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Spring 2018 final exam schedule

This schedule is for all campuses. NOTE: Due to potential conflicts with lab finals on the first day of the final assessment period, faculty will...
About 2,000 TCC students are expected to participate in two commencement ceremonies May 12 at Fort Worth Convention Center, up from last year’s 1,750 graduates.

TCC readies for pomp, circumstance

By Kathryn Kelman/editor-in-chief The Class of 2018 will turn their tassels May 12 at TCC’s commencement ceremonies. Two ceremonies will be held at the Fort Worth...
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Student Achievement Awards 2018

South Business and Technology Alan Escoto Behavioral and Social Sciences Jennifer Smith Mathematics and Natural Sciences Brandon Youssi Humanities Abigail Sunshine Josey Community and Industry Education Denisse Valdez ...
NE sociology professor Murray Fortner is a recipient of the 2018 Piper Professor Award, which goes to outstanding college teachers in Texas.

Professor wins honor

By Michael Foster-Sanders/campus editor NE Campus sociology professor Murray Fortner was selected as one of 10 recipients for the Piper Professor Award, which goes to...
Scaffolding and structures fill the walkways between the WSTU, WTLO and WPHE buildings to protect students from overhead debris.

Future of campus’ scaffolds unclear

By JW McNay/campus editor TCC is in the process of hiring an architecture firm to design repairs and improvements to buildings on NW Campus, moving...
For the last two years, signs notifying students of camera surveillance sit on the bookshelves at SE Campus’ Judith Carrier Library. Campus police have access to the footage.

Security cameras aid library, students

By Jamil Oakford/managing editor SE Campus’ Judith Carrier Library isn’t spying on students with its surveillance system, but it is capable of seeing what’s happening...
La Societe Francophone president Ivonne Casas and treasurer Wayne Elkins describe what’s in the seed bombs they made for South’s Bioblitz to South and SE student Camile Aristotle.

French speakers stand test of time

By Kathryn Kelman/editor-in-chief South Campus turned 50 this academic year, and so did the college’s oldest student organization. La Societe Francophone, South’s French Club, has been...
Project coordinator of Rescue Her, Sarah Phillips, educates attendees about sex trafficking to raise awareness of the issue. Phillips also discussed prevention at the event April 24 on NE Campus.

Understanding dangers, prevention of trafficking

By Cassie Munoz/reporter NE students took steps to become lifesavers, learning about ways to prevent sex trafficking April 24. Sarah Phillips, project coordinator for Rescue Her,...
TR counselor Mandy Melton discusses stress and offers ways to deal with stress when it’s unavoidable at a April 25 seminar on TR Campus.

Speaker gives tips to cope with stress

By Keishonda Sherman/reporter With finals approaching, TR students attended a seminar April 25 to learn skills to deal with the challenges of stress. TR counselor Mandy...
South Campus wants to set aside land to preserve monarch butterflies. The Ecosystem Project is taking steps toward the goal by starting an action group and planting milkweed.

Butterfly haven

By Jamil Oakford/managing editor Ecosystem Project strives to keep monarch butterflies from becoming extinct A South Campus group wants to make the terrain butterfly-friendly again and...
Mandie the dog high-fives NE student Nikki Bellinger during NE Campus’ Paws for Finals event April 30 in the campus’ library. Paws Across Texas Incorporated provided the therapy dogs for the students to relax as they prepare for finals. See more photos on page 7.

Students take ‘paws’ during finals week

Therapy dogs help students de-stress 
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Life after military brings accolades

By Michael Foster-Sanders/campus editor The success of former servicemen-turned-students was celebrated at the annual graduating Veterans Dinner April 23. NE Campus has 37 veterans that are...
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President recaps first year, talks plans for future

By JW McNay/campus editor As Zarina Blankenbaker’s first year as NW Campus president comes to a close this semester, she described it as “fabulous” and...
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Dental program brings opportunity to campus

By Michael Foster-Sanders/campus editor For graduating dental hygienist Lauren Vance, she didn’t know what to expect when being accepted into the NE Campus dental hygiene...
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Personalities point to cancer paths

By Todd Blackmon/reporter Students confused about what to study in college received help understanding how to pursue a major or a specific career path based...
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Counselor talks myths, warning signs of suicide

By Alaina Bapp/reporter Raising awareness about a silent epidemic, SE counselor Michele Faith shared myths about suicide and provided information to help students recognize the...
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Instructor shares how to help autistic students reinforce positive behaviors

By Quynh Nhu Nguyen/reporter South Campus history adjunct instructor Tracy Pierce, during a March 6 session on SE Campus, gave strategies for interacting with autistic...
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Students learn to avoid credit fraud

By Luke Newby/reporter Students were equipped to deal with real-world situations during a financial information session at NE Campus Feb. 5. NE financial aid specialist Joe...