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From left to right, Mayra Zamora, Monica Marie Garcia and Sandra Gonzalez, known collectively as Las Muralistas, pose in front of their mural “Viva TAMU-CC” during the piece’s unveiling on Sept. 27, 2019.

Las Muralistas running for local honor with campus mural

April 23, 2020

TAMU-CC campus may be closed to promote social distancing, but that hasn’t stopped one of its artistic fixtures from receiving area-wide recognition. The...

Islander Athletics released this guide on March 31 to aid student athletes following closures.

Spring NCAA sports cancelled following COVID-19 pandemic, causing limited funding

April 23, 2020

On March 12, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced the cancellation of the 2020 men's and women's basketball tournaments, including...

Online transition proves difficult for hands-on classes

Online transition proves difficult for hands-on classes

April 20, 2020

It’s been a few weeks since everyone at TAMU-CC has had the chance to fully participate in online learning. Many of these courses designed for an in-class...

With the flood of new information on social media, it can be difficult to filter through it all.

The infodemic of COVID-19 explained

April 3, 2020

With the rise of COVID-19 as a global health crisis, the public is experiencing a surplus of information, informally known as an infodemic. With the...

TAMU-CC joins other universities in allowing students to choose a pass/fail option.

Pass/fail option becomes available at TAMU-CC

April 2, 2020

As of April 1, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the petition to push for a pass/fail grading system, TAMU-CC has decided to give its undergraduate students...

 Students line up during the May 2018 Commencement Ceremony.

Spring 2020 Commencement Ceremony postponed

April 1, 2020

The Spring 2020 Commencement Ceremony has been rescheduled, according to an email sent Wednesday by TAMU-CC President Dr. Kelly M. Miller. The announcement...

Young woman arrested after framing stepmother for Prince Charming’s murder

Young woman arrested after framing stepmother for Prince Charming’s murder

March 31, 2020

Land, FAR FAR AWAY — Cindergirl was brought to jail by police early this morning for the murder of Prince Charming several months ago. Her stepmother...

Students leave campus housing to return home.

TAMU-CC students struggle with housing amid COVID-19 virus

March 30, 2020

Move out day has come early for many on-campus housing residents. On March 25, American Campus Communities announced via email to students that those who...

“Our Plague Year” discusses the difficulties of the current situation while also offering thoughtful advice.

New podcast says ‘it’s a scary time, but it doesn’t have to be scary alone’

March 30, 2020

In the past few weeks, many individuals have found their lives changed entirely by a pandemic sweeping the globe. People handle it in different ways, some...

The Blind Owls perform a livestreamed set at the House of Rock as part of a series the venue is hosting to provide entertainment to those remaining at home amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Local venues innovate and turn to community amid pandemic measures

March 30, 2020

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the lives of communities across the globe, taking a particular economic toll on individuals and small businesses....

Blake Naylor’s petition to push for a pass/fail grading system reaches over 3,000 signatures.

University responds to the pass/fail petition

March 30, 2020

Blake Naylor, a freshman studying Biomedical Sciences at TAMU-CC, created a petition to advocate making the ‘pass/fail option’ available to students...

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