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A&M-Commerce’s Pinaud walks stage and becomes USMC Officer on same weekend

A&M-Commerce’s Pinaud walks stage and becomes USMC Officer on same weekend

Tyler McDonough, Sr. Sports Reporter

May 13, 2019

By Tyler McDonough | Sr. Sports Reporter Texas A&M University-Commerce student Matthew Pinaud graduated not only once this past weekend, but twice, as the senior walked the stage on Saturday at the Field House, and on Sunday at Dallas Love Field to be commissioned from Officer Candidate S...

Alumni association hosts 2019 awards gala

Alumni association hosts 2019 awards gala

John Parsons, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2019

The alumni association hosted the 2019 alumni awards gala April 27 in the Rayburn Student Center. Two members, Jarred Davis and Jency Holbert, were recognized as Gold Blazer Recipients while three members; J. Russell Armstrong, Dr. Bobby Burns and Marcus Hill, were recognized as Distinguished Alu...

[Photos] Campus Recreation Hosts Kayaking Clinic

[Photos] Campus Recreation Hosts Kayaking Clinic

John Parsons, Staff Photographer

April 16, 2019

Campus Recreation hosted a kayaking clinic at Cain Pond on April 15 before a trip to Broken Bow, OK.

A Night of Female Empowerment

A Night of Female Empowerment

Brianna Patt, Web Editor

March 26, 2019

Taking place this Tuesday, the event has a theme of empowerment

2018 A&M-Commerce Homecoming Queen seeks community ties

2018 A&M-Commerce Homecoming Queen seeks community ties

Christian Aleman, Co-Editor

November 15, 2018

The fun and excitement surrounding the annual Homecoming celebration may have come and gone, but Homecoming Queen Camille Rivera has just begun her work in the role she won.

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson speaks on social issues, possible solutions

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson speaks on social issues, possible solutions

Phil Boulware, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018

By Phil Boulware | Staff Reporter Georgetown University sociology professor and author Dr. Michael Eric Dyson visited A&M-Commerce this past Election Day in the Ferguson auditorium to promote his latest book “What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Ra...

Honoring All Who Have Served

Honoring All Who Have Served

John Parsons, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2018

The Marine Corps JROTC retired colors during a 4 p.m. ceremony

How a campus program runs on to bigger, better things

Andrea Aranda, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018

The Latino American Mentorship Program (LAMP) is a program that motivates Hispanic students to not only graduate from college but to further their careers by developing life lesson skills.

National Night Out held at A&M-Commerce

National Night Out held at A&M-Commerce

John Parsons, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2018

Residential Living and Learning and the University Police Department (UPD) teamed up to host National Night Out Oct. 23 in the Phase II courtyard. The event included hot dogs, a live band, a petting zoo, airbrush tattoos and bungee jumping.

New university police chief focuses on community policing

New university police chief focuses on community policing

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor

October 23, 2018

By Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editor Since taking over as University Police Department chief Sept. 1 after Donna Spinato retired, Brian Vaughn, who has worked at UPD for 20 years, has implemented new initiatives and continued those from Spinato. “Some of the issues that I feel, that as a department, we need to look at are our focus ...

Journalism alumnus remembers ups, downs during his career ahead of retirement

Journalism alumnus remembers ups, downs during his career ahead of retirement

John Parsons, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2018

Bob Templeton, faculty adviser for Midland College’s student publications and former assistant editor of The East Texan, returned to his alma mater for the annual Texas Community College Journalism Association convention, hosted by A&M - Commerce. He took some time to reflect on his journalism career ahead of retiring next year.

Robert Muilenburg: Journalism’s “lucky idiot”

Robert Muilenburg: Journalism’s “lucky idiot”

Phil Boulware, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018

By Phil Boulware | Staff Reporter Robert Muilenburg, Del Mar College faculty adviser, jokingly refers to himself as a “lucky idiot.” “I grew up on a farm. I come from a small town in South Dakota where the city’s population was 500. I was troubled as a kid,” Muilenburg replied. Robert w...

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