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WT’s Bird Scooter rollout exceeds safety expectations

Michael Kidd, Contributor November 30, 2022

In 2020, Consumer Reports found that commercial e-scooters were just as risky as riding a bicycle without a helmet. Almost eight months ago, Canyon and West Texas A&M University partnered with Bird...

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WT Students have mixed feelings about voting

JoLina Lopez, Contributor November 30, 2022

Early voting started on Oct. 24 and Texas voters are heading out to the polls. However, upon speaking to many West Texas A&M University students, they have different thoughts and opinions about voting....

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Studying in coffee shops helps WT students focus

Jeanine Fabbri, Contributor November 30, 2022

For students rushing to prepare for finals, the perfect way to study includes changing to comfy clothes, drinking your favorite beverage at a coffee shop and most importantly, the perfect study tips. Coffee...

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Student cast votes for change

Blass Guerrero, Senior Reporter November 30, 2022

This year's midterm election is on Nov. 8 and students are watching closely and hope the change will come on key issues. Typically, midterm elections have lower turnout than presidential elections according...

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WT’s Virgil Henson Activities Center is a stress relieving hub for students

Augustine Galvan, Contributor November 30, 2022

One of the biggest issues for students at a university is stress. Stress comes in all shapes and forms. From studying for midterms, to making deadlines and paying for tuition. All while trying to have...

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WT students feeling deprived of adequate sleep

Karree Belmares, Contributor November 30, 2022

From early mornings to late nights, college students seem to have an endless to-do list that occupies majority of their days and well into their nights. Often leading students to depriving themselves of...

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WTs Equine Program and Horse Judging team.

WT Horse Judging team continues its legacy

Kaelin Collar, Junior Reporter, Associate Editor-in-Chief November 22, 2022

One of the most prominent aspects of Texas is the livestock and horse scene. It seems that aside from the other 49 states, Texas tends to be known for livestock competitions, racing and showing, and has...

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Opinion: Holiday gift ideas for your loved ones

Kaelin Collar, Junior Reporter, Associate Editor-in-Chief November 20, 2022

The Prairie News is a student-led free press. All opinions expressed herein are solely those of the writer and not those of WTAMU. With the holiday season just around the corner, you are probably trying...

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Students gathered in Legacy Hall with Gina Woodward as the moderator with Amelia Balderrama, Colette Lane and Mindi McLain.

Women entrepreneurs talk about being business owners

Blass Guerrero, Senior Reporter November 19, 2022

On Oct. 15, the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business hosted ‘A Woman in Business’ event with three local women in business, Amelia Balderrama, President & CEO of iDocket; Colette Lane,...

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Renee Padilla, a junior animal science major from Hereford, is the 2022 WT Intern of the Year for his internship with Cargill.

WT Intern of the Year helps prevent additional loss of food

Marcus Rogers, Reporter November 16, 2022

Every year the West Texas A&M University intern of the year is selected from a pool of several worthy contenders. Internships are essential for the college experience as they give students applicable...

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The benefits of studying abroad

The benefits of studying abroad

Kaelin Collar, Junior Reporter, Associate Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2022

On Nov. 10, 2022, 20 West Texas A&M University students who are a part of Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities and the Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences departed...

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