Monday , 20 October 2014
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  • Passion Pays Off

    It is always a busy day at the Arts, Communications & Theatre Department at Texas A&M Univer...

  • Artist brings his Journey to TAMUK

    Like a journal, artist Carlos G. Gomez paints and shares his experiences in life that he says “will ...

  • Come One Come All

    The soft but powerful voice of Veronica Mireles filled the banquet hall at the Memorial Student Unio...

  • Breaking a language barrier

    It is a hot and humid summer day, usual Kingsville weather. Sitting on a chair outside of the dining...

  • Hoggie meets carnie

    The aroma of funnel cakes, balloons popping and loud cries of cheerful screaming is the perfect play...

Passion Pays Off

It is always a busy day at the Arts, Communications & Theatre Department at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Ilda and Cristina are very busy filling out paperwork and answering the phone. Students come in with questions and leave with answers. Dr. Manuel Flores, Chair and professor of the ACT department at TAMUK is very busy as well with students, answering his ... Read More »

Artist brings his Journey to TAMUK

Like a journal, artist Carlos G. Gomez paints and shares his experiences in life that he says “will never go away.” Last summer, Gomez went on a trip to Alaska and recorded his journey through paintings Life’s Journey, a Bato in Alaska, which Texas A&M University-Kingsville brought to the Ben Bailey Art Gallery. Gomez said he began to paint before ... Read More »

Come One Come All

The soft but powerful voice of Veronica Mireles filled the banquet hall at the Memorial Student Union Building (MSUB) as the anthem, “viva Mexico, viva Mexico” bellowed from her vocal cords during the Window on The World (WOW) event last Thursday. The WOW event brought together many of the different ethnic groups on campus to celebrate the beauty of culture, ... Read More »

Breaking a language barrier

It is a hot and humid summer day, usual Kingsville weather. Sitting on a chair outside of the dining hall, the sun hits his face directly, but this doesn’t seem to bother Turker Ertem at all. He smiles and gets comfortable on the chair as he takes his cap off. “This is my perfect weather. I’d rather have humid and ... Read More »

Hoggie meets carnie

The aroma of funnel cakes, balloons popping and loud cries of cheerful screaming is the perfect playground for a kid. Brittany Maple was lucky enough to have her own personal playground growing up with her family business, Kenny’s Funland Carnival. Brittany Maple, junior journalism major at TAMUK, is a 6th generation “carnie.” She’s not your average college student but that ... Read More »

TAMUK UPD gets new look

Being unique has always been the goal of any Javelina venture and the development of the new UPD vehicle designs were no different. Patrol officer Arnold Salazar has been with the university police department for over two years and helped develop the new design, he said as he turned the lights on the new patrol vehicle. The university received two ... Read More »

New Club Makes Statement

The printmaking club marches to their own beat, said club president Omar Gonzalez, and that beat was heard all over campus on Monday morning. “Art is a craft best served with music,” said Gonzalez. The hip shakin’, shoulder shruggin’, blues/rock jam session outside the MSUB drew the crowd in, but the show kept them captivated. Gonzalez, who is a senior ... Read More »

All Hail la Reina

Poise, beauty, and knowledge. That’s what is needed to be royalty and Valerie Rangel has known that all her life. “I’ve been doing pageants for as long as long as I can remember,” Rangel said. Since the age of one, the Corpus Christi native has participated in numerous pageants and has received multiple titles. Her recent reign includes Queen of ... Read More »

Capturing The Struggle Using Brushstrokes

Shawn Brewer is deep in thought after looking at one of Rigoberto Gonzalez's paintings.

With his astonishing talent for illustrating the realities of life through his paintings, artist Rigoberto Gonzalez has enlightened and inspired students like freshman art major, Angela Pineda. “The exhibit was very intense and has shown me how bad the violence along the Mexican-American border is,” Pineda said as she stared at a painting depicting a decapitation. The exhibit, which was ... Read More »

Miss TAMUK spends summer in Georgia

Always looking for new opportunities to better herself, graduate student Sowmya Damidi, computer science major and Miss TAMUK 2014-2015, participated in the Emerging Leader Fellowship Program this summer. Damidi said she was recommended to take part in it by Laura Prange, Director of Campus Sustainability. “Since the time that Sowmya arrived on campus about a year ago, she was just ... Read More »