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The Multicultural Center's lounge has multiple chairs, a TV and a bar with a whiteboard for artwork or mathematical equations, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2019.

Multicultural Center brings diversity closer to the students

Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter December 6, 2019

Those who walked the halls of the Jack B. Kelly Student Center before this fall semester will remember the Apple store between Starbucks and the university bookstore that became a construction site,...

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A decorative wall for photo shoots, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019.

Vietnamese culture night promotes international appreciation

Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter November 22, 2019

West Texas A&M University’s Vietnamese Culture Night took place Thursday, Nov. 21, in the Jack B. Kelly Student Center’s Legacy Hall. The Vietnamese Student Association hosts the event every...

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Spanish film festival shows Devil's Backbone

Spanish film festival shows Devil’s Backbone

Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter November 1, 2019

At 7 p.m. on  Oct. 30 in the Old Main theater, the Spanish Film Festival put on by the Department of English, Philosophy and Modern Languages, screened Guillermo Del Toro’s 2001 film “El Espinazo...

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Photo courtesy of the WTAMU Theatre Department
The cast of this year's production of Our Town, a small portion of the talent found in WTAMU's Fine Arts Department, featuring two of the students accepted into IPAI.

Fine arts students aim for international opportunity

Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter October 28, 2019

West Texas A&M University’s Department of Fine Arts was visited recently by Marianne Kyle, a representative and fellowship head for the International Performing Arts Institute, or IPAI for short. Kyle...

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The fair was advertised in more than one manner, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019

Study abroad fair showcases opportunities for students

Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter September 20, 2019

The study abroad fair took place in the Jack B. Kelly (JBK) Commons on Sept. 18. The fair was put on by the Office of Study Abroad in order to promote all new faculty-led programs for May and the summer...

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Photo display of the missing victims of the ferry attack

Three years since the Sewol-ho Ferry

Jasmin Ruiz , Reporter April 17, 2017

Today, marks three years since the Sewol-ho ferry accident in South Korea where hundreds of people, including a large amount of high school students who lost their lives after the ferry sank on a route...

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International Week Kick-Off Party

International Week Kick-Off Party

Anh Nguyen, Photographer April 19, 2016

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Full Moon Festival 2015

Full Moon Festival 2015

Tran Nguyen, Photographer October 12, 2015

The Vietnamese Student Association (VSA)  held their annual Full Moon Festival. Vietnamese students wore Ao Dai (Vietnam traditional clothes). The hosts: (from the left to the right) Alex...

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Homecoming 2015: The Parade

Homecoming 2015: The Parade

Tran Nguyen, Photographer September 27, 2015

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University has high hopes for Cuban exchange program

University has high hopes for Cuban exchange program

Audrey Roberson, Reporter September 23, 2015

On Sept. 18 the Committee of International Studies met to discuss the Cuban Reciprocal Exchange and the educational goals the group hopes to achieve with the program. The committee consists of stakeholders...

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The flag of the ISIS, which contains the historical seal of Muhammad on the bottom and above it the Shahada which translates to ''there is no god but god''

Analysis: A primer on the rise of the Islamic State

Preston Thomas October 1, 2014

With their rapid capture of territory in Iraq and Syria, and the wave of violence and barbarism following along with them, the extremists known as the Islamic State have quickly gained notoriety in ...

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Wi-Fi hot spots are numerous throughout Seoul

Wi-Fi hot spots are numerous throughout Seoul

Julia Greil September 17, 2014

Editor’s note: This is the first story in an occasional series about international travel written by WT students and faculty. Just for a minute, imagine a world where Internet connection was no...

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