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“Cheers to Mocktails” event to be hosted to promote awareness of safe alcohol consumption

“Cheers to Mocktails” event to be hosted to promote awareness of safe alcohol consumption

October 13, 2020

Love the idea of bartending but don’t want to spend the money on alcohol or just don’t like to drink? WT Health and Wellness Promotion is partnering with PULSE Peer Educators to put on a virtual event where students and the local community can learn...

WTAMU horse judging team gallops over the competition

WTAMU horse judging team gallops over the competition

October 5, 2020

  On Sept. 23, 2020, the West Texas A&M University horse judging team competed in the American Paint Horse Association Collegiate World Championship Horse Judging contest in Fort Worth, Texas. The team placed No.1 and No.4 overall with the...

Homecoming activities mostly cancelled

Homecoming activities mostly cancelled

October 3, 2020

           Students of West Texas A&M University are entering the second half of their semester, as October breaks on the horizon bringing with it shattered dreams of Halloween, costume parties or any other event one may have enjoyed years prior,...

How WTAMU Cornette Library is working to provide affordable class materials

How WTAMU Cornette Library is working to provide affordable class materials

September 13, 2020

  It is no secret that purchasing course materials can become expensive for college students. West Texas A&M University Cornette Library has partnered with Open Education Resources to provide more affordable options for students' textbooks. The...

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Recent Features Stories

In the eyes of the artist

In the eyes of the artist

October 15, 2020

Art is more than a hobby. Art is essential to human life, especially for West Texas A&M University’s own Jessica Person, a sophomore studio arts major with an emphasis in drawing and sculpture making. With the reveal of many art pieces in Mary Moody...

Intramurals are ‘set’ with sand volleyball

Intramurals are ‘set’ with sand volleyball

October 12, 2020

The pandemic has caused many on-campus activities and events to change drastically. Intramural sports at West Texas A&M University is one of the several activities to implement certain guidelines to keep the campus community as safe as possible. “We...

WTAMU alumnus publishes her book “The Wonderful You”

WTAMU alumnus publishes her book “The Wonderful You”

October 10, 2020

West Texas A&M alumnus  Adyson ‘Ady’ Weatherly has recently written a book. On August 28th, 2020, the 23-year-old former business management major officially published the non-fiction book titled, "The Wonderful You". Weatherly herself described...

Being an essential worker while attending college

Being an essential worker while attending college

October 6, 2020

The struggles of being an essential worker during the pandemic is well documented but what about essential workers that are also students at colleges like West Texas A&M University and Amarillo College? Not only do they have to worry about going to...

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Op/Ed: “Mask wearing”, a responsibility in caring for others

Johnny Lawhon, Contributor | October 12, 2020

One of the most controversial topics since the pandemic first occurred, is the new realities of wearing a mask in public venues. Many people have accepted it as our new social norm, and others have chosen to fight and rebel when it comes to wearing a mask in public. For me, I make the choice to remain adaptable when it comes to facing situations that are outside of my control, and I also choose...

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