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A&M-Commerce alumnus sets record for indoor climbing

A&M-Commerce alumnus sets record for indoor climbing

Joseph Miller, Opinion Editor

September 24, 2018


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Andrew Dahir, A & M Commerce alum, unofficially set two Guinness World Records for Indoor Climbing.

Lucky Number 13

Lucky Number 13

Christian Aleman and Todd Kleiboer

September 21, 2018


Filed under Features, News

Mark Rudin is the 13th president of A&M - Commerce. He plans to expand research initiatives, student involvement in research and more.

New telescope allows for deeper research

New telescope allows for deeper research

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor

September 20, 2018


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By Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editor A new, more powerful telescope was installed over the summer at the A&M-Commerce observatory, a project that had been years in the making for the astronomy department that will further student and faculty research. “Dr. [Matt] Wood, myself, and Dr. [Kurtis] Williams wrote a NSF [National Scie...

Voter registration event to be held by student organizations

Voter registration event to be held by student organizations

Brianna Patt, Web Editor

September 19, 2018


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By Brianna Patt | Web Editor To raise student awareness about local midterm elections and register them to vote, the Student Government Association (SGA) and Leadership Engagement and Development (LEAD) will host a voter registration event in the Rayburn Student Center Atrium. Oct. 2 and 4 12-...

New turf on MAC courts inspires outdoor activities

New turf on MAC courts inspires outdoor activities

Kylah Roach, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

After student concerns about the flooring on the MAC courts, turf has been laid. This change also presents the chance for more outdoor activities.

SGA holds first meeting of fall semester

SGA holds first meeting of fall semester

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

By Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editor At the first Student Government Association meeting of the fall semester, the new Dean of Students Dr. Thomas Newsom spoke about plans and initiatives his office had for the fall semester, and five new senators were confirmed. To start, Newsom said that he was excite...

Lion Food Pantry launches first full semester on campus

Lion Food Pantry launches first full semester on campus

Christian Aleman, Co-Editor

September 5, 2018


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The Lion Food Pantry is open to all student begins it's first full semester on campus this fall and its first opening is in mid-September.

Democratic nominee for Texas Senate hosts Commerce town hall

Democratic nominee for Texas Senate hosts Commerce town hall

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor

September 3, 2018


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By Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editor With November midterms approaching, Democratic nominee for Texas Senate District 2 Kendall Scudder held a town hall meeting for Commerce residents and A&M-Commerce students Sept. 1 at MUGS on the Square. The town hall was in Q-and-A format, and various topi...

State Democratic candidates host town hall in Commerce

State Democratic candidates host town hall in Commerce

Christian Aleman, Co-Editor

June 29, 2018


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Two state democratic candidates held a town hall in on campus to discuss issues like education and taxes.

Health fair to be hosted by A&M-Commerce students

Health fair to be hosted by A&M-Commerce students

Sarah Chapin, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2018


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By Sarah Chapin | Staff Reporter Students within the Health and Human Performance department have decided to create and host a community health fair for the city of Emory, Texas April 28 from 10:00 in the morning to 2:00 in the afternoon. “The event was specifically chosen for this community after the ...

Upperclassmen face limited on-campus housing next semester

Upperclassmen face limited on-campus housing next semester

Landon Williams, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018


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By Landon Williams | Staff Reporter There are some shifts coming to the A&M – Commerce housing system starting in the fall. Upperclassmen will be designated to stay in West Halls, Smith Hall, Women’s Hall, or New Pride Apartments. 2018 high school graduates are able to stay in Pri...

President Keck responds to concerns over administrative pay raises

President Keck responds to concerns over administrative pay raises

Christian Aleman and Todd Kleiboer

March 9, 2018


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Christian Aleman and Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editors The A&M - Commerce Faculty Senate met with upper administration members  during its monthly meeting March 6 to discuss the concern of administration pay raises after faculty and staff were told there would not be raises this year. “I thought the r...

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