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President Donald J. Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden began the first round of debates.

Why President Donald J. Trump won the first night of the debates

October 7, 2020

When people start to talk about politics, most usually start to zone out or pretend it does not concern them, but this year’s debates are ones to pay...

Mariachi De La Isla at the Performing Art Center where they will livestream a performance on Nov. 11.

TAMU-CC’s Mariachi De La Isla strives to move forward despite Covid-19

September 29, 2020

Mariachi De La Isla is a uniquely talented group of musicians who come together to bring the sound of Hispanic culture live in their featured concerts....

Mariachi Mexicanisimo played during the virtual HHM Kickoff.

Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off virtually

September 28, 2020

TAMU-CC annually commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) through various campus events and festivities. This year's HHM Kickoff took place on Sept....

Eric Holguin has been helping register students to vote while running for the Texas House of Representatives

When to vote and how to make it matter

September 25, 2020

The 2020 presidential election is fast approaching along with the deadline for registering to vote. For college students the process of voting can be an...

TikTok needs to find a U.S. based buyer by Nov 12, or be banned entirely from the U.S.

TikTok to cease distribution on Sept. 20 unless sold to an American company

September 19, 2020

The Trump administration has announced that TikTok will be removed from app stores beginning Sept. 20 and updates for existing users will be halted in respons...

TAMU-CC student athlete tests positive for the coronavirus

TAMU-CC student athlete tests positive for the coronavirus

September 18, 2020

Another student athlete has recently tested positive for Coronavirus, this after the latest round of 82 tests were administered in the past two weeks. In ac...

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...

From left to right, Mayra Zamora, Monica Marie Garcia and Sandra Gonzalez, known collectively as Las Muralistas, pose in front of their mural “Viva TAMU-CC” during the piece’s unveiling on Sept. 27, 2019.

Las Muralistas running for local honor with campus mural

April 23, 2020

TAMU-CC campus may be closed to promote social distancing, but that hasn’t stopped one of its artistic fixtures from receiving area-wide recognition. The...

Islander Athletics released this guide on March 31 to aid student athletes following closures.

Spring NCAA sports cancelled following COVID-19 pandemic, causing limited funding

April 23, 2020

On March 12, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced the cancellation of the 2020 men's and women's basketball tournaments, including...

Online transition proves difficult for hands-on classes

Online transition proves difficult for hands-on classes

April 20, 2020

It’s been a few weeks since everyone at TAMU-CC has had the chance to fully participate in online learning. Many of these courses designed for an in-class...

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...

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