Staying safe on campus

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Theophila Deamesi
November 17, 2014

After four years of high school, the thought of going to college and actually living on campus is one of the bridges that cannot be reached soon enough. Though this experience is very exciting, it is very important to know how to protect yourself and stay safe with all the infections spreading around... Read more »

Moustaches return to raise cancer awareness

Bodey Cooper, Editor-In-Chief
November 10, 2014

November marks the return of the widely popular “No Shave November” to raise awareness for prostate and testicular cancer as well as mental health issues in men. I have taken it upon myself to grow the full horseshoe moustache to try and spark interest in other guys and girls to follow... Read more »

Athens ISD evacuated due to bomb threat

Bodey Cooper, Editor-In-Chief
November 5, 2014

Five schools in the Athens ISD area were evacuated this morning due to a bomb threat according to the Athens ISD website. Bel Air, South Athens, Athens Intermediate, Athens Middle and Athens High schools have been evacuated after a call came in to the Athens Police Department this morning. The person... Read more »

A real look at Halloween

Bodey Cooper, Editor-In-Chief
October 31, 2014

Almost everyone looks forward to the Texas fall weather in October, dressing up, and celebrating Halloween. The traditional American celebration is dressing up in ghoulish costumes on October 31st, and going out at night door to door to participate in trick-or-treating. People also throw parties and... Read more »

Understanding the Ebola Virus

Ebola Fears

Theophila Deamesi, Staff Writer
October 30, 2014

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), formerly known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever first appeared in 1976 in two simultaneous outbreaks, one in Nzara, Sudan and the other in Yambuku, Democratic Republic of Congo. It occurred in a village near the Ebola River, from which the disease takes its name. This recent outbreak... Read more »

Breaking News: Bomb threat shuts down Athens square


Bodey Cooper, Editor-In-Chief
October 20, 2014

The area around the Athens courthouse has been shut down because of a bomb threat earlier this morning. A call was placed at around 8:30 this morning to the 173rd District Court. The call was received by the bailiff, with the caller saying that the bomb would go off at 9 a.m., according to Henderson... Read more »

TVCC student journalists bring home top awards; 14 awards and 4 first-place wins

The TVCC News-Journal won a variety of awards at Texas Community College Journalism Association Convention.

October 15, 2014

The Trinity Valley Community College Student Media 14 awards at the 2014 Texas Intercollegiate Press Association Texas Community College Journalism Association (TCCJA) convention October 10, hosted by the University of Texas at Tyler student media staff, the Talon Patriot. The group won 11 previously... Read more »

TVCC now offers a certificate in photography

TVCC recently added a photography certificate to its curriculum.

Abbi Parker, Photo Editor
October 13, 2014

Things are moving right along for the Trinity Valley Community College’s communications department. A new photography certificate has been added and offers many exciting new classes for those students who hope to pursue a career in photography. These classes include: history of photography, color... Read more »

Great Debaters: TVCC students get lesson on economic inequalities

Students Chadwick Johnson, Tim Scott, Shaimariah Jackson and Allyson Braggs, along with TVCC School Relations Director Audrey Hawkins attended a debate between Wiley College and Monash University (Australia).

Shaimariah Jackson, Staff Writer
February 10, 2014

Several Trinity Valley Community College students traveled to Marshall, Texas, last month to watch world-renowned Wiley College’s debate team. The trip was organized by TVCC School Relations Director Audrey Hawkins, who is also an alumnus of Wiley. The debate featured Wiley College and Monash, a team... Read more »

The cost of textbooks


Shaimairah Jackson
December 3, 2013

Textbooks can be a huge expense for a college student. Shai Jackson explores the high cost of textbooks and who benefits the most: college book stores or publishers.

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