Stylus

Socialism’s PR problem is losing its half century stranglehold

Kalie Strain, Editor-in-chief

February 25, 2020

The terms “socialism” and “social democracy” has had a PR problem since the days of the Red Scare during the Cold War. This problem means a lot of people don’t understand what socialism truly is. Social democracy...

Chief Financial Officer resigns after 90 days

Kalie Strain, Editor-in-chief

February 25, 2020

In October 2019, Park University hired Rana Lacer as Chief Financial Officer to fill the position that was vacant after Brian Bode was appointed as the vice president of facilities. Lacer has since left the position, and as of...

Spring 2020 Enrollment numbers dropped more than expected

Kalie Strain, Editor-in-chief

February 25, 2020

Park saw a six percent drop in enrollment for the spring 2020 semester. According to Park University President Greg Gunderson, Ph.D., Park was expecting a drop in enrollment, but was predicting the figure to be around two percent....

Robert W. Plaster Center construction on track

Kalie Strain, Editor-in-chief

February 25, 2020

The Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center construction is progressing on time and on budget, according to Park University President Greg Gunderson, Ph.D. Weather delays were built into the construction calendar, he said. Park...

Park ICM Valentine’s day concert review

Victoria Olaleye, Reporter

February 22, 2020

Feb. 14, as we all know, was Valentine’s Day and Park University wasn’t left out of the celebration. The International Center for Music held a concert that night in Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel. The event had performances...

Pirate fitness ongoing yoga classes presents a form of relaxation for students

Victoria Olaleye, Reporter

February 22, 2020

Pirate Fitness, an organization at Park University not only presents students with fun activities but a medium of relaxation throughout the semester. The Pirate Fitness organization aims to promote healthy bodies and healthy...

A super relationship

Cynthia Clark, Editor

February 10, 2020

Park University advertises it everywhere – on billboards around the metro, at Park.edu, across social media channels – Park University is the Higher Education Partner of the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs are playing in...

2020 Oscar nominations include many snubs

Savanna Wyatt, Reporter

January 31, 2020

The Oscar nominations for this year’s 92nd Academy Awards omitted many female nominees that should have been included. The nominees were announced on Jan. 13 by the actors John Cho and Issa Rae. Many of the categories mentioned...

President calls forum to address communication

Jon Hokenson, Editor

December 6, 2019

Park University President Greg Gunderson, Ph.D., held a forum for all Parkville students on Nov. 25, in response to what he called a recent escalated conflict in the residence halls. The forum also addressed, to an extent, a specific...

Balancing Mexican and American cultures

Ivan Agüero, senior social psychology major, playing Briar Cliff University on Aug. 31.

Kalie Strain, Editor-in-chief

December 5, 2019

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