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 Students line up during the May 2018 Commencement Ceremony.

Spring 2020 Commencement Ceremony postponed

Raul Alonzo Jr., Reporter 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 follows efforts undertaken by the university...

Students leave campus housing to return home.

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

Vashti Rosa, Reporter 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 live at Miramar or Momentum campuses have the option...

The stay at home order allows people to still leave their houses to get groceries.

County stay at home order affects students and staff

Miguel Gutierrez, Reporter March 30, 2020

On Wednesday, March 25, Nueces County Judge Barbra Canales signed into affect a stay at home order for all of Nueces County. It is important to note that this is different from a shelter in place order...

Drive through testing came to Corpus Christi on March 19 at  Christus Spohn Memorial.

First positive COVID-19 case at TAMU-CC

Karina Garcia, Riptide Anchor March 26, 2020

Today, March 26, Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi announced its first positive case of COVID-19. According to an email sent by president Dr. Kelly Miller, the employee that tested positive had...

A university employee works to disinfect high risk objects in a nearly empty University Center.

COVID-19 positive cases continue to rise in Corpus Christi; stay-at-home order issued

Vashti Rosa, Reporter March 25, 2020

At 4 p.m. today, March 25, the City of Corpus Christi announced that there are now 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nueces County, along with the enactment of a stay-at-home order that will begin tomorrow,...

Student Activities Coordinator Stacy Rowan assists an international student over the phone at TAMU-CC’s call center.

TAMU-CC classes go fully online amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Jonathan Garcia, Reporter March 19, 2020

On March 16, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s President Dr. Kelly Miller announced classes will be held online for the remainder of the Spring semester. “We were looking at what the CDC...

3.17 Letter from the Editors

3.17 Letter from the Editors

Island Waves Editorial Board March 17, 2020

We first want to acknowledge the difficult time this is for everyone on campus and in our community. As a large number of Island Waves staff members are graduating this semester, we know that current circumstances...

A Pakistani student arrives home at Islamabad International Airport on Feb. 3.

Coronavirus limits student from returning home

Vashti Rosa, Reporter February 18, 2020

According to a release published by the Center for Disease Control, 64,000 cases have been confirmed, scattered across 28 countries. On Feb. 13, news broke of 800 Pakistani students who are unable to leave...

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