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Students scan the horizons with 3-D array

Students scan the horizons with 3-D array

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor

January 18, 2018


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A&M-Commerce art students, along with Art Professor Joseph Daun, built a 3-D camera array during the fall semester, possibly the only one of its kind in the U.S. “As far as I know, this is the only one,” Daun said. “To my knowledge, we’re the only ones that have a camera array wit...

Destination Ukraine for study abroad trip

Destination Ukraine for study abroad trip

Imogené Wofford, Co-Editor

December 5, 2017


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By Imogené Wofford | Co-Editor Dr. Robert Rodriguez’s third study abroad trip will take place during the Summer I session of the 2018 school year in the Ukraine. The study abroad trip will be taken in the Summer I session of the 2018 school year. It is open to undergraduate and graduate...

Active Minds group seeks to change mental health conversation

Active Minds group seeks to change mental health conversation

Brianna Patt, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2017


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By Brianna Patt | Staff Reporter Former student and current counselor Caleb Barnet is striving to lessen the emotional burdens that students on this campus often silently carry by starting a local chapter of non-profit organization, Active Minds. According to Barnet, the inspiration for forming an Active Mi...

Responsible Lions seeks to spread awareness

Responsible Lions seeks to spread awareness

Tyler McDonough, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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By Tyler McDonough | Staff Writer New to the campus, Responsible Lions is a branch of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee that promotes well-being and awareness of mental health issues, sexual abuse, and drug abuse. This new group was created due to the fact that so many of these issues ...

Cursive still not blotted out

Cursive still not blotted out

Juan Carlos Ferrer, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


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By Juan Carlos Ferrer | Staff Reporter Technology has led to the decrease of cursive writing, but the importance of learning cursive is still beneficial in this world. “I learned [cursive] in like fourth or fifth grade,” Estefany Torres, a junior at Texas A&M – Commerce, said. Cu...

Ballin’ on a budget

Ballin’ on a budget

Cristhian Herrera, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017


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By Cristhian Herrera | Staff Reporter While student loans may help alleviate the urgency of paying back a university, it does not pluck the thorn of financial worry from students’ sides, and many may need to adapt to squeeze dollars when needed. College students may be strapped for cash because ...

Halloween and the costume fever

Halloween and the costume fever

October 27, 2017


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  By Jospeh Miller, Staff Reporter The autumn months bring about a change in the air as leaves begin to change color, the temperature cools, and a costume fever sweeps through the town. Festivals, conventions and the annual All Hallows Eve, or Halloween, give many people the opportunity to don co...

Campus Organizations Offer Help on DACA

Campus Organizations Offer Help on DACA

Evangelina Morales, Senior Reporter

October 13, 2017


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Omega Delta Phi Fraternity Inc. (ODPhi) in collaboration with Student Organization of Latinos (SOL) and Student Government Association (SGA) hosted a DACA informational session where university community members were able to ask questions regarding immigration answered by legal experts Oct. 4 in BA 221. Univ...

Radio-TV students learn lots, win big in Amarillo

Radio-TV students learn lots, win big in Amarillo

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

October 12, 2017


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On Oct. 6 and 7, seven students of the Radio-Television program at A&M-Commerce were in the Amarillo area, attending the 2017 South Central Broadcasting Society (SCBS) conference and awards at West Texas A&M University in Canyon. A&M-Commerce students had the opportunities to not only...

A&M-C students volunteer in Commerce community

A&M-C students volunteer in Commerce community

Megan Hullett, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2017


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The L.E.A.D Office held “Operation Blue & Gold: A Day of Service” on Sept. 30 as an effort to beautify the city of Commerce, with the help of over 200 students for a day of community service. For the community service event, students traveled around the city of Commerce picking up trash, paint...

Homecoming rush may cause increase in parking problems

Homecoming rush may cause increase in parking problems

Deatrik Bledsoe, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


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Parking may prove hard for students to find during Homecoming Week, one of the largest event that A&M-Commerce will hold, because of alumni returning and family members visiting. “The parking on campus will be tough and difficult to deal with, especially on homecoming time,” Gary Lazard, senior,...

New Student Organizations Join TAMUC Community

New Student Organizations Join TAMUC Community

Shawntae Teague, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2017


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Texas A&M University-Commerce hosts a multitude of organizations that students may join enhance their college experience, and a few new ones have cropped up that can provide a new avenue for students to consider.   Nigeria Student Association NISA was formed to create a source of unit...

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