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New Age Protests and Threats

New Age Protests and Threats

Todd Kleiboer, Web Editor

November 29, 2016


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Aside from the worry over the potential hacking of Clinton's private server or the hacking of the DNC, the threat of hacking reaches farther in the public life than many want to guess. Cyberattacks from China and Russia in an attempt to effect change have made some anxious about the security of n...

A&M-Commerce professor encouraged by former Pentagon inspector general to run for U.S. House of Representatives

A&M-Commerce professor encouraged by former Pentagon inspector general to run for U.S. House of Representatives

November 11, 2016


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

As always, but especially after this tumultuous 2016 presidential election, a great many people are concerned with and puzzled over what steps (and in which direction) the U.S. should take in matters both foreign and domestic. And, connected to this is a common opinion that the government needs a bottom-to-top...

Forging Ahead Through Peaks and Valleys

Forging Ahead Through Peaks and Valleys

Alissa Silva, Managing Editor

November 11, 2016


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“I’m going to start this by making everyone uncomfortable.” Social justice activist and senior justice writer at New York Daily News Shaun King started off his presentation at Texas A&M University- Commerce campus by grabbing the audience’s attention with this anticipation-filled remark. With...

Peaceful Post-Election Protest in Pictures

Peaceful Post-Election Protest in Pictures

Alex Medrano, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2016


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Keck named permanent president

Keck named permanent president

Mary Grace Rodriguez, TAMU-C Marketing and Communications

November 10, 2016


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Dr. Ray M. Keck was named permanent president of Texas A&M University-Commerce by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents Thursday, Nov. 10. “I am so glad that Dr. Keck will continue to lead Texas A&M University-Commerce,” said Cliff Thomas, Chairman of the Board of Regents....

A Flame of Hope Still Burns for America’s Veterans

A Flame of Hope Still Burns for America’s Veterans

Isabella Garcia, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2016


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This year marks the 25th Annual Veterans Vigil, hosted by Texas A&M University-Commerce. On Wednesday, Nov. 9 there will be an opening ceremony that will begin at 10 a.m. in the Sam Rayburn Student Center Mall. Following this, the Eternal Flame will be lit until the next day at the Closing Ceremony....

PETA Calls Out Ag Dept: President Ray Keck makes changes in response to past animal rights violations.

PETA Calls Out Ag Dept: President Ray Keck makes changes in response to past animal rights violations.

Spencer Nelson, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2016


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When the new president came to the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce, Dr. Keck brought a zero tolerance policy for the neglect and mistreatment of university-owned animals, after reading about an incident involving the death of a pregnant, A&M-Commerce-owned horse. PETA (People for the...

A Game Changer Either Way: Election Watch Party to give students a chance to witness history in the making

A Game Changer Either Way: Election Watch Party to give students a chance to witness history in the making

Gwiwon Jason Nam, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2016


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The 2016 general election day is coming and the Election Watch Party will be held at the A&M–Commerce Student Center Club on Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. “Government only works if people pay attention and take an interest, so this watch party will help maintain that interest among the student population...

College of Science and Engineering to present grad school info session

College of Science and Engineering to present grad school info session

Christian Aleman, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2016


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The College of Science and Engineering will host a graduate school information session on Nov. 3 that will detail how to apply, prepare, and fund graduate school. “I spoke with my boss, Dr. Brent Donham, Dean of College of Science and Engineering, to just put on an event to educate our undergraduates...

Homecoming Weekend

Homecoming Weekend

October 31, 2016


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