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Mobilize your career with ExxonMobil

Chelsea Bradley / Staff Writer

February 20, 2012

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Tarleton State University students majoring in geological sciences had a chance to learn about recruitment opportunities from two ExxonMobil professionals during a presentation on Friday afternoon. Robin Borthwick, Geotechnical Sk...

Does the classroom make the difference

Kalyn Brymer / Photographer

February 20, 2012

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Dr. Denae Dorris, the project manager of the American Clearinghouse of Educational Facilities here at Tarleton State University, has recently been awarded the ‘Dissertation of the Year' Award from the Texas Council of Professors ...

Major disappointment

Meagan Lofton / Photographer

February 20, 2012

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In a recent article about college majors that are useless, there were five top majors that "need to be avoided." The list was compiled from the National Association of Colleges and Employers' (NACE) 2012 Job Outlook study, which ...

‘Tunnel of Oppression’ coming to Tarleton Feb. 22

Media Relations

February 19, 2012

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Tarleton State University will host the "Tunnel of Oppression," a campus grassroots diversity program, beginning at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22 in the Barry B. Thompson Student Center.The ballrooms will be transformed into an...

New Counseling Center available to Tarleton Students

Chelsea Bradley / Staff Writer

February 18, 2012

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Students at both Tarleton State University and McLennan Community College have a new resource available thanks to the opening of a Counseling Center in Waco. The center, which opened to the public on Jan. 23, provides free counseli...

Myjtac.com now features forecasts

Dawn Skinner / Reporter

February 16, 2012

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Myjtac.com now provides students up-to-date weather conditions, radars, and weekly forecast with the addition of the Weather tab. This tab is located at the top of the website next to the Arts and Entertainment menu and the Opin...

U.S. Representative and Congressman at Tarleton

Justin Green / Reporter

February 15, 2012

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On Feb. 11 U.S. Representative Mike Conaway and former congressman Larry Combest appeared at Tarleton State University in the Barry B. Thompson Student Center ballrooms to answer questions in a public setting. The public was encourag...

Partnership with MCC opens new doors

Brittany Owens / Staff Writer

February 15, 2012

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On Friday Tarleton State University announced that they will now be offering a new dual admission option for students attending McLennan Community College in Waco. Students will now have the option to attend two years at McLen...

Zeta Phi Beta Southern Region Undergraduate Retreat

Josh Harville / Staff Writer

February 14, 2012

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This week Tarleton State University's chapter of Zeta Phi Beta is hosting the annual Zeta Phi Beta Southern Region Undergraduate Retreat. Representatives from 20-30 Chapters from Texas and Louisiana are coming to campus for a c...

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...

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...

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...

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