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Fine Arts and Humanities

Guests and alumni rest for a minute to look at the artwork on a bench in Dord Fitz Formal Art Gallery

WT Alumni artists return for exhibition

Michael Kidd, Multimedia Reporter April 9, 2024

The entrance of Mary Moody Northern Hall buzzed with excitement as the WT Alumni Art Show’s opening ceremony commenced on Thursday, April 4. The art show platformed art pieces by graduates from the...

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Ask the Professor: Dr. Amy Von Lintel

Ask the Professor: Dr. Amy Von Lintel

Jo Early, Editor-in-Chief March 25, 2024

Dr. Amy Von Lintel is a professor of art history in the Department of Art, Theatre and Dance at West Texas A&M University. She teaches introductory surveys of art history and graduate courses in art...

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Moth Ballet with friends.

Behind the Major with Moth Ballew: doing what you love

Kaelin Collar, Junior Reporter, Associate Editor-in-Chief March 20, 2024

Moth Ballew is a senior working towards a bachelor of art while majoring in studio art, emphasizing in printmaking and photography. Ballew is from Los Alamos, New Mexico and adores so much about art. Ballew's...

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Ask the Professor: Edward Truitt

Ask the Professor: Edward Truitt

Jo Early, Editor-in-Chief February 26, 2024

Edward Truitt is a professor of dance in the Department of Art, Theatre and Dance at the Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities at West Texas A&M University. Professor Truitt teaches...

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Beyond The 9-to-5 with Professor Sarah Beckham-Turner

Bryson Ramage, Audio and Video Editor February 15, 2024

Assistant Professor Sarah Beckham-Turner became a part of the School of Music in 2018. She graduated from Baylor University with a bachelor's degree in music in 2005 and later obtained her master's degree...

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WT School of Music invited to perform at TMEA showcase

WT School of Music invited to perform at TMEA showcase

Maddox Nite, Multimedia Reporter February 7, 2024

West Texas A&M University's Chorale Choir and Symphonic Band have been invited to perform at the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) showcase, which takes place Feb. 7 to 10 in San Antonio. TMEA...

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Ask the Professor: Dr. Li Chen, associate professor of media communication

Ask the Professor: Dr. Li Chen, associate professor of media communication

Jo Early, Editor-in-Chief January 29, 2024

Dr. Li Chen is an associate professor of media communication in the Department of Communication at the Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities. She teaches courses in media communication...

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Sydni Smith.

Behind the major with Sydni Smith: Leading the way to the Lord

Kaelin Collar, Junior Reporter, Associate Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2023

Sydni Smith is a sophomore working towards a bachelor of art degree while majoring in communications with an emphasis on mass communication at West Texas A&M University. Smith is from Lubbock and has...

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Layla Olvera.

Behind the major with Layla Olvera: getting up and close with the Astros

Kaelin Collar, Junior Reporter, Associate Editor-in-Chief October 25, 2023

Layla Olvera is a sophomore working toward a bachelor of science degree while majoring in digital communication and media at West Texas A&M University. Olvera is from Houston and is wholeheartedly...

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Ask the Professor: Associate Professor Dr. Brian Ingrassia

Ask the Professor: Associate Professor Dr. Brian Ingrassia

Jo Early, Editor-in-Chief October 23, 2023

Associate Professor Dr. Brian Ingrassia teaches a number of history courses at the Department of History in the Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities, including a variety of American...

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Ask the Professor: Dr. Choong-ha Nam, professor of piano

Ask the Professor: Dr. Choong-ha Nam, professor of piano

Jo Early, Editor-in-Chief October 16, 2023

Professor of Piano Dr. Choong-ha Nam teaches applied piano, piano literature and chamber music at the School of Music in the Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities. Dr. Nam has performed...

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Behind the major with Abigail Martin: the world of theater

Behind the major with Abigail Martin: the world of theater

Kaelin Collar, Junior Reporter, Associate Editor-in-Chief September 27, 2023

Abigail Martin is a senior working towards a bachelor of fine arts while majoring in musical theater at West Texas A&M University. Martin is a local from Amarillo, and is tirelessly working toward...

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