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Laredo says goodbye, honors fallen marine
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Laredo says goodbye, honors fallen marine

Laredo says goodbye,honors fallen marine By Jhoanna AngelesSocial Media ManagerPublished Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 The Laredo community said goodbye to its fallen U.S. Marine hero Lance Corporal David Lee Espinoza on Monday, Sept. 13. The 20-year-old Lyndon B. Johnson High School graduate, Laredo native and Rio Bravo resident lost his life in the line of duty on Aug. 26 in Afghanistan. Jhoanna Angeles | BridgeThe Military Honors Procession passes by TAMIU's campus on Loop 20 as Laredo honors its fallen U.S. Marine Lance Corporal David Lee Espinoza on Monday, Sept. 13. “The tremendous sacrifice will forever be remembered not only by his beloved family but by the nation as a whole,” reads his obituary on the Joe Jackson Funeral Chapels website. Texas A&M International U...
$4.75 million TAMIU CARES Program grants emergency funds to students
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$4.75 million TAMIU CARES Program grants emergency funds to students

$4.75 million TAMIU CARES Program grants emergency funds to students By Jessica RodriguezDirector of PhotographyPublished Monday, May 4, 2020 On April 24, TAMIU announced it will give emergency grants to students thanks to the TAMIU CARES Program. These funds could begin disbursing to applicants as early as May 8. As one of the many universities which received this emergency grant from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act approved by the Department of Education, Texas A&M International University was awarded $9 million. This amount was based on the number of students enrolled who qualify for the Pell Grant and those who do not. According to the CARES Act, the money would be split in half so $4.75 million will go to the university and the other half provided t...
QUARANTINE CORNER: Dealing with the pandemic – Part 1
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QUARANTINE CORNER: Dealing with the pandemic – Part 1

TAMIU together: dealing with the pandemic By Angela K. CarranzaBridge Staff WriterPublished Monday, April 20, 2020 [Editor’s note: The following is the first installment in a series of articles about different Texas A&M International University students, faculty and staff who are working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope their stories can be as inspiring to you as we found them to be.] Daniel RodriguezTAMIU senior During the COVID-19 pandemic, individuals discover how to keep themselves busy in many different ways. For example, some take up different hobbies: cooking, reading, gaming, etc. But for Texas A&M International University senior Daniel Rodriguez, a variety of hobbies keep him occupied throughout the day. “I have been living alone for quit...
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