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The Student News Site of Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Island Waves

The Student News Site of Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Island Waves

Alexis Garcia

Alexis Garcia, Reporter

Alexis Garcia is a junior majoring in Media Arts with a Media Studies focus, as well as a minor in Digital Journalism. She started working for Island Waves in the Spring 2021 semester, and in her spare time she enjoys exercising, solving puzzles, and watching Forensic Files.

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Student Volunteer Connection and Islander’s for Social Justice host a discussion panel discussing homelessness in our community for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.

TAMU-CC’s SVC & ISJ hosts Homelessness and Hunger Awareness Panel

November 27, 2021

Discussion about hunger and homelessness in our community is critical as the winter season brings with it a rise in the homeless population of Corpus Christi as people migrate seeking warmer weather, adding...

TAMUCC’s I-Team hosts the first “Bondfire” event since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic

TAMUCC’s I-Team hosts the first “Bondfire” event since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic

September 30, 2021

TAMUCC’s I-Team hosted the “Bondfire” event on Aug. 20 as part of the Waves of Welcome events held on campus which welcomes new and returning Islanders to the fall semester. Arriving to the event,...

Launch Your Career: Advice for New Grads

Launch Your Career: Advice for New Grads

May 11, 2021

On Apr 23, Career Services at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi hosted a “Launch Your Career: Advice for New Grads” presentation to help upcoming graduate students prepare for job hunting after...

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Legal THC usage in Texas

April 12, 2021

Texas is known to have very strict laws for marijuana usage that allow only a few exceptions for medical purposes, but there may be a way to work around the rules and get a small high with Delta-8. Marijuana...

Invoke performing in the PAC.

Invoke string quartet performs at TAMU-CC

April 10, 2021

The string quartet Invoke performed at the Performing Arts Center on March 27 as a part of the Furgason Bravo! Series. Invoke is a four-member string quartet residing in the University of Texas at Austin’s...

Play at your Best! Managing Performance Anxiety

Play at your Best! Managing Performance Anxiety

April 10, 2021

The Performing Arts Center held an in person and virtual hybrid presentation on March 26 hosted by Dr. Scott Pool, a professor of music at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, for performers on managing...

Edna Tamez prepares to receive her vaccine shot at the American Bank Center

TAMU-CC holds a Pfizer first dose vaccination clinic site with more on the way

April 8, 2021

Nueces County and The University Health Center at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi held a first dose Pfizer coronavirus vaccination clinic site on campus, April 1. They will also be holding a...

The Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson Vaccines

The Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson Vaccines

March 28, 2021

As of March 15 there have been three COVID-19 vaccines distributed for use in the United States which include the Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson. All the vaccines are here to serve...

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