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Cosplay 101: How a hobby from popular culture was turned into a class

Cosplay 101: How a hobby from popular culture was turned into a class

Charla Nalls, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

A&M - Commerce offers a cosplay course through the theater department and is open to all students.

Hammocks placed around campus as part of mental health initiative

Hammocks placed around campus as part of mental health initiative

Kylah Roach, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2018


Filed under Student Life

   Kylah Roach | Staff Reporter  A&M-Commerce added two locations for hammocks around campus as part of the Student Government Association’s initiative for student mental health.   The Hammock Grove locations are between New Pride Residence Hall and the Morris Recreation C...

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.

Light Up Whitley remembers 9/11

Light Up Whitley remembers 9/11

September 12, 2018


Filed under Student Life

By Janae Blocker | Staff Reporter

Road Rules: Bikes obey same regulations as cars

Road Rules: Bikes obey same regulations as cars

Cristhian Herrera, News Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Student Life

By Cristhian Herrera | News Editor Everyone, at some point or another, has used a sidewalk to get from one point to another. Along this stretch of curving pavement, joggers, dog owners and every person in between have likely encountered others. Often, pedestrians will recognize each other’s pres...

SGA holds first meeting of fall semester

SGA holds first meeting of fall semester

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

By Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editor At the first Student Government Association meeting of the fall semester, the new Dean of Students Dr. Thomas Newsom spoke about plans and initiatives his office had for the fall semester, and five new senators were confirmed. To start, Newsom said that he was excite...

First “Phat Fashion Show” held on campus

May 10, 2018


Filed under Fashion, Student Life, Video

Three student organizations came together to host the first Phat Fashion Show on campus.

Organizations compete in annual Greek Week

Christian Aleman, Co-Editor

May 9, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Video

The Order of Omega and the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life hosted a week of competitions for the campus Greek organizations to participate in.

Football championship win ripples across university

Football championship win ripples across university

Joseph Miller, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Joseph Miller | Staff Reporter National football success affects the entire campus at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Shortly after the Spring 2018 semester began and a short time after winning the NCAA Division II Football Championship, Lions Athletic Director Tim McMurray shared his thoug...

Beautification project brings new additions to campus

Beautification project brings new additions to campus

Joseph Miller, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

East Texan Photo | Joseph Miller By Joseph Miller | Staff Reporter Thirteen new trees add to the subtle beautification project going on around the campus of A&M-Commerce. The additions have pushed the total number of trees around the university to over 1,400, and there are plans to cont...

Campus food pantry expected to open in March

Campus food pantry expected to open in March

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

By Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editor Taking heed from hundreds of other colleges and universities around the nation, a food pantry will open in Craddock Hall Unit 1A in March with no exact date being set. “As student case manager, I work with lots of students that are going through different crises, ...

Unity walk held to kick off Black History Month

Unity walk held to kick off Black History Month

Brianna Patt, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018


Filed under Student Life

By Brianna Patt | Staff Reporter The Black History Month Unity Walk held Jan. 31 was an opportunity for camaraderie amongst the African American students on campus and offered a chance for the observation of crucial moments and figures in black history. “Participating in this is very imp...

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