Archives for September 12, 2017

Scientists justify field at colloquium series

The hum from the projection screen retracting filled the lecture hall as 50 pairs of feet exited the presentation. After his 40-minute presentation over tectonic evolution, Richard Hanson, school of geology, energy and environment at Texas Christian University, finished off his water with a swig and … [Read more...]

Downtown art show gives students chance to network

Local artwork was front-center during the first Ink in The Falls event, held by 9th Street Studios and art senior Erin Marie Harman. Tattoo shops including Human Canvas, Cowabunga Ink, Rusty’s Needles and Underground Tattoo and Body Piercing were highlighted at the show on Sept. 9. The event … [Read more...]

Women’s soccer rises above TAMIU

The women's soccer team “dusted” the Dustdevils with a 4-0 win against against Texas A&M International University on Sept. 10. The first half of the game was slow paced, with only one goal made at the 19:02 mark by Destinee Williamson, forward and criminal justice senior.  “In our next … [Read more...]

Faculty recital ‘brings tears to your eyes’

To crescendo the faculty recitals, Gordon Hicken, professor of music and associate director of bands, Andrew J. Allen and Tim Justus, assistant professors of music, performed at Akin Auditorium on Sept. 11. "I want to bring keyboard elements, melodic elements, as well as rhythmic and really … [Read more...]

Caribfest to begin this month

The Caribbean Students Organization gave attendees a taste of what to expect for its upcoming annual Caribfest activities. The official launch of the festival took place on Saturday, Sept. 9 in Comanche Suites. The annual event is entering its 20th anniversary on this campus. The event featured a … [Read more...]

IT remake: a safe yet good film

I will be the first to admit that I was not rooting for "It." After hearing about the original director (Cary Fukunaga) leaving the project due to creative differences with the studio, I had doubts about the direction of the project. Fukunaga is responsible for directing the beautiful film, "Beasts … [Read more...]

Arts and Literature Society plans trip to Oklahoma

About 25 students gathered in the Fain Atrium for the Art and Literature Society’s meeting on Sept. 11. During the meeting, they discussed ideas for activities for the members to participate in for the rest of the semester, such as going to a symphony, reading literature to the elderly, starting a … [Read more...]

Weekend dining needs improvement

OUR VIEW: More than just Mesquite Dining Hall should be open on weekends. When students signed up for a meal plan, there's no indication of the times that the various dining spots on campus are actually open. Students think they can go anywhere, anytime — but that isn't the case. Chick Fil A, … [Read more...]