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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

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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

Lopez, tears up for a moment after speaking about her son's innocence at a recent protest. The group of protestors gathered outside the Hunt County Sheriff's Office and marched through downtown Greenville on Saturday.

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

TAMUC students made the hashtag #WEDEMANDTIME  trend across Twitter in a recent callout to the university to cancel classes. The Tweet comes after a recent Greenville shooting that resulted in the deaths of two individuals.

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

Matt Pinaud throws up the Lion after commissioning into the USMC | Photo by Tyler McDonough

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

Photo courtesy of|Baltimore Sun

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...

Breaking News: Fire at Dos Laredos

Firetruck parked outside of Dos Laredos early this morning|Photo Courtesy of John Parsons

John Parsons, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019

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

Josep Maric. Photo Courtesy | Lion Athletics

Jennifer Bussey, News Editor

February 21, 2019

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

Image of slippers and tissues.

Cyndee Drake and Todd Kleiboer

February 20, 2019

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...

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