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Top 5 things to do over Christmas break

Top 5 things to do over Christmas break

December 7, 2017

AMBER CASTILLO  @AmberCastillo27 Most college students work hard during the semester. The downfall of it is when we spend so much time working hard...

Christmas gift ideas for stumped students

December 7, 2017

CATHARINA GARRETT @imacat_moo  It’s the most wonderful time of the year- except if you’re someone who is terrible at picking out gifts. Her...

Twitter doubles its 140-character limit, users react

Twitter doubles its 140-character limit, users react

December 7, 2017

SAMUEL TRUJILLO  @SamTrujillo Being the hallmark of the social media giant’s platform, Twitter’s iconic 140-character per tweet limit is now a thi...

Deans of Nursing, Education battle at campus Iron Chef

Deans of Nursing, Education battle at campus Iron Chef

December 7, 2017

BREE ORTEGA  Staff Writer  On Nov. 29, Chartwell’s and Islander Dining Hall hosted their second annual Iron Chef Challenge that was between two n...

Dean of libraries sails toward innovation

Dean of libraries sails toward innovation

December 7, 2017

CATHARINA GARRETT @imacat_moo With a recently promoted captain at the helm, the Island University’s Mary and Jeff Bell library sails toward innovat...

Mystery reboot dazzles

Mystery reboot dazzles

December 7, 2017

DOUGLAS CUBBERLY Contributing Writer  Agatha Christie’s classic murder mystery has been adapted for the big screen once again. The “Murder on...

Islander musicians put on festive performance

Islander musicians put on festive performance

December 7, 2017

BREE ORTEGA  Staff Writer  Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s school of arts, media and communication and department of music hosted their 17th ...

Trump wrong about NFL protests, again

Trump wrong about NFL protests, again

December 7, 2017

DOUGLAS CUBBERLY  Contributing Writer NFL player protests are back in the news, after President Trump tweeted that they were the reason attendance was d...

Global Christmas traditions spice up holidays

Global Christmas traditions spice up holidays

December 7, 2017

JULIA MAURER  Contributing Writer Christmas is celebrated all over, and each culture celebrates Christmas a bit differently. Here are some of Chr...

Top 5 films to get in the Christmas spirit

Top 5 films to get in the Christmas spirit

December 7, 2017

VANESSA DOMINGUEZ Contributing Writer   Tis the season for Christmas movies and hot chocolate. Now that we have a long break to catch up on some r...

Organization aims to help children in need

Organization aims to help children in need

December 7, 2017

VANESSA DOMINGUEZ Contributing Writer  The Toys for Tots drive is an organization that specializes in providing gifts for children whose parents cannot af...

Finals suck, here’s some tips

Finals suck, here’s some tips

December 1, 2017

MICHAEL BRODE  @michaelbrode Finals are around the corner which can mean a litany of different things for each person.  For some, it’s all-nighte...

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