The East Texan

Cold, flu season sticks around

Cold, flu season sticks around

Cyndee Drake and Todd Kleiboer

February 20, 2019


Filed under News, Student Life

Cyndee Drake | Staff Reporter Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editor With cold and flu season here, knowing steps to prevent an illness is very important, and TAMUC food services, maintenance, and other areas close to the school share their ways on preventing colds and flu. Within the arrival of cold an...

A&M-Commerce Theatre takes on “She Kills Monsters”

A&M-Commerce Theatre takes on “She Kills Monsters”

Lauryn Harris, Reporter

February 18, 2019


Filed under A&E, Student Life

Along with action, comedy, and drama, She Kills Monsters also addresses sexuality.

Student government passes free menstrual product legislation

Student government passes free menstrual product legislation

Brianna Patt, Web Editor

February 15, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Brianna Patt | Web Editor The Student Government Association (SGA) has passed legislation for free menstrual products on the A&M-Commerce campus to remedy the situation of a lack of available products at A&M-Commerce. The concept for this legislation came about when Vice President and Senate C...

After one semester, campus food pantry sees increased interest

After one semester, campus food pantry sees increased interest

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under News, Student Life

Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editor After being open for a full semester, the Lion Food Pantry has seen success in providing resources to students during their scheduled openings, but there are a few areas that Nikki Barnett, student case manager who oversees the pantry, could see improvement. “We started to see more students ...

Activist and poet Kavi Ade visits campus

Activist and poet Kavi Ade visits campus

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor

February 8, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Todd Kleiber | Co-Editor Activist and poet Kavi Ade presented his work based on his life experiences as a Black Trans Queer man at a poetry reading sponsored by Pride Alliance, SEEDS, Counseling Center, and other organizations at the Talbot Hall of Languages Feb. 6. “Ade’s poetry is a l...

Lion Wardrobe launches, offers career-building services

Lion Wardrobe launches, offers career-building services

John Parsons, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


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John Parsons | Staff Reporter The Lion Wardrobe, located in Craddock Hall, opened for business Feb. 5, according to Lacey Henderson, Career Development director. The three student employees will assist patrons as much as they can. The operation is “student-run,” Bethany Ferrall, Caree...

Intramural Dodgeball Tournament [Photos]

Intramural Dodgeball Tournament [Photos]

John Parsons, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019


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Team Pike Exec and Friends climbed to the top in the intramural dodgeball tournament held Jan. 22 and 23 in the Morris Recreation Center.

Future of Berry Hall uncertain

Future of Berry Hall uncertain

John Parsons, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

By John Parsons | Staff Reporter Berry Hall, located west of campus, had 200 beds, became uninhabitable due to the lack of air conditioning, has an uncertain future. The buildings and parking lot are being used as storage facilities. The air conditioning was donated to the university’s Child...

Mugs on the square

Mugs on the square

Lauryn Harris

November 20, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

Known as a message sent from God, Kelsey Lytle and her mother Becky Thompson restored the building in downtown Commerce, TX. On October 4, 2017, this building opened to the public as Mugs on the square, a quaint coffee shop.   Raised in Royse City, TX, Becky Thompson and her husband started a veterinari...

J. Danee Sergeant visits TAMUC for Mental Health Matters Day

J. Danee Sergeant visits TAMUC for Mental Health Matters Day

Brianna Patt, Web Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under Student Life

By Brianna Patt | Web Editor Active Minds speaker J. Danee Sergeant visited A&M-Commerce to discuss Sergeant’s substance abuse, mental health, sexuality, and gender identity struggles for Mental Health Matters Day Nov. 13. “I thought that maybe I just wasn’t doing things right,...

2018 A&M-Commerce Homecoming Queen seeks community ties

2018 A&M-Commerce Homecoming Queen seeks community ties

Christian Aleman, Co-Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

The fun and excitement surrounding the annual Homecoming celebration may have come and gone, but Homecoming Queen Camille Rivera has just begun her work in the role she won.

Mid 90s takes you back to an era

Mid 90s takes you back to an era

Philip Boulware, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Student Life

Mid 90s mixes a coming of age story with a classic rap soundtrack.

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