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Winterizing Your Car

Winterizing Your Car

Kyle Hall, Staff Writer
October 24
Filed under Student Life

The season is changing and bringing winter weather, which means you may want to consider winterizing your car. Cold temperatures make it harder for your engine to work like it should, and snow and ice limit traction. Automotive technician, Brent Romans, said that you sure consider using snow tires. “If...

Library Offers Glimpse of Futuristic Learning

Library Offers Glimpse of Futuristic Learning

BJ Laudermilk, Staff Writer
October 24
Filed under Student Life

As technology continues to improve, college students now have more tools at their disposal to help them learn and grow. For students of Texas A&M University-Commerce, Gee Library offers students the ability to use a 3D printer. 3D printing has been an option in the library since last fall, but...

Game Room Offers Virtual Escape

Game Room Offers Virtual Escape

BreYanna Mason, Staff Writer
October 24
Filed under Student Life

The game room at Texas A&M University – Commerce is located in the Rayburn Student Center on the first floor where many activities happen and go on. It is connected to the Club in the Student Center where students eat and socialize. Sororities and fraternities sometimes strut and play music in...

Lion’s Innovation Showcase

Lion’s Innovation Showcase

Jasmine Baker, Staff Writer
October 20
Filed under Student Life

The Lions Innovation Showcase takes place each year towards the end of the Fall and Spring semesters. Texas A&M-Commerce will be hosting the 3rd annual Lions Innovation Showcase for the Fall 2016 semester on Friday November 18th from 12:30 PM to 5 PM at the Fieldhouse at Texas A&M-Commerce. T...

Mentor Center Offers Advising for Students

Mentor Center Offers Advising for Students

Kolby Meshack, Staff Writer
October 20
Filed under Student Life

The College of Education and Human Services Mentor Center has served A&M-Commerce students for six years since its creation in 2010.. The mentor program was created in order to advise undergraduate students on how to meet their graduation goals as well as educate them about their major or possible...

Global Etiquette Dinner Held

Global Etiquette Dinner Held

Acacia Munoz, Staff Writer
October 20
Filed under Student Life

The Department of Career Development hosted an Italian Global Business Etiquette Dinner on Oct. 20 in the Rayburn Student Center Conference Rooms. Global Business Etiquette Dinners are educational events that educated students proper international dining etiquette in a business setting. "Intervie...

Maintaining Relationships and Grades

Maintaining Relationships and Grades

Imogené Wofford, Entertainment Editor
October 20
Filed under Features, Student Life

College years are a part of the huge transition for students and their lives. It is a hard task to be a college student, steer your way through getting an education, transition to campus life, and especially maintain relationships. When a student goes off to college, maintaining relationships with p...

Lead.er.ship Mind.ful.ness: SELF Realization

Lead.er.ship Mind.ful.ness: SELF Realization

Sheriff Osni, Special Contributor
October 20
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, and it includes his personal account of a visit to the university Counseling Center. “Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” ~ Carl Gustav Jung ...

Clowns or Clowned?

Clowns or Clowned?

Cynthia Rios, Staff Writer
October 17
Filed under Student Life

This past August stories began to surface of clowns attempting to lure children into the woods in South Carolina. The stories were never proven to be true as no clowns were ever found, but that did not stop social media from turning it into a national craze. Several high schools across North Texas have...

Lion Sports Go Virtual

Lion Sports Go Virtual

Trey Washington, Staff Writer
October 14
Filed under Sports, Student Life

Most people who support Lion athletics don’t want to miss any game played by any sport and often want to know the results of every contest played.  A great way to keep up with what’s going on with lion athletics is the Lions Athletics video streaming.  The Lion Athletics video streaming allows fans and...

Steppin’ onto the Stage

Steppin’ onto the Stage

Elizabeth Rodriguez, Staff Writer
October 14
Filed under Student Life

Fraternity and sorority life has a large presence on the Texas A&M University – Commerce campus, and the Greeks will be continuing the tradition with the National PanHellenic Council Homecoming Step Show. Following the homecoming football game, the nine NPHC Greek letter sororities and fraternities ...

Get into Gear for the Outdoors

Get into Gear for the Outdoors

Thomas Kent, Staff Writer
October 14
Filed under Student Life

Outdoor Adventure at Texas A&M-Commerce offers many ways for students to blow off steam and get exercise as well as the gear necessary for those activities. Near campus there is 5 miles worth of bike trail, a challenge course, disc golf course, a zip line, and at the Morris Rec Center there is a cl...

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