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Student Government  announces new President and Vice President

Student Government announces new President and Vice President

April 12, 2020

Seth Rodriguez is a junior, political science major with a minor in communications and will be serving as student body president in fall 2020. "I am very excited to step into this position and start working closely with my fellow Buffs," Rodriguez said....

Buff’s focusing on the positives

Buff’s focusing on the positives

April 9, 2020

With everything going on in the world right now with COVID-19, it may seem easy to always look on the bad side of this situation. However, some students living in the dorms on campus of West Texas A&M University have been able to find some positives when...

Changes coming for New Student Orientation

Changes coming for New Student Orientation

April 2, 2020

New Student Orientation can be seen as a fun time for future buffs that will be roaming the campus in the near future. For many new buffs starting college, it can be overwhelming and stressful. That is where NSO comes in with helping students familiarize...

Virus decreases appointments for student medical services

Virus decreases appointments for student medical services

March 31, 2020

Although services from a face-to-face experience has diminished everywhere due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the student medical services at West Texas A&M will continue to serve the campus, but with fewer workers. Since the beginning of the...

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Commencements amid COVID-19

Recent Features Stories

Getting hitched during lock-down

Getting hitched during lock-down

April 12, 2020

With research done by the University of Washington estimating Texas’ recovery date from the pandemic being somewhere around the end of May or the beginning of June, many long-standing plans set to take place until then teeter on the edge of postponement...

Keeping up with the quarantine

Keeping up with the quarantine

March 30, 2020

Due to the emphasis on quarantining and staying home, many people have made the switch to working and going to school online. For students still living on West Texas A&M’s campus, many have to keep to themselves entertained when they are not doing...

Online courses: The shared struggle

Online courses: The shared struggle

March 28, 2020

As every student of West Texas A&M University currently enrolled in a class should know by now, the majority of courses have switched to an online format to decrease the spread of the novel coronavirus. According to the WTAMU website, approximately...

Diversity Ambassadors serve as “change agents” of the university

Diversity Ambassadors serve as “change agents” of the university

March 15, 2020

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion has enlisted Diversity Ambassadors to serve as “change agents” that are dedicated to developing diversity programs and being liaisons to university committees and organizations on campus. These West Texas A&M...

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Op-Ed: Put your records on

Sophia Britto, Junior Reporter | April 21, 2020

Vinyls are back by popular demand, and here to stay on the shelves of college kids and high schoolers all around. Whether they are bought as collectibles, canvases, or to actually be listened to, Millennials and Gen Zers are rushing to antique stores, consignment galleries, and even electronic stores to supply their record players with new and old musicians. Music streaming services such as Spotify...

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