By Mary Mone Online Editor Photos by Chris Swann Always on a mission, Melissa Allen, the records coordinator for the School of Humanities, Communications, and Fine Arts at Tyler Junior College, seeks to make a difference in young lives. A mother to three children and a mother figure to

By Sorayda Rivera Student Life Editor Photo by Sorayda Rivera On a shelf of a small corner office, a hand painted mug and a note from a former student sit casually. The note is written on a small piece of torn yellow notebook paper and it shares the

By Brianna Murphy Staff Writer Photo by Victoria Deal New and returning students may struggle to find a sense of community. Student life provides events and creates life-long connections to help students get the full Tyler Junior College experience. Lauren Tyler, director of student life, coordinates plans that provide

This is the third feature in a series highlighting the "unsung heroes" of TJC. Amber was selected for her work in TRIO Student Support Services. Photo by Chris Swann. College can be a difficult time for most, and even more so without the help of a

In the age of self-expression, blue man-buns, purple locs, shaved heads and everything in between are allowed in the academic setting, but this wasn’t always the case. Nowadays, students can be seen walking across campus with vibrant hair in an array of colors and unique

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