October 03, 2012

Trustee owes $44,000 to TCC, report says

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By Shirlett Warren/editor-in-chief A TCC internal audit review revealed that a board trustee owes the college $44,000 for health insurance…

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TR coordinator adds teaching award to his collection

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By Joshua Knopp/special assignments editor Part one in a five-part series on winners of the Chancellor’s Award for Exemplary Teaching, an annual…

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News Briefs

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Health coordinator to explain new police phones to students Students can learn about new TCC safety procedures by attending the Lunch and Learn…

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Area health vendors to offer free services during NE fair

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Students can participate in a number of free screenings and visit a number of vendors at the NE Campus Health Fair 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 10 in Center…

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Hispanic Heritage

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Now-Oct. 5 Hispanic Heritage: El Greco of Toledo and Spanish Culture in the Golden Age explores the art, influence, intellectual life and religious…

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Digital technology time-waster, say campus counselors

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By Stephanie Homeyer/reporter TR students learned how to find balance between technology and life outside the screen in Dare to Disconnect Sept.…

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NE advisor will help students with anxiety, create confidence

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By Natalya Engelsen/reporter Because of the struggles and mental hardships she had to endure, one NE academic advisor has long sought to help…

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NW leadership modules help students’ futures

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By Tabitha Redder/reporter The skills learned throughout the leadership modules will help TCC students when they transfer to a university and when…

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Students not alone in math fear, South instructor says

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A South Campus workshop offered students an opportunity to express their feelings about the struggles they face when dealing with math. Math…

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Entertainment Calendar

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ART Now-Oct. 5 The NE Campus art department presents the Northeast Art Faculty Sampler, including various forms of art — painting, ceramics,…

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House flick less than could be, doesn’t live up to source films

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By Joshua Knopp/special assignments editor House at the End of the Street is getting a lot of hate from critics, but it’s not that…

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NW theater brings family aspect to dark drama with twins

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By Kelli Henderson/entertainment editor Theatre Northwest is bringing a whole new meaning to family entertainment. Identical twin sisters…

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Zombie movie contest to offer chance to show talent, win cash

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By Mario MONTALVO/multimedia editor The NE Art Association is encouraging students to create and submit their best three-minute zombie movies as…

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SE library does old-school horror

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By Karen Gavis/managing editor Horror film enthusiasts can huddle in the SE Campus library Thursday evenings in October to glimpse some classic…

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Legendary U.S. female aviator once owned, flew NW historical airplane

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Jacqueline Cochran was a pioneer aviator and, by 1938, was considered the best female pilot in the U.S. Rumored to have learned how to fly an…

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Bringing back the plane of the stars

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By Taylor Jensen/NW news editor A Beech 18 aircraft flown by movie stars and a pioneer woman aviator is currently being refurbished in the…

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History instructor educates about Moebius

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By Elaine Bonilla/reporter It’s the first day of class, and students trickle into the classroom ready to meet their history instructor. The…

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NE varmint population on the rise, staff says

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By Joshua Knopp/special assignments editor Throughout the semester, NE Campus students have experienced strange smells in various buildings. In…

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TR instructor helps students relieve stress in class

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By Joshua Knopp/special assignments editor With only 45 slots open per year, the Kellogg Institute for Developmental Education in North Carolina…

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State Senate candidates to debate on TR Campus Oct. 11

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Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis will debate Republican Texas House Rep. Mark Shelton Oct. 11 in the TRTR Energy Room on TR Campus. According to…

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For-profit colleges pillage federal funds

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For-profit colleges have become a big, big problem. Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, completed a two-year investigation of the industry last July and…

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Course teaches students mixture of business, style, fashion on NE

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By Kelli Henderson/entertainment editor The NE fashion merchandising program not only offers an associate degree under business, but it allows…

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Major choices in life need passion to flourish

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By Kenney Kost/ne news editor Be passionate and love what you do. The rewards may surprise you. Every semester begins with the look of…

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Councilman urges speeches to be personal, use technology

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By Chan Mon/reporter Writing a speech should start with the heart, not the head, TR students were told Sept. 26. “I learned a long time ago…

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College process results in original creations

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By Karen Gavis/managing editor Going to college is like baking a cake. TCC students are all originals. No two students are exactly…

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NE program helps others to heal their addictions

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By Kenney Kost/ne news editor The mental health program on NE Campus offers a variety of applicable coursework for students looking to become…

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Names & Events

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Now-Oct. 6 Flu shots are available on NW Campus 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday in WCTS 1128A. Cost is $12 and…

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TCC trustee writes on Arlington history

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By Shirlett Warren/editor-in-chief It took a group of determined women dedicated to philanthropic efforts and a deathbed promise made by a TCC…

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TR student government now recruiting new members

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By Kirsten Mahon/tr news editor TR Campus students are getting their voice back after the Student Government Association fizzled away over the…

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Counselor discusses PTSD with NE group

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NE students gathered Sept. 27 to hear a Baylor All Saints Medical Center counselor discuss Managing PTSD. Scott Lennox began by profiling an…

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Voter registration day educates students

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National Voter Registration Day was Sept. 25 and more than 1,000 people became registered voters among NE, SE and South campuses. When it comes to…

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