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Lost faces, found voices: Forgotten Frontera aims to preserve unwritten Latinx histories

JoLina Lopez, Social Media Engagement Coordinator November 28, 2023

In Hispanic culture, remembrance holds significance as it connects individuals with their rich history, traditions and values. But what happens when all that is left is photos, and no one to tell their...

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Students involved in Greek life at WT learn leadership and teamwork

Filiberto Avila, Contributor November 21, 2023

West Texas A&M University is home to many Greek organizations. Greek organizations, commonly known as fraternities and sororities, are social groups at colleges known for their structured recruitment,...

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Ask the Professor: Dr. Joanna Kimbell, clinical assistant professor of business law and management

Ask the Professor: Dr. Joanna Kimbell, clinical assistant professor of business law and management

Jo Early, Editor-in-Chief November 13, 2023

Dr. Joanna P. Kimbell is a clinical assistant professor of business law and management at the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business. She teaches courses in conflict resolution and negotiation, business...

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World flags located in the Jack B. Kelley Student Center on the West Texas A&M University campus on October 10, 2023. Filiberto Avila/The Prairie News

WT study abroad programs impact students college experience

Filiberto Avila, Contributor November 11, 2023

Faculty-led study abroad programs at West Texas A&M University offer students a chance to expand their academic horizons, engage with diverse cultures and foster personal development. These programs...

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The Herdsmen organization builds campus spirit with live mascot

Lindsey Sawin November 10, 2023

Hearts racing, hooves thundering and fans screaming. That is what the West Texas A&M University Herdsmen experience every time they run Thunder down the tunnel at a home football game. But it's more...

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Academics applying AI

Madilyn Findley November 9, 2023

Professors across the West Texas A&M Campus are navigating the impact that generative artificial intelligence (AI) has on academic integrity and ethical use in integrity and ethical use in higher education. According...

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WT students take initiative to make a difference around campus

JoLina Lopez, Social Media Engagement Coordinator November 8, 2023

All around West Texas A&M University’s campus, students are taking the initiative to make a positive impact within the campus community. From the College of Education and Social Sciences to the College...

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Ask the Professor: Dr. Audrey Meador, assistant professor of mathematics

Ask the Professor: Dr. Audrey Meador, assistant professor of mathematics

Jo Early, Editor-in-Chief November 6, 2023

Dr. Audrey Meador is an assistant professor of mathematics in the College of Engineering. Dr. Meador teaches mathematics content courses to pre-service teachers and professional development courses for...

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Buffs explain why they are looking forward to the upcoming softball, baseball, and basketball seasons

Buffs explain why they are looking forward to the upcoming softball, baseball, and basketball seasons

Reagan Riddle, Multimedia Reporter November 2, 2023

The students at West Texas A&M University and Buff fans have a lot of sporting events to look forward to in the upcoming months. With football season winding down, students still have many athletic...

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The tale of Sarah Jane – WT’s resident ghost

Jo Early, Editor-in-Chief October 31, 2023

West Texas A&M University students encounter scary things every day, like battles for parking, bats and rumors of ghosts that go bump in the older buildings on campus. Since 1919, student journalists...

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Ask the Professor: Dr. Blaser, professor of plant science

Ask the Professor: Dr. Blaser, professor of plant science

Jo Early, Editor-in-Chief October 30, 2023

Dr. Brock Blaser is a professor of plant science and assistant department head of the Department of Agriculture at the Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences. Dr. Blaser teaches principles...

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Beyond the 9-to-5 with Dr. Shanna Peeples

Blass Guerrero, Senior Reporter, Video and Audio Editor October 26, 2023

Dr. Shanna Peeples joined the Terry B. Rogers College of Education and Social Sciences in 2020. Peeples graduated from West Texas A&M University with a bachelor's degree in English in 1997. In 2013,...

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