The East Texan

2018 A&M-Commerce Homecoming Queen seeks community ties

2018 A&M-Commerce Homecoming Queen seeks community ties

Christian Aleman, Co-Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

The fun and excitement surrounding the annual Homecoming celebration may have come and gone, but Homecoming Queen Camille Rivera has just begun her work in the role she won.

National Night Out held at A&M-Commerce

National Night Out held at A&M-Commerce

John Parsons, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

Residential Living and Learning and the University Police Department (UPD) teamed up to host National Night Out Oct. 23 in the Phase II courtyard. The event included hot dogs, a live band, a petting zoo, airbrush tattoos and bungee jumping.

Journalism alumnus remembers ups, downs during his career ahead of retirement

Journalism alumnus remembers ups, downs during his career ahead of retirement

John Parsons, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Bob Templeton, faculty adviser for Midland College’s student publications and former assistant editor of The East Texan, returned to his alma mater for the annual Texas Community College Journalism Association convention, hosted by A&M - Commerce. He took some time to reflect on his journalism career ahead of retiring next year.

Fraternity to begin construction on education center after delays

Fraternity to begin construction on education center after delays

Jordan Ader, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The Zeta Eta chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity will begin construction of their long-awaited educational center on Lee St. next to A&M-Commerce within the coming months.

Hispanic organizations show off culture in annual celebration

Hispanic organizations show off culture in annual celebration

Charla Nalls, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

Latin American student organizations have come together with S.E.E.D.S to host a month of events for Hispanic Heritage Month where they can showcase the culture of the different Latin American countries.

New turf on MAC courts inspires outdoor activities

New turf on MAC courts inspires outdoor activities

Kylah Roach, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

After student concerns about the flooring on the MAC courts, turf has been laid. This change also presents the chance for more outdoor activities.

Lion Food Pantry launches first full semester on campus

Lion Food Pantry launches first full semester on campus

Christian Aleman, Co-Editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

The Lion Food Pantry is open to all student begins it's first full semester on campus this fall and its first opening is in mid-September.

State Democratic candidates host town hall in Commerce

State Democratic candidates host town hall in Commerce

Christian Aleman, Co-Editor

June 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Two state democratic candidates held a town hall in on campus to discuss issues like education and taxes.

Upperclassmen face limited on-campus housing next semester

Upperclassmen face limited on-campus housing next semester

Landon Williams, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

By Landon Williams | Staff Reporter There are some shifts coming to the A&M – Commerce housing system starting in the fall. Upperclassmen will be designated to stay in West Halls, Smith Hall, Women’s Hall, or New Pride Apartments. 2018 high school graduates are able to stay in Pri...

Lions 2018 schedule announced: How do you top a national championship?

Lions 2018 schedule announced: How do you top a national championship?

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

BJ Laudermilk | Sports Editor Just months after a 37-27 victory over West Florida in the National Championship game, the A&M-Commerce Lions football team has learned their 2018 slate of opponents. With so much anticipation building to see the defending national champions back in action,...

President Keck responds to concerns over administrative pay raises

President Keck responds to concerns over administrative pay raises

Christian Aleman and Todd Kleiboer

March 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Christian Aleman and Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editors The A&M - Commerce Faculty Senate met with upper administration members  during its monthly meeting March 6 to discuss the concern of administration pay raises after faculty and staff were told there would not be raises this year. “I thought the r...

Reports of verbal degradation, slurs, harassment abound in RSC

Reports of verbal degradation, slurs, harassment abound in RSC

Sarah Chapin, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

(Editor's Note: The language that appears in this story is exactly how the reporter heard and it is presented uncensored for the sake of authenticity. It may offend some readers.) Sarah Chapin | Staff Reporter Following reports of verbal degradation, racial slurs, and sexual harassment in ...

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