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New Senior Softball Captains Feel the Pressure

Bailey Whitlock, Staff Writer
December 4, 2015
Filed under Features, Sports

When the Lion softball program started two years ago, it was known that it was going to be a challenge but the building had to start somewhere and it started with getting leaders to guide the direction of the program. That is how three senior team members made history with the program. Luci Ponce ...

Student Receives Rigorous But Fulfilling Internship

Student Receives Rigorous But Fulfilling Internship

Diana Vasquez, Staff Writer
December 4, 2015
Filed under Features, Student Life

Rachael Hildebrandt, senior student Texas A&M University-Commerce majoring in business management and minoring in international business, is packing up and heading to Memphis, Tenn. next spring for an internship with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Hildebrandt, who’s scheduled to graduate...

Student DJ Graduates, Reflects on Time

Student DJ Graduates, Reflects on Time

Keilah Whitaker, Staff Writer
December 4, 2015
Filed under Features, Student Life

DJ Sammy is one musician on campus that is always performing. Samuel Brisby, aka DJ Sammy, is a graduating senior at Texas A&M University- Commerce, majoring in communications. His medium of music is beat producing and DJ-ing. Raised in North Texas, the 23-year-old found his passion for this...

The East Texan Thespian

The East Texan Thespian

David Stutsman, Staff Writer
December 4, 2015
Filed under Features

There are all types of actors at Texas A&M University-Commerce and one that has been in multiple shows since 2006 is Chad Pope, an actor and technical director for the theatre. In the theatre, “there is one shot to make it work and whatever happens, the show must go on,” Pope said. He started...

Dr. David Davies

Sara Wray, Staff Writer
November 19, 2015
Filed under Features

Dr. David Davies of the music department at Texas A&M University-Commerce is not only an educator, but also an internationally-performed composer, an organist and conductor. Davies, who studied composition, conducting, and piano at the Greatbatch School of Music, Houghton College, and earned his...

Student Turned DJ Gains Statewide Popularity

Student Turned DJ Gains Statewide Popularity

Mason Meyers, Staff Writer
November 18, 2015
Filed under A&E, Features

Events need music, whether it be pre-recorded or from a live performer. Texas A&M University-Commerce student Angel Jasso offers his DJ services all around the DFW Metroplex to bring people a good tunes and a good time. In the Spring semester of 2013, his second semester at A&M-Commerce, Jasso...

Forgetful Students Lock Keys in Vehicles

Kerry Wilson, Staff Writer
November 5, 2015
Filed under Features, Student Life

The winter air of February blew softly as Dylan Ramlochan made his way back to his 2006 Scion XB. After a night out with friends, he wanted to enter dream land on top of his warm mattress and between his plush blankets, the cool side of the pillow up, of course. However, his plans for a restful night...

Poetry Night Headliner: G. Yamazawa

Keilah Whitaker, Staff Writer
October 26, 2015
Filed under Features

Spoken word artist G. Yamazawa headlined the recent poetry night sponsored by the Campus Activities Board (CAB). George Yamazawa (G. Yamazawa), born in North Carolina and raised by Japanese immigrants, is considered one of the top young spoken word artists in the country. At 24 years old, "G" is the...

SGA Bids Farewell to Advisor

Student Government Association of TAMU-C
October 21, 2015
Filed under Features, Opinion

*Due to a mistake on the part of the East Texan staff, this announcement failed to run for the October 22 issue. It is with our apologies that we post it here. Dear Josh,   It is with mixed emotions that we must say farewell for now. While all of us in Senate realize that you are tak...

UPD Keeps Busy with Captive Keys

Kerry Wilson, Reporter
October 21, 2015
Filed under Features, News

The winter air of February blew softly as Dylan Ramlochan made his way back to his 2006 Scion XB. After a night out with friends, he wanted to enter dream land on top of his warm mattress and between his plush blankets; the cool side of the pillow up, of course. However, his plans for a restful night...

The Cobra’s Venom

Andrew Burnes, Editor
October 15, 2015
Filed under Features

It's almost 11 a.m. on a Monday morning and 22-year-old Sociology/Criminal Justice major Christopher Hope is already in his front row seat for Dr. Martha Hurley's Sociological Theory class. A big guy with spiky hair and a beard, he mostly keeps his head down and is silent as he prepares for the first...

The Spinmaster

Alissa Silva, Student LIfe Editor
September 16, 2015
Filed under Features

It’s 5 p.m. on a Monday afternoon, the hottest part of the day. In the distance, beyond the highway filled with honking and waving drivers and passengers throwing money and middle fingers is a lone figure twirling a sign. Finding a way to support himself through college unlike anyone else, Hunter...

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