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Rihanna to revive her music career

Marcus Rogers, Reporter November 14, 2022

The announcement of the Barbados singer and Savage X Fenty founder Robyn Rihanna Fenty headlining Super Bowl LVII sent the fans of the 2000’s singer into a frenzy. Rihanna’s last addition to the...

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The trials and tribulations of buying Blink-182 tickets

Carson Bradley, Junior Reporter November 10, 2022

It’s easy to say that this last month has been an excellent time to be a Blink-182 fan. On October 11th, 2022, founding member, Tom DeLonge announced that he was returning to the band, after leaving...

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Earth-shattering sounds from AURORA in ‘The Gods We Can Touch’

Victoria Fatiregun, Former Senior Reporter, Former Editor-in-Chief February 3, 2022

The Gods We Can Touch Welcome to the album of the gods. Norwegian singer-songwriter AURORA explores all our emotions in her first album of the year. A track listing is below with details of each song...

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Lana Del Rey “Blue Banisters” track listing review

Victoria Fatiregun, Former Senior Reporter, Former Editor-in-Chief November 2, 2021

“Textbook” - The first set of lyrics evoke feelings of heartbreak and Lana Del Rey confesses her feelings to the listener. Everything is out on the page ready for us to see and this is one of the more...

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WT Music Faculty in Spotlight for Fall Showcase Concert

WT Music Faculty in Spotlight for Fall Showcase Concert

September 2, 2021

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]    CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M University’s School of Music will open the academic year with a showcase performance benefitting...

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WTAMU’s concert band performs for the first time in over a year

Jackie Valdovinos, Reporter March 22, 2021

On Tuesday, March 9, 2021, West Texas A&M University’s concert band had its first live performance in over a year. The concert was conducted by Russ Teweleit, associate professor of music and associate...

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Op-Ed: Put your records on

Sophia Britto, Junior Reporter April 21, 2020

Vinyls are back by popular demand, and here to stay on the shelves of college kids and high schoolers all around. Whether they are bought as collectibles, canvases, or to actually be listened to, Millennials...

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Upcoming events for Choir and Music

Cheyenne Black February 11, 2014

Musically inclined students at WTAMU have a variety of options at their disposal when looking for live music events, both on and off campus. The Department of Music hosts a large number of events...

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School of Music

BJ Brittain January 28, 2014

The WTAMU School of Music will continue a long standing tradition this Thursday, January 31. This tradition is Music Career Day, which has happened on campus longer than anyone can remember. The School...

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WT jazz bands attend festival

Lisa Hellier May 1, 2012

From April 19 to 21, WTAMU jazz band students attended the 42nd annual Greeley Jazz Festival hosted by the University of Northern Colorado and sponsored by Jamey Aebersold. “This guy is probably credited...

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Music department wins “Can-Tree” food drive

Krystina Martinez December 6, 2011

On Nov. 30, the departments of the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts College came together for “Cans For Christmas,” an event put together by the Ad/PR Society to support the High Plains Food Bank. “Our...

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Symphony Orchestra gets in tune for future events

Michael Flores November 29, 2011

Web Editor’s Note: This story was written for the MCOMM 3309 – News Editing & Reporting Class The WTAMU Symphony Orchestra has many students who play string and wind instruments. Throughout the...

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