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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


Filed under Features, News, Student Life

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


Filed under Features, News, Student Life

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


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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...

Breaking News: Fire at Dos Laredos

Breaking News: Fire at Dos Laredos

John Parsons, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019


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Early this morning, a fire broke out at Dos Laredos, the cause is under investigation.

A&M-Commerce coach arrested for aggravated promotion of prostitution

A&M-Commerce coach arrested for aggravated promotion of prostitution

Jennifer Bussey, News Editor

February 21, 2019


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Jennifer Bussey | News Editor Josip Maric, former assistant coach for the A&M-Commerce men’s basketball team, was arrested for aggravated promotion of prostitution on Wednesday night as part of a larger operation that arrested three other people. A statement released from the Dallas P...

Cold, flu season sticks around

Cold, flu season sticks around

Cyndee Drake and Todd Kleiboer

February 20, 2019


Filed under News, Student Life

Cyndee Drake | Staff Reporter Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editor With cold and flu season here, knowing steps to prevent an illness is very important, and TAMUC food services, maintenance, and other areas close to the school share their ways on preventing colds and flu. Within the arrival of cold an...

After one semester, campus food pantry sees increased interest

After one semester, campus food pantry sees increased interest

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor

February 13, 2019


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Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editor After being open for a full semester, the Lion Food Pantry has seen success in providing resources to students during their scheduled openings, but there are a few areas that Nikki Barnett, student case manager who oversees the pantry, could see improvement. “We started to see more students ...

City sidewalk construction nears completion

City sidewalk construction nears completion

Joseph Miller, Opinion Editor

February 4, 2019


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Joseph Miller | Opinion Editor The sidewalks along Maple Street and the south side of Live Oak Street in Commerce are nearing completion. The sidewalks along the streets came from a grant in 2015, but the project was held and extended until a plan could be done with Toole Design Group (TDG). TDG was the design group behind ...

Heritage House remodeling ‘basically complete’

Heritage House remodeling ‘basically complete’

Brianna Patt, Web Editor

January 29, 2019


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Brianna Patt | Web Editor The president’s home (Heritage House) recently underwent remodeling for current university president Mark Rudin. “Once the decision was made for the President and his family to live in the Heritage Home,” Vice President for Business and Administration Alicia ...

University budget, civil rights, elections set first SGA spring meeting

University budget, civil rights, elections set first SGA spring meeting

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor

January 28, 2019


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Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editor The university budget, civil rights rules, and election board candidates were on the agenda at the first Student Government Association spring meeting Jan. 23. Vice President for Business and Administration Alicia Currin and Chief Budget Officer Tina Livingst...

A&M-Commerce Observatory holds lunar eclipse viewing

A&M-Commerce Observatory holds lunar eclipse viewing

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor

January 23, 2019


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By Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editor Well over 100 people gathered at the A&M-Commerce Observatory and withstood the cold to witness a total lunar eclipse, or “super blood wolf moon”, Jan. 20. “The turnout was a lot more than we expected,” Dr. Kurtis Williams, astronomy professor and att...

A&M-Commerce students involved in traffic accident

November 27, 2018


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Five A&M-Commerce students were involved in a two-vehicle traffic accident, which sent three to the hospital, near the TAMUC Animal Science Education Farm Nov. 27. According to Derek Preas, the three students hospitalized are in stable condition at regional hospitals. This story will be up...

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