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Lion Pep Rally 2016

Lion Pep Rally 2016

Gwiwon Jason Nam, Staff Photographer

September 1, 2016


Filed under Sports, Student Life

A lion to a cub

Kerry Wilson, Opinion Editor

August 31, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Welcome back Lion family! Once again the time has come for us to continue on the path toward earning a college degree and moving forward in life. For those of us who are college veterans, this journey is pretty common. We move back here from our hometowns and engage in a world of our own, making the...

An uncomfortable but needed discussion about suicide

An uncomfortable but needed discussion about suicide

Travis Hairgrove, Editor

July 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this column are solely that of the writer, who is not a licensed professional counselor, and therefore should not be considered qualified psychological advice. The rumor had been spreading since his death in late April, that A&M-Commerce’s belo...

The Interesting Pairing of Wine and Girl Scout Cookies

Mandi Carpenter, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015


Filed under News, Student Life

Wine drinking has become a popular leisure activity in the last few years as businesses celebrate “Wine Wednesday”. Wineries seem to be popping up everywhere, and lists have been released pairing candy and Girl Scout cookies with wines that complement their flavors. A report published by “Current...

International Student Samples Regional Dessert

Kerry Wilson, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015


Filed under Student Life

International Coffee House night at the Baptist Student Ministry brought international students together in fellowship while sharing desserts from their native countries and allowed one student to enjoy a familiar dessert from America – tiger butter. Viktoria Tabeleva, native of Kyrgyzstan, has...

Greek Life

Hannah Clark, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015


Filed under News, Student Life

Greek Life is a large part of our campus here at Texas A&M University-Commerce and this semester it has doubled in size this due to high enrollment. “It is has been talked about adding a fifth sorority to our campus because of the high sign up rates this year, we are just working on the retent...

On campus ads

Hannah Clark, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015


Filed under News, Student Life

There is a wide range of on campus advertising which is used to communicate to the student body, here at Texas A&M University-Commerce, about organizations, free food and local businesses. “When I first got to campus I was kind of scared that it was going to be hard to make friends but then I...

Pride Marching Band Stands Proud

Pride Marching Band Stands Proud

Matthew, Allen

December 4, 2015


Filed under Student Life

When people describe the fundamental elements of college life, the topic of music generally comes up. At Texas A&M University – Commerce, the music is definitely a part of what makes campus life manageable and in Commerce, the university has a marching band that surpasses other universities. One...

Intramurals and Inner Morals

Tristen Harris, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015


Filed under Student Life

While many colleges and universities have intercollegiate athletic programs, students who just want to participate in sports turn to intramurals, recreational sports ranging from basketball to ultimate Frisbee. In addition to sports participation, intramurals provide social interactions between the...

Student Receives Rigorous But Fulfilling Internship

Student Receives Rigorous But Fulfilling Internship

Diana Vasquez, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015


Filed under Features, Student Life

Rachael Hildebrandt, senior student Texas A&M University-Commerce majoring in business management and minoring in international business, is packing up and heading to Memphis, Tenn. next spring for an internship with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Hildebrandt, who’s scheduled to graduate...

Interfaith Dialogue Relates and Unifies Students

Chevall Pryce, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015


Filed under News, Student Life

Judaism and Christianity began relating to one another after conversation and explanation during an interfaith dialogue hosted by the Serving Engaged Empowered and Diverse Students (SEEDS) suite on Nov. 11. SEEDS invited Rabbi Neal Katz and Priest Anwar Khalifa to have an open discussion and sharing...

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