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English professor composes joyful novels, inspires students to do the same

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By Jessica King Staff Writer Traci Borum, English professor at Tyler Junior College and women’s fiction author, encourages many students to dive deeper into their creative calling as writers and poets through her Composition 1 and 2 and Creative Writing courses. “I already had a creative writing...

Local Jeep Club Transports Hospital Workers During Snowstorm

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By Ashley Wilkinson Images Courtesy by Amanda Heichelheim A man hobbles out of the hospital using one hand to wheel along his oxygen tank and the other to grip his discharge papers. As soon as the doors slide open, a blast of freezing air hits his...

HTeaO brews up new beverage options for Tyler community

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By Jessica King Staff Writer Pictures by Victoria Deal HTeaO, an individually owned sweet tea franchise, is opening its doors this spring on Fifth Street across from the Tyler Junior College campus where Weinerland served customers for many years. The business began in founders Gary and Kim...

TJC should open OHPE for mental, physical health of students

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Staff Editorial Graphics by Michael Bald Tyler Junior College has decided to keep the Ornelas Health and Physical Education Center closed until the end of the health crisis despite the fact that Gov. Gregg Abbott issued an order allowing gyms to open to 75% capacity in...