In the Intro to Pipe class, offered through South’s welding program, students work on projects and familiarize themselves with the equipment.
South student Jessie Frerichs was left with double vision after her first brain surgery. She has had four total brain surgeries to remove tumors.
NE and SE student Sam Bailey and SE student Kemy Acosta peruse liquor bottles filled with colored water to inspire them for an assignment to create a unique concoction.
In the Intro to Pipe class, offered through South’s welding program, students work on projects and familiarize themselves with the equipment.

Molding metals

By Arelys Morales Conty/campus editor Students find careers in welding thanks to hands-on program Metal shavings litter the floor, and the smell of fire permeates the...
South student Jessie Frerichs was left with double vision after her first brain surgery. She has had four total brain surgeries to remove tumors.

Persevering post tumors

By Michael Foster-Sanders/campus editor Single mom with disability overcomes adversity through SAR Jessie Frerichs’ battle with a brain tumor was a traumatic experience that required four...
NE and SE student Sam Bailey and SE student Kemy Acosta peruse liquor bottles filled with colored water to inspire them for an assignment to create a unique concoction.

Mixology garnishes campus with new program

By JW McNay/managing editor It’s not often bottles liquor venture into an academic setting, but that’s the case in a new class where alcohol is...
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Ridership sees increase

By Kathryn Kelman/editor-in-chief Number of students using Trinity Metro continues to rise throughout fall term Seven months after TCC started covering the cost of Trinity Metro...
James Lovell Jr., William Anders and Frank Borman, members of the Apollo 8 crew, pose for a photo in their space suits on a Kennedy Space Center simulator Nov. 22, 1968. Apollo 8 was the U.S.’ second manned spaceflight and the first to reach Earth’s moon.

Campus to honor Apollo 8

By Heather Adams/reporter NASA’s first mission to moon focus of 50th anniversary exhibit Houston! We have a new exhibit. With the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 8...
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Building backyards for birds

By Jay January/reporter Bird enthusiasts learned how to attract the flying creatures to their backyards as well as the benefits for doing so from a...
During the emotional intelligence presentation, NE business assistant professor Randy Saleh clarifies why communication is the most important interpersonal skill in the workplace.

Speaker explains value of soft skills

By Madison Bailey/reporter Within seven years, artificial intelligence will be in full throttle and workers will have to compete with robots, objects that never complain...
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Officers involved in shooting to share story

By Elyssa Gideon/reporter Local police officer Brandi Kamper, tactical paramedic, jumped in to save fellow Fort Worth officer Matt Pearce’s life by providing critical first...
Volunteers will sashay down a runway dressed in work attire to help students navigate through different options at Dress for Success Nov. 27 in NSTU on NE Campus.

Yoga pants not allowed

By Belle Trevino/reporter Fashion show to teach students appropriate work attire Strutting down the runway, students will dress for the jobs they want, not the jobs...
Veteran success assistant Abdel Casiano went from sailor, detention officer to college student with the assistance from the VetSuccess center on South Campus.

Support leads to success

By Michael Foster-Sanders/campus editor TCC veteran centers ease transition to civilian life Abdel Casiano remembers being a teenager whose high school graduation was approaching quickly.  An average...
SE student Republicans celebrate as Ted Cruz starts to gain a lead against Beto O’Rourke in the U.S. Senate race at the Nov. 6 election watch party on SE Campus.

Election 2018 – Republicans Cruz to victory

Republicans Conservatives revel in results Republican candidates emerge victorious despite initial concerns By JW McNay/managing editor As the polls started to close in Texas, cheers rang out for...
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College partners with airline to meet hiring demand

By Kathryn Kelman/editor-in-chief TCC has partnered with Delta Air Lines in an effort to meet the impending demand for aircraft maintenance technicians.  The airline industry is...
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Resource fair aids LGBTQ students

By Lynn Caraway/reporter Attendees educated about community, provided health resources, safe-space information  Community outreach specialists “came out” with helpful information to support students at the LGBTQ+...
Source: Terrell Shaw SE transfer center coordinator, Sandra Bermejo South transfer center coordinator, Brittni Hollis NE transfer center coordinator

What to know when transferring

By JW McNay/managing editor Wanting to attend a four-year after TCC? Here’s what you need to know  Students looking to transfer from TCC to a four-year...
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Study abroad touted

By Juan Ibarra/reporter Alumni offer advice, debunk myths, fears The idea of studying abroad stirs fear in some, while for others it seems out of the realm...
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Mexican traditions shared, celebrated

By Iela Durian/reporter Alejandro Garza started working in a cemetery at the age of 10, which allowed him to observe the many different traditions associated...
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Sugar skulls, dancing skeletons discussed

By Dylan Harris/reporter Anthropologist talks cultural appropriation, cultural appreciation with el Dia de los Muertos On a rainy Halloween afternoon, students, staff and faculty members gathered...
Career services assistant Manual Herrera (far left) and student development associate Dalton Doss speak to a NW student after the presentation. Students were given tips on what to wear to work and job interviews.

Dressing right for future jobs

By Katherine Maciel/reporter Career services helps students choose right clothes for job interviews, workplace A presentation informed students of the differences between dressing casual and smart...
SE history assistant professor Mike Downs explains the history of the transition of Renaissance beliefs of magic to science Oct. 23 in the Library Classroom on SE Campus.

Professor explores magical realism in Harry Potter

By McKayla Rosser/reporter The real-world influences behind Harry Potter can be summarized in three words: Renaissance, magic and science. The Harry Potter book series debuted over...
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Night of scary movies showcases student talent

By Cleo Jones/reporter A film festival allowed students to express their creativity by creating their own horror films and showcasing them. Few open seats remained in...