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Graduate reflects on time in department: ACT Student of the Year

Arts, Communications and Theatre Department Student of the Year Rami Garza.

Recent Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) graduate Ramiro “Rami” Garza never thought he would go to college, let alone find his passion there. “I honestly didn’t want to go to college,” Garza said. “I wanted to attend ITT Tech in San Antonio and major in network engineering.” Garza entered TAMUK in Fall 2011 as a Journalism major/ speech minor after visiting ... Read More »

Continuing journalistic passion: ACT Alumnus of the Year

A.C.T. Alumnus of the Year Nicole Perez

Many graduate college and go on to accomplish great things, however, there are only a few that have what it takes to stand out and make an impact throughout a whole community. Nicole Perez, graduate of Texas A&M University – Kingsville (TAMUK) was honored as Art, Communications, and Theatre (ACT) Department “Alumnus of the Year.” Perez, a San Diego native, ... Read More »

Professor to Exhibit Her Art in Spain

Marketing and Communications KINGSVILLE (June 12, 2014) — Santa Barraza, art professor at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, is known throughout the world for her paintings. She has had exhibits all over the United States. Now her art will take her to Spain, where her paintings will be on display at the prestigious Casa de America in Madrid. Read More »

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 »