Tuesday , 30 September 2014
Current Events


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 »

American democracy project gives lecture on freedom of speech

Nothing in life is free. Not even freedom of speech. That was the focus of political science assistant professor Travis Braidwood’s lecture, titled “You Can’t Say That: the Constitutionality of Regulating Seditious Speech in America” which was held in the Student Union Building on Sept. 17. The lecture coincided with Constitution Day and was sponsored by the American Democracy Project ... Read More »

Javelina stadium nears completion

When it rains, it pours. Unfortunately for Javelina Stadium, renovations took longer than expected due to setback after setback. As the work crew raced against the clock to finish in time for the first Javelina game, rain and other setbacks delayed the completion. The seats were not ready as promised but the stadium renovations are now about 95 percent complete ... Read More »

Famous broadway play to hit TAMUK

Javelina Nation should prepare to fall over from laughter as comedian Steve Solomon makes his way to TAMUK for a solo performance. Solomon, who is the creator of the award winning play “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish and I’m in Therapy” will perform on Wednesday Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. as a part of the Presidential Performing and Visual ... Read More »

Computer labs go green

Computer labs across campus may seem a little cooler than usual, as more of them are making shifts to become green. The changes began last year, during TAMUK’s Sustainability Week, which is dedicated to promoting awareness of cutting down on waste and becoming more energy efficient. The initiative is known as the Green Certifications Program. The Library Commons in Jernigan ... Read More »

Concierto de Ingenieria con rotundo exito

El Colegio de Ingenieria tuvo el Jueves 11 de Septiembre su dia de campo en la terraza frontal del edificio donde estudiantes, maestros, y residentes de la ciudad se juntaron para socializar. “El evento es una oportunidad para que los maestros interactuen con los estudiantes, especialmente los que son nuevos,” dijo Patricia Polastri, profesora de tecnologia industrial. Polastri dijo que ... Read More »

Javelina Alumni association strikes out membership fee

All students that attend Texas A&M University-Kingsville will be Javelinas for life. The Javelina Alumni Association has created an entirely new environment for graduates of TAMUK. Instead of paying for membership, students automatically become part of the association when they graduate. The Javelina Alumni Association keeps alumni informed about the university’s success along with providing events as a way for ... Read More »

Nelson rocks the lawn at engineering picnic

Concert on the Lawn a total success The College of Engineering hosted its annual Welcome Back Picnic in the complex’s front lawn for students, staff, and city residents last Thursday, Sept. 11. “The event is an opportunity for teachers to interact with students, especially those that are new,” said Dr. Patricia Polastri, industrial management &technology professor. Polastri said the college ... Read More »

Exhibit pays tribute to WORLD War II Heroes

Old friends, distant relatives, and students and faculty of TAMUK met under one roof to share or experience stories of the unsung heroes of war, whose anecdotes are only barely understood through textbooks. To commemorate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month at TAMUK, the Conner Museum hosted the reception of their “Latinos and Latina of World War II” exhibit from ... Read More »

College of Engineering welcomes students

The College of Engineering will be hosting a welcome back picnic with live music on Sept. 11 to give back to the community and offer a way for the community to have fun. Cameran Nelson, a Texas Country music singer, will be performing live. He is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m, though the event begins at 5:30 p.m. “Porky ... Read More »