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New dance minor opens possibilities for students

December 2, 2015

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by LEANNE HASS Staff Writer As Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi continues to grow, classes of all kinds are being added to the curriculum. The university may be adding a new dance minor to the Liberal Arts program...

Marine Corps holds annual fundraiser during holiday season

December 2, 2015

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by SAMANTHA MALHER Staff Writer The United States Marine Corps Reserve is currently holding their annual Toys for Tots fundraiser that benefits kids throughout the United States of America including the District of Colom...

Islander Cultural Alliance hosts Culture Festival

December 2, 2015

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by SAMANTHA MALHER Staff Writer The Islander Cultural Alliance (ICA) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi held its annual Culture Fest on Saturday, Nov. 14. The event took place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Anchor B...

How to stay fit, even after holiday feast

December 2, 2015

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by ABBEY WEAVER Staff Writer It is pretty easy to stay fit as a college student. Even if one is not an athlete there are plenty of ways to be healthy and active on campus. There is the rec center that is free to all Texa...

Six ways to keep minds sharp during the break

December 2, 2015

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by ALEICHIA WILLIAMS Web Editor  Your mind is a muscle that in need of constant exercise. With the break coming about it could be easy to forget to flex this muscle and keep yourself learning new things. Here are a few tips on how to keep your mind bright during the break. 1. Read books Whether it is novels or...

Ballroom dancing classes for all Islanders

December 2, 2015

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by SEAN MCCRACKEN Staff Writer According to Texas A&M University Corpus Christi’s website, there are over 150 organizations and clubs on campus. These organizations and clubs range in category and in interest. There a...

Students show off research in symposium

December 2, 2015

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by GERI LEMMONS  Staff Writer From Nov. 19 to 20 in the Anchor Ballroom Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi was home to the First Year Symposium for students to show off their research that they have been working on fo...

University brightens holidays with lights

December 2, 2015

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by GERI LEMMONS  Staff Writer On Nov. 20 Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi hosted a event called the Islander Lights. This event lasted from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., ending with the lighting of the lights around campus. Chris Hinojos...

All is fair on International Games Day

December 2, 2015

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by JONATHAN FORNEY Staff Writer Nov. 21 is the day for quite a few holidays ... World Hello Day, World Television Day and International Games Day. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s own Mary and Jeff Bell Library put on an event to celebrate the latter. Internationa...

Music Department gets into holiday spirit

December 2, 2015

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by JONATHAN FORNEY Staff Writer The holiday season came early to the Island University this year. On Friday, Nov. 20 the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi School of the Arts, Media, and Communication (SAMC) put on its 15 Annual Hol...

Internationals settle in for holidays

December 2, 2015

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by KACI ALVAREZ Staff Writer   For most students Christmas break is a time to go back home for a month and spend some much needed time with friends and family. However for some of the international students here at Texas ...

Must-see TV shows to watch over break

December 2, 2015

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by KACI ALVAREZ Staff Writer Having a month of no school is what every college student strives toward throughout the fall semester. A month of no school and responsibilities usually results in binge watching Netflix TV shows...

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