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NFL Reaches Tentative Agreement with Refs 0

NFL Reaches Tentative Agreement with Refs

NEW YORK (AP) — So long, replacement refs. The NFL’s regular crews will be back on the field starting Thursday night.
After two days of marathon negotiations – and mounting frustration among coaches, players and fans – the NFL and the referees’ union announced at midnight Thursday that a tentative agreement had been reached to end a lockout that began in June.
Commissioner Roger Goodell, who was at the bargaining table Tuesday and Wednesday, said the regular officials would work the Browns-Ravens game at Baltimore.

Tarleton admits 10,000th student 0

Tarleton admits 10,000th student

“Out of all the people, it was me, the Asian kid lol.”

With that post on Facebook this week, Khanh Do, a Tarleton freshman from Plano, revealed that he has been identified as the university’s 10,000th student.

Tarleton spirit deeply rooted in tradition 0

Tarleton spirit deeply rooted in tradition

For more than 113 years, Tarleton State University students have embraced a wide variety of traditions. From the 254 oak trees to Oscar P, Tarleton’s gates are always open to those who embrace the spirit of Tarleton.

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Tarleton State seeks new sorority

By Alyssa Winn –  Sorority recruitment week saw record breaking numbers of young women rushing as sorority hopefuls. Tarleton and the Panhellenic council expect to add a fourth sorority in the spring to help...

Big Brothers Big Sisters hosts ‘Dancing with the Stars’ competition 0

Big Brothers Big Sisters hosts ‘Dancing with the Stars’ competition

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erath County is planning a fundraiser with a celebrity twist. A “Dancing With The Stars” style competition featuring some well-known names in the region. 

“We put lots of preparation into this event,” said Erath County BBBS President Treva Wygle.

Education Official Increases Tarleton Fine: Campus Crime Disclosures at Issue 0

Education Official Increases Tarleton Fine: Campus Crime Disclosures at Issue

America’s highest-ranking education official levied an $110,000 fine against Tarleton State University for underreporting crimes on campus.  The fines stem from a series of Clery Act violations from 2003-2005. The university failed to report sex offences, drug law violations, burglaries and other violations.

Finance and administration vice-president candidates announced 0

Finance and administration vice-president candidates announced

The candidates to replace Tarleton State University’s chief financial officer have been winnowed to three, including one name already familiar to the campus.

Bookstores advise students: Protect your books from theft 0

Bookstores advise students: Protect your books from theft

The value of the humble college textbook has multiplied, along with the costs of tuition and fees, creating a new dimension to campus crime. In light of recent textbook thefts, Tarleton students are keeping a more watchful eye on their book bags and backpacks.