By Kelli Henderson/entertainment editor The first day of the 2012 spring semester started Jan. 17. Students came to school with books, laptops and outstanding warrants. This time last year, officers made only three arrests in a four-month time span at TCC. This semester, there have been five times as many. A majority of them were [...]
By Karen Gavis/se news editor For more than 30 years, a SE Campus electrician has doubled as a shell enthusiast. His well-ordered, informative exhibit of specimens is now displayed in the SE Campus library. “I’ve been over every inch of the Texas coastline,” said Rick Yoes. ”You spend enough time on the beach, inevitably, you [...]
By Justin Gladney/reporter NE Campus student Jake Hensarling, aka DJ Tic Tac, loves music and loves helping other people love music. “I like the feeling of knowing that you can control a crowd, like you can go through all their emotions they let out on the dance floor,” he said. “You can steer them one [...]
By Shirlett Warren/nw news editor Since she was 10 years old, Jennifer Brantley has performed as a belly dancer at the Scarborough Renaissance Festival. Today, the NW student continues to dance as a member of Isis and the Star Dancers in Bedford, and she is also an actor and martial artist. “[Belly dancing] is an [...]
College students really care about food. If you want students to show up for an event, offer free food. If you want to make students mad, just mess with their food. TCC just messed with students’ food.
By Karen Gavis/se news editor The SE Campus Historical Underground Society assisted the Arlington NAACP in an effort to gather 3,000 petition signatures for the “End the Division” campaign, which wants Division Street renamed Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. On April 17, Historical Underground members manned a table in the ESCT building and presented fliers [...]
By Michael Magnus/reporter NE alumna Brina Palencia is making her mark on the entertainment industry as a voice actress for anime cartoons. “I’ve been doing it now for almost nine years, and it’s become pretty easy,” she said. “It’s like second-nature. It’s really fun, and I feel like I’ve learned a lot of skills that [...]
By David Reid/reporter The battle between brain and heart continues, a SE Campus audience was told April 23, and is determined by a person’s IQ and EQ, also known as emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is the ability to manage one’s emotions and stay on course even when weathering life’s most challenging storms, counselor Carisa Bustillos [...]
Killdeer birds have settled on NW. These small, coastal birds with brown-and-white striped chests are described as widespread, numerous and noisy. The reason they decided to migrate to NW Campus is probably to lay their eggs, according to Texas Parks and Wildlife. As the population of the birds increase every year, so do the number [...]
By Kelli Henderson/entertainment editor The NW student art show is on display with many students awarded for their array of talent and displays of different media. Because there were so many entries, the show was set in salon style, said Eduardo Aguilar, NW fine arts chair.