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F1rstgen at WT: My personal experience as a first generation college student

F1rstgen at WT: My personal experience as a first generation college student

Jasmin Ruiz, Reporter February 7, 2018

Hello! My name is Jasmine Ruiz and I am a first generation college student here at West Texas A&M University. For those of you who are seeing this post for the first time, this is going to be the beginning...

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Photo display of the missing victims of the ferry attack

Three years since the Sewol-ho Ferry

Jasmin Ruiz , Reporter April 17, 2017

Today, marks three years since the Sewol-ho ferry accident in South Korea where hundreds of people, including a large amount of high school students who lost their lives after the ferry sank on a route...

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Mick Jenkins

Mick Jenkins

Geordan Venison, Reporter November 28, 2016

Mick Jenkins has released another project, this one titled "The Healing Component". Jenkins has a knack for catchy titles that go along with his "Drink More Water" mantra, but this one is about what he...

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Stuff You Should Hear Because...

Stuff You Should Hear Because…

Geordan Venison, Reporter November 15, 2016

Here we are again, young Geordan, dipping his feet fully into the hip-hop world looking for experimental music to listen to except this time no jumping without a rope needed. I was a Childish Gambino fan...

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The Rey Theory

The Rey Theory

Geordan Venison, Reporter November 3, 2016

With Star Wars Episode 8 only a year away, a very important question a lot of people had on their minds is who Rey's parents really are. Now myself, I like to stay away from potential spoilers, so I avoided...

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Ranking Album Review

“Ranking” Album Review

Geordan Venison, Reporter October 5, 2016

In 2014, I was still in high school, wide-eyed and finally experimenting in music. I was strolling through YouTube one day and I came across a young group named "Ranking". A peculiar named New York rap...

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Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight Review

Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight Review

Geordan Venison, Reporter September 27, 2016

Travis Scott has put out a new album named "Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight", which surprised me since it was released almost an exact year after his debut album "Rodeo. "Rodeo" was a tremendous album...

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2016 Summer Movie Recap

2016 Summer Movie Recap

Geordan Venison, Reporter September 13, 2016

What is an original movie? Is it a movie with fresh ideas for a script or a movie using similar plot points from other famous movies. The real question, however, is does that stuff even matter anymore?...

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Memorial Day: A Remembrance of Brotherhood

Memorial Day: A Remembrance of Brotherhood

Jonathan Espinoza, Associate Editor May 29, 2016

Not all brothers are born of familial blood.  The greatest men I have ever known were brothers born of necessity and circumstance.  Our bonds were molded in wartime and sealed with blood and anger and...

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10 Stereotypes about Sorority Girls

10 Stereotypes about Sorority Girls

Gissel Olivas, Reporter May 7, 2016

Everyone has their own opinion about sororities and the girls that are a part of them. Although some of the stereotypes seen a lot of times may be true, most of them are not. Here are the top 10 most...

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Finals Week as told by ‘Friends’

Finals Week as told by ‘Friends’

Aileen Taylor , Reporter May 7, 2016

It starts with excitement that you don’t have to go to class anymore. But wait. There’s still finals. Well, crap. Guess it’s time to hit the books…Sooner it’s done, the sooner...

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Teach Me How To Adult

Teach Me How To Adult

Aileen Taylor, Reporter May 5, 2016

“What do you want to do for the rest of your life?” We have been asked this question since we were in grade school. Every year you walk into a new classroom and you have to answer this question...

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