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High School FFA Students Compete for Area Awards

High School FFA Students Compete for Area Awards

Todd Kleiboer, Web Editor

April 18, 2017


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Over 2,000 agriculturally-minded high school students participated in the Area 5 and 6 Texas FFA Career Development Events (CDEs) across Northeast Texas on April 12, and six events were held on the Texas A&M University-Commerce campus while four were held at the Sulphur Springs Civic Center. “The...

Students Aspires to Revive Oldest Hispanic Civil Rights Organization

Students Aspires to Revive Oldest Hispanic Civil Rights Organization

Christian Aleman, News Editor

March 9, 2017


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The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) seeks to improve the political, educational, and economic condition of the Hispanic population in the United States in addition to searching for equality for the Hispanic population in general. A sophomore at Texas A&M University-Commerce is...

BioPride Bootcamp: Empowering Freshmen

BioPride Bootcamp: Empowering Freshmen

Spencer Nelson, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2017


Filed under Features, Student Life

Incoming freshman have a chance to see if biology is what they want to pursue in their college career. The Biology department of Texas A&M University-Commerce has the summer program, BioPride Bootcamp, offered to incoming freshmen. This program is a four day orientation for biology and environmental...

Lent Gives March More Meaning

Lent Gives March More Meaning

Acacia Munoz, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2017


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In Spanish The month of March is more than just March Madness for faithful Catholic believers, it is an opportunity to grow in faith as the Lent season begins. “Lent for my family and I is a time of repentance, fasting, and preparation for Easter,” Jackie Oyervides, freshman at Texas A&M Un...

Hall of Languages Renamed and Renovated

Hall of Languages Renamed and Renovated

Gwiwon Jason Nam, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2017


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The Hall of Languages is being renovated and renamed to David. A Talbot Hall of Languages in dedication to the memory of Dr. D. Arlington Talbot, the first African-American faculty and a longtime professor and mentor to students. “This is something that has been requested for a long time going back...

Executive Order Raises Concerns for International Students

Executive Order Raises Concerns for International Students

Gwiwon Jason Nam, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2017


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The Executive Order on the travel ban has been temporarily lifted, but international students at Texas A&M University – Commerce are expressing concerns because the situation is fluid and travel guidelines could change rapidly. “Our Muslim students are scared after hearing that order,” the...

Microaggressions

Liliana Vasquez, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2016


Filed under Student Life, Video

Social Work A-Team Hopes to Connect with Students

Social Work A-Team Hopes to Connect with Students

Kerry Wilson, Opinion Editor

December 14, 2016


Filed under Features, Student Life

They have hearts for people, minds for solving, and a vision to help everyone. Their goal is to spread the spirit of love to people, regardless of gender, color, or any other factor used to segment the population. If this sounds like an introduction to a superhero squad, it might as well be. Texas A&M...

The Boom of Doom

The Boom of Doom

Jasmine Baker, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2016


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Editor's Note: In this story, it originally stated that Doug Carthel is "certified by the Antiques & Collectibles National Association (ACNA) to operate the 1857 Napoleon gun." It has been brought to our attention, however, by the Antiques & Collectible National Association, that they "do not ce...

Discussion over intent vs. action in STEM-aspiring students to be held Dec. 2nd

Discussion over intent vs. action in STEM-aspiring students to be held Dec. 2nd

Imogené Wofford, Entertainment Editor

December 1, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

On Dec. 2 at noon, Dr. Hsun-Yu Chan, assistant professor of psychology, will have a “brown bag talk” on the disconnection between intent and action among community college students. The presentation is called a brown bag talk because it is during lunch time, so people are allowed to bring their lunch. The...

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