May 6, 2015

South students teach their peers stress relief through breathing

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by Kathryn O'Brien/reporter Five South students started their May 6 presentation in an unusual way: They taught their audience how to breathe for…

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TCC celebrates 50 years

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By Jamil Oakford/editor-in-chief Whether it’s a person or an institution turning 50, the celebration is not just inevitable, but special. As TCC…

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1965 – Pop culture rewind

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By Tabitha Redder/managing editor • Billboard top 100 song for most of July: “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” – Rolling…

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First board sets tone, direction for district

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By Hope Sandusky/nw news editor TCC’s 50th anniversary celebration is not for a campus opening but for the election that brought TCC into…

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Chancellor reflects on 47 years at TCC

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By Jamil Oakford/editor-in-chief Hadley goes from NE instructor to the top Chancellor Erma Johnson Hadley is one of the pivotal figures that…

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South professor was student on day one

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By Adam Dodson/reporter On the day Tarrant County Junior College opened the doors of its first campus in 1967, if someone would have told…

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Rain never staved off South’s potential

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By Martin Paredes/south news editor South Campus, at what was then Tarrant County Junior College, opened its doors in the fall of 1967 after a…

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Bell key in forming TCC district

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By Matt Koper/ne news editor A man who has been with the college since its formation and was instrumental in forming the district has his name…

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NE reaps benefits of time, patience

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By Brendon James/reporter Being second sometimes has its perks After South Campus opened first in 1967, NE Campus opened in 1968. Time…

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Bicentennial year sees NW opening

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By Lariza Moreno/reporter NW Campus would be the third one to come along, but unlike NE and South, NW took quite a long time to build. In 1965,…

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Second chancellor credits TCC’s staff

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By Devin Simkins/reporter Many important people made TCC what it is today. C.A. Roberson was one of them. Director of finance, vice president…

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Cramped quarters leads to SE bonding

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By Linah Mohammad/se news editor Twenty years ago, the fourth installment of TCC campuses opened in the strategic area of Arlington, near the…

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TR struggles to open, but serves community

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By Audrey Werth/tr news editor The history of TR Campus doesn’t go back far, but a lot has happened from the moment a need for a downtown campus…

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Notable former students call TCC home

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Wendy Davis Wendy Davis is a lawyer and Democratic politician who once took classes on NE Campus. Her original goal was to become a paralegal, but…

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First chancellor leaves his mark on district

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By Rodrigo Valverde/reporter Projecting his optimistic attitude wherever he was as well as his strong leadership skills, becoming the first…

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TCC releases its history in e-book

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By Chelsea Olson/reporter TCC was founded in 1965 and opened its first campus in 1967, an eventful time for the start of a new school to serve the…

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TCC to celebrate 50 years with party

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By Brandy Voirin/reporter Turning 50 is a monumental occasion, which is why TCC’s 50th anniversary party will be the talk of the town. The…

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Student Achievement Awards 2015

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Student Achievement Awards…

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Editorial – Use summer break as time for growth

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Summer vacation is almost here. Once final exams are over, students will have the time until next semester to use how they see fit. But the factor…

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Viewpoint – Sharing economy sets new model for business industry

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By Audrey Werth/tr news editor It is now possible to find a host to leave your pet with, vacation in someone else’s home, meet that person’s…

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Viewpoint – Nice try fast food, but you are still unhealthy

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By Martin Paredes/south news editor McDonald’s, like many other fast food chains, has implemented “healthier” menu options to combat its…

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Mending wings

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By Linah Mohammad/se news editor SE wildlife taken care of by groundskeeper  SE Campus students looking though the library’s picture window…

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NW student finds resolve through TCC

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By Devin Simkins/reporter A typical day for NW Campus student Ashley Hays starts the night before.  Hays has two restaurant jobs, attends…

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Former homeless student currently pursuing master’s

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By Lariza Moreno/reporter It has been six years since LaDoris Pope started a new beginning in Texas when she moved from Mississippi with her…

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Campus-exclusive classes cause traffic headaches for students

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By Jalyn Sneed/reporter When Yosimar Hidalgo leaves his Fort Worth home to go to school, he passes TR Campus and drives 23 miles farther to reach…

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Baylor specialist educates NW seminar attendees on issues with infertility

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By Alex Wright/reporter Anyone not using contraceptives is trying to get pregnant, a local obstetrician told NW students April 29.  Dr. Linda…

