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Debate: I do not think that means what you think it means

November 22, 2020

The first presidential debate was a travesty in and of itself with President Trump discussing Joe Biden's son, an unrelated topic, and Biden telling Trump to shut up.  Did these things make you question...

Honors College Takes a Stand in Fight to End Racism

Dr. Ray Green, dean, honors college, with former student Eddie Monroy
October 19, 2020

Amidst the chaos and hate in the world, Texas A&M University-Commerce honors college has announced they are in the fight to end racism.  Dr. Ray Green, dean, honors college, sent out an email on...

Blue Painter’s Tape—The COVID-19 Conditional

October 19, 2020

I picked up my sister’s orchestra music sheets the other day. It always feels odd to return to your alma mater, especially as an alumnus. I am very familiar with my high school; the all-brick exterior,...

Black lives matter and I am tired of saying it [Opinion]

September 16, 2020

In light of the political discourse around the Black Lives Matter movement, there appears to be a need for a discussion about why there was such a harsh reaction to recent incidents.  Conservative...

Remembering 9/11

Flag raising at Ground Zero
September 12, 2020

On this day 19 years ago, the people of the United States spent a terrifying day glued to their television sets. People watched the world that we knew fall apart. No one would have thought how that...

Writers of Last Airbender Have Dropped Ship on Netflix

August 31, 2020

May 15 marked the day Netflix brought back to many households one of (if not the) best western cartoon, Avatar: The Last Airbender. This show skyrocketed up to #1 Most Watched Show on their platform. They...

Campus Safety

Officers standing outside of Pride Rock| courtesy of Juan Figueroa, AP
February 16, 2020

After the shooting incident on campus, the question of safety on campus and specifically in residence halls has bubbled up in my mind. While the shooting that took place was (from everything that...

Opinion: Tobacco and Vaping Ban on Campus

February 12, 2020

It is a new year, a new decade, a new semester at school. Some students are returning to further their academic pursuits while some students are embarking on their first semesters and their first steps...

OPINION: The Costly Convenience Issue

Lot 35 between the Nursing Building and Performing Arts Center.
February 4, 2020

Commuting is one of the most common ways to save money while going to college. I commuted from my home 15 minutes ago, but I know friends that drive an hour to get to their classes. So, when we pay $60...

Impeachment and Abuse of Power

January 31, 2020

On Wednesday Dec. 18, President Trump was impeached on two articles: one for obstruction of Congress and another for abuse of power according to AP news. Within all of this debate, there is the question...

Campus Comment: should the library hours be extended?

November 25, 2019

At the beginning of the semester, the library hours at TAMUC changed from being twenty-four hours during the week to closing at 1 a.m. Some students give their opinions on the matter.

Campus Comment: Chick-Fil-A or Popeyes

November 25, 2019

Some students attempted to tackle the biggest question of 2019: which chicken sandwich is superior: Chick-Fil-A's or Popeyes'?

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