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CHRONICLE Richland

Vol. XLIV Issue 22 March 6, 2018

Campus safety: Tornado season VIEWPOINTS

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DACA DEBATE

ART GALLERY

SPORTS

Should faculty and staff be armed?

Live debate in Chronicle TV studio March 7

Figure drawing exhibit in Brazos Gallery

Back-to-back wins for Coach Neal

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Retail stores announce restrictions on gun sales Kroger Co., which owns the Fred Meyer general merchandise chain in the western U.S., will no longer sell guns to anyone under 21, becoming the third major retailer in a week to put restrictions in place that are stronger than federal laws. Fred Meyer stores sell guns at their 44 locations but said Thursday that it’s become clear that gun retail outlets must go beyond what current U.S. law requires. In a company release, Kroger said, “In response to the tragic events in Parkland and elsewhere, we’ve taken a hard look at our policies and procedures for firearm sales.” The change comes one day after Walmart and DICK’s Sporting Goods, both prominent gun sellers, tightened their company policies, and a day after students returned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida for the first time since a troubled teenager killed 17 people there, mostly children. Companies like DICK’s had already changed gun-sale policies in the wake of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut, but the most recent school shooting in Parkland, Fla., has opened a fissure between a portion of corporate America and organizations like the National Rifle Association.

MetLife, Hertz, Delta Air Lines and other major U.S. corporations have already cut ties with the National Rifle Association, and at some political risk. The Georgia Senate, on March 1, approved a sweeping tax bill that snubs Delta Air Lines Inc., following through on Republican vows to punish the company for ending discounts for NRA members in the wake of the most recent school massacre. Kroger ended sales of assault-style rifles at Fred Meyer several years ago in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. It will extend that ban to Alaska, where customers could get such guns via special order. Other gun sellers haven’t responded to requests for comment, including Bass Pro Shops, which owns Cabela’s. The Outdoor Photo The Associated Press Retail Association hasn’t responded to requests for comment, and L.L. Bean didn’t Chairman and CEO of DICK’S Sporting Goods Edward W. Stack says there will be new gun sales restrictions at his stores. respond to a message March 1. Following the Feb. 28 policy shift on gun “It is a risky game but you can’t please every- departments as it renovates Fred Meyer stores sales at DICK’s Sporting Goods, one indus- one.” due to reduced demand from its customers for try analyst believes other retailers that devote The NRA, which also didn’t respond to some firearms. a small percentage of their business to hunting requests for comment March 1, has pushed “We believe these are common sense steps will probably follow suit. back on calls for raising age limits for guns or we can take immediately that are in line with “The initial response has been from corpo- restricting the sale of assault-style weapons. our values and our vision,” the company said rate America,” said Joseph Feldman, a senior The Kroger Company, based in Cincinnati, in its press release. managing director at Telsey Advisory Group. said it has been tweaking some of the gun – The Associated Press

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“Would you feel more or less safe to know staff and teachers on campus are armed and why?”

“I feel safe if they are there to protect my children because I can’t depend on the police to be there all the time. I mean, it takes time, and a shooter can go through and everything would be over before the police respond, so, if I have somebody there already with a proper training and with a weapon I agree with it.”

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– Edgardo Matos, digital forensics

“I feel like I would feel safer because if I trust that teacher; then I know that they can do something, and they would do it for us.” – Zainab Anwar, computer programming “School teachers and staff should be allowed to make the choice to carry, just like those at Texas college campuses have been allowed to. Being forced to be armed would be another story, but allowing them to make the choice to carry it legally, by having gone through the proper licensing and training, should be something they should be able to exercise if they feel it’s in the best interests of students and their own safety.” – Jack Fletcher, coordinator of Audio/Visual Production

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“I would honestly feel less safe, like even though they are armed to protect us, they are still, like, guns. I think it’s not about guns, it’s about them controlling the guns. So maybe a teacher can get really upset or something, even though the chances of that happening is low, there can be a situation of that happening. It’s, like, terrifying thinking of that.” – Dolores Davila, biology “I will probably feel less safe, just because sometimes even teachers and staff can’t control their emotions and, like, what if one day they blow off and they are carrying arms with them. But I would feel safe only if the staff and teachers went through a lot of training for the arms in order to carry the guns. Then maybe I would feel a lot safer because they are credentialed to have it.” – Hiba Djedaini, biology/psychology “Honestly, I would feel not safe with teachers being armed because they could use whenever, like if a guy who is a minority could come into class looking kind of a little bit of suspicious, they could have their hand on the gun and they could put it out any time. But on the other hand it would be kind of safer, I guess, if in that situation we were supposed to have a school shooter they would be armed and ready to go.” – Duaa Alam, psychology


