TJC recently held an Arbor Day event at its North Campus in order...
TECH AND GADGETS
Tyler Junior College scored big with the formation of the school's first ever women's soccer team. It was a little over two weeks ago when TJC announced the latest addition of its 11th intercollegiate sport, and just this past week the newly arranged team signed its first player Whitehouse Sweeper Kayla Mason.
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Students who would like to have hands on experience with the computer gaming and programming industry, are invited to join the ACM club at TJC. ACM, Association for Computing Machinery, is a national organization that promotes interest and use of computers for not only school, but also work and play.
The average number of text messages sent per month is 790 by 18- to 24-year-olds. According to recent studies by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, drivers who text are 23 times more likely to get into an automobile accident than those who focus on driving without use of a phone.
The list of things that set Tyler Junior College apart from other Junior Colleges and even some four-year universities is fairly extensive. Right up at the top of that list is the newly created Student Life Fee that each student paid this year.
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By Alexis Long Student Life Editor Oh, procrastination. Boy, do we go back or what? Even with a full night’s rest, I still couldn’t get ahead on my...
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By Julia Contarelli Editor-in-Chief Campus officials did not inform students about a shooting on Campus on Monday, Sept. 12, a possible violation of the Clery Act. According...
By Shannon ParisStaff WriterWith the Spring semester in full swing, making sure students are educated and prepared for inclement weather and campus emergency procedures...
In 2006 Parents Weekend was created for TJC students and parents to come together and play games, enjoy extra curricular activities, and create a fellowship with one another. "We planned the [Parents] Weekend to show parents the vibrant student life, history and traditions of TJC," Jonathan Pollard, assistant director of the Center for Student Life Involvement, said.
The 2008 edition of the Bell Tower has hit TJC newsstands. "It's a joint venture between fine art, graphic art, and English," said Torrey Wylie, graphic arts in¬structor. The Bell Tower is a magazine that is published yearly and is en¬tirely student generated.
The consequences of unreported sexual assaults among college students are a threat to a campus’ safety. One out of every eight college women are raped,...
East Texas has pulled together to support the people of Haiti when they need it most. Even in tough economic times, local residents and organizations are raising money and volunteering their time. On Jan. 12, a catastrophic earthquake registering a 7.0 magnitude on the Richter scale rocked Haiti.
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Although the weather hasn't been very golf-friendly over the past month, the TJC men's and women's golf teams enter the spring season with the belief they can take the national championship crowns. The Apaches and Lady Apaches will both be returning with three players from last season's roster along with a freshmen class, which has already made contributions to the team's overall success.
The Apache Belle Gold Alumni constantly give of themselves so current Apache Belles can have the same memorable experience. The Apache Belle Gold is an association of former Belles who support the current Apache Belles in several ways. They have started a Belle newsletter, a parent steak dinner, high school brunch during the Spring Show, recruitment for the team, fundraisers and volunteer work for the Belles.
By Cory McCoy, Favian Quezada and Brian Rhoads Editor's note: This is an ongoing investigation and will be updated as new evidence presents itself. In...
On a chilly, windy, partly cloudy, Friday afternoon, the president of Tyler Junior College, Dr. Mike Metke takes the mound at Schwab Field located...
Tonight the Chicago Cubs take their talents to Pittsburg to take on the Pirates at PNC Park in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Tonights winner will determine...
Apache freshman tennis player Nathan Robinson has a story and a high school career that is abnormal to most. Born and raised in Abilene, Nathan Robinson grew up playing all kinds of sports such as basketball, soccer, baseball, golf and tennis. At the age of six, Nathan started playing tennis.
An estimate of 45.3 million people in the United States smoke cigarettes according to the Center for Disease Control. In an article by Max...
"Elektra" is a new play that presents a new twist on the very old story of the fall of Agamemnon. After returning from...
The responsibility of life after high school, with paying bills and keeping fed, is huge...
It was a brisk fall midnight, as the hum of the coke machine and the...
Colten Sneed News Editor On Saturday, May 6, Tyler Junior College will be hosting their version of...
Tennis season has started and coach Dash Connell has great aspirations for this season. In...
Being tattooed, or more commonly referred to as "getting inked," is often frowned upon. People sometimes look at tattooing as if it were a separate lifestyle from their own, and many with tattoos have experienced some form of prejudice. "The biggest challenge so far has been getting the City of Tyler to let us be over in this part of town," said Derek Kastning, professional tattoo artist and owner of Derek Kastning Tattoo Company.
By Maurice Tamman NEW YORK (Reuters) - Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton maintained her commanding lead in the race to win the Electoral College and claim...
"I know that I promised to take care of you... and protect you... but I'm at a crossroads." Those heartfelt words - and the final image of Federal Agent Jack Bauer standing on a cliff looking towards an ocean sunrise and an uncertain future - were an eerie promise to viewers of the Fox Emmy-winning series "24" that a change within the iconic main character played by Kiefer Sutherland, and the show itself, was coming.
"Blaming a late assignment on a dead physicist usually doesn't fly."
By Madison Heiser We witness censorship in the media, in...
Ricardo Mejicano Broadcast Director Making her main stage directorial debut during the regular semester, Professor Amy Dawson...
Congo Tyler Junior College student Michael Okito moved from Congo in order to attend college in America. "Congo is right in the middle of Africa," he said. "It's always hot and we probably get one month of rain." Okito said that Congo is more of a city and it's nothing like what is shown on TV.
It is not uncommon after a severe injury and physical therapy that some people still need help to reclaim their daily lives. Activities that...
By Favian Quezada Web Editor Students will be paying a little bit more to attend TJC soon, as the TJC Board has voted to increase tuition...
Success. It is a word that means wildly different things depending on who you ask. For some, success is a mountain of cash. Others...
Rebecca NajeraEditor-in-ChiefTJC quarterback, McLane Carter, signed his four-year NLI (National Letter of Intent) to Texas Tech, the college of his choice, today in Wagstaff...
The music business has changed drastically in the last decade. The rise of internet music downloads has forced artists to tour more and market...
Tyler Junior College and Higher One have joined forces to give students a choice between swiping a card, waiting in line or expecting a check in the mail for all financial reimbursements.
Apache Men's Tennis player Mwalimu Phiri has an accent and a name that most people can't place. "We just call him M. His first name is just too hard to say," Apache Tennis Coach John Peterson said. Phiri was born in Zambia, Africa, where he lived up until 2001.
The professional tennis management program offered at Tyler Junior College gives students a chance to turn their love for the game into a full time job. The Tennis Tech program has been offered at Tyler Junior College since 1974 and has hosted students from every corner of the planet.