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Islanders rout Rattlers in exhibition game

November 20, 2015

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by ISAAC PAGE  Staff Writer The Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi Islanders trounced the St. Mary’s University Rattlers in an exhibition game at the Dugan Wellness Center, 94-63, Saturday night. Bryce Douvier, Dale Francis, Jelanie Currie, Brandon Pye and Hameed Ali were the starting five for the Islanders. The Islanders’ offense was aggressive and hi...

Opera workshop performs ‘Pirates of Penzance’

November 20, 2015

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by JONATHAN FORNEY Staff Writer  On Oct. 29-30, the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Opera Workshop put on its performance of “The Pirates of Penzance,” to a full house inside the Performing Arts Center. The performance was the byproduct of a semester’s worth of rehearsal and practice from the students and faculty involved. Running the ship was the...

Clothing takes on new technology

November 20, 2015

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by SAMANTHA MAHLER Staff Writer Perhaps the worst feeling in the world is walking into The Cove, grabbing a plate from Panda Express, heading to checkout and realizing the beloved SandDollar$ card was left behind in the dorms. Even worse? The looks received from students waiting in line that have less than five minutes left to get to class when this problem is realized...

Islanders begin monthly luncheon series

November 20, 2015

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by SAMANTHA MAHLER Staff Writer The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islander Athletics monthly Luncheon Series will be held from Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, through Tuesday, May 3, 2016. All Islanders Athletics team supporters are invited to attend. Fans will have the opportunity to meet Islander coaches and student-athletes on the first Tuesday of each month at the ...

Student Explore Island University

November 20, 2015

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by KACI ALVAREZ Staff Writer Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi hosted their second out of five Island Days to showcase the island campus for prospective undergraduate students on Nov. 7. Island Day gives high school students a chance to explore the campus and obtain information about financial aid, campus organizations, student housing and potential majors. It a...

Islander Revue rocks island

November 20, 2015

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by KACI ALVAREZ Staff Writer Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi hosted their 16th Annual Islander Revue performance on Nov. 6 at the Performing Arts Center on campus. The Student Foundation Association puts on the yearly-anticipated event for student organizations and groups to perform and compete for $2,000 in cash prizes as well as a special performance from the ...

Islanders crowned Southland Conference regular season champs

November 20, 2015

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by JAMIE FINK Editor-in-Chief  The Islanders (26-4, 14-0) ousted the University of Central Arkansas Sugar Bears, who came in as the number two seed in the Southland Conference, in straight sets 25-20, 25-11, 25-14, to finish the 2015 regular season undefeated at home. On a day that honored the Islanders’ four seniors, the win clinched the program’s first Southla...

Presidential debates or big top circus shows

November 20, 2015

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ISLAND WAVES Staff Editorial  With a year before the presidential election, the only perceptions we’ve been able to gain from any of the GOP debates, is that we’re living in a big top and the candidates are the main attraction. The presidential candidates for next year’s election are already causing quite a whirlwind throughout the country. From Donald Trump...

Best places to grub in Corpus Christi

November 20, 2015

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by KACI ALVAREZ Staff Writer  The question, “Where’s the best place to eat in Corpus?” always comes up when talking to someone who is visiting and when people try to answer, they honestly cannot. It’s not that there is not good or even great places to eat in Corpus Christi it is just that one never thinks about who has the absolute best food. With that bein...

Cold weather threatens local sea turtles

November 20, 2015

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by LEANNE HAAS  Contributing Writer  As winter rolls around and less people visit the beach, there is a creature that graces the sands of Padre Island year-round...the sea turtle. Although nesting does not take place during the winter months some turtles will still come to the shore to find food. The largest threat that sea turtles face during the winter months, how...

Experiencing Thanksgiving Values in Turkish Holidays

November 20, 2015

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by ALEICHIA WILLIAMS Web Editor  Thanksgiving may be an American holiday but the values that Thanksgiving celebrates can be found in other countries and in other religions all around the world. In fact it can be said that the act of giving thanks is a universal practice. Former undergraduate finance major, and masters program candidate Cem Filiz explained some of the ...

International Games Day coming soon

November 20, 2015

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by SAMANTHA MAHLER Staff Writer The Mary and Jeff Bell Library at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will host the International Games Day event on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is the second year the event has taken place. Libraries from around the world will hold gatherings similar to the one located out the Island University. While not all games...

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