Trump’s travel ban ‘doesn’t work in this modern era’

One of U.S. President Donald Trump’s first official actions following his inauguration ceremony was to sign an executive order to bar citizens of seven Muslim-dominated countries from entering the United States for the next 90 days. He also suspended the admission of all refugees into the country for 120 days. The barred countries are Syria, […]

Freedom and Accountability

Freedom and liberty. The words invoke several meanings and emotions to different people. They are some of the first values we come to learn and respect at a young age in the United States — their concepts taught as intrinsic to our way of life, though they’re not exclusive to this country. However, there is […]

‘A great sadness’ ends with God and holy interventions

  Moments in life that paralyze us with pain to a point of getting stuck; all of us in some way or another know this reality. The Shack is a movie where we can all place our selves in Mackenzie Phillips’ (Sam Worthington) position and change the story to meet our own set of circumstances. […]

Famed ‘X-Men’ star takes on young protégé in finale

  Before anything else, I have to tell you this: Logan deserves a second viewing, at least, before you can fully grasp the magnitude of the film. Logan, directed by James Mangold and starring Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, and newcomer Dafne Keen, doesn’t feel like a superhero movie, at least, not in the blockbuster, “Marvel […]

Prison documentary sheds light on modernized slavery

  The Netflix Original Documentary “13,” is an in-depth look of the 13th Amendment to present day. The 13th Amendment is the abolishment of slavery in the United States. Even though the act of slavery is gone in reality, through policies it has reinvented itself in different forms since the passing and ratification of the […]

Latinos en Acción help raise money for the KC Food Pantry

From all of us in Latinos en Accion, we want to say thank you to the KC Community for supporting our taco sale today. Your generosity helped us raise $227.00for the Student Food Pantry, and we also had some food items donated to the pantry. This event also created even more awareness for what the […]

Baptist Student Ministry travels to Mission Arlington, ministers to neighborhoods

  A group of students from KC’s Baptist Student Ministry participated in the outreach program, Rainbow Express, at Mission Arlington over Spring Break week. This program gave students an opportunity to be a part of the backyard Bible club Mission Arlington offers in their church. Students entered apartment complexes throughout the Arlington area to round […]

Fire Academy’s 100th class graduates March 29

 The KC Fire Academy will celebrate a milestone March 29 with its 100th graduation ceremony in Van Cliburn Auditorium on the Kilgore campus. KC will host a reception prior to the ceremony from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Bert E. Woodruff Adult Education Center for all former fire academy students and instructors. Following the reception, […]

‘Kilgogh’ Art Festival to take place in downtown Kilgore

  For the fifth year of the local ‘East Texas Arts Experience,’ KilGogh’s volunteer committee – part of the Kilgore Main Street Program – is crafting an evening art stroll and all-day arts festival downtown March 31 and April 1. In addition to the year’s private, pre-festival exhibition, organizers are bringing back family-friendly KidsGogh outdoor […]

Summer billing not split; Semesters must be paid in full

The summer semesters, Summer I and Summer II will be billed as one term in order to optimize financial aid and scholarships. Payment for all semesters, if registered for more than one semester during the summer, has to be made by May 3 to avoid all semesters being dropped for non-payment; however, if necessary, students […]

Input needed on potential Campus Carry policy

ACCORDING TO AN EMAIL SENT OUT BY HEATH CARIKER, KCPD CHIEF: A draft of the proposed KC Campus Carry Policy has been posted on the KC website at https://www.kilgore.edu/about/police-department-kcpd/campus-carry-sb-11-info .  This policy has been posted so that you may give your feedback if you wish to do so.  The policy has not yet been approved by the […]

Revels tickets available, free to KC students

Free tickets are available to KC students for the Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evening performances of the upcoming Rangerette Revels production, “The Sky’s the Limit” which opens April 5. Students can pick up their single ticket beginning Thursday, March 23, by presenting a current KC ID at the Revels Box Office in the Rangerette Gymnasium […]

Black History Month Showcase in Tyler a success

  What better way to top off February as Black History Month than with a black history celebration and showcase of talent in the East Texas region, held at the Liberty Hall in downtown Tyler. This event brought in some big name celebrities, such as Marion H. “Pooch” Hall Jr., an American  television and film […]

Suffragettes pave way for modern feminism,the story of Harry Burn

  During this past election, people took to Twitter and created the hashtag, #Repealthe19th. By this, the users meant they wanted the 19th Amendment, the amendment allowing women to vote, to be removed. March is women’s month, and highlighting suffragettes should be mandatory. For nearly 100 years, women fought for the right to vote. Not […]