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Viewers are going otaku for Netflix’s new listings; The increase of anime on Netflix

With diverse and unique stories that stretch the boundaries of the logical world, it’s no surprise that the anime platform has grown immensely on Netflix.
Skylerr Patterson, Senior Reporter November 20, 2020

Giant statues of anime characters, cosplayers, Pikachu festivals and even stores dedicated to anime is a common factor of daily life in Japan. What many people simply see as a cartoon has shaped a whole...

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“The Caucasian Chalk Circle”: An outstanding WTAMU performance

A play that has been performed for many years outdone by WTAMU Theatre Department.
Emily Merrill, Senior Reporter November 19, 2020

On Nov. 12 and 13, The West Texas A&M University Theatre Department presented a livestream production of “The Caucasion Chalk Circle”, a play written by Bertolt Brecht and first produced in 1948. The...

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Alex Trebek: A “Jeopardy” icon

Jeopardy host Alex Trebek put his heart and soul into his work and will be missed
Ceasar Escalante, Senior Reporter November 12, 2020

Mr. Alex Trebek, who passed Sunday Nov. 8, 2020, we all know him as the witty host of the popular game show "Jeopardy." He has hosted the show for many years seeing countless contestants put their brain...

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Dancing with the stars: which set of couples make it to the season finale

“Dancing with the Stars” Logo with host, Tyra Banks.
Jennifer Tuttor, Junior Reporter November 9, 2020

Monday evenings seem to be a lot of fun for people of all ages in America, thanks to ABC’s Dancing with The Stars; a reality TV show that features celebrities paired with professional dancers to...

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Snoopy and friends say goodbye to broadcast TV

Alyssa Gonzales, Sports Editor November 2, 2020

For many, holiday traditions include sitting in front of the TV and watching the Peanuts holiday special. However, for the first time since the 1960s, the beloved holiday specials will not be airing on...

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Grammy nominated artist, Eric Alexandrakis, releases “TERRA”

Other discography by Alexandrakis includes “I.V. Catatonic”, “9 Demos on a 4 Track”, “Here Comes the Snow” and “Christmas EP”.
Savannah Wesley, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2020

Grammy nominated artist, Eric Alexandrakis, released his newest album titled “TERRA.” This double album of 28 songs is the perfect listen for those who enjoy eclectic alternative music. “‘Terra’...

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“The Haunting of Bly Manor”: A chilling story filled with love

Scary, entertaining and heart felt. This show is a must-see for for all horror and love story fans.
Johnny Lawhon, Contributor October 27, 2020

“The Haunting of Bly Manor” obtains great reviews and has become a must-see series for both horror and love story enthusiasts. Season one of the Netflix series “The Haunting of Bly Manor” first...

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The Theory of Relativity showcases WT’s versatile Theater Department

The main ensemble cast join together to lip-sync the grand finale.
Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter October 24, 2020

The West Texas A&M University Theater Department has sent out their production of “The Theory of Relativity” for streaming.  The song cycle by Neil Bartram based on the book by Brian Hill,...

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WTAMU Distinguished Lecture Series showcases Poetry of Displacement

WTAMU's Virtual Distinguished Lecture Series brings Wendy Trevino and Natalie Diaz.
Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter October 17, 2020

The West Texas A&M University Distinguished Lecture Series and Department of English, Philosophy and Modern Languages sat down on Oct.12, 202pto host award-winning Latinx poets Wendy Trevino and...

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007’s “No Time to Die” delay could prove fatal for cinema

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Jeffrey Williams, Senior Reporter October 14, 2020

The year 2020 is finally nearing its end. With the drawing twilight of this, let's say, interesting year, some of the biggest films set to release have either been delayed or released to streaming. Films...

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“Ratched” receives bad reviews despite quickly becoming the most popular show on Netflix

Mitchell Downing, Senior Reporter October 11, 2020

"Ratched," released on Sept. 18, 2020, has quickly risen to the top of Netflix’s public ranking. This Netflix Original is Netflix’s most popular offering and is quickly approaching three straight weeks...

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West Texas A&M’s “Vintage Hitchcock” is live and on radio

The WT Theatre Department put on it’s production of “Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play” this past weekend, September 25th and 26th at 7:30pm.
Skylerr Patterson, Senior Reporter October 2, 2020

With all of the changes that have come with COVID-19, there was much concern for how the performing arts would be affected. Many performance programsartists, including West Texas A&M University’s Theatre...

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