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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

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...

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

Coronavirus limits student from returning home

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...

Sisters Abbaney and Deja Matt were killed on Feb. 3. Abbaney Matt's son was injured.

Two sisters were killed and infant injured at Texas A&M Commerce

February 7, 2020

COMMERCE, Texas — Two sisters have been killed in a violent attack at a Texas A&M University- Commerce dormitory in East Texas on Feb. 3. Jacques...

Trump shakes hands before delivering his State of the Union address on Feb. 4.

President Donald Trump impeachment trial ends with acquittal

February 5, 2020

After many months of back-to-back hearings between Republicans and Democrats, President Donald J. Trump’s impeachment trial comes to an end, resulting...

President Donald Trump's final verdict will be announced on Feb. 5.

Trump’s impeachment trial coming to an end

February 3, 2020

The Senate Democrats tried to push for more witnesses and other documents that could potentially add more context to the impeachment hearings. However,...

Photography courtesy of the New York Daily News - Protesters rally in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., as hearings begin over whether or not the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will end. With a decision expected early next year, groups are pushing for those currently enrolled in the program to renew their status. The local office of RAICES will be holding a workshop on Friday, Dec. 6, where they will offer free consultations to those looking to renew.

DACA recipients encouraged to renew status at upcoming workshop

November 26, 2019

The local office of RAICES will host a renewal workshop for recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status on Friday, Dec. 6, from...

Photography courtesy of abcnews.go.com - 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...

Photography courtesy of Roasted/Roasted's Facebook

A new coffee shop around the corner

November 21, 2019

Many may be familiar with Roasted, a friendly coffee shop that serves a great cup of coffee, delicious pastries and holds a variety of CBD products. Recently,...

Photo courtesy Of Walt Disney Company - Disney+ logo for the streaming service app.

Did you delete Netflix for Disney+?

November 16, 2019

Is Disney+ replacing Netflix? As you may have heard from everywhere, Disney+ is the new streaming service that is taking on other previous streaming...

Karina Garcia/ISLAND WAVES - Projected Five year Financial plan for the Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority.

Regional Transportation public meeting answers city questions

November 14, 2019

The Corpus Christi Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) held a public meeting on Nov. 14 to discuss the 2020-2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan...

Gabriella Ruiz/ISLAND WAVES - The community of Corpus Christi acknowledging each other about Sara Morgan.

Welcome the Art Museum’s Newest Director Sara Morgan

October 18, 2019

On Oct. 15, the Art Museum of South Texas held a reception to congratulate their finalist for the position of Director of the Museum. With a total of 28...

Left, courtesy of KRIS 6 News, right courtesy of Facebook.

Left, Anthony Quintanilla.

Right, an undated picture from Pres. Kelly Quintanilla's Facebook.

Estranged husband of President Kelly Quintanilla charged with sexual assault of a minor

October 16, 2019

47-year-old Anthony Quintanilla is charged with sexual assault of a minor.  He is the estranged husband of TAMU-CC President Kelly Quintanilla. According...

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