The East Texan

Construction, renovations continue around campus

Construction, renovations continue around campus

Joseph Miller, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

Joseph Miller | Staff Reporter Students can expect to continue seeing construction and renovation projects across campus in the future. Construction of the Nursing and Health Science Building dominates the west end of campus. The areas between the Performing Arts Center and the Jerry D. ...

“To let a new generation, new ideas come forward”

“To let a new generation, new ideas come forward”

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editor With the book “College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be” sitting on the coffee table in front of him and the NCAA plaque commemorating the recent football championship shining on the windowsill, President Ray Keck III explained his decision to step down effective Aug. 31. “I very...

Lion legend Ernest Hawkins dies at 91

Lion legend Ernest Hawkins dies at 91

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Legendary coach in Lion history and a beloved member of the community, Ernest Hawkins died Sunday night at the age of 91. Hawkins was the winningest coach in program history, going 132-92-6 from 1964-1985. Hawkins was head coach of the Lions in 1972 when East Texas State took the NAIA Nationa...

Brightspace to replace eCollege in fall 2018

Brightspace to replace eCollege in fall 2018

Brianna Patt, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


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By fall 2018, students and teachers will no longer be using eCollege for online courses and will instead be using Brightspace, a new learning management system (LMS) reported to provide a better layout, more efficiency, and fewer complications. The switch from eCollege to Brightspace has been in...

Suicide Awareness

Suicide Awareness

December 19, 2017


Filed under News, Video

 By Evangelina Morales and Cristhian Herrera | Senior Reporter and Staff Reporter...

Puerto Rican statehood?

Puerto Rican statehood?

Christian Aleman, Acacia Muñoz, and Evangelina Morales

November 30, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

By Christian Aleman, Acacia Muñoz, and Evangelina Morales | Managing Editor, Feature Editor, and Senior Reporter The territory of Puerto Rico has recently taken the national spotlight as two powerful hurricanes ravaged the island and left its residents with severe damage and a power grid tha...

¿Estadidad Puertorriqueña?

¿Estadidad Puertorriqueña?

Christian Aleman and Acacia Muñoz

November 30, 2017


Filed under En Español, News, Showcase

Escrito por Christian Aleman, Acacia Muñoz y Evangelina Morales | Managing Editor, Feature Editor, and Senior Reporter El territorio de Puerto Rico recientemente ha tomado la atención nacional ya que dos poderosos huracanes devastaron la isla y dejo a sus residentes con daños severos y...

Andrew Young revisits university to spread knowledge

Andrew Young revisits university to spread knowledge

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor

November 29, 2017


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By Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editor With courage and persistence, the world of the civil society can change the world of politics and adapt to the world technology, according to former UN ambassador Andrew Young. Young returned to the university Nov. 27 after visiting in the spring to talk to student...

UCD relocation postponed to June 1

UCD relocation postponed to June 1

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

By Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editor Universities Center at Dallas (UCD) will postpone its relocation to El Centro College until June 1 following an open forum between student, parents, and university officials Nov. 16. “It [the postponement] was a direct result of it [the forum],” President ...

Open forum regarding UCD’s relocation to be held

Open forum regarding UCD’s relocation to be held

Daniel Yanez, News Editor

November 15, 2017


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By Daniel Yanez | News Editor The Visual Communication program will hold an open forum Nov. 16 at 5 p.m. regarding the university’s decision to relocate its courses offered at the University Centers at Dallas to El Centro College. The agreement that A&M-Commerce recently signed with the Dallas County Community...

Major project updates announced

Major project updates announced

Todd Kleiboer, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2017


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By Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editor Students received an email update about the progress of major projects around campus from the Department of Campus Operation and Safety directed by Derek Preas. The construction of P3, or Phase 3, next to the Jerry D. Morris Recreation Center, is coming to a clos...

Country music star Duane Allen receives award from fraternity

Country music star Duane Allen receives award from fraternity

Christian Aleman, Managing Editor

November 10, 2017


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By Christian Aleman | Managing Editor Duane Allen, lead singer of The Oak Ridge Boys and alumnus of A&M - Commerce, received the Alumni Achievement Award from Delta Tau Delta earlier this morning for the success of his music career. “Those same teachings from our Delt organization have s...

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