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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

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Young woman arrested after framing stepmother for Prince Charming’s murder

Young woman arrested after framing stepmother for Prince Charming’s murder

March 31, 2020

Land, FAR FAR AWAY — Cindergirl was brought to jail by police early this morning for the murder of Prince Charming several months ago. Her stepmother has been released and was seen standing smugly in...

Post Malone looks confused after wreaking havoc in a convenience store.

2020 Super Bowl delivers fresh advertisement gems

February 3, 2020

2020’s Super Bowl brought tears for 49ers fans and laughs for the rest of us who only join in the fun for commercials and mom’s super secret dip. If you missed out on the game but wanted to still watch...

Caught in the Crossfire: conclusion

November 16, 2019

First things first: this is our final issue of the semester. It’s hard to believe how fast Fall 2019 has flown by, but we can’t what to show you what we have planned for next. I wanted to take this...

10.14 Letter from the Editor

October 14, 2019

As this week begins, I want you to know that we are still working hard to obtain an update about the aggravated robbery that occurred late last Monday, Oct. 7, on the hike and bike trail that runs behind...

Caleigh Sowder/ISLAND WAVES - Event attendees read posters on the wall that explain different identities and historical events like the Stonewall Demonstrations.

‘Honour Our Past, Honor Our Future’ encourages inclusion and remembrance of LGBTQ+

October 9, 2019

For the first year ever, National Coming Out Day has transformed into a week, starting with celebrations and education in the Mary and Jeff Bell Library yesterday, Oct. 7. The Islander Cultural Alliance...

TAMU-CC bans vaping on campus, effective Oct. 4

TAMU-CC bans vaping on campus, effective Oct. 4

October 3, 2019

“Effective Friday, Oct. 4, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will ban the use of electronic cigarettes. The ban extends to all campus facilities and grounds, including garages and parking lots....

Impeachment inquiry document obtained by Island Waves.

SGA Senators frustrated with lack of internal communication during impeachment inquiry

April 15, 2019

According to documents obtained by Island Waves, an impeachment inquiry was launched against Student Government Vice-President Cassandra Schieck earlier this semester. SGA Senators, who asked to remain...

Challenging #metoo myths this Thursday with Dr. Rebecca Gill

Challenging #metoo myths this Thursday with Dr. Rebecca Gill

April 8, 2019

This Thursday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m., speaker Dr. Rebecca Gill will be discussing the #metoo movement and the struggles it has within our current legal systems in TAMU-CC’s Bay Hall 103. Gill is the...

Photography courtesy of Island Waves

Island Waves attends TIPA conference, gaining experience and awards

March 18, 2019

Several Island Waves’ student journalists were recently recognized for outstanding work at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA) Convention, held March 13–16 at the Omni Bayfront. More...

Courtesy of Arianna Aloia/ Island Waves. Izzy celebrated his 15th birthday this year. Even though there was no official announcement about his change of skin color, recent Izzy is noticeably whiter than earlier editions.

Izzy: a mascot appropriating cultures since 2004

February 25, 2019

The first time I saw Izzy the Islander in his infamous glory was during a basketball game. He skipped around the basketball court, high-fiving people and throwing shakas. I noticed his tribal mask, tattoos...

Senator’s meeting recap: Feb. 11, 2019

Senator’s meeting recap: Feb. 11, 2019

February 13, 2019

Senators and chairpeople gathered for SGA’s weekly meeting last night, Feb. 11. Old business surrounding S.B. 28-7 Election Code Bill and S.B. 28-6 Class Registration Resolution were revisited while...

Senator’s meeting recap: Feb. 4, 2019

Senator’s meeting recap: Feb. 4, 2019

February 5, 2019

Senators and chairpeople gathered for SGA’s weekly meeting last night, Feb. 4. The main conversation centered around proposed bills and resolutions, including changing senator appropriation, bettering...

Senator’s meeting recap: Jan. 28, 2019

Senator’s meeting recap: Jan. 28, 2019

January 29, 2019

Senators and chairpeople gathered for SGA’s weekly meeting last night, Jan. 28. There were discussions of upcoming events (see the end of this article for dates) and plans for Homecoming, but the largest...

Gillette ad tackles toxic masculinity while making a profit

January 25, 2019

Gillette released an online-only ad that urges men to “do better” in society. The ad tries to tackle the hard conversation surrounding toxic masculinity and how difficult it can be to make a change...

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