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Theory of Relativity production in action. Photo by WTAMU Communication and Marketing

A time of trial, learning and coming together: WTAMU Theatre in Theory of Relativity

Hannah Valencia, Senior Reporter October 15, 2021

“Theory of Relativity,” a song cycle made up of disconnected songs joined by a through line, was particularly fitting during a time when the students of West Texas A&M University were feeling quite...

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Prairie News Movie Review

Op-Ed: A letter to Dear Evan Hansen

Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter September 26, 2021

Dear Evan Hansen, today is going to be a rough day, because you, a senior in high school, are being played by a 27 year-old Ben Platt and people are freaking out about it. His tenure as you on Broadway...

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Yik Yak is back

Marcus Rogers, Junior Reporter September 23, 2021

In 2017, the social media app Yik Yak, an anonymous sharing app that has discussion threads within a five mile radius and specifically created for college campuses, was removed from the App Store due...

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West Texas A&M Universitys Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex, photo courtesy of WTAMU

WT Theater Productions: What, how and why

Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter September 19, 2021

Every year West Texas A&M University’s Theater Department puts on around four to five productions, ranging from Shakesperian dramas to musical comedies. Each summer the production list is announced...

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The Prairie News - Film Retrospective

Op-Ed: Please watch Labyrinth

Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter September 12, 2021

Netflix recently added a long list of new and old titles to its United States roster, among which was the 1986 classic fantasy musical adventure film “Labyrinth” directed by Jim Henson of “Sesame...

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Faculty Arts Show to Highlight Diversity, Talent of WTAMU professors

Faculty art show to highlight diversity: the talent of WTAMU professors

Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter September 7, 2021

Every year, the faculty members of the Department of Arts, Theatre and Dance at West Texas A&M University create an exhibition to showcase their work. It allows for the professors to show the art students...

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Frenemies uploads new episodes every Tuesday.

Frenemies: the podcast changing culture norms

Emily Merrill, Editor in Chief April 20, 2021

Internet personalities Trisha Paytas and Ethan Klein started their YouTube podcast, “Frenemies”, on Sep. 15, 2020, and it has been a growing sensation since. Each episode has received at least one...

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A screenshot of Gaven Ludington presenting during his senior lecture recital.

Informing while performing

Jackie Valdovinos, Reporter April 19, 2021

On Saturday, April 10, 2021, Gaven Ludington presented his senior lecture recital in the Harrington Fine Arts Complex Hallway. Gaven is a senior majoring in music business Opt. II - music technology. Ludington...

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The Medley Cast sing the untitled opening number.

WT’s Theater Program stream [title of show]

Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter April 14, 2021

West Texas A&M University’s Theater program streamed four student performances of “[title of show],” a meta musical about the writing of a musical, from April 8 to April 11. The musical, written...

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Photo of the Nike Air Max 97 sneakers, which the Satan shoes are modeled after.

‘Satan Shoes’ slapped with an injunction on sales

Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor April 9, 2021

  The internet has been going wild, following proceedings between MSCHF Product Studios and Nike, over shoes made in collaboration with rapper Lil Nas X. The shoes have the Nike swoosh logo. Nike...

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The Unholy recieves harsh reviews.

“The Unholy” receives distasteful reviews in a time when the film industry is struggling.

Johnny Lawhon, Contributor April 5, 2021

With the theater debut of the horror film “The Unholy,” critics hold nothing back when it comes to their negative thoughts about the film in a time where the film industry is trying to find its footing...

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Many of the Huskies got offers to play in D1 schools as well as other leagues around the nation.

Last Chance U:Basketball scores well with viewers

Alyssa Gonzales, Editor-in-Chief March 29, 2021

Popular Netflix series “Last Chance U” has been entertaining audiences while taking them behind the scenes of low-profile junior college football programs. In March of 2021, Netflix released a new...

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