April 30, 2008

Movie Review-The Kite Runner

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By Sara Pintilie/entertainment editor The Kite Runner (4 stars) The Kite Runner might not be as powerful as its novel counterpart, but…

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Whimsical Rambow thrills inner child

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By Sara Pintilie/entertainment editor It took eight years, but Son of Rambow finally gets its shot to be the next indie darling in selected…

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Web companies offer selections for thrifty vacations

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By Kendra Ludwick/reporter When summer rolls around, students are usually looking for a hot place to travel for a hot price. “Be flexible. If…

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Students pair off for study

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By John Harden/reporter With finals beginning Saturday, students have only a couple of days left to fully prepare for their examinations. Many are…

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Students learn interview strategies

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By Eric Bergman/reporter Preparation is a key point in a successful interview, the South Campus career center coordinator told students last…

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Students comment on liquor at park

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By Montreal Spencer/reporter Two popular local theme parks among children and young adults, Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor, are aiming at…

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Student artists cited for works on SE, NE

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Artists on NE and SE campuses were awarded prizes and ribbons for their achievement in their respective art shows. Winners on NE included Marcus…

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South team makes it to semi-finals in regional basketball

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By John Garces/sports editor The TCC Select basketball team compiled a record of 4-1 in the Texas Regional NIRSA Intramural Basketball Tournament…

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Movie Review-Son of Rambow

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By Sara Pintilie/entertainment editor Son of Rambow (4.5 stars) Son of Rambow, a film celebrating friendships, imagination and the…

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Smart car providing smart consumers options

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By Kendra Ludwick/reporter With gas prices rising, students with limited funds may consider the new Smart car, but may have concerns on the safety…

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Shining Diamonds take new shape with prom queen

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By Sara Pintilie/entertainment editor As the sun sets and winds pick up, the football practice at Pennington Field in Bedford takes some…

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SE student relishes acting through professional level

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By Katie Hudson-Martinez/feature editor Holding her breath, she waits for the curtain to rise, but it is not fear that has left her breathless…

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Self-defense training suggested for protection, health

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By Season Weeter/reporter It is dark outside, and the campus parking lot is nearly empty when a college student walks briskly through the…

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RTVB classes practise skills

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By John Garces/sports editor Students in the radio and television broadcasting program on NE Campus are learning their skills in a unique way…

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Renaissance festival celebrates ye olde reflections of past

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By Katie Hudson-Martinez/feature editor Hear ye, Hear ye; come one, come all to the 28th annual Scarborough Renaissance Festival, a celebration of…

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Rangers continue to discourage fans

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By Eric Spikes/reporter The Texas Rangers have a history of not meeting the standards of the bleacher inhabitants of Arlington, and 2008 is shaping…

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Chalk About It-Powdery magic appears in art after dust settles

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By Angelica Estrada/reporter SE Campus became an artist’s canvas and a place for audiences to watch works of art being created right before…

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NW trains fire, police

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By Shalonda Rodgers/reporter SE students learned about the NW Campus Police and Fire Academy programs April 25. Tracey Hearn, assistant…

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NE team bowling academic honors

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By Alex Muhindura/reporter Tarrant County College tussled with the giant universities and came home with some hardware. On Feb. 23, the NE Campus…

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NE speaker debunks bad scientific myths

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By Charles Swanigon/reporter On the first day of spring, one can stand an egg on end. Such popular science myths were felled in Dr. Phil…

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Fun Run closes NE spring games

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By John Garces/sports editor Jackie Garcia, Jacob Davidson, Valerie Bailey and Harold Jondreau ran away with the first-place honors at NE Fun Run…

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Motocross to bring thousands, no Bull

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By Sarah McVean/photo editor The legendary Fort Worth Stockyards sign standing more than 40 feet tall in the historic north side district will be…

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Moms reverse roles when they attend college

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By Hoda Hassan/reporter Do you hide your grades … from your kids? Most moms who left school early to get a job, to get married or to have…

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Mistakes take toll, but future still bright

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Viewpoint by Gary Collins/managing editor I remember a high school coach saying we would make three mistakes in an upcoming game … and he was…

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May marks start of plan for recycling

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By Julissa Treviño/south news editor Starting May 1, the TCC district will apply a new recycling policy. Aluminum, glass, plastic and paper…

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Math competitors awarded monies-Student wins full-tuition scholarship to TCU

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By Martina Treviño/reporter Jesus Aldape could multiply and divide by the age of 3, and that knowledge paid off when he took first in the 2008 Jim…

