Island Waves

Karol G presents A.B Quintanilla with both the Musical Legacy award for producer, and the Musical Legacy award for his sister Selena Quintanilla.

TAMU-CC professor Gabriel Duran collabs with Latin music and Corpus Christi legend A.B Quintanilla on upcoming film project

September 12, 2020

In the early stages of quarantine many of us resorted to Netflix binging and banana bread making. However, media professor Gabriel Duran was busy working...

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...

ire’ne lara silva signs students’ copies of her book “Cuicacalli/House of Song.”

TAMU-CC welcomes ire’ne lara silva for 23rd Annual Authors’ Day Workshop

February 12, 2020

TAMU-CC welcomed award winning poet ire’ne lara silva for the 23rd Annual Authors' Day. Students from high schools across the Coastal Bend joined in...

Photography courtesy of - National Security Council aide Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, left, and Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence, are sworn in to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Nov. 19, 2019.

Public Impeachment hearings against Trump have begun

November 25, 2019

The impeachment of President Trump might actually be a possibility in the near future. Talk of impeaching Trump started before he even took office back...

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One of the designated ParkMobile areas will be set in front of Classroom East starting this Fall.

The parking garage plans to get rid of the gate that dispenses garage tickets for visitors in order to make way for ParkMobile zones in the future.

ParkMobile offers more parking for visitors at TAMU-CC

November 21, 2019

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has been working to help improve visitor parking by implementing ParkMobile to help with the issues of parking. ParkMobile...

Illustration by Sierra Lutz

TAMU-CC recalls wacky finals excuses from students

November 20, 2019

The fall semester is coming to a close here at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi as students prepare for the most dreaded time known as finals. It...

Arianna Aloia/ISLAND WAVES- Violinists lead the band in a song.

Mariachi de la Isla gives astounding performance at PAC

November 18, 2019

On Friday Nov. 15, TAMU-CC hosted a concert for our very own Mariachi de la Isla. The band is made up of thirteen students, playing instruments ranging...

Matthew Tamez/ ISLAND WAVS - Hamlet was an amazing and emotional production from start to finish.

“Hamlet” production opening night hit the mark perfectly

November 14, 2019

“Hamlet” by William Shakespeare has been directed and adapted for the stage many times throughout the centuries. However, this production by Texas...

Flynn Long/ISLAND WAVES - Dr. Pollock responds to an audience question.

Open forum sees large turnout and answers many questions

November 4, 2019

TAMU-CC’s Student Government Association and Island Waves worked together to bring Caught in the Crossfire to campus. Caught in the Crossfire was a non-partisan...

Raul Alonzo Jr./ISLAND WAVES - Jesse De Los Santos of the Blind Owls sings during their set at the ¡Que Bueno! Taco Fest this past September. The Blind Owls will be bringing their brand of high-energy rock and roll to two stages this weekend: Bourbon St. for Hippie Halloween on Friday and the Halloween Dance Party at The NASA on Saturday.

Halloween-themed shows will be a highlight this weekend

October 24, 2019

It’s the weekend before Halloween, which means some of the best spooky-themed events are going to be going down throughout the city. But even if you’re...

Matthew Tamez/ISLAND WAVES - The members of Las Cafeteras are extremely passionate about their music.

Las Cafeteras ends Hispanic Heritage Month with a bang

October 23, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month has seen many fun and interesting events, from the Hispanic Culture Festival at the Texas State Aquarium to a fun night playing...

Matthew Tamez/ISLAND WAVES - : “Let the Right One In” will continue throughout the week, with a Sunday matinee to cap it off.

Wonderfully spooky performance pairs well with October festivities

October 18, 2019

With the month of October already halfway through, TAMU-CC’s Department of Theatre and Dance put on a play to go with the time of year. “Let the Right...

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