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Conservative conference hits Washington DREW CASTILLO Staff Writer

Thousands flocked to the Washington area for the annual Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) conference held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. CPAC is the annual conference for conservative activists and elected officials from across the country and around the world. The American Conservative Union (ACU) is the primary sponsor of the conference. CPAC is often considered the “Super Bowl” for conservative

“I am here fighting for you and will continue fighting for you. The victory and the win were something that was dedicated to a country and people that believe in freedom, security and the rule of law.” – President Donald Trump

activists and elected officials because of the enormity of exhibitors who attend and the attendance they bring. This year’s CPAC was the first time a sitting president spoke at the event since President Ronald Reagan. Vice President Mike Pence addressed the crowd on Day 2, with a message of unity and hope so the nation. The doors opened at 4 a.m. so attendees could grab the best seats. “Here in the United States of America, there will always be more that unites us than will ever divide the good and great people of this country. So let’s try to reconnect in the days and debates that come ahead,” Pence said. President Donald Trump gave his speech on Day 3. He spoke to a fiery and excited standing room only crowd that filled the ballroom. Although he spoke for almost an hour and a half, his supporters were engaged throughout the speech. “I am here fighting for you and will continue fighting for you. The victory and the win were something that was dedicated to a country and people that believe in freedom, security and the rule of law. Our victory was a victory and the win for conservative values,” Trump said. Another key figure who attended was Wayne LaPierre, CEO of the National Rifle Association. LaPierre gave a speech days after the Florida school shooting that rattled the nation. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz along with conservative

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President Donald Trump speaks to the CPAC crowd at National Harbor, Md., Feb. 23.

commentator Dana Loesch spoke about gun rights and added fuel to the controversy. People from around the world came to CPAC, from Great Britain to Japan, and even as far away as Australia. Nigel Farage, the man behind Brexit, addressed the crowd on Day 3.

Turning Point USA was one of the many exhibitors at CPAC. The national conservative student organization focuses on free speech on campus, free markets and limited government. Turning Point USA has chapters across the U.S.

Worth watching: DACA debate JOYCE JACKSON

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Richland students take on the topic of DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival, in a live debate from 3 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 7. The debate will take place in the Chronicle television sudio, El Paso, Room 015. Students Brian Miranda, president of the Debate Club, and Andrew Castillo, president of Turning Point USA (Richland Chapter) selected the topic. They will challegene each other in a modified Lincoln-Douglas style political debate. The debate will be streamed live at www. RichlandStudentMedia.com/live and will be posted on the website as a podcast afterwards. Audience polling before and after the debate will determine a winner. The results will be published in March 27 issue of the Richland Chronicle. Seating inside the studio during the debate is limited and available on a first-come-firstserved basis. Contact richlandchronicle@ gmail.com for reservations. Names will be held at the door. The DACA debate is joint project of Richland Student Media, Debate Club and Turning Point USA, Richland Chapter.

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‘Phantom Thread’ performace is final act in masterful acting career JEREMY GAYDOSH Staff Writer

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Ronnie Gene Blevins (left) and Bruce Willis in the remake of “Death Wish.”

‘Death Wish’ remake is still captivating RICKY MILLER Entertainment Editor

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The new updated and refashioned “Death Wish” takes some liberties and updates it quite a bit from the 1974 original to modern times. The original “Death Wish” was the Michael Winner-directed version with Charles Bronson headlining as Paul Kersey, a Big Apple architect who encounters some ne’er-do-wells who bring harm to his family in various ways. With the newer Bruce Willis-led incarnation, he is a doctor at a Chicago hospital. Kersey finds out that his wife (Elisabeth Shue) and college-bound daughter, Jordan (Camila Morrone), were brutally attacked one night while he was on call. This new action-drama comes courtesy of Eli Roth who previously directed the hardcore and twisted “Cabin Fever,” “Hostel” and “Hostel 2” entries as well as the little-seen horror-drama “Green Infeno” (2013). Roth finds a nice balance between the gritty revenge melodrama and the need to find justice in our ever-growing cynical world. Besides Willis and Shue, some great support comes courtesy of Vincent D’Onofrio as Kersey’s brother Frank.

