Dr. Emad Tahtamouni, a biologist specializing in plant science and soil microbiology, is the newest member of Northeast Texas Community College’s full-time faculty. It’s taken him 10 years to get here and his journey has been characterized by challenges most of us will never face. He earned his B.A.Continue Reading

Veterans Day originated from “Armistice Day,” Nov. 11, 1919, which marked the first anniversary of the end of World War I.  Since then it’s evolved into a day to thank military veterans for their service to our country in both peace and wartime. Susan Markusson, one of nearly 50 veteransContinue Reading

Story by Emma Yeager As the homeless population continues to increase across the country, Student Success Services and the Social Work programs at Northeast Texas Community College are joining forces to bring awareness to the issue by hosting “One Night in a Cardboard Box.” NTCC students and local community membersContinue Reading

It is not uncommon for college students to find themselves snacking on ramen noodles or junk food when they sit down and study. But many students don’t have access to snacks, let alone a healthy meal. This semester, some of the students enrolled in the Northeast Texas Community College socialContinue Reading

Jazmin Garcia, a student in the Honors Program at Northeast Texas Community College and a graduate from Mount Pleasant High School, recently received the Walter B Cooper Scholarship at the Texas Leadership Conference. The Phi Theta Kappa conference, held on the campus of East Texas Baptist University, concluded by announcingContinue Reading

There has been a decade-long decline in poetry writing and reading. But the internet spiked a new sensation for poetry from 2012 to 2017, driven largely by young adults. As social media platforms like Tumblr and Instagram grew more popular, girls and guys from age 16 to 25 began toContinue Reading

I recently conducted an essential and engrossing survey among my fellow college students and members of my community. The survey tracked the results of a debate that has been circulating the world for nearly a century, a debate so fundamental to society that I’ve decided it needs to be settledContinue Reading

I think the 20s are some of the most difficult years in our lives. Yet no one tells us that. Instead, pop culture depicts the 20s as a decade of  partying and, if you watch slacker movies, a time to avoid growing up. I thought of the ten years betweenContinue Reading

Aitor Granero has been imagining playing for a national championship for years, and last week his dreams came true. The Northeast Texas Community College men’s soccer team defeated Louisiana State Univeristy-Eunice in the semi-finals, sending them to the national tournament in Florida. Granero, 20, recently, came to NTCC from Malaga,Continue Reading