The East Texan

Mugs on the square

Mugs on the square

Lauryn Harris

November 20, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

Known as a message sent from God, Kelsey Lytle and her mother Becky Thompson restored the building in downtown Commerce, TX. On October 4, 2017, this building opened to the public as Mugs on the square, a quaint coffee shop.   Raised in Royse City, TX, Becky Thompson and her husband started a veterinari...

J. Dance Sergeant visits TAMUC for Mental Health Matters Day

J. Dance Sergeant visits TAMUC for Mental Health Matters Day

Brianna Patt, Web Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under Student Life

By Brianna Patt | Web Editor Active Minds speaker J. Danee Sergeant visited A&M-Commerce to discuss Sergeant’s substance abuse, mental health, sexuality, and gender identity struggles for Mental Health Matters Day Nov. 13. “I thought that maybe I just wasn’t doing things right,...

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.

Mid 90s takes you back to an era

Mid 90s takes you back to an era

Philip Boulware, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Student Life

Mid 90s mixes a coming of age story with a classic rap soundtrack.

Honoring All Who Have Served

Honoring All Who Have Served

John Parsons, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Student Life

The Marine Corps JROTC retired colors during a 4 p.m. ceremony

How a campus program runs on to bigger, better things

Andrea Aranda, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

The Latino American Mentorship Program (LAMP) is a program that motivates Hispanic students to not only graduate from college but to further their careers by developing life lesson skills.

Grad Fair aims to help with graduation checklist

Grad Fair aims to help with graduation checklist

Jazzlyn Enbysk, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

Jazzlyn Enbysk | Staff Reporter Graduation can be an exciting but highly stressful time in a student’s life, but A&M-Commerce’s bi-annual Grad Fair has found a way to help make graduation less stressful and hopefully a more enjoyable experience. It will be held Nov. 6 and 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day in...

Kappa Alpha house demolished

Kappa Alpha house demolished

Ian Lucas and Cristhian Herrera, Staff Reporter and News Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

The Gamma Upsilon order of the Kappa Alpha Chapter’s house, which was located next to the Rayburn Student Center, was torn down earlier this month. A source on campus said the chapter was disbanded from campus early January 2016 for academic and conduct reasons. Jody Todhunter, Director of Under...

[Photos] TAMUC community has roaring good time at Homecoming

[Photos] TAMUC community has roaring good time at Homecoming

October 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Student Life

Photos by Jessie Cunningham, Mikayla Maldonado, John Parsons and Ward Sakeik

Gone Fishing: students form club fishing

Gone Fishing: students form club fishing

Arrion Ellis

October 29, 2018


Filed under Student Life

By Arrion Ellis | Staff Reporter Because of his outdoorsy upbringing, Michael Wallace developed a passion for fishing that would later help him keep a club running for its second year. “Several of the best lakes are within 150 miles from here and probably some of the best fishermen atten...

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.

Author Cecilia García Akers speaks on father’s legacy

Author Cecilia García Akers speaks on father’s legacy

Brianna Patt, Web Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Student Life

By Brianna Patt | Web Editor Author Cecilia García Akers spoke to A&M-Commerce students about her father and civil rights activist Dr. Hector P. García and continuing his legacy as a part of the Latino American Mentorship Program speaker series Oct. 17. “One of his greatest strengths...

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