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Athletic training in a league of its own

All Tyler Junior College athletic organizations have one thing in common, the need for adequate athletic training.

Def Poetry Jam comes to TJC

As the room quiets and the lighting dims, spoken word artist Asia steps up to the microphone and begins to let the smooth flowing words of his life sweep across the room...

TJC considers non-smoking option

Tyler Junior College smokers need not worry about the smoking ban recently passed by the City of Tyler, students and facility will still be allowed to smoke on campus - for now.

TRiO helps TJC students in need

There is a program on campus designed for students who may not have the advantages others have to help them climb the ladder to success. The program is called TRiO.

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TJC offers travel study options

This spring, students at Tyler Junior College will have the chance to sign up for two school-sponsored trips that offer students an educational, yet fun ways to get away from it all. The first of the two trips is to West Turkey, and it takes place over Spring Break.

Student have options when purchasing textbooks

Obtaining an education is an expensive process, and the cost of textbooks is on the rise. There are many different mediums in which a student can buy a textbook: the on campus bookstore, College Books off campus, the Internet, or renting the book online. "I tend to go as long as I can without buying textbooks, but that never seems to go too well," said Claire Dobbins, PR/Advertising sophomore.

Cherish, Yung Joc, BlackViolin slated for TJC Spring Concert

In December 2007 the TJC Student Senate began gearing up for a spring concert set to take place on the TJC campus. But, it hasn't all been smooth sailing. "We've been working on the concert since before the holidays in December. We went and surveyed the students to look at what R&B artist students would like to see," said Scott Nalley, director, student activities and sponsor of the Tyler Junior College student senate.

TMA exhibits ‘America’

A painting depicting only blue shoes resting on a pillow is pretty self-explanatory. However, a trip to the Tyler Museum of Art will prove that average looking blue shoes are only part of a bigger picture. One of the pieces featured in Graham Williford's America under the thematic section Expressions of American Identity is from an artist named William Merritt Chase and is titled "Portrait of Harriet Hubbard Ayer" or "The Blue Shoes.

Crawford Off Broadway

Dr. David Crawford expresses his many theatrical talents within the walls of the Tyler Junior College Theater program. Last year Crawford's very own play was performed in New York, which is famous for it's classic Broadway plays and musicals. "It was called 'Harvest' and it ran last spring right off of Broadway," said Crawford.

Residence Hall Association gears up for idol contest

For the first time at TJC, the Residence Hall Association is bringing American Idol to you. American Idol is hosted by three judges, Paula, Randy, and Simon. There are 24 contestants who compete against each other in song and dance for their shot at the title and a major recording label contract.

BSM hosts free laundry night

Laundry Night offered by the Baptist Student Ministries was Monday, February 25th. The BSM served free pizza to the students who participated. The BSM gave away Starbucks Gift Cards as door prizes. Putt-Putt Golf was also set up so the students cold enjoy their time there.

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