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The PRAIRIE

WT’s online criminal justice program ranked best in US
Hannah Valencia, Senior Reporter • January 26, 2022

West Texas A&M University’s online bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degree in criminal justice administration...

New year, new resolutions
Hannah Valencia, Senior Reporter • January 19, 2022

It’s a new year and we are in the first month of the year: January 2022. For some, that means trying to meet the goals they...

Eric Jenkins, President and CEO of Education Credit Union announces new student-led branch
Education Credit Union partners with WT to support financial education
Blass Guerrero, Staff • January 27, 2022

The Education Credit Union has partnered with West Texas A&M University...

Beta Sigma Phi donned hand-knit hats and scarves on the memorial statues of past live WT mascots during the 2022 Yarn Bombing around the Charles K. and Barbra Kerr Vaughn Pedestrain Mall , Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022.
200 ways to stay warm for the winter
Marcus Rogers, Junior Reporter • January 13, 2022

Beta Sigma Phi, a non-academic sorority, provided around 200 articles of clothing...

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It’s time to apply for scholarships at WT
Hannah Valencia, Senior Reporter • December 5, 2021

It’s that time of the year and, no, I’m not just talking about the winter...

WT students and Brianna Jarrett, a mix of skiers and snowboarders, throw up the Buffs hand sign after an enjoyable trip at Wolf Creek Ski area, Pagosa Springs,CO.
WT Rec Sports gives students the opportunity to try winter sports
Marcus Rogers, Junior Reporter • January 18, 2022

During winter break, West Texas A&M University students visited the close by Rocky Mountains for the winter sports of skiing...

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WTAMU ends football season in a win
Jarrod Murray, Junior Reporter • November 24, 2021

The West Texas A&M University Buffaloes season concluded against ranked National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics...

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WTAMU vs. Bethel College
Blake Kleman November 22, 2021

On Saturday Nov. 13, West Texas A&M University Buffaloes beat the Bethel College Threshers 59-9 in their last game of the...

Swoopes focusing on the field as she gets ready to take a shot-put toss at championship meet
WTAMU's triple powerhouse: Zada Swoopes
Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor • November 19, 2021

For many athletes, engaging in one sport can be cumbersome, but for Zada Swoopes, excelling at three field events is just as well...

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The Witcher captures audiences with dramatic flair
Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter • January 20, 2022

“The Witcher” was first released on Netflix on Dec. 20, 2019 and is based on the novel series by Andrzej Sapkowski and the video games by CD Projekt RED. It follows the story of Geralt, a hunter with magical abilities, on his journey to self-actualization. Season 2 of “The Witcher” aired on...

A cast member, Caleb Martinez in character as the Mummy in the Monstersongs musical, streamed at acted by West Texas A&M University students from the department of Art, Theatre and Dance
"Monstersongs" musical interviews with the cast and crew
Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter • November 2, 2021

Orion Macias, who is the assistant director of “Monstersongs”, was the first to be interviewed and he discussed his...

A graphic designed by Victoria Fatiregun of Halloweentown set within the background of colors representing the fall. (Canyon, TX/ Wednesday Oct. 19)
OP/ED Why is "Halloweentown" a good film?
Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter • October 19, 2021

“Halloweentown” is the quintessential film of childhood. Watching it every year at Halloween always sets the mood for fall....

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The WT students behind the Monstersongs curtain
Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter • October 18, 2021

West Texas A&M University’s Department of Art, Theatre and Dance is streaming their newest production, the song cycle “Monstersongs”,...

Theory of Relativity production in action. Photo by WTAMU Communication and Marketing
A time of trial, learning and coming together: WTAMU Theatre in Theory of Relativity
Hannah Valencia, Senior Reporter • October 15, 2021

“Theory of Relativity,” a song cycle made up of disconnected songs joined by a through line, was particularly fitting during...

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Graduating in 3 Years: An obligatory but welcome retrospective
Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter • December 5, 2021

On Dec. 11, 2021, Jonah Dietz will graduate from West Texas A&M University with a bachelor's degree in English and a minor in Creative Writing. It is highly probable that neither...

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Op/Ed: COVID-19 has changed the way we view illness
Hannah Valencia, Senior Reporter • December 3, 2021

Self-isolation, wearing masks and maintaining distance between others became our new normal during the COVID-19 pandemic, which is still ongoing. Nobody wants to get sick and it...

As always, God bless and go Buffs!
Op/Ed: My time as a Buffalo
Emily Merrill, Editor in Chief • December 1, 2021

After four and a half years, it has finally come to an end. My undergraduate career is now over, and...

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The cultural significance of Christmas movies
Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter • November 30, 2021

Who doesn’t love Christmas? The smell of peppermint, the gifts, the family time, it’s all worth it....

Sissie Klein is Completely Normal book cover illustrated by Brigid Pearson
Book review "Sissie Klein is Completely Normal"
Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter • November 30, 2021

Kris Clink, an alum of West Texas A&M University, is an author who released a novel, which was available...