Wild West Fall Fest raises awareness for disabilities

Published 10/12/17

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Jessica Sudbeck, TNE Writer

This fall My Friends & Me will present its fifth annual Wild West Fall Fest. This free festival is aimed toward immersing the public into the world of those with disabilities. There will be volunteers and visitors who use wheelchairs or mobility devices, amputees, adults and children with special needs and many who are visually impaired.


Association for Computing Machinery volunteers with Feed My Sheep

Published 10/11/17

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Trenton Morgan, TNE Writer

Feed My Sheep is an organization that feeds Tahlequah community members in need. Feed My Sheep began about six years ago and is operated entirely through volunteer work and donations. It takes nearly 60 people to run the organization and NSU’s Association for Computer Machinery chapter plans to help.


Students reflect on using cultures as Halloween costumes

Published 10/10/17

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Marissa Mitchell, TNE Writer

From “Cherokee Mistress” to “Taco Time Man,” Halloween costumes have become more and more controversial as the years go on. Recently, the ‘We are a culture, not a costume.’ movement has been making big waves in the Halloween community. Racial stereotypes can be seen in costumes for all ages. Oftentimes, it is taking something sacred from that culture, such as a headdress or a spiritual day, and mimicking it in a stereotype. This particular movement takes a stand against racial stereotypes and their use in Halloween costumes. Using posters, hashtags and speeches, the supporters of this movement are normal people of different cultures trying to educate people on these controversial costumes.


Baptist Collegiate Ministry helps Muskogee School for the Blind

Published 10/10/17

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Zach Cobler, TNE Writer

The Baptist Collegiate Ministry has a variety of different ways to serve. One of these ways to serve is in community missions. Community Missions is a BCM group of students that volunteer by going into the surrounding communities to serve people and show them the love of God.

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