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Responsible Lions seeks to spread awareness

Responsible Lions seeks to spread awareness

Tyler McDonough, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

By Tyler McDonough | Staff Writer New to the campus, Responsible Lions is a branch of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee that promotes well-being and awareness of mental health issues, sexual abuse, and drug abuse. This new group was created due to the fact that so many of these issues ...

Cursive still not blotted out

Cursive still not blotted out

Juan Carlos Ferrer, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

By Juan Carlos Ferrer | Staff Reporter Technology has led to the decrease of cursive writing, but the importance of learning cursive is still beneficial in this world. “I learned [cursive] in like fourth or fifth grade,” Estefany Torres, a junior at Texas A&M – Commerce, said. Cu...

Ballin’ on a budget

Ballin’ on a budget

Cristhian Herrera, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017

By Cristhian Herrera | Staff Reporter While student loans may help alleviate the urgency of paying back a university, it does not pluck the thorn of financial worry from students’ sides, and many may need to adapt to squeeze dollars when needed. College students may be strapped for cash because ...

Halloween and the costume fever

Halloween and the costume fever

October 27, 2017

  By Jospeh Miller, Staff Reporter The autumn months bring about a change in the air as leaves begin to change color, the temperature cools, and a costume fever sweeps through the town. Festivals, conventions and the annual All Hallows Eve, or Halloween, give many people the opportunity to don co...

Campus Organizations Offer Help on DACA

Campus Organizations Offer Help on DACA

Evangelina Morales, Senior Reporter

October 13, 2017

Omega Delta Phi Fraternity Inc. (ODPhi) in collaboration with Student Organization of Latinos (SOL) and Student Government Association (SGA) hosted a DACA informational session where university community members were able to ask questions regarding immigration answered by legal experts Oct. 4 in BA 221. Univ...

Radio-TV students learn lots, win big in Amarillo

Radio-TV students learn lots, win big in Amarillo

BJ Laudermilk, Sports Editor

October 12, 2017

On Oct. 6 and 7, seven students of the Radio-Television program at A&M-Commerce were in the Amarillo area, attending the 2017 South Central Broadcasting Society (SCBS) conference and awards at West Texas A&M University in Canyon. A&M-Commerce students had the opportunities to not only...

A&M-C students volunteer in Commerce community

A&M-C students volunteer in Commerce community

Megan Hullett, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2017

The L.E.A.D Office held “Operation Blue & Gold: A Day of Service” on Sept. 30 as an effort to beautify the city of Commerce, with the help of over 200 students for a day of community service. For the community service event, students traveled around the city of Commerce picking up trash, paint...

Homecoming rush may cause increase in parking problems

Homecoming rush may cause increase in parking problems

Deatrik Bledsoe, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017

Parking may prove hard for students to find during Homecoming Week, one of the largest event that A&M-Commerce will hold, because of alumni returning and family members visiting. “The parking on campus will be tough and difficult to deal with, especially on homecoming time,” Gary Lazard, senior,...

New Student Organizations Join TAMUC Community

New Student Organizations Join TAMUC Community

Shawntae Teague, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2017

Texas A&M University-Commerce hosts a multitude of organizations that students may join enhance their college experience, and a few new ones have cropped up that can provide a new avenue for students to consider.   Nigeria Student Association NISA was formed to create a source of unit...

Rock the house at The Rail

Rock the house at The Rail

Spencer Nelson, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2017

The Rail in Commerce, Texas has been a place for both locals and college students to come have a great time and enjoy good company. The Rail has several deals with one for every day of the week, varying from Margarita Mondays, Ladies’ Night with $8 rum punch pitchers on Thursdays, to Karaoke on...

Campus Comment: Kneeling during the anthem and must do’s in Commerce

Campus Comment: Kneeling during the anthem and must do’s in Commerce

Selam Orion and Alexus Parker

September 26, 2017

Jazmin Cortez, sophomore What's your opinion on kneeling during the anthem?: "No one is happy with the country. No one is going to pay respect to the flag if they aren't respected." What are some must do's in Commerce?: "Munchie Night. A sorority has an event where restaurants in the community give out fre...

Etch It invades The RSC

Etch It invades The RSC

Tyler McDonough, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

The A&M-Commerce Campus Activities Board (CAB) put on the Etch It program on Sept. 20 in the Rayburn Student Center. The CAB is always putting on activities but this particular event was a big hit drawing in nearly 50 students in by the first 45 minutes. The event is student led and is an opport...

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