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The Silence of Others screening asks us to consider ours

The Silence of Others screening asks us to consider ours

March 7, 2020

On March 2, at 7 p.m. in the Old Main Theater, students were invited to view the Spanish documentary film “The Silence of Others”, by Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar. They then could take part in a discussion with Carracedo herself in the...

First Black History Month banquet brings unity to student body

First Black History Month banquet brings unity to student body

March 3, 2020

The first annual Black History Month Banquet was held at West Texas A&M University's Alumni Banquet Hall on Jan. 17, 2020. The banquet was put on by WTAMU Black Student Union and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion. The event was headlined by guest...

Joanne Bland speaks so others will not forget

Joanne Bland speaks so others will not forget

February 27, 2020

Students listened to someone who has been through struggle, segregation and civil rights in the South.Her name is Joanne Bland and her stories may not only be powerful but also her message to students on campus. According to the wtamu.edu/news “Joanne...

Dr. Temple Grandin ‘steers’ students in the right direction

Dr. Temple Grandin ‘steers’ students in the right direction

February 24, 2020

On Tuesday, Feb. 19, West Texas A&M University’s Distinguished Lecture Series brought Dr. Temple Grandin to speak to an audience of over 1,000 individuals in Legacy Hall at the Jack B. Kelley Student Center. The event brought a crowd so large that...

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Diversity Ambassadors serve as “change agents” of the university

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Artists of WTAMU

Artists of WTAMU

March 13, 2020

West Texas A&M University boasts a large pool of artistic talent. From musicians, artists, and dancers, to actors, singers, and poets. The Department of English, Philosophy and Modern Languages hosts numerous events each year dedicated to helping...

WTAMU Black Student Union Hard Topic

WTAMU Black Student Union Hard Topic

March 10, 2020

The Black Student Union engages in a weekly hard topic that covers issues in culture. From debates of abortion, gender roles, and most recently the inappropriate use of the "N-Word". To see how the students handle these pressing issues, check out our...

Buffaloes bring home the gold

Buffaloes bring home the gold

March 5, 2020

Buffalo Advertising team rose to the occasion when creating a campaign for Wienerschnitzel in an effort to change the perception of the hot dog. “So what we came up with was ‘Be a Dog Person’, that was our campaign and so essentially, what we’re...

Non-profit buys books for kids

Non-profit buys books for kids

March 1, 2020

Pennies for Literacy is a campaign run by non-profit organization Give More HUGS (GMH) that aims to provide children with resources and facilitate a positive learning environment at Title I elementary schools. “The unique aspect of Give More HUGS...

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Staying cool in spring break hot zones

Olivia Spiezio, Senior Reporter | March 13, 2020

West Texas A&M University students have just a few more days before spring break, and that means travelling. Whether your personal travel plans are domestic or international, odds are that any destination you plan on travelling to has been affected by the outbreak of SARS-CoV-2, also known as COVID-19 or the coronavirus.  WTAMU’s president Dr. Walter Wendler issued a statement last week announcing...

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