The Official Student Newspaper of Tarleton State University since 1919

the JTAC

The Official Student Newspaper of Tarleton State University since 1919

the JTAC

The Official Student Newspaper of Tarleton State University since 1919

the JTAC

New coach, new goals
New coach, new goals
Jessica Blakely, Staff Writer/Photographer • April 19, 2023

On Monday, March 27, Tarleton State Athletics announced the new Women’s Basketball (WBB) head Coach, Bill Brock.   This is following the news released on March...

Rod Brown shooting a free throw during a game against Abilene Christian on Jan. 14
No place like home
Campbell Burnett, Staff Writer/Photographer • February 27, 2023

The past couple months the Tarleton men’s basketball team have constructed themselves an impressive record: a ten-game winning streak on our own home court.     Wisdom...

Recap of WBB
Samanta Lira, Staff Writer/Photographer • November 21, 2022

On Nov. 11, the Tarleton women’s basketball team won their second game of the season as they defeated UNT Dallas. In the 1st quarter, the Texans came out with a lead...

Upcoming sports
March 4, 2022
Modern Texas mythology
Modern Texas mythology
M. Li Prahl, Staff Writer • March 20, 2024

Mythology has been passed down from generation to generation. Our ancestors made courageous and cautionary tales to explain the unknown. These stories...

What is Lent?
Madison Thornton, Staff Writer • March 20, 2024

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, a 40-day prayer season. Those who partake showcase  a cross on their forehead made from ashes to represent...

Beyond the green
Lainey Vollmer, Staff Writer • March 20, 2024

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated annually on March 17 across the world. Today, the traditions of St. Patrick’s Day, especially in the United States,...

The JTAC 2023 Editor Team
Archives/ Old Papers
Purple Pride Winterguard at NTCA
Mave Love, Staff Writer/Photographer • March 2, 2023

Tarleton State University's winter guard, Purple Pride, is a competitive color guard that takes place in the spring semester. They have been participating...

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Prepare for some ULTRA events
Mave Love, Staff Writer/Photographer • February 8, 2023

Here at Tarleton State, many events occur every day. We have a multitude of fine arts-related events in the upcoming semester. On Jan. 28, students...

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Looking back at herstory
Lainey Vollmer, Staff Writer • May 7, 2024

Henry VIII ascended to the throne of England in 1509 at the age of 17, following the death of his father, Henry VII. While his accession brought...

Spiritual symbolism of the Sun
Brooklyn McKinney, Staff Writer • May 7, 2024

In a fleeting moment on April 5, 2024, the state of Texas was within full view of a scientific phenomenon. The Moon passed between the Sun and...

The doomed journey of the Donner Party
Lainey Vollmer, Staff Writer • May 7, 2024

Before the California Goldrush, what drew many emigrants west was the fertile farmlands of the Golden State and the word that there was territory...