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Serving the West Texas A&M University community since 1919.

The PRAIRIE

Serving the West Texas A&M University community since 1919.

The PRAIRIE

Behind the major with Katsina Cardenas: Respecting the land
Hannah Valencia, Senior Reporter • April 4, 2022

Katsina Cardenas is a sophomore environmental engineering major and geology minor at West Texas A&M University. Cardenas...

Beyond ‘Blue’s Clues’: The story of Steve Burns
Jeanine Fabbri, Staff • March 29, 2022

Steve Burns, inaugural host of the Nick Jr. show, “Blue's Clues,” is coming to West Texas A&M University on April 5 to...

Graduating students reflect on their time at WT
Graduating students reflect on their time at WT
Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor • April 29, 2022

Not only is the Spring 2022 semester coming to end, but some students are successfully...

Cross Hall located on the WTAMU campus (Photo/ Victoria Fatiregun)
Residential Learning Communities are coming in Fall 2022
Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter • April 24, 2022

West Texas A&M University is starting Residential Learning Communities (RLCs)...

What will WT students be doing over the summer?
What will WT students be doing over the summer?
Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor • April 22, 2022

The semester is almost ending, and students of West Texas A&M University...

The Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games has come to a close
The Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games has come to a close
Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor • February 26, 2022

The Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games ended on Feb. 20 and the U.S. is not as excited about their performances compared to the...

OP/ED Sports and how it has been gendered
OP/ED Sports and how it has been gendered
Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor • January 21, 2022

  Several centuries ago, sports was primarily known as the forte of men, according to Britannica. Women in Ancient Greece...

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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The Song of Achilles: Fate, love and glory
'The Song of Achilles': Fate, love and glory
Filiberto Avila, Staff • April 10, 2022

If you were looking for a retell of one of the greatest stories in Greek mythology, there are countless options. Paris and his love (or lust) for Helen, Orpheus and his devotion to Eurydice or even Alcestis and her sacrificial love for her husband, Admetus. To those stories, we may now add Madeline...

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Book and movie review: 'Redeeming Love'
Kaylee Jo Neeley, Staff • April 7, 2022

The story that is “Redeeming Love,” written by Francine Rivers, was published in 1991. 31 years later, it hit theaters worldwide,...

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Book review: 'The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue'
Kaylee Jo Neeley, Staff • March 3, 2022

“The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue” is a historical fantasy novel that begins in the year 1714. The character of Adeline “Addie”...

Here lies the ‘Stranger Things’
Here lies the ‘Stranger Things’
Marcus Rogers, Junior Reporter • March 1, 2022

Perhaps one of Netflix's most successful shows, “Stranger Things” had an official release date drop for its fourth installment. Netflix...

WT Opera production crew dims the lights of the Branding Iron Theater before the start of Magic Flute.
Night at the Opera
Marcus Rogers, Junior Reporter • February 1, 2022

Branding Iron TheaterMozart’s “Magic Flute” performance by West Texas A&M University Opera on the night of Jan. 28 finished...

Screenshots of Yik Yak posts made by WT students during the Buffs Around the World event on April 6, 2022.
Opinion: We are tired of the ‘lip service’ about addressing racism at WT
Filiberto Avila, Staff • April 29, 2022

“We must be impatient for change,” said Claudia Flores, immigration campaign manager for the Center for American Progress. “Let us remember that our voice is a precious gift,...

Visitors walk around the WT section of the Student/Faculty Exhibition on the second floor of the Amarillo Museum of Art. Photo taken April 16, 2022.
Op/Ed: Visiting AMoA helps reduce stress during finals
Marcus Rogers, Junior Reporter • April 20, 2022

With finals around the corner, breaks are a necessity to keep your sanity. The next time you’re in need of a break, consider visiting the Amarillo Museum of Art (AMoA). Amarillo...

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A lesson in understanding: ‘That Guy in Our Women’s Studies Class’
Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter • April 14, 2022

“That Guy in Our Women Studies Class” is a memoir by Allan D. Hunter about his time at college and...

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'Bridgerton' Season 2: Love and passion
Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter • April 14, 2022

“Bridgerton” is a costume drama set in Regency-era London. Season 2 of this TV series was released...

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Op/Ed: My love for Chinese dramas
Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter • March 10, 2022

I love Chinese dramas. Although I only started watching them in 2020, they have been around since the...