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Campus Safety

Officers standing outside of Pride Rock| courtesy of Juan Figueroa, AP

Brianna Patt, Opinion Editor

February 16, 2020

After the shooting incident on campus, the question of safety on campus and specifically in residence halls has bubbled up in my mind. While the shooting that took place was (from everything that is known) an isolated incident, it doesn’t necessarily help fully alleviate all of the stress and...

Omega Week: Career Network Day

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity members

William Summers, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

By: William Summers | Staff Reporter During Jan 27-31, it was Omega week for the Omega Psi Phi fraternity at Texas A&M University-Commerce and they hosted various events throughout the week. During this week the organization held events around the campus like a student forum, canned food d...

Tutoring center, peer mentors are key to student success

Daniel Sanchez, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

By: Daniel Sanchez | Staff Reporter It is not always easy to ask for help but utilizing the tutoring services that the academic success center provides can lead to success for students struggling with study skills or challenging courses. Parents, professors and advisors are normally the ones urging...

Texas A&M University-Commerce welcomes new initiative

Kylah Roach, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2020

By: Kylah Roach | Staff Reporter Texas A&M University - Commerce Venture College has started The Aurora Initiative with the help of University President and CEO, Dr. Mark Rudin.  “The Aurora Initiative is a student organization sponsored by Venture College that teaches and assists students and facul...

The Holiday Gala ushers in the holiday season

Ayobami Olayiowla, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2019

The Holiday Gala is an annual holiday celebration that took place December 6 & 7 in the Finney Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. The concert celebration has a multitude of performances put on by the students and all the different departments in the music building. Dr. Hooper, Dr. Clements, and Dr. Yahl are ...

Silent auction held for trip to Greece

Silent auction held for trip to Greece

John Parsons, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2019

Leadership Without Limits held a silent auction in the Rayburn Student Center atrium on Dec. 3 to raise funds for their May 2020 trip to Greece. This will be an immersive study abroad trip with cultural and service opportunities. They intend to visit university and government buildings. The trip ...

Campus Comment: should the library hours be extended?

Juan Carlos, Reporter

November 25, 2019

At the beginning of the semester, the library hours at TAMUC changed from being twenty-four hours during the week to closing at 1 a.m. Some students give their opinions on the matter.

Campus Comment: Chick-Fil-A or Popeyes

Juan Carlos, Reporter

November 25, 2019

Some students attempted to tackle the biggest question of 2019: which chicken sandwich is superior: Chick-Fil-A's or Popeyes'?

The Lion’s After Dark Hiatus

Cameron Justice, Reporter

November 22, 2019

The award winning radio show, by students for students, Lions After Dark at Texas A&M University Commerce is planning a comeback in Spring 2020 after it’s hiatus this 2019 Fall semester. Lions After Dark began in the fall  of 2010, hosted by Gaby Estrada and Heather Hutchens and there most re...

Sigma Chi House Gets Updates

Kolby Cowart, Reporter

November 21, 2019

Sigma Chi’s new chapter house, weather depending, is due to finish in less than 90 days.  They had a groundbreaking ceremony for their new educational center on Oct. 14, 2017 and the house began construction in early June of this year. Within the house, there will be two main rooms. One big roo...

Talbot Hall Mini-Golf Course

Jazzlyn Enbysk, Reporter

November 21, 2019

The mini golf structures outside of Talbot Hall are part of an on-going project led by Professor Joseph Daun that started in one of his summer sculpting classes he taught June of 2019. The sculptures are meant to represent different aspects of the university and reflect student life on the university ...

New Age of News

Morgan Mouton, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2019

The East Texan newspaper is adding a new addition to their website, podcasts which will coincide with the print version of the paper.  A podcast is an audio series that users can download and listen to or even listen to live depending on what day and time of it being aired. The podcast is produced by stu...

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