The East Texan

The Holiday Gala ushers in the holiday season

Ayobami Olayiowla, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2019

The Holiday Gala is an annual holiday celebration that took place December 6 & 7 in the Finney Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. The concert celebration has a multitude of performances put on by the students and all the different departments in the music building. Dr. Hooper, Dr. Clements, and Dr. Yahl are ...

Silent auction held for trip to Greece

Silent auction held for trip to Greece

John Parsons, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2019

Leadership Without Limits held a silent auction in the Rayburn Student Center atrium on Dec. 3 to raise funds for their May 2020 trip to Greece. This will be an immersive study abroad trip with cultural and service opportunities. They intend to visit university and government buildings. The trip ...

Campus Comment: should the library hours be extended?

Juan Carlos, Reporter

November 25, 2019

At the beginning of the semester, the library hours at TAMUC changed from being twenty-four hours during the week to closing at 1 a.m. Some students give their opinions on the matter.

Campus Comment: Chick-Fil-A or Popeyes

Juan Carlos, Reporter

November 25, 2019

Some students attempted to tackle the biggest question of 2019: which chicken sandwich is superior: Chick-Fil-A's or Popeyes'?

The Lion’s After Dark Hiatus

Cameron Justice, Reporter

November 22, 2019

The award winning radio show, by students for students, Lions After Dark at Texas A&M University Commerce is planning a comeback in Spring 2020 after it’s hiatus this 2019 Fall semester. Lions After Dark began in the fall  of 2010, hosted by Gaby Estrada and Heather Hutchens and there most re...

Sigma Chi House Gets Updates

Kolby Cowart, Reporter

November 21, 2019

Sigma Chi’s new chapter house, weather depending, is due to finish in less than 90 days.  They had a groundbreaking ceremony for their new educational center on Oct. 14, 2017 and the house began construction in early June of this year. Within the house, there will be two main rooms. One big roo...

Talbot Hall Mini-Golf Course

Jazzlyn Enbysk, Reporter

November 21, 2019

The mini golf structures outside of Talbot Hall are part of an on-going project led by Professor Joseph Daun that started in one of his summer sculpting classes he taught June of 2019. The sculptures are meant to represent different aspects of the university and reflect student life on the university ...

New Age of News

Morgan Mouton, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2019

The East Texan newspaper is adding a new addition to their website, podcasts which will coincide with the print version of the paper.  A podcast is an audio series that users can download and listen to or even listen to live depending on what day and time of it being aired. The podcast is produced by stu...

Campus honors veterans with vigil

Cydnee Drake, Reporter

November 21, 2019

A&M-Commerce recognized veterans for their service at the 28th Annual Veterans Vigil on Nov. 7. The vigil was located in the Rayburn Student Center on the 2nd floor in the conference rooms. “The vigil is a cool way for student veterans on campus to get representation, and to also come together...

Operation Blue and Gold holds service day for students to give back to their community

Ambrasha Williams, Reporter

November 21, 2019

Operation Blue and Gold is a day of service for students, faculty and staff to give back to the Commerce community. While giving back is the main goal of this program, Operation Blue and Gold also provides a variety of community service and leadership opportunities for the students at Texas A&M...

Students upset about administrative response to Party Venue shooting

Jennifer Bussey, Co-Editor

October 28, 2019

The tragedy that occurred at The Party Venue has shaken the Texas A&M University – Commerce student body. Although the event was not school sanctioned, the majority of attendees go to school in Commerce. As of 4 p.m. today, a suspect has been arrested and both victims have been identified. The...

A&M-Commerce’s Pinaud walks stage and becomes USMC Officer on same weekend

A&M-Commerce’s Pinaud walks stage and becomes USMC Officer on same weekend

Tyler McDonough, Sr. Sports Reporter

May 13, 2019

By Tyler McDonough | Sr. Sports Reporter Texas A&M University-Commerce student Matthew Pinaud graduated not only once this past weekend, but twice, as the senior walked the stage on Saturday at the Field House, and on Sunday at Dallas Love Field to be commissioned from Officer Candidate S...

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