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Public hearing addresses tuition and fee increases for 2020

Tarleton invited students to a public hearing about the tuition and fees for the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters at the Student Government Association (SGA) meeting on Wednesday. Associate Vice President of Finance and Administration, Acting Chief Financial Officer and Controller Lori Beaty spoke about the tuition and fee increases.


Beans and Franks opens a second location

Sarah Hayner-Associate Producer Beans and Franks, a local coffee shop, opened a second location on Friday in Stephenville on Washington Street or Highway 377 going towards Dublin. The first store, located on Washington Street...


Professors change textbook policy to save students money

Some professors on Tarleton’s campus are forgoing the mandatory purchase of textbooks and the overall use of textbooks. In previous years, it has been required for students to purchase a textbook or multiple textbooks if they wanted to pass the course. This trend is now changing in some departments on Tarleton’s campus.


SM Wildwood Arena set to open its gates Oct. 22

The owner, Sarah Miller, moved to Texas in 2016 to further pursue more rodeo and breeding opportunities. She found the property that the arena now sits on and fell in love with the location right away. From there, Wildwood was born. The facility was created to be a unique place for dreamers, ropers, breeders, barrel racers, and event goers alike. Miller made sure that everything was built with great detail and even more care.