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Serving the West Texas A&M University community since 1919.

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NEMA Meeting

October 25, 2021

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Wesley Fall Retreat

October 25, 2021

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WTAMU Homecoming dodgeball tournament

October 19, 2021

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The Prairie News brings you Ask the Professor, a brand new biweekly column.

Ask the Professor: Dr. Landry Lockett

Emily Merrill, Editor in Chief October 19, 2021

Dr. Landry Lockett graduated from Texas Tech University with his undergraduate and graduate degree in ornamental horticulture. While working for Texas Extension, he went to earn a doctorate in agricultural...

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The value of a college education: How COVID-19 changed college culture

Hannah Valencia, Senior Reporter October 8, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a halt on many aspects of life, including traveling, going out with friends and attending live concerts. Schools and colleges, locations of large public use, have also been...

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Wi-Fi on campus, is it slow or just technology

Marcus Rogers, Junior Reporter October 7, 2021

Technology has come leaps and bounds since inception in the 1980’s with advancements coming everyday for the newest and best pieces of technology, Wi-Fi on campus has followed the path of the technology...

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Southwest Abstractions of Emil Bisttram located on the first floor of the PPHM and is available for viewing until March 19, 2022.

WTAMU department of art, theater and dance partners with PPHM with Southwest Abstractions

Emily Merrill, Editor in Chief October 5, 2021

On Sept. 21, Southwest Abstractions of Emil Bisttram opened at the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum. The exhibition includes abstract works that have never been featured in a museum. Bisttram was...

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Sexual health: How consent, communication and curiosity can enhance your sexual satisfaction

Sexual health: How consent, communication and curiosity can enhance your sexual satisfaction

Allexa Zwinck October 5, 2021

This article is not about some amazing technique, trick, or tip that will blow your partner’s mind in bed. Good sex is subjective, meaning everyone likes something a little different. However, there...

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The Prairie News brings you Ask the Professor, a brand new biweekly column.

Ask the professor: Dr. Justin Moeller

Emily Merrill, Editor in Chief October 4, 2021

Dr. Justin Moeller is an assistant professor in political science and West Texas A&M University’s pre-law advisor. He received a B.S. in political science and public administration from the University...

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Womens rights placard at the Womens March in 2017.

Women’s march in Amarillo this weekend

Marcus Rogers, Junior Reporter September 30, 2021

This Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 11 a.m. starting in Ellwood Park located by downtown Amarillo, there is going to be a women's march in response to the Texas Legislature passing Senate Bill 8, the Texas...

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Photo by Angela Roma from Pexels.

NBC duo brings two perspectives on racial unrest

Hannah Valencia, Senior Reporter September 24, 2021

Antonia Hylton, correspondent at NBC News and Mike Hixenbaugh, national investigative reporter for NBC News, featured in The Texas Tribune’s TribFest21, share their perspectives of working together...

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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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