Tagged: Tarleton State University

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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.

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Professors share their student pet peeves

“I really don’t like it when students have an excuse,” Hinson said. “I’d rather them just to be honest. If you overslept, just say you overslept. Don’t tell me that your car died, the dog died or some other reason that just doesn’t sound plausible. Just be honest. If you miss class, I’d rather just know that you were tired that day and didn’t want to come to class, rather than you had to do something else.”

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Students start campus prayer group to bring ministries together

Every other Friday morning a group of students meet at the bandstand in Heritage Park to pray together. The prayer group was started by Lexie Miller, a junior Digital Media major, and Brittany Felch, a junior Public Relations and Event Management major. They formed the idea while trying to think of a way for the different campus ministries at Tarleton to come together

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Frazier to give ‘Last Lecture’ on Tuesday

“Life is full of surprises and we only need to open our eyes, minds and hearts to see what is there. We need to be open to the unexpected and treasure the journey that God has given us,” Frazier explained. “…It will be fun, entertaining and full of raw emotion. Let’s face it, if this was really my last lecture then there are some things that I want to remind people and we are going to go over that list.”

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Taste of Erath fundraiser this Saturday

Vendors from across Erath County will gather at Bella Vita Ranch in Stephenville on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 6 p.m for the seventh annual Taste of Erath County fundraiser hosted by the Erath County United Way (ECUW). The community is invited to come for wine tastings and to try food and drinks from different vendors around the county.

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Lone Star Conference denies sending email breaking Tarleton Division One news

“The WAC didn’t break it, we didn’t break it, it came from the Lone Star Conference because they are upset we are leaving,” Hurley said. “They are losing their flagship institution, and what’s going to happen is there are more institutions…that want to go with us, really good institutions. I think they are starting to panic a little.”