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Annual 5K to raise breast cancer awareness

Texas A&M University-Kingsville will be hosting its 14th annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5k Walk/Run to support or honor those who have been affected by the illness. The event, which is sponsored by the Student Health and Wellness Center and Alpha Sigma Alpha, will start at 8:15 a.m. on Oct. 18 at the Memorial Student Union Building Courtyard. Attendees can choose ... Read More »

Celebrating homecoming with sober spirits

Every 90 seconds, someone is injured from drunk driving accidents, according to DoSomething.org. To start off Homecoming Week at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Student Activities along with the Health and Wellness program, PEP TALK and Aramark put together Homecoming Sober Spirits to educate students about staying safe from the weeklong festivities. “We are showing students how to have fun at homecoming, but ... Read More »

Go print saves paper all across TAMUK

More and more computer labs across campus are becoming Go Print compatible, limiting the amount students are allowed to print. Go Print, introduced last spring, assigned accounts to every student on campus and gave them a set number of credits for printing. Going over would induce a fee to print more. The system was implemented to save pages. “The process ... Read More »

Jaime Martinez Takes the Reins in the Interim

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There is a new head coach about to be roaming the sidelines of Javelina Stadium and he is quite the familiar face.  Read More »

Concert held in honor of TAMUK professor battling cancer

Breast cancer awareness is not only meant to inform individuals, but help people come together and be creative to help those in need. The Texas A&M University – Kingsville (TAMUK) music department performed a concert at the Smith Recital Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 7 benefitting Dr. Ann Fronckowiak, assistant professor of oboe and music theory. Fronckowiak was diagnosed with breast ... Read More »

Gamers take time to create their own

Most gamers will prefer to play the game. Fewer will put down the controller and try and create a game of their own. Chris Cavazos, said he and his friends, Robert Perez, sophomore mechanical engineering major, and Spencer Cammer, mechanical engineering major, have been working on their project since March. “Currently, it’s in the beginning state. We’ve got a little ... Read More »

Diagnosing the problem

Though the sometimes spotty Internet suggests otherwise, the internet service has only steadily improved since 2010. Robert Paulson, chief information officer of iTech at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, said the bandwidth has increased to 550 megabits a second, up from 425 Mb/s last year and 300 Mb/s the year before. “In 2011, we increased the bandwidth. It had been 100 Mb/s ... Read More »

Empowering Peru through education

Wilson Sagastegui, a Peruvian scholar, was invited to Texas A&M University-Kingsville for a month in order to share his knowledge of Peru. Sagastegui is currently working for a non-governmental organization called “Practical Action” which focuses on educating the poor to empower them. As a child in a family of fifteen, he grew up knowing what it was like to live ... Read More »

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage

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              Every year, people across the country take time to observe Hispanic Heritage Month, a celebration of the history, culture and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors are from Spain, Mexico and Central and South America. Hispanic Heritage Month originally lasted one week and was established in 1968 by President Lyndon Johnson. President Ronald ... Read More »

Fire starts in dorm room

The Kingsville Fire Department responded to a call at about 6:40 p.m. regarding a fire at Lewis Hall last night. Two fire trucks were dispatched to the scene, and the Fire Chief was there to oversee the operation. The fire department was called about smoke coming from a resident’s room, and they were quick to respond, Reed said. Reed said ... Read More »