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NW art gives storage container new design

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By Hope Sandusky/nw news editor The NW Arts Coalition has spent the past couple of weeks decorating an outdoor storage container. Members of…

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Movie Review – Low-budget Ex Machina reaches high

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By Rodrigo Valverde/reporter With its brilliant storytelling and stunning visual effects, Ex Machina proves that the smaller films are the ones to…

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Movie Review – Little Boy relays powerful message about faith, family

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By Lariza Moreno/reporter Little Boy is a sweet story of faith and hope that centers on the life of an innocent young boy. The film is a…

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Entertainment Calendar

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Now-May 7 South’s Student Art Exhibition is in the Carillon Gallery 10 a.m.-4 p.m. through-Thursday or by appointment. For more information,…

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Movie Review – Age of Adaline tells unique, clever story

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By Hope Sandusky/nw news editor Movies about humans with mutations are not uncommon in the film industry. More often than not, they are products…

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Students receive national $40,000 scholarship

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By Hope Sandusky and Linah Mohammad Two TCC students received the highest private scholarship for community colleges — $120,000 in scholarship…

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Parking between colored lines

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By Jamil Oakford/editor-in-chief NE Campus issues twice as many violations than all other TCC campuses combined in 2013 If students have…

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Rules for financial aid to be enforced

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By Tabitha Redder/managing editor Beginning this summer, stricter guidelines will dictate financial aid eligibility for students. For students…

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Diverse campus, segregated hallways

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By Linah Mohammad/se news editor SE students divide themselves by race or ethnicity, congregate into separate groups Stepping inside one of…

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Students calculate to earn scholarships

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By Matt Koper/ne news editor Seven district students received cash prizes for winning the Jim Bolen Mathematics Competition. Partial or…

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TCC given high honor by city’s chamber

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By Jamil Oakford/editor-in-chief TCC has been honored with an award that is rarely given to an educational institution. The Fort Worth Chamber…

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As finals week approaches, study methods examined

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By Brandy Voirin/reporter Final exams are here.  While some students are torn between which study tactics to apply, others have aced through…

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Advising sessions mandatory for some students

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By Martin Paredes/south news editor Last fall, TCC implemented a policy requiring students with fewer than 15 credit hours to participate in two…

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Seminar highlights financial responsibility for student loans

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By Ciara Anderson/reporter Borrowing money is a serious matter, a financial aid associate told NE students April 29. Imelda Ramos started…

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Names & Events

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Now-May 8 The TR Student Government Association is hosting a series of events in collaboration with clubs and organizations to support students…

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TCU alumnus beats abuse

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By Bridgette Hall/reporter Few people have their lives turned upside down in one day, but it happened to John Otis Turntine, the keynote speaker…

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South panelists reveal stories, urge others to assist homeless

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By Alex Wright/reporter Individuals share about conquering their dark pasts A group of diverse individuals brought the face of poverty to…

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Former students describe living in poverty

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By Melanie Urrejola/reporter As part of the Cultivating Education in the Midst of Poverty summit April 30 on South Campus, former homeless…

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English instructor shares worldly travels, ideas

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By Dylan Leverett/reporter Geoffrey Saari urges students to engage in art SE Campus instructor Geoffrey Saari has taught Iranian helicopter…

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Student on NE survives coma, strives to help

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By Martin Paredes/south news editor A 16-year-old Stanley Chibueze is on the verge of graduating from a Nigerian boarding school when his health…

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2,000 students to get diplomas at graduation

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By Jamil Oakford and Brandy Voirin As the semester winds to a close, some students are gearing up to walk across the stage for TCC’s…

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Sacrifices for the American dream

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By Linah Mohammad/se news editor SE professor uses his deportation experience to relate to students  They packed all they had on the Greyhound…

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SE students receive $5,000 from PTK

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By Brittany Jackson/reporter A SE Campus student is one of 15 recipients of a $5,000 Guistwhite Scholarship. Pelkins Ajanoh was one of the Phi…

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South panel details ways to sleep better

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By Gregory Hoeft/reporter Better sleep involves most of the body’s senses, a panel told students May 4 on South Campus. Psychology of…

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Local architect teaches balance of art and technical

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By Melanie Urrejola/reporter South Campus architecture students learned the balance between the artistic and technical sides of their chosen…

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