“Full Circle” art exhibit features work of Dr. Wynona Alexander
Jan26

“Full Circle” art exhibit features work of Dr. Wynona Alexander

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Art Department is featuring a gallery of works by artist and professor Dr. Wynona Alexander, an influential artist from Central Texas. Alexander was a member of the UMHB art faculty from 1968-1969, prior to chairing the Central Texas Fine Arts College from 1969 until her retirement in 2010. She is currently serving as an adjunct professor at Central Texas College. Alexander’s exhibit, “Full Circle: Wynona Alexander, A Retrospective,” features 44 unique pieces of jewelry and assemblages. The pieces of art span over 30 years, with the oldest work of art created in 1984. The most recent piece was created just last year. Even though the art spans a great time length, there is a distinct continuity between her oldest and most recent art. Many of her pieces are created with antique items that have been repurposed to create new forms of art. Alexander’s techniques give old items a new life as something beautiful and out of the ordinary. Her jewelry pieces pack a lot of beauty into a small form with the assemblages that take items that would normally never be considered as complimentary pieces. She incorporates different items, such as pieces of a doll and a ruler to create a piece of artwork. Alexander’s display can be seen Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm in the gallery at the Baugh Center for the Visual Arts (room 106). Her display has been open since January 8 and will remain open until February 9, 2018. For those who have enjoyed Alexander’s gallery, there will be another exhibit in Baugh Center for the Visual Arts from February 19, 2018 until March 16, 2018. This will be a traveling exhibit called “Through the Iris,” involving the work of 25 female artists. The show, “Through the Iris,” features many different types of art in several...

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UMHB Cheer Photo Gallery
Jan24

UMHB Cheer Photo Gallery

Sydney Enos at the cheer showcase with her team before the Universal Cheerleaders Association National Competition in Orlando, Florida on January 12-18. Photo by Madeline Oden The 2017-18 Cheer team. Photo by Madeline Oden. Sydney Enos with her teammates before the National Competition in Orlando, Florida. Photos by Madeline Oden. 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi Oden 2018 photos by Madi...

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Homecoming 2017
Oct26

Homecoming 2017

The junior class as the Flintstones pose with awards after winning Stunt Night 2017. Blair Dupre/ The Bluebonnet​​​​ This year’s theme for Stunt Night was Cru-Toons. Sophomores Noah Tyner, Richard Rogers, Lindsay Smith, and Jordyn Musser portray characters from The Fairly-Odd Parents. Blair Dupre/The Bluebonnet Homecoming King and Queen pose together in the stands overlooking Crusader Stadium on game day. Courtesy of Kristin Cherry The Homecoming King and Queen pose with the rest of the homecoming court at the Cru stadium before the game. Courtesy of Kristin Cherry Students Play three legged relay. Photo by Peter Zuniga for The Bells Photo by Peter Zuniga for The Bells Students had the chance to ride a mechanical bull on Kings street. Photo by Peter Zuniga for The Bells Senior exercise sports science major Anthony Tharp and sophomore Christian studies major Cade Baker participate in a Race for the Gold event where players have to drop mentos into a coke bottle and catch as much of the spray as they can in another bottle. Photo by Peter Zuniga for The Bells Photo by Tori Van Hooser/ The Bells Freshman Corey Woodward plays Twister with friends on Kings Street. Photo by Tori Van Hooser/ The Bells Junior psychology major Aurora Upton rides a mechanical bull during a homecoming game on King Street. Photo by Tori Van Hooser/ The Bells Students play inflatable twister on Kings street. Photo by Tori Van Hooser/ The Bells Students play inflatable twister on Kings street. Photo by Tori Van Hooser/ The Bells Flag runners carry the UMHB letters high after the Cru scores a touchdown. Photo by Madeline Oden/ The Bells Crusader fan support Photo by Madeline Oden/ The Bells The Band performs during halftime. Photo by Madeline Oden/ The Bells Freshman Mathematics major,Andrew Berg, portrays Spongebob in Stunt Night 2017. Jessica Rodriguez/The Bluebonnet Students and fans gather together in Crusader Stadium to cheer on the UMHB football team. Photo by Madeline Oden/ The Bells Alumni Board President Justin Gaidusek, left, presented Dr. George Loutherback, second from left, with the Honorary Alumni Award. Jeff Sutton, right, awarded Vince Banks, second from right, with the Distiguished Alumni Award during halftime of the homecoming game. Photo by Madeline Oden/ The...

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The Beltonian Photo Gallery
Oct26

The Beltonian Photo Gallery

Zechariah Baker stands in front of The Beltonian. Photo by Madeline Oden/The Bells Photo by Madeline Oden/The Bells Rick Rainer from Jackson Sign and Lighting in Waco adjusts the lights The Beltonian’s marquee. Photo by Madeline Oden/The Bells Photo by Madeline Oden/The Bells Courtesy of Zechariah...

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Cru rings Belhaven 45-7
Oct26

Cru rings Belhaven 45-7

The undefeated Cru gave fans a treat for homecoming, handily defeating the Belhaven Blazers 45-7. UMHB improved to 7-0 overall and 6-0 in ASC play. UMHB dominated on both sides of the football: the offense exploited personnel mismatches to score seemingly at will, and the defense ground out a near-perfect game. After a solid first quarter, in which running back Byron Proctor rumbled for a 34-yard score and kicker John Mowrey added the extra point and a field goal, the Cru offense took it up a notch, racking up 28 more points in the second quarter. After a 3-and-out from the Cru defense, quarterback Kyle Jones led the offense on a 43-yard drive, capping it off with a perfect pass to receiver TJ Josey for a 38-yard touchdown with 12 minutes to go in the quarter. Jones had targeted Josey on a similar route on the opening drive of the game, but Josey came up short with a rare drop in the end zone. After the game, Josey shared some insight on bouncing back and making the second-quarter play. “I was upset with myself,” Josey said. “But you’ve got to have amnesia; you can’t let it affect you. You have to forget about it and go out and make the next play.” Josey did exactly that. After the defense forced a turnover on downs, Jones began his second drive of the second quarter. He led the Cru to the Belhaven 23-yard line, but there was shaken up. “I moved up in the pocket and their guy hit me right in the chin,” Jones said after Saturday’s win. “I was a little dizzy, but I’m feeling better now.” Quarterback Carl Robinson III entered the game in relief and scored on his first snap of the quarter, cooly hitting receiver Bryce Wilkerson with a bullet to put the Cru up 24-0. Wilkerson had an explanation for the immediate touchdown. “Carl and I have been putting in extra work after practice,” Wilkerson said. “I got around the linebacker who had been jamming me at the line, and Carl saw me, and I scored.” The third touchdown of the Cru’s monstrous second quarter came at the hands of cornerback Kris Brown. Brown recorded his third pick-six of the season, returning the interception 40 yards for a score with six minutes left in the half. Brown continued his dominant play, also logging four tackles and a pass deflection. After defensive end Khevon Shepard recovered a fumble forced by linebacker Tevin Jones, Robinson III led the Cru into the red zone, setting up running back Olan Vining for the team’s fourth touchdown of the second...

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