Also decent in their small but memorable parts are Dean Norris and Kimberly Elise as Chicago detectives investigating Paul’s case. Willis is an odd cat when it comes to his leading man roles. For every big budget “Die Hard” entry, he segues to direct-to-video melodramas like “The Cold Light of Day,” “First Kill” and “Once Upon a Time in Venice.” The latter two were released in 2017. It is also odd that directors like Wes Anderson and Quentin Tarantino like working with him. One person that does not is Kevin Smith. He was in 2010’s “Cop Out,” which landed in American cinemas with a D.O.A. tag on it. Honestly, I have no idea how this thing will play to a Middle America audience. The trouble rests in the fact that audiences are still going to see other titles inluding Marvel’s “Black Panther.” There is also the fact that audiences will probably be catching up on the recent Oscar winners. Willis has done just mediocre stuff of late. With “Death Wish” he has regained his movie star status for the moment. He has already signed on to be a part of M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass,” which is the longawaited sequel and to both “Split” and 2000’s four-star masterpiece “Unbreakable.” — Grade B-

“Little Women” (1994) — Director Gillian Armstrong struck a beautiful chord in this film based on Louisa May Alcott’s novel. Susan Sarandon is the matriarch, looking after Winona Ryder’s Jo, Trini Alvarado’s Meg, Kirsten Dunst as the younger Amy and Samantha Mathis as the older Amy. It is set in post-Civil War A 1880s.

In 1950s London, top fashion designer Reynolds Woodcock toils away creating dresses for high class women but does not explore his own personal life. “Phantom Thread” is notable for two reasons: It represents the reunion of actor Daniel Day-Lewis and director/screenwriter Paul Thomas Anderson. The second reason probably was a surprise for Hollywood: DayLewis announced before the opening that this will be his final acting role. Anderson chose a very precise, picturesque setting for his film, following his other period pieces, “There Will Be Blood” (2007) (his first with Day-Lewis) and “The Master” (2012). We first see Woodcock doing his morning routine, using every inch the same precision and attention to detail Anderson uses to direct. At the suggestion of his strict sister/business partner Cyril (a terrific Lesley Manville), Woodcock takes a vacation to the countryside where he meets the pure Alma (a glowing breakthrough performance by Vicky Krieps). He asks her to dinner. She accepts. A relationship forms and he tells her, “I feel as though I’ve been looking for you for a long

Daniel Day-Lewis and Vicky Krieps in “Phantom Thread” (2017).

“Haywire” (2011) — Mixed martial arts fighter Gina Carano’s character is betrayed by some higher-ups in this decent-yetdisappointing flick. It was directed by Steven Soderbergh. It has a great cast that includes Channing Tatum, Michael Douglas, Ewan McGregor, Bill Paxton and Antonio C+ Banderas.

“Wonder Woman” (2017) — Patty Jenkins did a great job casting Gal Gadot as the Amazonian warrior who helped Americans during World War I. I admired and respected this superhero actioner, but something for me was missing in the mix.

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Daniel Day-Lewis in “Phantom Thread” (2017).

time” which begs the question, as a life partner or the new body he wishes to use to show off his designs? Thanks has to be given to Rolling Stone’s film critic Peter Travers for truly making me a fan of Day-Lewis with his review of “Blood” in which he begins with “Gargantuan is a puny word to describe Day-Lewis’ performance.’”That perfectly describes a performance by this true force in acting. DayLewis has won respect from fellow actors and has worked with such heavyweight directors as Jim Sheridan, Philip Kaufman, Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg. As of now he holds three Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (bested only by Tom Hanks and Adrien Brody for two other nominations) and he was on the Oscar ballot again this year. The curtain call, the grand finale; call it what you will when an actor retires, but this actor is owed many standing ovations for showcasing his talent over the years. Bravo, Mr. Day-Lewis. — Grade A+

“Near Dark” (1987) — Kathryn Bigelow directed this amazing vampire entry where that moniker is not uttered once. Jenny Wright is Mae, who has strong feelings for Adrian Pasdar’s Caleb. Also part of Mae’s family is Jenette Goldstein as Diamondback.

