Sunday , 20 April 2014
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TAMUK student uses his last year as an undergraduate to start something new

Photo by Sydney Hernandez

Adjust the lights, get a good angle and deliver the perfect line. Cut. Okay, let’s do it again. Many students wish to capture the perfect moment, especially in their last semester of college. However, they only get one shot. Preston Neill had the opportunity to do just that on Jan. 24 when he hosted the Javelina Oscars. Not only did ... Read More »

Music Ensembles Represent TAMUK


Different melodic styles that are usually performed at the Bellamah music building will be displayed near the famous San Antonio Riverwalk. Three ensembles from the Texas A&M University – Kingsville (TAMUK) music department will be performing at the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Convention in San Antonio, Texas on Friday Feb. 14. “We are Use I invisible it ext ... Read More »

Miss TAMUK’s journey through her reign

Miss TAMUK supporting Toys for Tots at the Tree Lighting Ceremony. (Contributed Photo)

The New Year often brings a sense of renewal and exploration for novel ideas that may lead some people to valuable opportunities. Some students can be walking around in the crowd, and by the next semester they become the face that represents the student body of their school. “The title I received last year has given me the opportunity to ... Read More »

An evening with Frank Stanley

Frank Stanley

Editor’s Note: This first-person feature was posted on communication student Adolf Castillo’s blog My Saturday evening began as it usually does, I worked. I made some calls, and cleared up some paper work. I looked up at the NWA album cover on my Pandora staring down from the screen of my computer and thought, what happened to us, Dre?  I ... Read More »

Twin Series: Music students share genetic commonality

Left to RIght: Irving Rodriguez, Ada Aguilar, Orlando Medrano and David Hernandez. 
Photo by Ismael Perez

Each twin made their way to the interview ready to share a unique life story. However, they saw three different people in the room and wondered how they were all connected. They cross paths each week in the same building with no knowledge of their similarities and before the record button even turned on, they became curious and started the ... Read More »

Twin Series: The Wilson Brothers

Left to right: Jesse and Ben Wilson

He passes by wearing a cap, blue shirt and basketball shorts. Minutes later, he passes by with wavy hair, a red shirt, and khaki shorts. People stare with wonder while they continue with their day, unaware of the phenomenon people believe they just experienced. Identical twins Ben Wilson and Jesse Wilson, mechanical and architectural engineer majors, are students at Texas ... Read More »

First generation college student rises into royalty

Homecoming King and Queen Edgar Hernandez and Brittany Culp. Photo by Fares Sabawi

“Everything around me froze and all I could hear was my heart beating. I looked to my right where my escort smiled at me, then heard them announce my name. I had the biggest Kool-aid smile. I was speechless,” Edgardo “Edgar” Hernandez said. Hernandez is a senior double major in Business Management and Information Systems and now, he’s Homecoming King ... Read More »

Queen doesn’t let blindness hold her back

Homecoming King and Queen Edgar Hernandez and Brittany Culp. Photo by Fares Sabawi

“That drum roll before they called my name seemed like it lasted a lifetime. When the crowd erupted with cheers and applause, all the negativity I had received before no longer mattered, and I was reminded of why I decided to run in the first place.” Brittany Culp is a senior double major in Psychology and Sociology and now TAMUK’s ... Read More »

Musical sisters visit summer institute

Katherine Ann Ragan (left) and Mallorie Kate Gabbert (right) touring during their free time at Torgglers Summer Institute.
Contributed Photo

Chemistry and communication is needed when performing in a musical ensemble. For two musicians, those talents stay with them even off stage. They face each other when deciding who will speak and give each other feedback with harmonious musical runs of laughter that could brighten up a room. Katherine Ann Ragan and Mallorie Kate Gabbert, vocal performance majors at Texas ... Read More »

Bedford finds himself at home in Kingsville: Freshman quarterback Caleb Bedford starts his journey at TAMUK

Contributed photo

This past weekend against Midwestern State University saw the debut of Javelinas freshman quarterback Caleb Bedford in Wichita Falls. The result didn’t turn out in Bedford’s favor suffering a defeat to the Mustangs 43-10. Bedford impressed many throughout the game as he showed confidence in leading the first team offense. There were times when the freshman made some mistakes, but ... Read More »