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Campus Organizations Offer Help on DACA

Campus Organizations Offer Help on DACA

Evangelina Morales, Senior Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Features, Student Life

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


Filed under Features, Student Life

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


Filed under Student Life

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


Filed under Homecoming 2017, Student Life

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


Filed under Student Life

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...

Rock the house at The Rail

Rock the house at The Rail

Spencer Nelson, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under Student Life

The Rail in Commerce, Texas has been a place for both locals and college students to come have a great time and enjoy good company. The Rail has several deals with one for every day of the week, varying from Margarita Mondays, Ladies’ Night with $8 rum punch pitchers on Thursdays, to Karaoke on...

Campus Comment: Kneeling during the anthem and must do’s in Commerce

Campus Comment: Kneeling during the anthem and must do’s in Commerce

Selam Orion and Alexus Parker

September 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Jazmin Cortez, sophomore What's your opinion on kneeling during the anthem?: "No one is happy with the country. No one is going to pay respect to the flag if they aren't respected." What are some must do's in Commerce?: "Munchie Night. A sorority has an event where restaurants in the community give out fre...

Etch It invades The RSC

Etch It invades The RSC

Tyler McDonough, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under A&E, Student Life

The A&M-Commerce Campus Activities Board (CAB) put on the Etch It program on Sept. 20 in the Rayburn Student Center. The CAB is always putting on activities but this particular event was a big hit drawing in nearly 50 students in by the first 45 minutes. The event is student led and is an opport...

“Diversity University” Comes to Commerce

“Diversity University” Comes to Commerce

Jennifer Bussey, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2017


Filed under Student Life

The Serving Engaged Empowered and Diverse Students office, better known as SEEDS, and the Campus Activities Board collaborated together to host Diversity University: a show in which two speakers, Monti Washington and Julia Garcia, show students the importance of being accepting and tolerant of each other,...

Campus Shuttles Receive an Update

Campus Shuttles Receive an Update

Jennifer Bussey, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Student Life

With a campus the size of A&M-Commerce and weather as hot as Texas, students without cars need an alternate transportation system to travel around campus. That is where the Campus Shuttle system comes in. For years, a shuttle bus has been available for students and staff to give their legs much...

Students Make Connections, Look Toward Careers

Students Make Connections, Look Toward Careers

Deatrik Bledsoe and Deatrik Bledsoe

September 15, 2017


Filed under Student Life

The students of Texas A&M University Commerce had the opportunity to see the different careers that they could enter after their studies at the Career Boot Camp in the Rayburn Student Center on Sept. 14. The program recommended that students bring a resume to the event so that the jobs can look...

Spotify and Hulu Offer Single Bundle for Students

Spotify and Hulu Offer Single Bundle for Students

Robert Delcastillo, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Spotify and Hulu recently announced that both of their streaming services will be combined into a single bundle for $4.99 per month for students. Spotify Premium for students is already at $4.99 a month, so the Hulu service is essentially complimentary. Spotify Premium for Students, now with Hulu,...

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