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Sunrise in Commerce

Sunrise in Commerce

John Parsons, Staff Photographer

March 25, 2020

For those who may have missed this morning's sunrise in Commerce. ...

A campus deserted [Photo Gallery]

A campus deserted [Photo Gallery]

John Parsons, Staff Photographer

March 17, 2020

Texas A&M University-Commerce was nearly deserted on the first day of online-only classes.

Texas A&M University-Commerce Art Galleries [Photo Gallery]

Texas A&M University-Commerce Art Galleries [Photo Gallery]

John Parsons, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2020

Images of artwork from the President's Gallery; College of Humanities, Social Sciences and Art Dean's Gallery and the 2020 Juried Student Art Show in the University Gallery.

University hosts its first-ever home rodeo

University hosts its first-ever home rodeo

John Parsons, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2020

  Texas A&M University-Commerce hosted its first-ever home rodeo Feb. 21 and 22 at the Hopkins County Civic Center in Sulphur Springs with both the women’s and men’s teams competing. The women’s team has taken over the first-place spot in the region and second place nationally w...

Interview with Texas A&M University-Commerce Alumnus John Adams

Brandon Ballard, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2020

John Adams attended East Texas State University throughout the 1950s and 1960s before having a successful career as an engineer at TEMCO or what is now called L3Harris in Greenville. Adams was raised, attended high school and college, and raised his own kids in the town of Commerce. Adams has resided...

Photo Gallery: Campus holds candlelight vigil in memory of Deja Matts

Photo Gallery: Campus holds candlelight vigil in memory of Deja Matts

Esme Galvan, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2020

Texas A&M University-Commerce held a candlelight vigil in memory of Deja Matts in the Rayburn Student Center on Feb. 11, 2020. Deja and Abbaney Matts were victims of the Pride Rock Residence Hall shooting on Feb. 3, 2020.

Perez’s path to the XFL

Perez’s path to the XFL

Tyler McDonough, Senior Sports Reporter

January 31, 2020

By: Tyler McDonough | Senior Sports Reporter When hearing Texas A&M University-Commerce and football in the same sentence, most of the time you are going to be talking about the National Championship in 2017 and it brings up guys like Luis Perez. That is exactly what is happening to former A&M-Commerce ...

Silent auction held for trip to Greece

Silent auction held for trip to Greece

John Parsons, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2019

Leadership Without Limits held a silent auction in the Rayburn Student Center atrium on Dec. 3 to raise funds for their May 2020 trip to Greece. This will be an immersive study abroad trip with cultural and service opportunities. They intend to visit university and government buildings. The trip ...

Undercover Actor: An interview with Adam Morris

Jacob Simonek, Staff Reporter

November 25, 2019

Adam Morris is a comedian, voice actor, and YouTuder who is starting a week long voice acting class in December of 2019. Contact the East Texan at [email protected] for more information. ...

Photos of the week: Lion Athletics

Photos of the week: Lion Athletics

Tyler McDonough and Mikayla Maldonado

September 11, 2019

Tyler McDonough & Mikayla Maldonado | Sports Photographers

David Bailiff, ‘Exceptional Leader of Men,’ New Lions Head Football Coach

David Bailiff, ‘Exceptional Leader of Men,’ New Lions Head Football Coach

John Parsons, Staff Reporter

September 6, 2019

By: John Parsons | Staff Reporter David Bailiff was introduced as the 20th Head Football Coach of the Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions on Dec 12, 2018. Coach Bailiff brings 35 years of experience to the Lions and recognizes parents are entrusting him with their family treasures. His coaching sta...

Lions Host Youth Football Clinic [Photo Gallery]

Lions Host Youth Football Clinic [Photo Gallery]

John Parsons, Staff Photographer

September 6, 2019

The Lions hosted a football clinic for 15-20 boys and girls Aug. 31.

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