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Football championship win ripples across university

Football championship win ripples across university

Joseph Miller, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2018


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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


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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


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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...

Music program readies for spring semester

Music program readies for spring semester

Savannah Smith, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


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Savannah Smith | Staff Writer Students in A&M-Commerce’s Music Department are working hard in preparation for their many performances this semester. The department will host a variety of vocal and instrumental performances throughout the spring, all of which will be completely free and open to all community mem...

Tide Pod Awareness

Tide Pod Awareness

February 5, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Video

By Evangelina Morales, Senior Reporter, and Christian Herrera, Staff Reporter

Construction, renovations continue around campus

Construction, renovations continue around campus

Joseph Miller, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2018


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Joseph Miller | Staff Reporter Students can expect to continue seeing construction and renovation projects across campus in the future. Construction of the Nursing and Health Science Building dominates the west end of campus. The areas between the Performing Arts Center and the Jerry D. ...

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 ...

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