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Money Management Bootcamp for the Buffs
Money Management Bootcamp
Ceasar Escalante, Senior Reporter • April 15, 2021

The third annual Advanced Money Management Bootcamp has been underway and will continue to host workshops through next week with panels covering topics such as building credit responsibly, paying off student debt and growing savings, home buying and many...

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Joe Bob McCartt had strong ties to the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business.
New scholarship honors Amarillo businessman
Alyssa Gonzales, Editor-in-Chief • April 12, 2021

A scholarship has recently been established through the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business to honor the late Joe Bob Mcartt. The Joe Bob McCartt Memorial Scholarship was created after the passing of the well-known commercial real estate broker...

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WTAMU Rogers Lead has now welcomed a new group of students to the program
Rogers Lead looking bright for the Buffaloes
Ceasar Escalante, Senior Reporter • April 8, 2021

Dyke and Terry Rogers’ leadership can play a huge role in the growth of future Buffaloes, teaching different skills focusing on the leadership and education aspect that fits right in at West Texas A&M University. “It is a leadership education and...

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Dealing with burnout in college
Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter • April 23, 2021

College burnout--the concept has permeated the popular and comedic culture of the past few generations, has squarely positioned itself as a mainstay of the current university atmosphere, and continues to plague us now more than ever as the pandemic-addled...

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The Fun Run will take place on campus.
Buffs encouraged to ‘Stress Less’ with Fun Run
Alyssa Gonzales, Editor-in-Chief • April 19, 2021

As the spring semester comes to an end, there is no doubt that both students and staff have acquired a significant amount of stress while preparing to end on a strong note. While it may be easy to get caught up working on assignments and studying for...

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On Friday, April 2, 2021, Martha’s Home held its quarterly birthday event at the Amarillo Cinergy location.
The best birthday gift; Martha’s Home quarterly celebration
Skylerr Patterson, Senior Reporter • April 7, 2021

Cake, balloons, and gifts are all things we have grown accustomed to receiving on our birthdays. Some people, however, are unable to enjoy this privilege. Martha’s Home understands the value of celebrating one’s place in the world. On Friday, April...

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Football in Spring cant get any better then that.
Saturday night lights in April
Ceasar Escalante, Senior Reporter • April 22, 2021

On Saturday April 17, 2021, the West Texas A&M University Buffaloes hosted their spring football game with maroon vs white at Buffalo Stadium with a final score of 45-42. The maroon team came out on top but, overall showed a bright future for this Buffalo...

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WTAMU rodeo team is looking to compete in the College National Finals Rodeo.
WTAMU rodeo team says 'howdy' to the season
Emily Merrill, Senior Reporter • April 13, 2021

The West Texas A&M University rodeo team puts the steps back into the arena this season and is looking to not only be competitive, but qualify for the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming in June of 2021. Like many other sports, COVID-19...

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Buffs compete at home for the Jo Meaker Classic & Multi
Marcus Rogers, Junior Reporter • April 6, 2021

On a cool Easter weekend, the West Texas A&M University men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the Jo Meaker Classic & Multi on the campus of WTAMU. The second-ranked Buffs secured two wins, nine Top 10’s, one automatic...

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Frenemies uploads new episodes every Tuesday.
Frenemies: the podcast changing culture norms
Emily Merrill, Senior Reporter • April 20, 2021

Internet personalities Trisha Paytas and Ethan Klein started their YouTube podcast, “Frenemies”, on Sep. 15, 2020, and it has been a growing sensation since. Each episode has received at least one million views since the beginning of the podcast. The...

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A screenshot of Gaven Ludington presenting during his senior lecture recital.
Informing while performing
Jackie Valdovinos, Reporter • April 19, 2021

On Saturday, April 10, 2021, Gaven Ludington presented his senior lecture recital in the Harrington Fine Arts Complex Hallway. Gaven is a senior majoring in music business Opt. II - music technology. Ludington talked about the history of his chosen composer's...

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The Medley Cast sing the untitled opening number.
WT's Theater Program stream [title of show]
Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter • April 14, 2021

West Texas A&M University’s Theater program streamed four student performances of “[title of show],” a meta musical about the writing of a musical, from April 8 to April 11. The musical, written by Jeff Bowen and Hunter Bell and originally performed...

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A drone-view of the WT football field.
WTAMU athletics' impressive spring performance
Jennifer Tuttor, Senior Reporter • April 16, 2021

The Buffs and Lady Buffs have altogether put on a stellar performance so far in this spring season. The Buffs have the baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, golf, soccer and track and field teams. The Lady Buffs on the other hand are made up...

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