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Free Speech on College Campuses

Free Speech on College Campuses

Brianna Patt, Web Editor

April 24, 2019


Filed under Opinion

President Trump recently signed an executive order for campus free speech.

T-Mac’s 2019 Masters Golf Tournament Thoughts

T-Mac’s 2019 Masters Golf Tournament Thoughts

Tyler McDonough, Sr. Sports Reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Sports

By Tyler McDonough | Sr. Sports Reporter The second weekend in April is always Christmas 2.0 for golf fans, as the Masters kicks off today. Here's a little bit to marinate on as the golfers hit the links in Augusta. 1. Tiger tees off at 10:04 on Thursday morning. I think he will make the cut with ease, and we will see ...

Thank You Coach Carthel

Thank You Coach Carthel

Tyler McDonough, Senior Sports Reporter

December 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

By Tyler McDonough | Senior Sports Reporter On December 2, 2018, Texas A&M University-Commerce Athletics announced that after six seasons at the university, head football coach Colby Carthel is departing for Stephen F. Austin State University to become the programs 20th head coach. Carthel takes ...

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 2, 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


Filed under Opinion

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


Filed under Opinion

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


Filed under Opinion

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


Filed under Opinion

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


Filed under Opinion

 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,...

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