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

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

Island Waves

Kirklan Hinojosa

Kirklan Hinojosa, Web Editor

Senior, Technical Communications major. Corporate Communications Intern for Nueces Electric Cooperative.

All content by Kirklan Hinojosa
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Step Afrika! performer Deatrice Clark shows the crowd how its done with a friendly step-off as Jordan Spry watches on.

TAMU-CC hosts Step Afrika!

February 27, 2019

In honor of Black History Month, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi hosted a “Step Afrika!” performance in the Performing Arts Center. The event began on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 7:00 p.m. as...

Courtesy of Special Collections Archive/ Mary and Jeff Bell Library. Tarpie the Islander debuted in 1997, the first walking mascot of TAMU-CC. Tarpie was never officially named but was nicknamed by students on campus.

[Photo] Izzy: a mascot appropriating cultures since 2004

February 25, 2019

Courtesy of Special Collections Archive/ Mary and Jeff Bell Library. Tarpie the Islander debuted in 1997, the first walking mascot of TAMU-CC. Tarpie was never officially named but was nicknamed by students...

Image courtesy of Cao Nugyen/ISLAND WAVES. Lime-S electric scooters suddenly appeared across TAMU-CCs campus on Monday, Feb. 18.

Electric scooters on campus

February 20, 2019

The Island University received a surprise on Monday, Feb. 18, as a batch of Lime-S scooters were placed all across campus. With Bird announcing their departure from Corpus Christi this past January...

Image courtesy of Bird. Three scooters parked side by side.

Bird leaves Corpus Christi

January 30, 2019

Bird announced their decision to leave Corpus Christi this past Monday through an in-app announcement:   "Corpus Christi, we had a good ride. Goodbyes are no fun. Thank you for believing in our vision...

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Presidents Nixon and Trump both famous for their relationships with media.

Trump and Nixon: presidents vs. the media

December 2, 2018

Donald Trump is not the first Republican president to declare war on the media. The Trump Administration’s manner in addressing the press are reminiscent of a similar media blaming president, Richard...

 Gillian Gomez hops onto a BIRD scooter downtown. Photo cred: Kirklan Hinojosa

BIRD scooters appear around Corpus Christi

November 17, 2018

Corpus Christi has just received a new electronic means of transportation, one that could be affordable to students but problematic for everyone else. The Los Angeles based company Bird has been making...

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CNN reporter banned from the White House

November 17, 2018

CNN’s Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta had his press badge revoked by the White House after allegedly assaulting an intern during a heated debate. According to an article by CNN, Acosta is...

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