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Political Science + Doctor Who = Dr. Herndon

Political Science + Doctor Who = Dr. Herndon

Kerry Wilson, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under Features, News

One cannot help but notice the blue “Doctor Who” police box door while touring the Ferguson Social Sciences Building. If thought about long enough, the notion might arise to ask the person behind the door if it is OK to close the door and take a picture in front of it. The answer that will most likely...

Iron Men

Iron Men

Joseph Alderman, News Editor

January 28, 2016


Filed under A&E, Features, News

The Department of Art in conjunction with the Texas Atomic Iron Commission held a workshop this week allowing students, faculty and guests of Texas A&M University - Commerce to design their own scratch block molds, followed by an iron pouring demonstration conducted by the commission. Participants...

New Senior Softball Captains Feel the Pressure

Bailey Whitlock, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

When the Lion softball program started two years ago, it was known that it was going to be a challenge but the building had to start somewhere and it started with getting leaders to guide the direction of the program. That is how three senior team members made history with the program. Luci Ponce ...

Student Receives Rigorous But Fulfilling Internship

Student Receives Rigorous But Fulfilling Internship

Diana Vasquez, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015


Filed under Features, Student Life

Rachael Hildebrandt, senior student Texas A&M University-Commerce majoring in business management and minoring in international business, is packing up and heading to Memphis, Tenn. next spring for an internship with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Hildebrandt, who’s scheduled to graduate...

Student DJ Graduates, Reflects on Time

Student DJ Graduates, Reflects on Time

Keilah Whitaker, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015


Filed under Features, Student Life

DJ Sammy is one musician on campus that is always performing. Samuel Brisby, aka DJ Sammy, is a graduating senior at Texas A&M University- Commerce, majoring in communications. His medium of music is beat producing and DJ-ing. Raised in North Texas, the 23-year-old found his passion for this...

The East Texan Thespian

The East Texan Thespian

David Stutsman, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015


Filed under Features

There are all types of actors at Texas A&M University-Commerce and one that has been in multiple shows since 2006 is Chad Pope, an actor and technical director for the theatre. In the theatre, “there is one shot to make it work and whatever happens, the show must go on,” Pope said. He started...

Dr. David Davies

Sara Wray, Staff Writer

November 19, 2015


Filed under Features

Dr. David Davies of the music department at Texas A&M University-Commerce is not only an educator, but also an internationally-performed composer, an organist and conductor. Davies, who studied composition, conducting, and piano at the Greatbatch School of Music, Houghton College, and earned his...

Student Turned DJ Gains Statewide Popularity

Student Turned DJ Gains Statewide Popularity

Mason Meyers, Staff Writer

November 18, 2015


Filed under A&E, Features

Events need music, whether it be pre-recorded or from a live performer. Texas A&M University-Commerce student Angel Jasso offers his DJ services all around the DFW Metroplex to bring people a good tunes and a good time. In the Spring semester of 2013, his second semester at A&M-Commerce, Jasso...

Forgetful Students Lock Keys in Vehicles

Kerry Wilson, Staff Writer

November 5, 2015


Filed under Features, Student Life

The winter air of February blew softly as Dylan Ramlochan made his way back to his 2006 Scion XB. After a night out with friends, he wanted to enter dream land on top of his warm mattress and between his plush blankets, the cool side of the pillow up, of course. However, his plans for a restful night...

Poetry Night Headliner: G. Yamazawa

Keilah Whitaker, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under Features

Spoken word artist G. Yamazawa headlined the recent poetry night sponsored by the Campus Activities Board (CAB). George Yamazawa (G. Yamazawa), born in North Carolina and raised by Japanese immigrants, is considered one of the top young spoken word artists in the country. At 24 years old, "G" is the...

SGA Bids Farewell to Advisor

Student Government Association of TAMU-C

October 21, 2015


Filed under Features, Opinion

*Due to a mistake on the part of the East Texan staff, this announcement failed to run for the October 22 issue. It is with our apologies that we post it here. Dear Josh,   It is with mixed emotions that we must say farewell for now. While all of us in Senate realize that you are tak...

UPD Keeps Busy with Captive Keys

Kerry Wilson, Reporter

October 21, 2015


Filed under Features, News

The winter air of February blew softly as Dylan Ramlochan made his way back to his 2006 Scion XB. After a night out with friends, he wanted to enter dream land on top of his warm mattress and between his plush blankets; the cool side of the pillow up, of course. However, his plans for a restful night...

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