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“Bound” (1996) — Jennifer Tilly and Joe Pantoliano are a couple who run into complications when Tilly’s Violet falls for the hired help, Gina Gershon’s Corky. From co-director siblings Lana and Lilly Wachowski, who have both changed their sexual identities.

—Ricky Miller

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Industrial designer April Hopkins’ classical figure drawings are on display in the Brazos Gallery in Crockett Hall at Richland through March 16.

Brazos Gallery artist: Figure drawing fascinating experience JOYCE JACKSON Copy Editor

April Hopkins, an industrial designer, had a fascination with learning to draw from an early age. Her fascination with the human body is evident in the exhibit of her work now on display in the Brazos Gallery. Charles Coldewey, Brazos Gallery director, said he didn’t know very much about Hopkins, yet decided to feature her work in the gallery. “She’s been studying the very academic neo-classical style of drawings,” Coldewey said. “I wanted to show them because they’re

just beautiful examples of study, attention to detail, planes of value and shadows.” Coldewey also wanted to display her work because he thought students in drawing classes would benefit. Her works are good examples of figurative drawing. “She did an amazing job of just seeing value,” he said. Coldewey said when he saw her drawing, he thought they were exquisite examples of academic and classical style work. Coldewey has a strategy for selecting artists for the Brazos Gallery. He attends art shows and museum exhibitions featuring new artists but said he’s not usually looking for anything specific.

“I just think it’s important to go in to see who’s showing, what’s going on. I kind of plan it out,” he said. “The first show [at Richland] I did was about painting. I just walk through and if something just catches my eye, I’ll get a card. I’ll take a photograph. I’ll write down the artist’s name or take a photograph of it.” Coldewey said he really looks at the subject matter of the artist, what they’re working with, the ideas and the medium. He has a library of ideas and thoughts. A studio artist himself, Coldewey teaches 3-D design, advanced design and sculpture. He keeps track of new artists and rotates exhibits between painting, drawing and sculpture for exhibits at Richland.

“Sometimes I contact artists and they’re busy,” he said. “They can’t have a show so you have to arrange to find somebody else. Luckily, I’m new at it, so nobody has canceled on me yet.” “I’m scheduling a really wonderful show coming up in the fall,” he said. “I’m really excited about it. It’s 3-D.” The Brazos Gallery, located in Room C140 of Crockett Hall, maintains hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays or by appointment. The gallery is closed on weekends. The works of April Hopkins are on exhibit through March 16.

excited thumps often popped out of the piano. It was, for modern music, all in a day’s work. But such tricks and techniques are not without purpose. A careful comparison to other modern art forms will acknowledge that what is going on may actually be one form of research and development, which is after all the accepted province of academia. Where are new ideas often hatched but within the ivycovered laboratories of college campuses? Another useful aspect of academic artisanship may be to provide us with a running commentary about our contemporary society and what is happening around us. Thus, other

inspiring pieces on the program included a musical reaction to New Orleans’ recovery from Hurricane Katrina, a recognition of the ongoing forcefulness of a traditional Methodist hymn and a depiction of three forms of the occasional “awakenings” we all experience. Despite all the diversionary tactics by the musicians on stage, it was impossible for them to hide their innate artistry and mastery of their instruments. These were three superb craftspeople who smilingly received much loud applause and many accolades from an appreciative audience.

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Trio 8831, consisting of TCU professors Dr. David Begnoch on trombone, Dr. Jon Burgess, trumpet, and Sara Doan on piano, performed a recital at noon in Fannin Hall on Feb. 27. Begnoch said during one brief pause between numbers that the group’s tantalizing name is derived from the number of keys on a piano (88), the number of valves on a trumpet (3) and the number of slides on a trombone (1). The program of all-modern music was an interesting complement to the charm provoked by the name and provided plenty of additional food for thought. It’s no surprise that a lot of today’s new program music for the classical concert stage is both composed and performed by academics. After all, colleges and universities today provide the same kind of financial security and fertile environment for musical creativity to flourish that royalty and rich patrons supplied in former times. Thus it is entirely fitting that an ensemble from an outstanding

