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Anthology final submission deadline approaching

John McGee / Managing Editor

February 13, 2012

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Tarleton State University's Anthology is a collection of poetry, prose and visual media produced by students of the University. The Anthology has been in publication for 17 years.Submitting to the Anthology is a great way for young...

Langdon Center transfer to city of Granbury approved

Landon Pool / Staff Writer

February 13, 2012

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The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents voted Feb. 9 to approve the transfer of the Dora Lee Langdon Cultural and Educational Center to the city of Granbury.In a letter to the faculty and staff, President Dottavio explains...

Changes to Code Purple

Brittany Owens / Staff Writer

February 12, 2012

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With the latest round of winter weather behind us, many students were waiting for that beloved text message from Code Purple bringing information of canceled classes. Although that was not the case for the Tarleton State University cam...

Tarleton instructor wins national award

Justin Green / Reporter

February 10, 2012

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Tarleton State University communication studies instructor Prairie Endres-Parnell recently won the National Communication Association's Theater Division Mid-Career Achievement Award. The award was given to Endres-Parnell in N...

Langdon Center genealogy workshop

Brittany Owens / Staff Writer

February 8, 2012

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Tarleton's Langdon Center will be conducting a genealogy research workshop to help people learn more about their heritage. Guided by Eloise Horak, participants will have the opportunity to trace their family tree back multiple ge...

Summer Camp Job Fair

Josh Harville / Staff Writer

February 8, 2012

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Tarleton State University's Career Services is hosting a Summer Camp Job Fair on Monday Feb. 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The come-and-go style event is free for students and will be held in the Barry B. Thompson Student Center Ballr...

New library mobile site provides students resources at their fingertips

Dawn Skinner / Staff Writer

February 4, 2012

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Between checking the news feed on Facebook and fetching more pins on Pinterest, students can now access the Dick Smith Library resources on it's new mobile site. If students are home, traveling or just too busy to stop by the ...

Tarleton police officer runs for Sheriff

Justin Green / Staff Writer

February 1, 2012

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Tarleton State University police officer Cody Beam filed to run for Erath County Sheriff on Dec. 5.In a press release, Beam said that he is "looking forward to this race and the opportunity to continue my career in public ser...

The shadow knows

Landon Pool / Staff Writer

February 1, 2012

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What do magical elixirs, prophecies, furry burrowing rodents, Feb. 2, ancient German traditions and Billy Murray have in common? A little ritualistic holiday Americans and Canadians call "Groundhog Day". You probably all know t...

$5000 nursing scholarship now available

Keauno Perez / Staff Writer

January 28, 2012

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The NursingHomeAbuse.net's Awareness and Prevention Scholarship is being offered by Nursing Home Abuse for an amount of $5,000. The scholarship is for students studying nursing, social work, psychology, or healthcare administ...

Tarleton now offering more degrees in Forth Worth and Waco

Keauno Perez / Staff Writer

January 26, 2012

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As of Dec. 21, 2011, Dr. MacGregor M. Stephenson, the assistant commissioner of the THECB, has approved Tarleton to offer a variety of degree programs at its outer campuses located in Fort Worth and Waco. The Southwest Metroplex C...

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