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Man enough to applaud Danica

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By John Garces/sports editor I’m going to start this column with an admission. My name is John, and I’m a Danica Maniac. Everybody is these…

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Lightning illuminates true belief

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By Mark Bauer/editor-in-chief The weather radar on the computer showed only green over my location in Hurst, but the red was getting closer and soon…

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Opinion-‘Legal’ trumps common sense

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An Orthodox Jew was removed from a United Airlines flight after not returning to his seat during a prayer last week. Shortly after boarding, the…

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Legal acumen crucial for court

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Viewpoint by Season Weeter/reporter An astonishing average of 80 percent of parties filing petitions in court across the United States are…

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League of Women Voters schedules candidates forum

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By Chris Webb/nw news editor The League of Women Voters of Arlington will host a Tarrant County College Board of Trustees candidates’ forum…

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict predates recorded history

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By Mark Bauer/editor-in-chief Why peace in the Middle East might never be more than just a noble idea—and how it affects America. Even though it…

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Invisible children

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By Angelica Estrada/reporter SE Campus students are helping needy children hundreds of miles away. Beta Delta Omicron chapter of Phi Theta Kappa…

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Industry growing in merchandising

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By Angelica Estrada/reporter Students wanting an exciting and fun career might want to look into fashion merchandising on NE Campus. A career for…

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Honor student parlays hard work into national award

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By Rylie Parkins/ne news editor Michelle Word is a prime example of a success story at the community college. “I came to TCC NE pretty…

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Dancers perfect kaleidoscope

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By Michelle Terronez/reporter As finals approach, the South dance department is treating everyone—students, faculty, staff—to a weekend…

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Cultural district undergoing face-lift for revitalization

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By John Mayfield/reporter A series of development projects, spread over roughly a mile next to Fort Worth’s cultural district, is picking up…

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Counselor offers stress-relief advice

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By Crystal Fillmore/reporter Identifying “individual stressors” is the key to success, a counselor told South Campus students last…

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Consumer must step into lead over prices

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Viewpoint by Chris Webb/nw news editor The price per gallon of gas has risen to $3.58 nationwide, according to the Oil Price Information…

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Comic book robots back into action with return of Scud

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By John Mayfield/reporter Comic fans rejoice! Once again “It’s cool to be a robot.” One of the most underground, sought-after and…

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Ceremony to award writers

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By Julissa Treviño/south news editor South Campus students will be rewarded for literary achievements at the Script Awards Ceremony…

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CD Review-Black Tide: Light From Above

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By Chris Webb/nw news editor Black Tide Light From Above (4 stars) The Black Tide explodes onto the metal scene with its new LP, Light From…

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CD Review-DeVotchKa: A Mad and Faithful Telling

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By Sara Pintilie/entertainment editor DeVotchKa A Mad and Faithful Telling (4.5 stars) Fans of Clockwork Orange know where DeVotchKa got its…

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CD Review-The Raconteurs: Consolers of the Lonely

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By Sara Pintilie/entertainment editor The Raconteurs Consolers of the Lonely (4.5 stars) Jack White’s side project, The Raconteurs, released…

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Opinion-Candidates lacking for TCC’s best interest

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The upcoming elections for the TCCD board of trustees has caused quite a stir, as two of the men running for a seat may not be well-suited to the…

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Board race draws controversy

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By Mark Bauer and Katie Hudson-Martinez/editor-in-chief and feature editor Three TCC board of trustees positions are up for election within the…

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Board candidates disagree on downtown campus value

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By Julissa Treviño/south news editor Two prospective District 2 board of trustees members debated the downtown campus and tuition costs,…

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Rebirth of Blues-Blues seeping into metroplex, indicating rebirth of old genre

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By Chris Webb/nw news editor (Final in a four-part series on the rebirth of the blues) The DFW area is filled with a vibrant array of blues…

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Awards Day recipients

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South Campus HUMANITIES Fine Arts Drama - Stephanie Starr Art - Elena Heit Dance - Anthony Glover Music - David Salisbury Behavioral…

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A pro who knows-Steve Hull

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Steve Hull, South Campus instructor of automotive technology, explains fuel-efficient strategies. Q. What can students do to increase their gas…

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ADD affecting more adults, research reveals

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By Kelsey Mobbs/reporter Lack of focus, restlessness, disorganization, excessive impulsivity, procrastination, difficulty starting and finishing…

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