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Texas Legislature Faces More Issues, Tighter Budget

Texas Legislature Faces More Issues, Tighter Budget

Todd Kleiboer, Web Editor
January 26, 2017
Filed under News

With less funds to work with and more controversial issues to confront, the 85th Texas Legislative Session shapes up to be a political and financial game of Twister as they debate bills dealing with transgender bathroom policies to the overworked Child Protective Services (CPS) to public education. Lt. Gov. Dan P...

Crosswalk Crisis

Crosswalk Crisis

Alex Medrano, Opinion Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

“Crosswalks are crosswalks. If you, as a human being, make the active decision to close your eyes and walk straight into a street, there is no amount of training that’s going to fix that.”

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Discussion over intent vs. action in STEM-aspiring students to be held Dec. 2nd

Discussion over intent vs. action in STEM-aspiring students to be held Dec. 2nd

Imogené Wofford, Entertainment Editor
December 1, 2016
Filed under News, Student Life

On Dec. 2 at noon, Dr. Hsun-Yu Chan, assistant professor of psychology, will have a “brown bag talk” on the disconnection between intent and action among community college students. The presentation is called a brown bag talk because it is during lunch time, so people are allowed to bring their lunch. The...

Response to Nov. 3 “Instructional Designer Continues to Encourage Adaptive Learning Technology Despite Faculty Hostility”

Response to Nov. 3 “Instructional Designer Continues to Encourage Adaptive Learning Technology Despite Faculty Hostility”

Tingxiu Wang, Head of Math Department
December 1, 2016
Filed under News

Article in Response to: http://tamuceasttexan.com/2859/features/adapt-tech/  The math faculty read the article, Instructional Designer Continues to Encourage Adaptive Learning Technology Despite Faculty “Hostility,” published by The East Texan on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. Since the article mentions My...

New Age Protests and Threats

New Age Protests and Threats

Todd Kleiboer, Web Editor
November 29, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Aside from the worry over the potential hacking of Clinton's private server or the hacking of the DNC, the threat of hacking reaches farther in the public life than many want to guess. Cyberattacks from China and Russia in an attempt to effect change have made some anxious about the security of n...

A&M-Commerce professor encouraged by former Pentagon inspector general to run for U.S. House of Representatives

A&M-Commerce professor encouraged by former Pentagon inspector general to run for U.S. House of Representatives

November 11, 2016
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

As always, but especially after this tumultuous 2016 presidential election, a great many people are concerned with and puzzled over what steps (and in which direction) the U.S. should take in matters both foreign and domestic. And, connected to this is a common opinion that the government needs a bottom-to-top...

Forging Ahead Through Peaks and Valleys

Forging Ahead Through Peaks and Valleys

Alissa Silva, Managing Editor
November 11, 2016
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

“I’m going to start this by making everyone uncomfortable.” Social justice activist and senior justice writer at New York Daily News Shaun King started off his presentation at Texas A&M University- Commerce campus by grabbing the audience’s attention with this anticipation-filled remark. With...

Peaceful Post-Election Protest in Pictures

Peaceful Post-Election Protest in Pictures

Alex Medrano, Staff Reporter
November 11, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

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Keck named permanent president

Keck named permanent president

Mary Grace Rodriguez, TAMU-C Marketing and Communications
November 10, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Dr. Ray M. Keck was named permanent president of Texas A&M University-Commerce by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents Thursday, Nov. 10. “I am so glad that Dr. Keck will continue to lead Texas A&M University-Commerce,” said Cliff Thomas, Chairman of the Board of Regents....

A Flame of Hope Still Burns for America’s Veterans

A Flame of Hope Still Burns for America’s Veterans

Isabella Garcia, Staff Reporter
November 3, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

This year marks the 25th Annual Veterans Vigil, hosted by Texas A&M University-Commerce. On Wednesday, Nov. 9 there will be an opening ceremony that will begin at 10 a.m. in the Sam Rayburn Student Center Mall. Following this, the Eternal Flame will be lit until the next day at the Closing Ceremony....

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