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Civil rights activist Dolores Huerta gave a speech during the 2015 Coastal Bend Social Forum at Del Mar College. (Courtesy of Coastal Bend Social Forum/FACEBOOK)

Coastal Bend forum shines a light on activism and labor unions

January 29, 2020

The 2019 Coastal Bend Social Forum will be looking to educate people on issues happening in America before the upcoming presidential elections. The...

Photo courtesy of Islander Athletics - Senior Emma Young drives the ball down the court during the 3rd quarter of play, the lady Islanders win 61-50 over UTRGV.

TAMU-CC women’s basketball defeats UTRGV

November 30, 2019

On Saturday, November 23 the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi women's basketball team returned home and defeated UTRGV, 61-50, in the South Texas...

Photography courtesy of the New York Daily News - Protesters rally in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., as hearings begin over whether or not the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will end. With a decision expected early next year, groups are pushing for those currently enrolled in the program to renew their status. The local office of RAICES will be holding a workshop on Friday, Dec. 6, where they will offer free consultations to those looking to renew.

DACA recipients encouraged to renew status at upcoming workshop

November 26, 2019

The local office of RAICES will host a renewal workshop for recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status on Friday, Dec. 6, from...

Kedran Wade/ISLAND WAVES - J. Don Luna immerses himself in the role by taking a moment to process being “fired from his job” recently.

J. Don Luna immerses himself in student film made by seniors at TAMU-CC

November 25, 2019

Chair of the Department of Theater and Dance J. Don Luna gets ready for his close-up by starring in the student film “Affinity.” Directed by senior...

Gabriella Ruiz/ISLAND WAVES - Members of Queen Beauty Club having a good time singing to their favorite songs.

Students enjoying their Thanksgiving meal

November 25, 2019

On Nov. 20, UCP (University Center Program) held Friendsgiving for the Fall of 2019 in which they had help from CAB (Campus Activities Board), SGA (Student...

Photography courtesy of - National Security Council aide Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, left, and Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence, are sworn in to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Nov. 19, 2019.

Public Impeachment hearings against Trump have begun

November 25, 2019

The impeachment of President Trump might actually be a possibility in the near future. Talk of impeaching Trump started before he even took office back...

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One of the designated ParkMobile areas will be set in front of Classroom East starting this Fall.

The parking garage plans to get rid of the gate that dispenses garage tickets for visitors in order to make way for ParkMobile zones in the future.

ParkMobile offers more parking for visitors at TAMU-CC

November 21, 2019

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has been working to help improve visitor parking by implementing ParkMobile to help with the issues of parking. ParkMobile...

Final senate meeting of the semester brings multiple resolutions and a heartwarming goodbye

Final senate meeting of the semester brings multiple resolutions and a heartwarming goodbye

November 21, 2019

On Nov. 18 the Student Government Association held their final senate meeting of the fall semester. After an approval of the Oct. 7 minutes, Speaker Morell...

Photography courtesy of Islander Athletics - TAMU-CC men's basketball beat the University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley in a 63-55 Islander win, cashing in their first win of the season.

TAMU-CC men’s basketball takes down UTRGV for first win on the season

November 21, 2019

On Sunday November 17 the TAMU-CC men’s basketball team took down the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in 63-55 victory at the Islander Invitational....

Photography courtesy of Roasted/Roasted's Facebook

A new coffee shop around the corner

November 21, 2019

Many may be familiar with Roasted, a friendly coffee shop that serves a great cup of coffee, delicious pastries and holds a variety of CBD products. Recently,...

Illustration by Sierra Lutz

TAMU-CC recalls wacky finals excuses from students

November 20, 2019

The fall semester is coming to a close here at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi as students prepare for the most dreaded time known as finals. It...

Arianna Aloia/ISLAND WAVES- Violinists lead the band in a song.

Mariachi de la Isla gives astounding performance at PAC

November 18, 2019

On Friday Nov. 15, TAMU-CC hosted a concert for our very own Mariachi de la Isla. The band is made up of thirteen students, playing instruments ranging...

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