October 31, 2012

LGBT events provide support for gay students on TR

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By Kirsten Mahon/tr news editor The Trinity River Equality in Education club is providing a place for students to feel welcome even if they feel…

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Companies seeking teachable attitude, panel says

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By Z. Poe Doyle/reporter NE students on Oct. 18 had a chance to get inside the heads of some people responsible for deciding who gets a job…

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Students take part in early voting

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Taylor Jensen and Kenney Kost Students, faculty, volunteers and com- munity members showed up to the early voting sites available on four…

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TCC chancellor says community colleges need additional funds

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Sherlett Warren/ editor-in-chief Chancellor Erma Johnson Hadley traveled to Austin Oct. 24 trying to influence state officials that community…

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Driver’s wrong turn strands car on NE

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By Joshua Knopp/special assignments editor NE Campus students had a rare sight Oct. 24 when a student’ s grandmother drove her car onto…

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No age requirement on Halloween fun

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Only one day a year can people dress up like a Disney princess and not be judged. Halloween. The second-highest-grossing holiday behind…

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Suicide survivors deserve respect, empathy

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Disclaimer: Killing yourself is bad, and anyone thinking about it should seek professional  help beforehand. My name is Joshua Knopp. I have…

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Don’t let body image hamper holiday spirit

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Now that October has almost gone, fall is officially in full swing, which means the holidays are here. With at least one major holiday in each of…

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Names & Events

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Now-Nov. 1 Students, staff and community members can register through Nov. 1 for the inaugural Toro Dash to be held Dec. 1 at Trinity Trails in Fort…

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SE faculty author to talk on military history book

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By Karen Gavis/mannaging editor A SE Campus faculty author will discuss reasons why a Texas military brigade fought in the Confederate Army of…

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Wordless communication practiced during TR event

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TR Campus held a deaf immersion event in the Idea Store Oct. 25 honoring Disability Awareness Month. In It’s a Deaf, Deaf World, participants…

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Latina author shares cultural identity crisis

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By Elyssa Whaley/reporter Immigration and identity between the United States and Mexico are deep-rooted themes in the literature of an…

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News Briefs

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Students learn ways to preserve culture In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Juan Araujo discussed the importance of passing culture and…

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World War II pilot to share stories of his childhood dream

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A World War II pilot will share his stories of flying the “hump” and living his childhood dream Nov. 6 on NE Campus. Edward C. Larson, 88,…

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South play brings unusual humor

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By Kelli Londono/entertainment editor South Campus’ last production for the fall, Du-Rang!, consists of three one-act comedies that deal…

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Paranormal movies beat big dead horse

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By Joshua Knopp/special assignments editor Paranormal Activity 4 is laugh-out-loud funny. The sequel, which actually is a sequel (previous…

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NW hosts dance, presentation symposium

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By Taylor Jensen/nw news editor The annual NW Creative Voice Symposium is the American Idol for scholars, said NW dance associate professor Kim…

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Annual arts, crafts fair gathers on NW in time for Christmas

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Goodies will be available at the NW Arts and Crafts Faire Nov. 6, said NW administrative assistant Kathy Saburn. The senior education program…

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NW Dance Club raises funds, boogies for veteran housing

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Faculty and staff have volunteered to rip up the stage and showcase their ballroom moves for a good cause Nov. 7. The NW Dance Club presents…

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Zumba to leap onto SE Campus

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SE Campus will host Zumba Fest 6-7:30 p.m. Nov. 15 in the SE gym (ESEB 1210). Participants will partake in Zumba instruction led by faculty Traci…

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TR Campus gets its spook on in annual Trick-or-Treat event

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Trick or Treat on Main Street brought a night of fun and safe festivities to TCC students, faculty, staff and the public. Main Street was…

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NE discusses mentoring program

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Craig Barnes/ Reporter The cancellation of a speaker didn’t stop the NE Campus Student Leadership Academy from holding its mentoring session…

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Faculty trip to Far East connects TCC globally

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By Kenney Kost/ne news editor A TCC delegation returned from a two-week trip to Asia to discuss student and faculty exchange…

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Preparations for zombie invasion useful

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By Karen Gavis/managing editor This summer, occurrences such as a naked man-eater in Florida, a San Antonio mother turned cannibal and reports…

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NE twins share passion for singing

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By Kenney Kost/ne news editor Living 100 miles apart was a challenging experience for the twins. “It was really hard because we had never…

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Senator stresses leadership at TR eXperience Summit

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State Sen. Wendy Davis delivered the keynote address for the first of four scheduled Leadership eXperience Summits for the academic year Oct. 19 on…

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South contest to show local talent

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By Chan Mon/reporter South Campus will host the Vocal Arts Competition Nov. 10 to provide an opportunity for African-American singers 18 to 30 to…

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American Indian Heritage

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Nov. 1 NE Campus will kick off its American Indian Heritage Month celebration with the Bear Claw Drum Group accompanied by singers and dancers 2-4…

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SE Diversity Expo takes students to South America, Africa

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By Shameaka Jones/reporter SE Campus students saw different aspects of cultural awareness, history and change at a Diversity Expo Oct.…

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Enjoyable romp of two would-be heroes lacks substance

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By Ciaran Lambert/tr news editor In a world full of dark, realistic superhero movies such as The Dark Knight, Kick-Ass and Watchmen,…

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Dirty tricks used by historical politicians

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By Shameaka Jones/reporter NW Campus students on Oct. 24 heard the sometimes sordid details about six contentious and controversial campaigns in…

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Geology students travel to Arbuckle Mountains

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By Karen Gavis/managing editor About 50 NE Campus geology students awoke early Oct. 20 and boarded a charter bus bound for Oklahoma on an…

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Harvard professor lands on NE for party polarization seminar

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By Shameaka Jones/reporter As Democrats and Republicans struggle to find common ground, NE students learned how the parties grew…

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SE math teacher changes low grades into excellence

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

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Entertainment Calendar

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ART Now-Nov. 2 Girls is on display in South Campus’ Carillon Gallery in the Joe B. Rushing Performing Arts Center. The exhibit includes…

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