Joe Biden inaugurated as 46th President of the United Sates

Biden giving his inaugural address. Courtesy of NBC News.
Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter January 21, 2021

The United States of America’s 59th presidential inauguration ceremony took place yesterday, Jan. 20, 2021 in front of the capitol building in a locked-down Washington D.C. and marked former Vice President...

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A Partnership for the Ages

WT looks to bring a brand new partnership to the campus of the Buffaloes
Ceasar Escalante, Senior Reporter January 21, 2021

West Texas A&M University is now looking to expand with its new VERO (Veterinary Education, Research, and Outreach) program this spring which is in partnership with the Texas A&M college of veterinary...

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WTAMU hosts MLK speech reenactment

WTAMU hosts MLK speech reenactment
Alyssa Gonzales, Sports Editor January 19, 2021

On Tuesday Jan. 19, 2021 The Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted an event in which, head coach for the Amarillo Venom football team, Julian Reese portrayed Martin Luther King Jr.. Reese reenacted...

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WTAMU undergrads presented with new scholarship opportunity

This scholarship is meant to inspire students to make change and produce plans on action for the future.
Alyssa Gonzales, Sports Editor January 18, 2021

The Black Women’s Association of WTAMU has created a new scholarship opportunity for undergraduate students at West Texas A&M University with the Martin Luther King Jr. Video Essay Contest. The...

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Joe Biden’s first 100 days in office will seek a return to scientific pandemic response

The US COVID-19 numbers continue to rise with no lockdown and little mask enforcement.
Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter December 6, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden has been very vocal about his plans to help stave off a longer bout of COVID-19 even before his securing of the job. On the campaign trail, he displayed support for both the...

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WTAMU Horse Judging Team places at the top at World Championships

The WTAMU Horse Judging Team won NRHA world championships and placed as reserve champion at the AQHA world competition.
Savannah Wesley, Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2020

West Texas A&M University’s very own Horse Judging Team received top honors yet again at World Championships on Nov. 7 and 9, 2020, earning them both champion and reserve awards. This is an old hat...

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School of Music and balancing COVID-19

The School of Music at West Texas A&M University will prevail no matter the circumstances.
Johnny Lawhon, Contributor November 19, 2020

The School of Music at West Texas A&M University has chosen to prevail despite challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has presented to having rehearsals and performances. The love of music and the passion...

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Two potential vaccines and Biden’s COVID-19 taskforce

President-elect Joe Biden announced his COVID-19 taskforce Nov. 9, 2020 at his COVID-19 briefing.
Savannah Wesley, Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden named his coronavirus taskforce which includes a team of public health and science experts. This was announced that same day the COVID-19 vaccine produced by Pfzier and BioNTech...

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Paul Engler presents the first annual donation of his $80 million gift to WTAMU

“Paul Engler’s true grit and entrepreneurial spirit completely reshaped the cattle industry, and his legacy will continue to mold West Texas A&M for the foreseeable future,
Mitchell Downing, Senior Reporter November 15, 2020

According to a West Texas A&M University press release a pair of checks totaling $1 million were presented on Nov. 6 to the West Texas A&M University Foundation by Paul Engler as part of his $80...

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The Office of Student Engagement and Leadership goes virtual

The Office of Student Engagement is now completely virtual.
Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter November 14, 2020

West Texas A&M University’s Office of Student Engagement and Leadership (OSEL) has moved online due to the ongoing issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. The office, which declares itself...

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2020 Election results and opinions

Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter November 13, 2020

Four years have passed since the U.S. received Donald Trump as its president. And whether or not he would reprise this role or he would be replaced by Former Vice President Joe Biden was meant to be...

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Ballot counting in the 2020 Presidential Election

Many memes were posted comparing the counting times between different states, especially Nevada.
Savannah Wesley, Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2020

If you followed the 2020 Presidential Election, you know that the tallying of the votes was probably one of the longest, most nerve-wracking and entertaining of recent history. Filled with frustration,...

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