Therapy dogs help de-stress students

The Campus Activities Board collaborated with three owners of therapy dogs to bring them into the Student Lounge on Oct. 17 in order to help de-stress students during midterms.


Amy Brockle (left) and her two-year-old dog, Leroy were the center of attention.


Carroll VanDuyn (right) and her 5-year-old dog, Shadow.


Libby Morse spoils Marsha Robinson’s (not pictured) six-year-old dog, Tucker, with lots of belly rubs.


A participant enjoys Shadow’s company in the Student Lounge.

(Photos by Jacob Hamel)

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Jacob has been involved with Wingspan since the fall 2015 semester. He was also a co-editor for two semesters before taking a job as editor for the Platte County Record-Times for six months. Though he plans to finish being a staff member for Wingspan this semester, he looks forward to volunteering and assisting future students of the program. Last year, Wingspan helped Jacob find a love for writing humor commentary, and he has even won awards for his columns. His columns have been included in almost every issue of Wingspan since late 2017. On top of working with Wingspan, Jacob currently works as a part-time control board operator for 1480 KRAE. Contact Jacob via email at or follow him on Twitter at JHamelWingspan.

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