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Parking Pains

Parking Pains

Sam Stevens, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Parking on campus at Texas A&M University - Commerce has been a hot topic of discussion this fall, and many students are not satisfied with the current situation. A&M - Commerce is growing, and is bigger now than it has ever been.  This growth is shown in the size of the most recent class...

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe Explained

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe Explained

Acacia Munoz, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Christmas is not the only traditional holiday celebrated in Mexico and the Americas for the month of December. The feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe takes a very important part in the hearts of many Catholic believers. Some people who have celebrated this tradition for years do not know the real meaning...

La Celebración de la Virgen de Guadalupe

La Celebración de la Virgen de Guadalupe

Acacia Munoz, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2016


Filed under En Español, Student Life

La Navidad no es la única fiesta tradicional que se celebra en México y de las Américas durante el mes de diciembre. La fiesta de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe tiene una parte muy importante en los corazones de muchos creyentes católicos. Algunas personas que han celebrado esta tradición durante...

Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thanksgiving Day

Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thanksgiving Day

Amy Stark, Community Thanksgiving Meal Coordinator

November 23, 2016


Filed under Student Life

The First United Methodist Church of Commerce invites the community to a free Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving Day, November 24, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church located at 1709 Highway 24 across from Texas A&M University - Commerce.  The traditional dinner will include turkey, dressing,...

Lion Innovation Showcase Photos

Lion Innovation Showcase Photos

November 23, 2016


Filed under Student Life

All Photos by Gwiwon Jason Nam

Lions’ Fashion: 10/27

Lions’ Fashion: 10/27

November 15, 2016


Filed under Fashion, Student Life

Tie and Jacket Drive To Suit Young Men

Tie and Jacket Drive To Suit Young Men

BJ Laudermilk, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2016


Filed under Fashion, Student Life

The Latino American Mentorship Program (LAMP) is putting on the Tie and Jacket Drive now through December 5th. The Drive allows all the members of LAMP and the African American Male Mentorship Program (AAMMP) to obtain suit jackets and ties. “Some of these gentlemen have never owned a tie or a su...

Man’s Best Friend, Man-Made Legs

Man’s Best Friend, Man-Made Legs

Acacia Munoz, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Texas A&M University-Commerce Department of Art gives students credit towards their degree while building prosthetic legs – in the form of wheel carts - for handicapped animals. Josephine Durkin, Associate Professor of Art, has developed a new class, course number ART 497, called E.A.S.T. Studio:...

TAMU-C’s Texas Affordable Affordable Baccalaureate Program wins award

TAMU-C’s Texas Affordable Affordable Baccalaureate Program wins award

November 11, 2016


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The Texas Affordable Baccalaureate program at Texas A&M University – Commerce was awarded the 2016 Star Award. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board gave the award to the university’s program to recognize the attempts of the program to make college more affordable for students. The go...

Peaceful Post-Election Protest in Pictures

Peaceful Post-Election Protest in Pictures

Alex Medrano, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

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