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Maintaining Relationships and Grades

Maintaining Relationships and Grades
October 20, 2016

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...

Meet TAMUC’s First Lady

Meet TAMUC's First Lady
October 20, 2016

Patricia Keck is the first Latina First Lady of Texas A&M University–Commerce as well as the wife of President Ray Keck. Previously, she was a Director at Health Services at Laredo ISD, but is happily...

Freedom of Speech is a Two-Way Street

Freedom of Speech is a Two-Way Street
October 20, 2016

Recently, there have been promoters for safe speech in American public colleges. The philosophy of having a “Safe Space” in each campus to allow discussions on all topics and all beliefs has shown...

Driver of the People

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October 17, 2016

A lot of things are required from you when you are a student athlete. It’s not just going to practice or competing. Things like giving back to the community are also required. Taryn Driver, a senior...

Children’s Learning Center Director Looks Forward

Children's Learning Center Director Looks Forward
October 13, 2016

Director of the Children’s Learning Center Helena Hortman is enjoying her new title here through Texas A&M University-Commerce. Hortman says “That their main focus as the Children’s Learning...

Greenville’s 7th Annual Bras for Cause Preps for Kick-off

Greenville’s 7th Annual Bras for Cause Preps for Kick-off
October 13, 2016

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and the annual Bras for the Cause, native to Greenville, has continued to flourish and make an impact on the community. Janeen Cunningham, the founder of this...

Feeding Hope: Local Food Pantry Offers Edible Aid

Feeding Hope: Local Food Pantry Offers Edible Aid
October 13, 2016

Just a few blocks away from Henderson Hall, the home of Student Health Services, stands the First Presbyterian Church that houses a life-saving service: the Commerce Food Pantry. “We serve about between...

Texas Fried Fun

Texas Fried Fun
October 13, 2016

The State Fair of Texas returned with a parade that ran through downtown Dallas at Fair Park. This year’s theme is “Celebrating Texas Agriculture.” According to the Fair information, fair attendees...

Native American Day Counter-Celebrated

Terryl Bratek stands in front of a plaque commemorating the Caddo Indians that once settled this area.
October 10, 2016

Most of Texas A&M University Commerce students might consider October 10 as Columbus Day. However, not for Native Americans. Native Americans consider the second Monday of October as Native American...

One Nation Under a Groove

One Nation Under a Groove
October 6, 2016

“When it comes to talking about justice, this is not primarily a matter of what your politics are, what label I could put you under. It is about being true,” Dr. Cornel West said. Dr. Cornel West...

The Struggle is Real

The Struggle is Real
September 28, 2016

In observance of Recovery Month, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity presented a guest speaker with a truly horrific yet inspiring story to tell on Thursday, Sept. 22. The presenter...

A Piano Recital With a Literary Twist

A Piano Recital With a Literary Twist
September 28, 2016

The grievous, soul pouring sound of Beethoven’s music continues to tug at the heartstrings of people of all musical tastes. Likewise, the inner and outer conflict so perfectly captured by William Shakespeare’s...

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