The time to change is now

Hannah Nelson, Entertainment Editor

April 22, 2019

We hear these phrases a lot, the initiative to “go green” or to “reduce your footprint”. There is no debating that the issue of global warming is a hot topic. We have seen this issue arise with talks of a Green New Deal ...

Buff community making their way to the top

Alyssa Gonzales, Sports Editor

April 19, 2019

The Virgil Henson Activities Center supplies the students of West Texas A&M University with many opportunities and options to exercise and get fit. Whether you want to test your basketball skills on the court, go for a swim in ...

DeVos, education and how she went farther than we thought she would

Savannah Welsey, Features Editor

April 15, 2019

During a hearing before Congress last month, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was questioned about her suggestions for funding in the U.S. Department of Education. One decision was to cut eighteen million dollars in funding from...

The effects of sports betting on March Madness

Alyssa Gonzales, Sports Editor

March 8, 2019

As the month of February winds down, talk of March Madness has become more prevalent. As the weeks roll on, the 68 teams will play and are out to secure their spot in the Sweet Sixteen, Elite Eight, Final Four and ultimately, the ...

Student Press Freedom Day

February 22, 2019

Everyone is aware of others wanting to express their right to free speech in protests, on social media and in the press however, not everyone might know what that entails. The freedom of speech is often used by those who wish to voice t...

Is the game still relevant?

Alyssa Gonzales, Sports Editor

February 4, 2019

As groups of people gathered together to watch the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots face off in Super Bowl LIII, the question arises: Do people actually care about the game? For some, they get to witness their favor...

Student Press Freedom Appreciation

Savannah Wesley, Features Editor

January 30, 2019

 Everyone is aware of others wanting to express their right to free speech in protests, on social media and in the press however, not everyone might know what that entails. The freedom of speech is often used by those who wish to voice t...

Is Nike Inc. capitalizing on past controversy?

Savannah Wesley, Features Editor

October 21, 2018

“Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything” was displayed on an image of former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick for Nike’s 30th anniversary “Just Do it” movement.  Mostly known for kneeling during the national ant...

Changing perceptions of the First Amendment?

Joanna Lowry, Senior Reporter

September 23, 2018

The First Amendment in the United States Constitution guarantees freedom of religion, press, speech, peaceful assembly and petition. Over the course of the past months, there have been issues where people’s actions...

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