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Southwest Regional Dairy Center undergoes repairs before opening 0

Southwest Regional Dairy Center undergoes repairs before opening

By Hannah Langford and Landon Haston –  The long awaited Southwest Regional Dairy Center opens May 5 even as the contractor is making repairs to the state-of-the-art lagoon system that would filter the wastewater...

Tarleton campus police ‘call in the big guns’ 0

Tarleton campus police ‘call in the big guns’

By Ian Troub –  A gunman on the Tarleton State University campus would face more formidable opposition than ever before from Tarleton police, who are now armed with high-powered rifles patterned after military assault...

Tarleton makes changes to ‘balance its budget’ 0

Tarleton makes changes to ‘balance its budget’

By Brittany Owens –  Students could lose campus jobs and several graduate programs are being eliminated as part of Tarleton’s effort to balance its budget. In a meeting with students before spring break, Tarleton...

The J-TAC makes move to online-only publication 0

The J-TAC makes move to online-only publication

By Kayla Fritz –  Who needs paper? Not The J-TAC. The J-TAC, Tarleton’s 92-year-old newspaper, will transition from a printed product to online-only this spring semester. Student Publications Director Jim Looby said he has...

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners not available in Stephenville 0

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners not available in Stephenville

By Amber Ward –  For urban victims of sexual assaults, rape examinations can be performed quickly at nearby medical facilities. But for victims in Stephenville and other rural areas in Texas, getting an examination...

Tarleton’s proposed Clery Act violation fine reduced by $100,000 0

Tarleton’s proposed Clery Act violation fine reduced by $100,000

By Seth Jones –  A federal judge reduced a proposed fine against Tarleton State University for failing to accurately disclose information about campus crimes by more than $100,000. The judge said federal officials with...

State universities to face position cuts 0

State universities to face position cuts

By Chloe Green –  The projected $25 billion budget shortfall in Texas is  expected to mean more cuts in higher education, and officials at Tarleton are making contingency plans for possible layoffs. Dr. Dottavio sent...

Campus organizations to host first Tarleton prom 0

Campus organizations to host first Tarleton prom

By Natalie Rodriguez –  A Tarleton State University student organization is hoping to promote diversity, assist a local non-profit and unite the Stephenville campus toward a unified goal of equality by hosting the university’s...

Pruitt crowned Homecoming Queen 0

Pruitt crowned Homecoming Queen

By Brittany Shirley –  A well-known Tarleton student added yet another honor to her name when her fellow students picked Student Government Association President Alycia Pruitt to be the 2010 Homecoming Queen. With a...

Athletic broadcast agreement not typical of other LSC schools: Tarleton faces unique spending habits in wake of unprecedented budget cuts 0

Athletic broadcast agreement not typical of other LSC schools: Tarleton faces unique spending habits in wake of unprecedented budget cuts

By Micah D. Moore –  Tarleton State University pays a Stephenville radio station $33,750 to broadcast its athletic events – almost twice the amount any other public school in the Lone Star Conference pays...