music program, like TCU’s, would harbor and promulgate contemporary works. In 2013, in fact, Trio 8831 commissioned one of the pieces, “Imagination Studies” by Steven Christopher Sacco, that was performed in the concert. Twenty-first century music is not for everyone’s ear. Those accustomed to the established formats of sonatas, rondos, serenades, concertos and symphonies are often disappointed or even offended by the streams of misaligned notes that sometimes sound dissonant, disorganized or even weird. Clear themes are often missing. “Where is the melody in this thing?” may well run through an irritated listener’s mind. Occasionally, a composer or performer will offer up an unusual sound from an instrument we thought we knew. Special effects are therefore to be expected. For example, on this program the trumpet once emitted simply the sound of empty air. Another time the trombonist spoke into his mouthpiece instead of blowing into it. A delightful surprise ending to one piece, titled “Eastwind,” was a hearty “Hah!” shouted by the gleeful trumpeter. Muted wails and wa-was were common and

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Concert challenges audience notions of composition, music and sound design


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School safety: preparing for tornado season CHRONICLE Richland

EMILY ESCAMILLA Copy Editor

This is part two of three in a series. Richland College is well known for its diverse student body that comes from different parts of the world. Those students and Native Texans may not be aware that Dallas County is in Tornado Alley which includes North Central Texas. Tornado season is typically from April to June, while the weather is warm and humid. That mixture can bring a lot of bad storms and tornadoes to North Texas. No tornadoes have damaged the Richland campus, at least so far, according to texasalmanac.com. Approximately 132 tornadoes touch down on Texas soil each year. The frequency varies depending on location. The last tornado to do significant damage in the area was in 2015 when a twister hit Rowlett and Garland. The tornado with EF4 force winds of 166-200 mph struck on Dec. 26. The damage was estimated to be $1.2 billion in insurance claims, according to The Dallas Morning News. If a tornado is predicted to touch down near campus, the tornado sirens will sound. “We have two sirens, one in the north, one on the south, and they each have about

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“It has to be serious for us to put you in a shelter but once that decision is made, nobody is leaving,” Orton said. Students in a class with windows should make their way to a room that has a Tornado Safer sign on it because those are proven to protect” – Sgt. Barry Orton

800 watts each. So the first Wednesday of the month at noon we test the sirens,” Sgt. Barry Orton of the Richland campus police said. The sirens alert everyone on campus to find a safe space to stay until police give the “all clear” and instructions that it is OK to leave the shelter. “It has to be serious for us to put you in a shelter but once that decision is made, nobody is leaving,” Orton said. Students in a class with windows should make their way to a room that has a “Tornado Safer” sign on it “because those are proven to protect,” Orton said. These signs are located outside bathrooms or in classrooms. They also glow in the dark in case of a power outage so students and faculty can make their way to the safe rooms. Once inside, students are advised to remain calm while the storm passes Tornado safety instructions are located outside bathrooms. through the area. Tornados last about 10-20 minutes, so on where [they] were at, but then on the other students should not expect to stay in the safe side of that I would try to find a library, maybe zones for a long time, just until police have a city center, rec center. [Students] just need assessed any damage and designated a safe way an area where [they] can take cover, where for students and faculty to exit campus. flying debris and everything is not going to get If there is damage around campus and no [them] injured,” he said. clear way to exit the building due to fallen It is important for students to pay close trees or debris, first responders from Richardattention to the weather as it gets warmer. son and Dallas will ensure that everyone is safe This is the most dangerous time of the year for and get the debris cleared. storms in this area. They should also pay close For students who are driving when a tornado attention to special announcements about touches down, Orton said, “just get to a locainclement weather and then act accordingly. tion, whether it’s a rec center or a local library A “watch” means conditions are present and take cover inside there, because when you for dangerous weather. A “warning” means got a tornado that’s running 100 miles an hour, dangerous weather, including tornados and it’s kind of hard to outrun those. [Students] floods have been spotted. can always come back to campus, depending

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Career Services The department is offering Spring Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 29 in El Paso Hall. Students and anyone in the community will be able to meet with more than 55 area employers seeking qualified applicants for both full-time and part-time employment. Career Services, located in El Paso Hall, Room E090A, can help students seek a professional look, too. They have a large clothes closet filled with professional attire, including shoes, slacks, pants, blouses, suits and more. Help is also available for résumé writing and advice on interviews.

