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Eleanor’s supports other local businesses

Eleanor’s supports other local businesses

November 10, 2016

MELISSA RODRIGUEZ @_melisssaaaa Amidst all the popular coffee franchies in town, Eleanor’s Coffee Bar + Market is a local coffee shop proving it...

Aquarium hosts mini golf tournament for animals

Aquarium hosts mini golf tournament for animals

October 13, 2016

JONATHAN FORNEY @jb4nay The Rising Tide Society of the Texas State Aquarium hosted its second annual Putt Putt Tournament on Friday, Sept. 30. &n...

University hosts music festival for students

University hosts music festival for students

April 29, 2016

by GERI LEMONS Staff Writer  On April 15 the campus activities board put on an event called the Islander Music Festival from 3p.m. on the East La...

Hybrid Records participates in Recod Store Day

Hybrid Records participates in Recod Store Day

April 29, 2016

by SLOANE ZAPATA Staff Writer  Record Store Day (RSD) is a day invented by a group of individuals who cherish vinyl and independent record store...

‘Zootopia’ breaks box office record in sales

‘Zootopia’ breaks box office record in sales

April 1, 2016

by JONATHAN FORNEY Staff Writer On Friday, March 4 Disney released its most recent film, “Zootopia”. In its opening weekend, the film earned more th...

‘Single’ movie not so light-hearted

February 26, 2016

by LEANNE HAAS Staff Writer How to Be Single’ debuted in theaters Feb. 12 just in time for Valentine’s Day, but this romantic comedy failed to m...

Zombies steal the show in ‘Pride & Prejudice’

February 19, 2016

by KACI ALVAREZ Staff Writer ⭑⭑⭑- 3 1/2 Stars   A gory twist to the literary classic is just a brief way to describe “Pride and Pre...

Green means go for new coffee shop

Green means go for new coffee shop

February 9, 2016

by JAMIE FINK Editor in Chief    In a quaint little shop on the corner of Broadway and Leopard, the Green Light Coffee Co. is aiming to b...

Enjoy Valentines on collegiate budget

February 9, 2016

by GERI LEMMONS  Staff Writer We all know Valentine’s Day is a money sucker. Boys spend an enormous amount of money that they do not have, and girls ask for things that they should not be asking from a boy in college. The thing is, we all want to do something on Valentine’s Day whether it is with your significant other or some friends, it is always fun to celeb...

‘13 Hours’ crushes true story film

February 4, 2016

by ABBEY WEAVER Staff Writer ⭑⭑⭑⭑⭒ A wave of emotions, constant heart-racing action and a permanent mark from the edge of ones seat is what you will get from watching the movie "13 Hours" in theaters now. It is a story told by former director of "Transformers" Michael Bay from the perspective of six American soldiers stationed in Benghazi, Libya. Based on...

‘Europe Through My Lens’: Professor expands scholarship funds through library exhibition

February 4, 2016

by SAMANTHA MAHLER Staff Writer The Mary and Jeff Bell Library recently sold canvas prints in an exhibit entitled "Europe Through My Lens" by Dr. Mohan Rao. Proceeds from each print sold, went on to benefit the Desi Scholarship Fund. "This was a great opportunity. I never thought that I would have a photography exhibition here," said Rao, who began the Desi Scholarship...

TAMUCC community celebrates MLK

February 4, 2016

by KACI ALVAREZ Staff Writer Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi hosted the fourth annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration on Jan. 26, in the Performing Arts Center. The celebration started at 6:30 p.m. and lasted two hours. It included two emotional renditions of historic African American songs, including the Negro National Anthem "Life Every Voice and Sing," ...

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