilkemeier, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

Students across the Wayne State College campus are trying their best to steer clear of illness as the harsh winter approaches. The faculty around WSC is also doing their best to provide a clean environment and keep students happy...

Beaumont plentiful with events

Brianna Parsons, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019

The beginning of a new era is what the Beaumont will be, because there is always a beginning to every end, like Riley’s being torn down and now the Beaumont becoming new. With the Murder Mystery being held on Friday, Jan. 18th...