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By Rebecca Najera Arts Editor TJC’s Jazz Ensemble was named the 2016 Jazz Band of the Year at the East Texas Music Awards and has been...
Homecoming at Tyler Junior College has arrived. October 6-11 will be homecoming week, and TJC has several events planned for this week for faculty and students.
By Stefany Ostoin Senior Staff Writer Panama City Beach crime rate has risen tremendously and may be a danger to college students and locals. As Spring Break...
Stella Malone, 22, found herself alone in a hospital room with 17 staples in her arm. She had cut herself with a kitchen knife, almost slashing her main artery. After a weekend of binge drinking, Malone got in a fight with her mom that ended with her cutting herself with a serrated kitchen knife.
By Calvin Maynard Contributing Writer Since the debate over the Washington Redskins’ name began a few decades ago, dozens of colleges across the nation have been...
President Barack Obama took the stand with grace and promise gleaming in his eyes, the White House emblem posted patriotically behind him as he...
Sydni Cunningham Digital Content Manager Tyler Junior College is working on adding another Bachelor’s degree to their growing list of degrees. President Michael Metke, Ph. D...
With a couple of weeks down, possibly an exam or two taken, students may be wondering how and where to begin to improve their grades. The Learning Loft, located on the third floor of Rogers Student Center, offers free tutoring to students in many core subjects and some electives.
The Pearsons were once a normal, middle-class family, but when Melinda Pearson's husband lost his job at Good Year Tire in Tyler, everything changed. "It's a very big, big difference from middle class to this," Pearson said. The decline in the economy is largely to blame for struggling families like the Pearsons.
By Alexis Long Student-life Editor Tyler Junior College has another accomplishment under its belt. What was once just a school with only 93 students and 9 faculty...
Watch the TJC Mens Soccer team take on Jefferson. ...
By Carl SpeaksCopy Editor Lighting pours from the ceiling near the back wall, which highlights the rear row of seats. The stage, however, is...
The Apache baseball team defeated Richland College 7-6, clinching a playoff berth for the team.
President Obama has created a tax break for college students in these hard times. A tax deduction of up to $4,000 can be claimed for qualified tuition and fees paid, making college more affordable for most Americans.
Students pay bills, shop and even watch a political debate online from home, and now technology is allowing students to pursue classes and careers through hybrid courses. A hybrid course is a blend of face-to-face instruction with online learning, spending only one day in class and the other day on Internet-based learning outside of school.
Tyler Police arrested TJC student Brianne Overstreet on Tuesday at approximately 4:32 p.m. for aggravated assault after she allegedly stabbed a Tyler resident.
Walking into Jean Browne Theatre on almost any given day, there is a flurry of hammering and drilling on the set for the upcoming production. Students can often be seen scaling ladders while attaching lighting equipment to the scaffolding above. But while these technicians appear to be seasoned pros, there is a very real danger that threatens them as they do their jobs, and has for the past several years.
Everyday thousands and thousands of words are spoken by each of us. Many words we say too often and take for granted. Words like 'I love you.' Some words, such as 'thank you,' we don't say enough. Then there are the words, which if not said in the right way and at the right time, can bring a world of trouble to your life or to those whom you love.
Authorities were called to the TJC field house about 7:45 this morning to respond to a 911 call received by Tyler PD. A TJC...
One minute, 40 seconds. That's how long it took Lauren Jeansonne to put in the first home goal ever for the Lady Apaches.
TJC honors Black History Month with several events to educate students about this annual observance. February is a month to celebrate the American Black culture....
Are you pumping gas or walking on grass? Not all students on or off campus have a car, so how do they get around? Students...
Colten Sneed News Editor Dogs, cats, fish, and guinea pigs are common animals that kids grow up...
Isaiah Thornton Staff Writer In the season opener on the road not many people gave this Tyler...
After the homecoming win, TJC's apache football team is now leading the Southwest Conference with...
A third of girls in the United States will get pregnant in their teenage years, according to preganatteenhelp.org. "Pregnancy is a rite of passage and teenagers don't have a concept of how life will change, "said Georgiann Shore, a volunteer at The Pregnancy Resource Center in Tyler, just off TJC's campus.
The global community visits TJC each year to celebrate and educate students about people, culture, food and religions around the world. Government professor Dr.. Manoucher Khosrowshahi started International Day 20 years ago to educate students about foreign cultures.
By Alejandra HurtadoSpanish EditorTJC will celebrate the upcoming 26th annual International Day with a celebration of cultural diversity. "When I was first hired at TJC...
By Marshall Cearfoss Managing Editor UPDATE: Taylor's wish has come true! In an email, Professor Don Blaine announced that his leadership course has yet again raised...
On any given day, various beautiful, meaningful, representational pieces of artwork hang in the Wise Auditorium Art Gallery for students and faculty on campus...
Distance education could be a perfect fit for some students, but may be a frustration for others. Some students may be visual, auditory or even tactile learners in the classroom, but what if there is not that one-on-one contact with the instructor or their classmates? According to The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), in the 12-month 2000-2001 academic year, there were an estimated 3.
The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education has released its latest report card for state colleges and universities and it does not paint a good picture for those schools, including ones here in Texas. Schools were graded on its progress and performance in five key areas, including preparation, participation, affordability, completion, and benefits.
Last fall Tyler Junior College Men's Tennis team acquired not only new players but also a whole new facility.
Recently, it seemed like I had quite a few young friends who were a little too eager to tie the knot. As I sat in the back of the crowded church, the only thought running through my mind was, "after the divorce, which one of them will be keeping the toaster I bought for their wedding gift?" It seems so senseless to get married knowing that half of all marriages fail.
Hi! My name is Anna Graves. I'm The DrumBeat's digital content manager. That's basically a fancier title than saying online editor. I manage the...
Then men’s Apache basketball team didn’t exactly have a jolly winter break this year. In fact, you might say that all they ended up...
Coming back from an injury can be a hard thing to gage at times, but it really all comes down to what the body...
Mwahahaha! The dictionary is changing. The Oxford Dictionary online has added widely used slang including “mwahahaha” and “ridic” and taken out words that are no...
The TJC Athletic Department has announced its game against McClennan Community College will now be played Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
Robert NaylorNews/Sports Editor The spring semester not only marks the end of the school year, but also plays host...
Nick Kennebrew, Sports Editor A 2.0 GPA is all you need to stay on campus at...
One of the least expected places to find for live music in Tyler is Brookshires on Rice Road. Most students don't know that inside of this grocery store is a café called Java Jams. Although Java Jams doesn't have live music every night, there is typically some sort of acoustic show going on Saturday nights.
The room is packed, with many kids standing on chairs to get a better view. They have come for one purpose ...to hear music, something that many young adults have a passion for. Most of them have musical aspirations themselves, and seeing someone else on stage playing awakens a particular look in their eyes.
While driving home alone on a dark road, Dibor Roberts saw familiar red and blue lights in her rearview mirror. But instead of pulling over on a dark, isolated Verde Valley road, Roberts decided to drive to a lighted area.