Contact Career Services at 972-238-6297 for more information or go to https://alt.richlandcollege.edu/career-services/. The Emeritus plus 50 Program For those over 50, will have its “Kick-Off” for summer classes from 1:30 to 4 p.m. April 19 in Sabine Hall, S118. Cindy Berry, Emeritus director, will introduce several instructors who will discuss their classes. This semester, the Emeritus plus 50 Program will offer a day of art and history with a bus trip to Fort Worth. Attendees will have the choice of visiting either the Kimbell or the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, followed by a tour of the Top O’Hill Terrace,

perhaps better known as “Vegas Before Vegas” in Arlington. For more information or to register for the trip through the Emeritus Plus program, call 972-238-6972. Title IX Richland wants students to be aware of their rights under Title IX and what they can do if they feel they have experienced or witnessed sex/gender-based discrimination, harassment or sexual misconduct. To report a concern, contact Bill Dial, Title IX coordinator, Hondo Hall, H102B. His phone is 972-761-6851 or email to Title IX-RLC@dcccd.edu.

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Upcoming Events

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.

March 6 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Women’s History Month presentation Dr. Justine Shuey, sexologist “Not Your Typical Sex Talk” Sabine Hall, SH118

March 7 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Richland Guitar Ensemble “Pre Spring Break Concert” El Paso Hall

Soccer coach Sean Worley with Erwin Regules as he signs a letter of intent.

Wrestling coach Bill Neal was named the Southwest Conference coach of the year for the second year in succession as his team advanced to the National Collegiate Wrestling Association (NCWA) nationals. On Feb. 25, Richland’s men and women’s wrestling teams participated in the NCWA Southwest Conference Championship at the University of North Texas (UNT) in Denton. The women’s team won the conference while the men’s team finished second. In the women’s division, six women participated in the finals and three won their contests crowning Richland as the tournament champions. In the men’s division, Richland was originally judged to have won the championship, but the day after the NCWA governing board re-evaluated the scoring method for some of the men’s division matches. The governing board then awarded the matches to the players of UNT after reviewing the scoring methods.

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March 20 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

March 21 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Richland Steel Sound Steel Band Cafeteria Stage, El Paso Hall

March 22 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Women’s History Symposium

11:15 a.m. to noon Dr. Catherine Sanderson, renowned psychologist “The Science of Happiness” Fannin Performance Hall, F102

March 8 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Angie Harvey, motivational speaker “Discussions on LGBTQ issues” Brazos Gallery, C140 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. International Film Series: French movie, PG-13 “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly” (drama, biography) Fannin Performance Hall, F102

Sabine Hall, SH118

March 27 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. North Texas Food Bank mobile pantry Parking Lot Z (by Kiowa Hall)

12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Richland Win Symphony and Chamber Ensembles Fannin Performance Hall, F102 Inclement weather hotline: 972-238-6196 Richland employees: 972-238-6912 Call after 6 a.m.

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Fannin Performance Hall, F102

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Jim Giunta, an NCWA representative, explained that there was a technical error with the software that records and analyzes the scores and that was what caused the misunderstanding. Ten men and six women from Richland will play in the NCWA National Championship in Allen March 8-10. Regules receives scholarship Freshman Erwin Regules signed a National Letter of Intent to play soccer in NCAA Division II at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls. Regules plays primarily as an attacking midfielder. He scored five goals and had 11 assists in 18 games for the Thunderducks last season. His contributions were pivotal in Richland’s run to the national finals in Herkimer, N.Y. With a 20-0-3 record, Midwestern State finished out the 2017 season at No. 5 in NCAA Division II. It lost in the quarterfinals to Cal Poly Pomona in penalties after extra time. Regules is looking forward to playing for the Mustangs and he hopes to “score a few like I did here [at] Richland.”

Brazos Gallery, C140

East Breezeway (El Paso Lounge)

El Paso Lounge

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For faculty and staff “Learning the ABCs for LGBTs ”

Richland percussion group and steel bands

Free Mocktails – getting ready for Spring Break

Regules receives MSU scholarship; Bill Neal repeats as coach of the year

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“Spring Fling & Duck Wellness”

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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