Category: Features


Rate My Admin – Faculty Senate Version

By Latricia Powell— Managing Editor Tarleton President Dominic Dottavio’s approval has gone up among faculty since 2014. According to the 2017 Faculty Senate survey, Dottavio’s ratings increased in all but one of 12 categories.   The ratings for Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs, Karen Murray, went up in seven...


The new normal—the six year plan?

This story was based on reporting by Hannah Eustace, Nacona Ferrell, Lisa Henderson, McKenzi Jordan, Kyonnah McCarty, Rachel Raynes, Anissa Rios and Tiara Tatum. Nationwide, college students are taking longer than the traditional four years to graduate with a bachelor’s degree—and that trend includes Tarleton.  Data compiled by...


Tarleton alumnus represents students in spring hazing cases

By Quanecia Fraser—  Editor-in-chief  Texan News staffers Alejandra Arreguin, Arynn Tomson, Latricia Powell and Ashley Inge contributed to this report.  At least half of the 24 Tarleton State University students arrested for hazing in June are being represented in court by attorney and Tarleton graduate Brady Pendleton, records show.  Records...