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How to register to vote

Rachel Crawford, Managing Editor

September 22, 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the two front-runners for the 2016 presidential election. Even if it seems unlikely that your choice could affect the election, it won’t make a difference if you don’t vote. And if you’re...

Tarleton to host National FFA Officer prep academy

Rachel Crawford, Managing Editor

September 22, 2016

From Thursday to Saturday, Tarleton State University will be hosting more than three dozen National Future Farmers of America Officer candidates for the Officer Candidate Preparatory Academy. In late August, Stephenville’s...

Athletic fees raised for more construction

Angel Jauregui, Contributor

September 22, 2016

Three years ago, Tarleton State University proposed an Athletic Fee Increase Referendum. This referendum would provide the university with the money for 10 proposed projects. These project include; a synthetic turf softball...

Amidst rumors of May Fete cancellation, Boren sets record straight

Victoria Blake, Content Editor

September 20, 2016

On the evening of Sept. 15, Twitter was lit ablaze as rumors of May Fete, an annual pageant held during Founder’s Week each spring, was cancelled. May Fete is a pageant held during Founder’s week that tests a woman’s...

Tarleton offers Mental Health First Aid certification

Kristen Bowman, Contributor

September 16, 2016

During the fall semester until November, free classes over Mental Health First Aid will be offered at Tarleton State University. The ultimate purpose of these classes is to help students learn warning signs, risk factors of mental...

Texans looking to snap two-game losing streak

Joseph Kamin, Sports Editor

September 16, 2016

Last weekend, the Tarleton State University Texan football team hosted MIAA Southwest Baptist University in the 2016 home opener. The Texans lost to Southwest Baptist Bearcats 31-28 in their first home game. This Saturday, the...