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Akira in 4K: Stunning 32 Years Later

By Chris Crymes Staff Writer Graphic by Michael Bald After 30 years, the original anime masterwork, “Akira,” has made its triumphant return to theatres with an all...

Review: ‘The Devil All the Time’ propels Southern Gothic genre

By Chris Crymes  Staff Writer It’s easy to get lost in the flood of streaming movie releases, especially now that most media has shifted online. Netflix...

Column: Society denies men emotional vulnerability

By Madison Heiser Boys don’t cry. They hate the color pink. They love sports and cars, and they have to hold their alcohol. They’re the...

Column: 2020 election calls for young voters

 Featured photo by Madison Heiser As Americans’ party affiliations and ideologies become increasingly polarized as the next presidential election approaches, voting (specifically among younger citizens)...

Are you a student with a disability? Know your rights.

Photo by Chris Swann Disability services are available at Tyler Junior College for students with a disability who require accommodations in order to have a...

Opinion: Individual actions are powerful agents of social change

As a writer for a news organization, I have a unique platform to use my voice to support the causes that matter to me....

A message from The DrumBeat staff

From all of us at The DrumBeat, we hope everyone is having a safe and enjoyable summer under the circumstances. Our country and community...

Opinion: Students waiver under the burdens of online instruction

Despite Tyler Junior College’s recent update about its transition to online classes for the rest of the semester due to the Coronavirus, many of...

Opinion: TJC should cease on-campus operations for the spring semester

Now is not the time for Tyler Junior College to stand out among the rest of our community. Amid a throng of Coronavirus-related closures and...

Viral vacation: traveling abroad amid a global pandemic

It is said the Greeks are known for their history, sprawling olive groves and, coincidentally, their tragedies.  I recently traveled with other Tyler Junior College...

Entertainment industry not immune to the Coronavirus

Due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus, many companies and people across the world have been affected. The entertainment industry in particular has taken a massive...

Churches are closing, I’m out of a job

According to heavy.com, across the world churches, synagogues and mosques have been closing during the Coronavirus pandemic.  When you hear churches are closing around us...

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