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HPV vaccine age range expanded

HPV vaccine age range expanded

Cristhian Herrera, News Editor

October 16, 2018


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By Cristhian Herrera The FDA has expanded the age range of Gardasil 9, which vaccinates against the human papillomavirus (HPV), to extend past the previous cut-off age range of 9-26. The new vaccine was approved early October to now include women and men between the ages of 27 and 45. “T...

Dr. Christina Bejarano speaks on US politics and the Latin Influence

Dr. Christina Bejarano speaks on US politics and the Latin Influence

Brianna Patt, Web editor

October 13, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

Christina Bejarano encouraged pushing Latin Americans we see as candidates to run.

Corners of Commerce apartments evacuated due to fire

Corners of Commerce apartments evacuated due to fire

Janae Blocker, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2018


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By Janae Blocker | Staff Reporter A fire broke out at the Corners of Commerce apartment complex at 11:52 p.m. Oct. 10, causing the entire apartment to evacuate. No one was hurt. According to Commerce Fire Department chief Chris Bassham, the fire was caused by grease left on the stove by a resident, and the...

Fraternity to begin construction on education center after delays

Fraternity to begin construction on education center after delays

Jordan Ader, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The Zeta Eta chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity will begin construction of their long-awaited educational center on Lee St. next to A&M-Commerce within the coming months.

Proposal calls for demolition of president’s home

Proposal calls for demolition of president’s home

Cristhian Herrera, News Editor

October 5, 2018


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The former president's home off highway 24 is scheduled for demolition. A proposal calls for an agricultural complex in the same area.

[Photos] Operation: Blue and Gold helps out Commerce community

[Photos] Operation: Blue and Gold helps out Commerce community

October 3, 2018


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All Photos by Joseph Miller, Opinion Editor Student volunteers gathered in the Fieldhouse to work on community service projects for Commerce Sept. 29. ...

Diversity committee reinvigorated

Diversity committee reinvigorated

Brianna Patt, Web Editor

September 29, 2018


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While the diversity committee never went away, changes are being made to it.

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


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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 of what happens in local mid term elections and to get more students registered to vote, the Student Government Association and L.E.A.D. are hosting a vote registration event in the Rayburn Student Center Atrium. Held Oct. 2 and Oct. 4...

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.

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