By Emma Yeager Entertainment Editor  A rising sport is taking over high schools and colleges across East Texas. Recently, bass fishing has become a popular competitive event across the states and is making its way to Northeast Texas Community College.  Northeast Texas is surrounded by popular lakes such as LakeContinue Reading

By Elisabeth Lively Layout and Design Editor Three hours, 58 minutes, 12 seconds and 26 miles later, tears streamed down Jessica Smith’s face as she crossed the finish line. Spectators cheered and applauded her efforts to complete a task that many runners have never experienced. After training for 16 weeks,Continue Reading

Doddy teaches students during one of his recent sociology classes. The professor has been teaching at NTCC for more than 20 years. Staff Photo | Tahj McRae By Elisabeth Lively Layout and Design Editor It was the summer of 1963, only months prior to the assassination of John F. KennedyContinue Reading

Businesses in Morris County sit idle after the downturn of the economy following the U.S Steel closure. Staff Photo | Tonya Hammonds By Tonya Hammonds Staff Writer   An 82-year-old African American woman described by many as reserved and soft-spoken, watched the economy in her hometown dwindle as U.S. Steel,Continue 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

By Daniel Yanez Editor-in-Chief At first glance, Debbie Strong might seem like any other ordinary art instructor. However, under closer inspection, a different personality of her extensive military background is exposed. Strong’s Army character adds an extra dose of energy to her classroom. Reminiscing on her former military days fromContinue Reading