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The Lion’s After Dark Hiatus

Cameron Justice, Reporter

November 22, 2019

The award winning radio show, by students for students, Lions After Dark at Texas A&M University Commerce is planning a comeback in Spring 2020 after it’s hiatus this 2019 Fall semester. Lions After Dark began in the fall  of 2010, hosted by Gaby Estrada and Heather Hutchens and there most re...

Talbot Hall Mini-Golf Course

Jazzlyn Enbysk, Reporter

November 21, 2019

The mini golf structures outside of Talbot Hall are part of an on-going project led by Professor Joseph Daun that started in one of his summer sculpting classes he taught June of 2019. The sculptures are meant to represent different aspects of the university and reflect student life on the university ...

Keeping Commerce Green

Tylar Brown, Reporter

November 21, 2019

The City of Commerce is having a recycling day on November 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. it will take place in the parking lot on the corner of Walnut and Campbell streets.  There are recycling bins at the event for glass, paper, plastic, aluminum, cardboard  and more, but it will also allow people to recyc...

Campus honors veterans with vigil

Cydnee Drake, Reporter

November 21, 2019

A&M-Commerce recognized veterans for their service at the 28th Annual Veterans Vigil on Nov. 7. The vigil was located in the Rayburn Student Center on the 2nd floor in the conference rooms. “The vigil is a cool way for student veterans on campus to get representation, and to also come together...

Greenville Protest: Group gathers, calls for Brandon Gonzales’ freedom

This is part of tonight's protest to #freebrandon. In this video clip protesters gathered on the steps of the Hunt County Courthouse as part of their demonstration. The protest was announced last week by the Rev. Jeff Hood, an author and activist who has been involved in multiple demonstrations alleging police brutality and overreach.

Posted by Daniel Yanez on Saturday, November 2, 2019

Daniel Yanez, Reporter

November 6, 2019

Brandon Gozales the 23-year-old arrested for the recent Greenville shooting at the Party Venue was released from the Hunt County Jail on Tuesday evening in the wake of new evidence. The release comes after a lack of cooperation from witnesses and the discovery of exculpatory evidence according to a statement from the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office. In addition to his release, the sheriff’s office has requested the Hunt County District Attorney’s Office take no action against Gonzales’ case.

Man accused of Greenville Party Venue shooting released, charges dropped

Man accused of Greenville Party Venue shooting released, charges dropped

Daniel Yanez, Reporter

November 6, 2019

Brandon Gonzales, the 23-year-old arrested for the recent Greenville shooting at the Party Venue, was released from the Hunt County Jail on Tuesday evening in the wake of new evidence. The release comes after a lack of cooperation from witnesses and the discovery of exculpatory, or clearing, evidence...

Recent Greenville shooting shakes up TAMUC

Recent Greenville shooting shakes up TAMUC

Daniel Yanez, Reporter

October 28, 2019

As of Monday afternoon Brandon Ray Gonzales has been arrested in connection with the late Saturday night shooting in Greenville, Texas that left two individuals dead and 12 others injured. The 23-year-old suspect from Greenville was arrested by authorities and charged with capital murder of multiple...

Students upset about administrative response to Party Venue shooting

Jennifer Bussey, Co-Editor

October 28, 2019

The tragedy that occurred at The Party Venue has shaken the Texas A&M University – Commerce student body. Although the event was not school sanctioned, the majority of attendees go to school in Commerce. As of 4 p.m. today, a suspect has been arrested and both victims have been identified. The...

Homecoming welcomed by severe thunder storm

Homecoming welcomed by severe thunder storm

Jennifer Bussey, Co-Editor

October 21, 2019

Homecoming week kicks off with a severe thunderstorm and cancelled classes at TAMUC. Classes on Monday, October 21, 2019 have been cancelled, “due to wide spread power outages and substantial tree damage,” read an email sent out to students by the campus operations and safety office. The schedule...

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...

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

Lion football players victims of robbery

Drew Ivery and Todd Kleiboer

March 17, 2019

Drew Ivery | Sports Reporter Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editor Lion football juniors Jay Bias and Xavier Morris were injured in a robbery at gunpoint in Miami, Fla. late March 16 during spring vacation. Both are stable condition at an area hospital according to teammates Pierre Leonard and Kane Wilson, b...

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