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The fetishizing of Asian women

Brianna Patt, Managing Editor April 12, 2021

The eight deaths in the March 19 Atlanta massage business shooting and its reason highlight a disturbing issue with the mistreatment and fetishizing of Asian women in America.  These are not the first...

Covid-19 has created a new “normal”

Covid-19 has created a new “normal”

Jocyln Ventura, Co-Editor in Chief March 8, 2021

Almost a year after Covid-19’s first outbreak in March 2020, there appears to finally be some hope.  There was a widespread panic around the world; grocery store shelves were empty, restaurants were...

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

Brianna Patt, Senior Writer 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...

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

Honors College Takes a Stand in Fight to End Racism

Hailey Byrd, Writer/Photographer 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

Esme Galvan, Senior Writer 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]

Brianna Patt, Senior Reporter 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...

Flag raising at Ground Zero

Remembering 9/11

Laura Williams Crenshaw, Writer/Photographer 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

Jacob Simonek, Writer 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...

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

Campus Safety

Brianna Patt, Opinion Editor 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

Joseph Miller, Co-Editor 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...

Lot 35 between the Nursing Building and Performing Arts Center.

OPINION: The Costly Convenience Issue

Jacob Simonek, Staff Reporter 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

Brianna Patt 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...

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