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Jalyn Casarez talks with a festival goer as she works on a fabric art piece at the Arts Alive Festival.

Attendees see and learn about creative process at Arts Alive

September 2, 2019

For two days, the world of art across multiple mediums was on full display as the fourth installment of Arts Alive Festival that kicked off Labor Day weekend. The...

Image courtesy of Arianna Aloia/ISLAND WAVES. Dr. Don Albrecht, Vice President of Student Engagement and Success, explains the newly awarded grant from the Qatar Harvey Fund.

Island University receives part of a $1 million grant

April 26, 2019

On Wednesday, April 24, it was announced that five Texas A&M System campuses will benefit from a $1 million grant to help support students affected ...

Image courtesy of Bird. Three scooters parked side by side.

Bird leaves Corpus Christi

January 30, 2019

Bird announced their decision to leave Corpus Christi this past Monday through an in-app announcement:   "Corpus Christi, we had a good ride. Goodbye...

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President Kelly Quintanilla and other TAMU-CC volunteers serving meals at Loaves and Fishes.

Islanders give on Giving Tuesday

December 3, 2018

Giving Tuesday is an internationally recognized day dedicated to helping others. According to the official Giving Tuesday website, over 40,000 organizations...

Joel Osteen (left) speaks to Pastor Steve Coronado at the Solid Rock Church about his book

Osteen arrives to share ‘Next Level Thinking’ at Solid Rock Church

October 31, 2018

Jonathan Garcia Reporter The crowd stood up in thunderous applause after Pastor Steve Coronado of Solid Rock Church welcomed Pastor Joel Osteen wi...

Jazz musicians performing on the main stage.  Photo taken by Kirklan Hinojosa

Texas Jazz Festival has massive turnout for 2018

October 24, 2018

Kirklan Hinojosa Web Editor The 58th annual Texas Jazz Festival took place Oct. 19-21, 2018 at Heritage Park. The free event included 50 bands on thre...

Photo by Sierra Lutz. Fall and Winter themed crochet dolls made by Vianey Sedas for her business Victoria’s Art Den. Photo by Sierra Lutz.

October Art Walk

October 8, 2018

Caleigh Sowder Copy Editor Oct. 5 was the first Friday of the month, meaning that Art Walk once again popped up in downtown Corpus Christi. Venders s...

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Realms Con 2018 creates area free to public

September 28, 2018

KIRKLAN HINOJOSA Web Editor Realms Con will be celebrating its 14th annual celebration of gaming, anime, movies and more at the Omni Hotel, Sept. ...

Discussion with LBGTQ activist Kitana Sanchez

September 27, 2018

KIRKLAN HINOJOSA Web Editor In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Queering the Island invited TAMU-CC alumni and LGBTQ+ activist Kitana Sanchez to speak a...

Join the Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation

September 25, 2018

The Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation (CBWF) is actively seeking involvoment from young people, whether you use their services or volunteer to help. The...

A CCPD officer stands in front of a stealth car. Image courtesy of the Caller Times.

CCPD stealth cars show successful results

September 24, 2018

KIRKLAN HINOJOSA Web Editor Six months ago, in Feb. 2018, the Corpus Christi Police Department unveiled its first stealth car. According to an ar...

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¡Otra Fest! is here!

September 21, 2018

Jessie Monsivais ¡Otra Fest!,  presented by House of Rock, is Corpus Christi’s unique three-day, indoor music festival attributed to Texas music. ...

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