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Evernote aims to help in note taking

Evernote aims to help in note taking

By Christopher Harrell/reporter Long gone are the days of having to take notes with pen and paper. With the continuing advancement of technology and the ever-growing market in mobile apps, scurrying to jot down a professor’s notes is becoming a thing of the past. One app that has gained student interest is Evernote, released in […]

New specialist at TCC strives to identify graduates

New specialist at TCC strives to identify graduates

By Karen Gavis/editor-in-chief Students geared for graduation this spring and who have declared a major will receive congratulatory emails. And TCC’s new graduation specialist is working behind the scenes to identify them. Although Ami Dominguez has worked in the same office for several years, she began her new role early this year as the college’s […]

Bioshock Infinite lives up to hype, offering intense action that won’t soon be forgotten

Bioshock Infinite lives up to hype, offering intense action that won’t soon be forgotten

By Kenney Kost/managing editor Exploring themes of American exceptionalism, racism and separation of church and state, the video game Bioshock Infinite lives up to the hype and delivers an intense roller coaster ride with an ending that is both mind-bending and beautiful. “Bring us the girl and wipe away the debt.” These words are scrolled […]

Board allows statue, approves construction

By Karen Gavis/editor-in-chief TCC is now visualizing a performing arts center, renovated science labs, multimillion-dollar copy services and a statue as a result of the April 18 board meeting. In an update on the state Legislature, Chancellor Erma Johnson Hadley said the state has decided to provide 50 percent of the college’s cost for employee […]

Research meets art in revolving exhibit

Research meets art in revolving exhibit

By Kirsten Mahon/tr news editor In the new exhibit Interconnected Endeavors, TR art students and student researchers have combined their works in the Waterfall Gallery on TRE Campus. The gallery had its grand opening April 18 with students and faculty members celebrating the history of Fort Worth.

TR job fair provides opportunities to disabled students

TR’s continuing education department has put together a job fair that will cater especially to students with disabilities. All students are invited to meet with more than 30 local employers at the event 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 24 in Action Suites A, B and C. “I understand from an employer’s standpoint that a disability doesn’t […]

Consortium helps technology students network, find jobs

Consortium helps technology students network, find jobs

By Elaine Bonilla/se news editor SE information security program students have scholarship opportunities though the CyberWatch Consortium. CyberWatch, founded in 2005 with only 10 participants in the Washington, D.C., area, now consists of 54 community colleges and 50 universities from around the country. SE was accepted as a member in 2012, and one of the […]

Transgender panel tells South labels don’t matter

Transgender panel tells South labels don’t matter

By Kat Fay/reporter Michelle Stafford, Laura Kiewicz, Chrystal Teague and Rachel Carr are all adult females with one thing in common — at one point in their lives, they lived and functioned as males. On April 11, the South Campus Diversity and Inclusion Council and the gay-straight alliance organization Spectrum co-sponsored Outside My Own Skin: […]

Superhero single moms continue education at TCC

Superhero single moms continue education at TCC

By Elyssa Whaley/ne news editor Heather Neilson was 18 when she found out she was pregnant in December 2010. “It was a grow up right now kind of thing,” she said. “I thought it was all fun and games. I was like every other 17-year-old who thought I could take care of myself and take […]

Dance show offers variety of genres

The upcoming Spring Dance Show on NE Campus will feature various styles of dance and include almost 200 performers. Dancers from the NE Movers Unlimited Touring Dance Company, NE dance company members and students from the Pathways program will perform to the theme of “Rooting Down and Branching Out” May 3 and 4. NE dance […]

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