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Cricket City Improv holds auditions, adds 10 members

Jennifer Bussey, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2018

Jennifer Bussey | Staff Reporter The student improv group on campus, Cricket City Improv, recently held auditions for their 2018 group. The audition process consisted of improv games lead by current members and an exercise titled “Yes and” where students must continue a story sentence by s...

Fraternity to begin construction on education center after delays

Fraternity to begin construction on education center after delays

Jordan Ader, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018

The Zeta Eta chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity will begin construction of their long-awaited educational center on Lee St. next to A&M-Commerce within the coming months.

Hispanic organizations show off culture in annual celebration

Hispanic organizations show off culture in annual celebration

Charla Nalls, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018

Latin American student organizations have come together with S.E.E.D.S to host a month of events for Hispanic Heritage Month where they can showcase the culture of the different Latin American countries.

Poet Ashlee Haze, others perform at Commerce poetry slam

Poet Ashlee Haze, others perform at Commerce poetry slam

Jennifer Bussey, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018

By Jennifer Bussey | Staff Reporter Spoken word poet Ashlee Haze performed at a poetry slam hosted by the Campus Activities Board (CAB) Sept. 27. Haze has been writing poetry since she was ten and is a two-time “Woman of the World Poetry Slam” finalist. She is known as “Big 30” for her consistent...

Eco Reps bring environmental awareness to students

Eco Reps bring environmental awareness to students

Phil Boulware, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018

By Phil Boulware | Staff Reporter At A&M Commerce, the Eco Reps are present to educate students about the university's sustainability awareness program. With the community's assistance and student participation, they have expanded to bigger projects due to increasing turnouts that have ex...

Cosplay 101: How a hobby from popular culture was turned into a class

Cosplay 101: How a hobby from popular culture was turned into a class

Charla Nalls, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018

A&M - Commerce offers a cosplay course through the theater department and is open to all students.

Hammocks placed around campus as part of mental health initiative

Hammocks placed around campus as part of mental health initiative

Kylah Roach, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2018

   Kylah Roach | Staff Reporter  A&M-Commerce added two locations for hammocks around campus as part of the Student Government Association’s initiative for student mental health.   The Hammock Grove locations are between New Pride Residence Hall and the Morris Recreation C...

New turf on MAC courts inspires outdoor activities

New turf on MAC courts inspires outdoor activities

Kylah Roach, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018

After student concerns about the flooring on the MAC courts, turf has been laid. This change also presents the chance for more outdoor activities.

Light Up Whitley remembers 9/11

Light Up Whitley remembers 9/11

September 12, 2018

By Janae Blocker | Staff Reporter

Road Rules: Bikes obey same regulations as cars

Road Rules: Bikes obey same regulations as cars

Cristhian Herrera, News Editor

September 12, 2018

By Cristhian Herrera | News Editor Everyone, at some point or another, has used a sidewalk to get from one point to another. Along this stretch of curving pavement, joggers, dog owners and every person in between have likely encountered others. Often, pedestrians will recognize each other’s pres...

SGA holds first meeting of fall semester

SGA holds first meeting of fall semester

Todd Kleiboer, Co-Editor

September 6, 2018

By Todd Kleiboer | Co-Editor At the first Student Government Association meeting of the fall semester, the new Dean of Students Dr. Thomas Newsom spoke about plans and initiatives his office had for the fall semester, and five new senators were confirmed. To start, Newsom said that he was excite...

First “Phat Fashion Show” held on campus

May 10, 2018

Three student organizations came together to host the first Phat Fashion Show on campus.

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