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New campus organization brings opportunity for student involvement

by VANESSA DELGADO//Staff Writer

Service, leadership, fellowship.

These are the three tenets that guide Circle K. Each member uses these tenets to guide their actions and their hearts. The feeling of giving back to one’s community can be incomparable. It can create a sense of responsibility and pride. Community service can make one’s heart full, hence the first tenet, service.

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Gelber gets students involved with her own interest in music


Deborah Gelber started to sing and play the piano in church when she was a little girl, singing with her family and the church choir.

Dr. Gelber, assistant professor of Fine Arts, has been teaching for almost 16 years, five of which have been at SPC.  She attended West Virginia University to get her undergraduate degree in music education, then earned her master’s degree in piano performance. 

South Plains Balloon Round-Up rises to occasion

by CHANEY ARNEY//Staff Writer

Not even the rain could keep the balloons on the ground and the people away.

Hundreds attended The Southwest Regional Balloon Club’s annual South Plains Balloon Round- Up on Sept. 10 and Sept. 11 at Buffalo Springs Lake.  The festivities began 7 a.m. both days, with a night flight on Saturday.  However, the flights were rained out Saturday morning.  Despite rain cancelations on Saturday, the balloons took flight Sunday morning and lasted about an hour and a half on the west side of the west end golf course.

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Coloring books can help take adults away from daily stress

by KACI LIVINGSTON//Staff Writer

After a long stressful day, you thoroughly enjoy being able to sit back, relax, and unwind.

Sometimes the world can be a hectic and cruel place.  A growing trend to de-stress is to revert back to childhood and get out a coloring book.  But the coloring books are not just for children anymore.

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Former student has high hopes for budding music career

by SERGIO MADRID//Staff Writer

Lubbock has spawned yet another rock star on the rise.

Since she was 6, Alissa Beyer, has been singing and involved with music. While most kids were involved in sports or other after-school programs, Beyer’s mom started her off singing at the Cactus Theater. But Beyer would eventually put music down before starting high school. 

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Feddes balances family life with maintaining Women’s Complex

by HANNAH NELSON//Staff Writer

From rattles to room checks, Jennifer Feddes has impacted the hallways of the Women’s Complex in many extraordinary ways.

Feddes, hall director for the Women’s Complex makes up a very important part of student housing and the South Plains College community. She works within the wings of her dorm nightly, providing a fun and safe environment for students.