By Jessica King Staff Writer COVID-19 has forced students to adapt to a challenging new way of living, both on and off-campus. For Skylar Parker, a freshman striker for Tyler Junior College’s women’s soccer team from Katy, Texas, it is unlike any college experience she could have

Story and Photo By Andrea Valdez Broadcast News Director Over the summer, while most students were quarantining at home trying to make light of a difficult time, some students dedicated their time to tackling online summer classes. Often with online classes, there tends to be some bumps

By Mary Mone Online Editor Photos by Chris Swann Always fascinated by challenges, Mark Gartman has traveled all over the United States and into Monterrey, Mexico, in search of renovations to tackle. After years working for his own business, Gartman now serves as the director of facilities and

Where are you from? "I am from Nigeria" Have you ever been to the United States before? "Yes, when I was eight and when I was 13. I came here to see my dad. They live back in Nigeria, I am here by myself." What

Maya Gayler Managing Editor Why did you choose TJC? I had cousins that came here years before I did, and they recommended it to me. Did you come here directly from your country? I came here straight from Kenya. I came January 9 through Dallas, and my cousins brought

Photo by Anna Grace Drewett Anna Grace Drewett Staff Writer What is your name? Jeannie Lafferty What led to you begin teaching Environmental Biology? I majored in agriculture at college, but they needed someone to teach Environmental Biology, so I moved over from agriculture to teach this class. Where did you go to college?

Maya Gayler Managing Editor Why did you choose TJC? A friend found it, and my parents decided that this was a very good option for them to finance. And I thought it was going to be cool. What did your family say about you

 Adam Palacios Staff Writer  Q. How long have you been teaching at TJC?  A: This is my 27th year at TJC.  Q: What is one interesting fact about yourself?  A: I have been married for 50 years to the same wonderful man.  Q: What inspires you to teach?  A: I like to