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Tailgating At The Game

Tailgating At The Game

Evan Luecke, Staff Reporter
November 4
Filed under Student Life

Tailgating is a big football tradition nationwide. It is a time for people to socialize, eat, and play games to support the same team. Tailgates here at the university open five hours prior to the game and shut down fifteen minutes before kickoff. Texas A&M University – Commerce’s Matt Bent...

Pride Marching Band To Guest Perform At State High School Band Contest

Pride Marching Band To Guest Perform At State High School Band Contest

Acacia Munoz, Staff Reporter
November 4
Filed under Student Life

The Pride Marching Band has been invited to the University Interscholastic League (UIL) 6A State Marching Band Contest on Nov. 8. The UIL exists to provide educational extracurricular academic, athletic, and music contests. The 6A State Marching Band Contßest is a two-day competition in San Anton...

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
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....

A Game Changer Either Way: Election Watch Party to give students a chance to witness history in the making

A Game Changer Either Way: Election Watch Party to give students a chance to witness history in the making

Gwiwon Jason Nam, Staff Reporter
November 3
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The 2016 general election day is coming and the Election Watch Party will be held at the A&M–Commerce Student Center Club on Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. “Government only works if people pay attention and take an interest, so this watch party will help maintain that interest among the student population...

College of Science and Engineering to present grad school info session

College of Science and Engineering to present grad school info session

Christian Aleman, Staff Reporter
November 2
Filed under News, Student Life

The College of Science and Engineering will host a graduate school information session on Nov. 3 that will detail how to apply, prepare, and fund graduate school. “I spoke with my boss, Dr. Brent Donham, Dean of College of Science and Engineering, to just put on an event to educate our undergraduates...

Instructional Designer Continues to Encourage Adaptive Learning Technology Despite Faculty “Hostility”

Instructional Designer Continues to Encourage Adaptive Learning Technology Despite Faculty “Hostility”

Todd Kleiboer, Web Editor
November 2
Filed under Features, Student Life

Though not widely used among faculty, adaptive learning technology, such as the well-known MyMathLab, is being pushed by experts in the education field and by some faculty here in the university because of its mutual benefits. “It [adaptive learning technology] is basically about software that adapts...

Lead.er.ship Mind.ful.ness: SELF Realization of the EGO

Lead.er.ship Mind.ful.ness:  SELF Realization of the EGO

Sheriff Osni, Special Contributor
November 2
Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Editor’s note: This opinion piece is by special contributor Sheriff Osni, a graduate student at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Lead.er.ship begins with leading the SELF before leading others; the Personal before the Professional; Life before Business. Mind.ful.ness is the awareness of the...

East Texan Online: Homecoming Parade

November 2
Filed under Student Life, Video

Editors Imogené Wofford and Kerry Wilson and Reporting Team Savannah Smith and Gwiwon Jason Nam cover the TAMU-C Homecoming Parade.

Being “blunt” about the future of medicine in Texas

Being “blunt” about the future of medicine in Texas

Travis Hairgrove, Editor
October 29
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

As of today, 25 states and the District of Columbia have legalized the use of marijuana for various specified medical purposes, which include providing pain relief or symptom alleviation for conditions such as multiple sclerosis, cancer, HIV/AIDS, epilepsy and glaucoma. Texas just barely makes it onto...

The Bible and the Ballot: Evangelicals weigh in on the two main presidential candidates

The Bible and the Ballot: Evangelicals weigh in on the two main presidential candidates

Imogené Wofford, Entertainment Editor
October 29
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

This election year we have two clowns running the most important race that can be ran - the race to be the president of the United States. These two candidates are raising moral, controversial questions that have people of faith concerned with who they should vote for. “The evangelicals that have...

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