The East Texan

Opinion: An army of flies has invaded the cafeteria

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

There's an overabundance of the dirtiest six-legged insects in the Cafe: flies. Flies seem to be everywhere in the Cafe as they take refuge from the outside cold, and they land on everything.

Final ‘Pitch’ for Gifted Soccer Squad

Final ‘Pitch’ for Gifted Soccer Squad

Tyler McDonough, Senior Sports Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

By Tyler McDonough | Senior Sports Reporter The Texas A&M University-Commerce women’s soccer season concluded October 31 at Kyle Field in Rockwall after press time. A 2-0 loss to Eastern New Mexico in the quarterfinal round of the Lone Star Conference tournament sent the Lions home afte...

In regulation, Juul should not be the target

In regulation, Juul should not be the target

Olivia Warren, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


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By Olivia Warren | Staff Reporter The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given JUUL sixty days starting Sept. 12th to prove they can keep their devices away from minors otherwise they will be removed from stores altogether. JUUL is a smoking device similar to an e-cigarette that has taken off in ...

March Madness

March Madness

Zach Cottam, Senior Reporter

February 28, 2018


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Zach Cottam | Senior Reporter March: the month of St. Patrick’s Day, weird weather, and Madness. In the empty, annoying void between the Super Bowl and NBA playoffs, the people’s champion emerges. March Madness started back in 1939, and was expanded to its current state of 68 NCAA Divisio...

No doubt, water isn’t wet

No doubt, water isn’t wet

Landon Williams, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

By Landon Williams | Staff Reporter First, let’s define what the word wet means. The word wet is defined as, “Covered with, or saturated with liquid (such as water).” Using this definition, we will attempt to prove why water cannot be wet. I believe that water feels wet, but is not in a...

No question, water is wet

No question, water is wet

Zach Cottam, Senior Reporter

February 13, 2018


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By Zach Cottam | Senior Reporter Certain questions have plagued human existence since the dawn of time: What’s at the bottom of the ocean? Why are we here? Is there life on Mars? And most importantly, which came first, the chicken or the egg? These questions seem to have no end, as scientific disc...

The workplace and harassment

The workplace and harassment

Brianna Patt, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018


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Brianna Patt | Staff Reporter In the past months, an avalanche of sexual harassment allegations has come out against big names among media and politics like Harvey Weinstein, Matt Lauer, Aziz Ansari, and Donald Trump (years of disturbing allegations have been made against Trump, but have been i...

Political correctness during holiday season?

Political correctness during holiday season?

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

By Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editor Happy Holidays! Or-whatever-greeting-doesn't-offend-you-this-year! Merry Christ-oh, wait, that's a bad word to some people, let's not use it. Political correctness can be a pain, right? Being PC can seem like navigating a minefield of indignant saltiness at the be...

Student concerns rise to the surface

Student concerns rise to the surface

Daniel Yanez, News Editor

November 8, 2017


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 Editor’s note: This staff editorial reflects the combined ideas of all editors, but not all thoughts presentend are held by specific editors. By: Daniel Yanez | News Editor When I first came here, I felt as if I would have a closer relationship with the university while still being able to enjoy the large school atmosphere. However,...

Students under ‘major’ pressure

Students under ‘major’ pressure

October 30, 2017


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By Joseph Miller, Staff Reporter Are students pressured to choose employable or profitable majors? It is a question that hovers over college campuses and shapes students’ lives. Simply put, yes. Yes, they are. Students are put under pressure by concerning their choice of major from a var...

Beyoncé vs. Rihanna: Battle of the Queens

Beyoncé vs. Rihanna: Battle of the Queens

Drumel Cyrus, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

There's no denying the pure talent oozing from the creative minds of two very influential artists. These two women have been dominating the R&B and pop charts with their charismatic voices, sensual  dance moves, and beautiful faces that have been plastered on Twitter headers and cell phones ...

Campus Comment: Does anxiety affect college students, and why or why not?

Campus Comment: Does anxiety affect college students, and why or why not?

Jessica Reyes, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2017


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Nicole Teal, freshman "Yes, anxiety of classes impact their train of thoughts, their self image and trying to meet the standards of others."   Alvan Okpechi, senior "It all depends on how you handle it. Better prepared means less anxiety. Study late and procrastinate means more anxiety. ...

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