The Wayne Stater

The wrong person for the job

Justin Yost, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

President Donald Trump was handed a second appointment to the Supreme Court. With justices serving life appointments to the Supreme Court, some presidents never even get the chance to nominate one. Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh...

1% Budget cut

Kadra Sommersted, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

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...

April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018

It was a great year to be a Wildcat!

President Marysz Rames, Guest Columnist

April 25, 2018

As the semester winds down and we each prepare to recharge and take on the new opportunities in front of us, I want to take this opportunity to reflect on the past academic year in the service of gratitude for and optimism about...

See you all next time

Justin Yost, Editorial Writer

April 25, 2018

Well folks, this is the last Wayne Stater for the year. I’m really not sure where the time went. It feels like just yesterday we were working on the first issue of the Fall semester. Hell, it felt like just two days ago I switched...

Do we dare to dream?

Dr. Barbara J. Engebretsen, Guest Columnist

April 25, 2018

It is "Dead Week." — I know, right? This is the week where students around campus — resembling a Zombie Apocalypse are briefly relieved by long awaited warm weather and tempted to bask outside forsaking the papers, projects...

Harden forgets his beard

Nick Ulrich, Columnist

April 25, 2018

The NBA playoffs have kicked off in the last couple weeks with the best teams around the league fighting for the worst pick in next year’s draft. We all know how valuable that 30th and 60th pick are, as every team around the...

Out from within the rusty cage

Jacob Stewart, Columnist

April 25, 2018

Now is the spring of our disgruntlement, readers. Yes, it certainly is at that, and before the English department hunts me down for slandering Shakespeare, let me just try to get all of this villainy onto the page. Surely, the...

Baseball team has a split weekend

Rachel Vogt, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

The Wayne State baseball team split with Upper Iowa on Tuesday and with Bemidji State on Sunday. Wayne State freshman starter Aaron Ras fired five and two-thirds innings of no-hit ball to lead the Wildcats in a 4-2 win over Upp...

Football team gets prepared for spring season

Rachel Vogt, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

The Wayne State Wildcats returned back to the field Saturday for the first time since their 28-10 victory over the Upper Iowa Peacocks in November for the annual spring game. The Wildcat offense was dressed in gold and the def...

Freshmen bring to the table in track meet

Hunter Kiburz, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

The men’s and women’s track and field team competed this past weekend at Doane University in Crete, Nebraska. Both the men and women performed very well and produced multiple second place finishes with senior thrower, Michaela...

Do you need a smartwatch?

David Becker, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

Today, we are smothered with technology. It is literally what runs our everyday lives. One of the newer items that has come in the market within the past few years is the smartwatch: a gadget that allows you to get notifications...