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Lillian + Washington = Deathtrap

Kenneth Aaron Brisendine / Editor-In-Chief

March 5, 2012

Ever since Tarleton purchased and closed Lillian Street, I have noticed more and more Tarleton students crossing the street at the intersection of Lillian and Washington Street or simply jaywalking across Washington. This seems incre...

Desensitizing war through language

John McGee / Managing Editor

February 15, 2012

Throughout the course of the wars of the last decade in Iraq, Afghanistan, and soon to be Pakistan and Iran, I have noticed a distinct trend in the language used to define certain aspects of the war. For instance, American soldie...

High hopes

Kenneth Brisendine / Editor-In-Chief

February 3, 2012

I was recently promoted to my new position of Editor-in-Chief, and I am still not quite settled in, but it is a job that I've wanted for some time. I started at The J-TAC when we still had a weekly print edition as a meager co...

Illuminations – A Holiday Wish for the Tarleton Family

Dr. F. Dominic Dottavio / Tarleton State University President

December 15, 2011

The season of lights is upon us. Communities are brightened with strings of lights in trees, on homes or around lampposts. Gatherings of family and friends are bathed in the light of tradition: a twinkling Christmas tree, the ...