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Jonathan Garcia/ISLAND WAVES- Jacquelyn Scott (left) and Nicole Aman beg the minimum wage employer for a job to get by at the Cost of Poverty Experience (COPE).

TAMU-CC gives people an insight into a life of poverty

October 15, 2019

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi partners up with local community organizations to immerse students and staff in an exact model of living in poverty. Kicking...

Gabriella Ruiz/ISLAND WAVES- The girls set the stage to perform the Fashion Show.

Beauty queens unite for an afternoon of empowerment

October 14, 2019

Queen Beauty Club is a newly found interest group on campus that held their fall retreat on Oct. 12 in UC ballroom. The afternoon was filled with board...

Jonathan Garcia/ISLANDWAVES - Beth Franz (left) holds her composure as Walgreens Pharmacist Michelle Soliz administers the flu shot to combat the flu.

TAMU-CC and Walgreens help students and faculty combat the flu

October 12, 2019

The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Health Services department aids students and staff in fighting flu season by giving out flu shots on campus. In...

Caleigh Sowder/ISLAND WAVES - Event attendees read posters on the wall that explain different identities and historical events like the Stonewall Demonstrations.

‘Honour Our Past, Honor Our Future’ encourages inclusion and remembrance of LGBTQ+

October 9, 2019

For the first year ever, National Coming Out Day has transformed into a week, starting with celebrations and education in the Mary and Jeff Bell Library...

Miguel Gutierrez/ISLAND WAVES- TAMU-CC Green Team Member and alumni, Melissa Zemora demonstrates how the EvoBin works.

UC gets new EvoBin to help reduce, reuse, and recycle

October 9, 2019

On Monday, Oct. 7, the Islander Green Team unveiled the new EvoBin, located in the UC next to the Cove. The EvoBin is an interactive waste bin, which has...

Zelda Chacon speaks about Health Center fee increase

Zelda Chacon speaks about Health Center fee increase

October 8, 2019

The SGA met for their weekly senate meeting on Oct. 7, during which Zelda Chacon, the TAMU-CC University Health Center Director, spoke about their proposed...

Jonathan Garcia/ISLANDWAVES- A Code Blue was issued at 10:44 p.m. on yesterday, Oct 7, on the Hike and Bike Trail near Laguna and Madre Halls.

Suspects from trail assault remain unapprehended

October 8, 2019

Late last night, Oct.7, the University Police Department released a Code Blue that read, “On Oct. 7, 2019 at approximately 10:44 p.m. on the Hike and...

Miguel Gutierrez/ISLANDWAVES-Dean Mark Hartlaub (right) holding the baby of a faculty member who will use the lactation room.

New Lactation Room

October 7, 2019

Last Tuesday, Oct. 1, was the grand opening of a brand-new Faculty Center Lactation Room. The room is designed to help mothers who are students and faculty...

All photos Raul Alonzo Jr./ISLAND WAVES- Imelda M. Jimenéz speaks during the Spanish Teachers Panel. For Jimenéz, learning Spanish doesn’t mean just acquiring a skill, but can also be a way to hold onto one’s heritage.

Panel provides insight on Spanish teaching profession

October 4, 2019

Over a dozen students considering entering into the Spanish teaching profession were able to learn from those working in the field during a Spanish Teachers...

Director Jon Palumbo announces plans for new campus arena

Director Jon Palumbo announces plans for new campus arena

October 4, 2019

Following the fees hearing in Sept., Athletics Director Jon Palumbo presented to the SGA what the new proposed athletics fee would go to. The fee would...

All photos courtesy of  Gabriella Ruiz - Students making Chinese crafts.

Chinese Learning Experience at TAMU-CC

October 4, 2019

TAMU-CC has opportunities of teaching Islander students different foreign languages. In this case, a Chinese course has been here at TAMU-CC for about...

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