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Marisa Garcia

Behind the major with Marisa Garcia: Dance your heart out

Kaelin Collar, Junior Reporter, Associate Editor-in-Chief January 31, 2023

Marisa Garcia is a sophomore majoring in a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance here at West Texas A&M University. Garcia is from Corpus Cristi, Texas, and has found herself a family here on campus,...

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Falling into Dance photo

Behind the scenes of “Falling into Dance”

Melanie Garcia, Junior Reporter, News Production Coordinator December 4, 2022

Behind the scenes “Falling into Dance” Six senior dance majors had the opportunity to create their own dance concert, ‘Falling into Dance.’ These seniors individually choreographed a group...

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F1RSTGEN award winners

F1RSTGEN Week

Melanie Garcia, Junior Reporter, News Production Coordinator November 21, 2022

Celebrations during F1RSTGEN week F1RSTGEN week was hosted by F1RSTGEN, a student-led organization. This event began on Nov. 7 and ran through Nov. 11, with various entertainment and fun. On...

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Koelle Brandenberger standing in front of the company she did her internship at. (Photo/Koelle Brandenberger).

Koelle Brandenberger pursues passion on AgTexas internship

Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter, Editor-in-Chief November 19, 2022

Koelle Brandenberger, a junior agricultural business and economics major, did an internship with AgTexas Farm Credit Services. During the internship she looked at the diverse range of occupations AgTexas...

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Behind the major with Myka Bailey: Getting into the NFL

Behind the major with Myka Bailey: Getting into the NFL

Kaelin Collar, Junior Reporter, Associate Editor-in-Chief November 13, 2022

Myka Bailey is a sophomore double major in media communication and public relations with advertising and applied communication here at West Texas A&M University. Bailey is from Abernathy, Texas and...

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Darcy and Brandy wear Fatal Vision Marijuana goggles to spread awareness about drug abuse.

No Excuse for Drug Abuse

Melanie Garcia, Junior Reporter, News Production Coordinator November 6, 2022

No Excuse for Drug Abuse The ‘No Excuse for Drug Abuse’ table event was hosted by the student medical services as a part of the Health and Wellness Promotion to inform West Texas A&M University...

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Omisolo with the womens golf team

Behind the major with Antonella Periotti Omisolo: Finding your place in the world

Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter, Editor-in-Chief October 1, 2022

Antonella Periotti Omisolo is a sophomore accounting major here at West Texas A&M University. Omisolo is from Argentina and is on the women’s golf team. She works at the ticket office, as well...

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Andy Rivas stares at the camera.

Agriculture is Diversity

Marcus Rogers, Reporter September 14, 2022

Throughout the 21st century, American society has progressed leaps and bounds more inclusively and diversely when compared to the past 100 years. The agriculture industry, a rural profession, is a path...

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Emma Smith dancing at a Wesley party

Behind the major with Emma Smith: Faith as the driving force for life

Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter, Editor-in-Chief September 14, 2022

Emma Smith, a social sciences major, focuses on her relationship with Christ as the driving force for her decisions. As a social sciences major, Smith can form her path which allows her to have the time...

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Tearanee Lockhart (right) poses with the Black Student Union float for the 2021 Homecoming parade.

Behind the major with Tearanee’ Lockhart: Communication leads to the breaking of barriers

Marcus Rogers, Reporter September 7, 2022

Tearanee’ Lockhart is a senior broadcast journalism major from Amarillo. Lockhart’s passion lies with the connections she makes with other people. Being involved and surrounded by people is where Lockhart...

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The Harrington Academic Hall, Amarillo Center sits on Tyler street in Downtown Amarillo as the meeting place for the Continuum of Care committee meeting location. (Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022)

Unhoused people feel the impact of WT

Marcus Rogers, Reporter August 31, 2022

West Texas A&M University’s, Meg L. DeJong-Shier is helping serve the most often underlooked individuals in society, unhoused people in the Amarillo area. Amarillo, Texas is often forgotten in...

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Katsina Cardenas. Photo provided by Katsina Cardenas

Behind the major with Katsina Cardenas: Respecting the land

Hannah Valencia, Senior Reporter April 4, 2022

Katsina Cardenas is a sophomore environmental engineering major and geology minor at West Texas A&M University. Cardenas was inspired to pursue a career in environmental engineering and protection...

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