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University Police Department hosts active shooter response training

University Police Department hosts active shooter response training

Jo Early, Editor-in-Chief April 17, 2024

The West Texas A&M University Police Department hosted the Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) training at 9 a.m. on April 4 in the UPD Classroom in the Old SUB. Emergency Management...

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Student Organization Spotlight: Wildlife Society

Student Organization Spotlight: Wildlife Society

JoLina Lopez, Social Media Engagement Coordinator, Associate Editor-in-Chief April 11, 2024

  What is the Wildlife Society? We are a student chapter of the International Wildlife Society, which basically means that we do, we do a lot of what the Wildlife Society does, but on a much...

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Calling all students: upcoming student government elections

Calling all students: upcoming student government elections

Maddox Nite, Multimedia Reporter April 10, 2024

The Student Government Association (SGA) at West Texas A&M University will soon hold elections for a number of positions for the 2024-2025 school year. Candidacy forms have closed, meaning no one...

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Guests and alumni rest for a minute to look at the artwork on a bench in Dord Fitz Formal Art Gallery

WT Alumni artists return for exhibition

Michael Kidd, Multimedia Reporter April 9, 2024

The entrance of Mary Moody Northern Hall buzzed with excitement as the WT Alumni Art Show’s opening ceremony commenced on Thursday, April 4. The art show platformed art pieces by graduates from the...

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Homenaje a César Chávez: Noche de Cine Social organizada por Hispanic Student Association

Homenaje a César Chávez: Noche de Cine Social organizada por Hispanic Student Association

Bradley Pollock, Bilingual Multimedia Reporter April 8, 2024

El 25 de marzo, The Hispanic Student Association (Asociación de Estudiantes Hispanos de la universidad de West Texas A&M) organizó una noche de cine social con el propósito de rendir homenaje al...

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The set of Rumors, which will run at the Branding Iron Theatre through April 14.

Rumors fly at WT

Jade Ramos April 5, 2024

West Texas A&M University theatre students have been preparing for the play “Rumors” since the beginning of the year. Now, it’s almost time to see the finished product. “Rumors” is a play...

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Career Skills Studios: start building a career today

Career Skills Studios: start building a career today

Maddox Nite, Multimedia Reporter April 4, 2024

The Career Skills Studio events by West Texas A&M University’s Office of Career and Professional Development are a series of lectures in which students can learn skills valuable to planning and achieving...

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Photo credit: Olivia Smirl, Administrative Associate Department of English, Philosophy, and Modern Languages

WT promueve la conversación en español con Café y Conversación: Impulso a la diversidad lingüística en el campus

Bradley Pollock, Bilingual Multimedia Reporter March 29, 2024

El 20 de marzo, el departamento de español en WT organizó el evento Café y Conversación. “Café y Conversación es un espacio donde estudiantes y profesores de español se reúnen a tener una...

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Starting in the fall of 2024, WT students will be able to earn an associates degree in addition to their bachelors.

WT to offer embedded associate’s degrees

Carlie Rutledge, Multimedia Reporter March 28, 2024

Associate's degrees are typically obtained through local community colleges or online courses, with the exception of some four-year universities. According to a press release by Chip Chandler, West Texas...

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The Legacy staff from left to right: Tyler Smith, Legacy intern, Kodi Hicks, associate editor-in-chief, and Rose Lewis, editor-in-chief. All at the Shut Up and Write Event in the Jack B. Kelley Student Center Legends Club. On Saturday, Mar. 23, 2024.

WT writes creatively with the Legacy journal

Maddox Nite, Multimedia Reporter March 27, 2024

The Legacy, West Texas A&M University’s creative writing journal, provides an outlet for students to create, write and submit their works for publication. The Legacy periodically hosts events;...

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A timeline of events detailing the ongoing legal case between President Walter Wendler and Spectrum WT concerning Wendlers cancellation of a drag show.

WT President and Spectrum WT battle over free speech

Michael Kidd, Multimedia Reporter March 26, 2024

On March 18 West Texas A&M University President Walter V. Wendler canceled an on-campus drag show for the second time in two years. This decision was the latest action in an ongoing legal dispute between...

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WT research fair provides a forum for ideas

WT research fair provides a forum for ideas

Maddox Nite, Multimedia Reporter March 19, 2024

On March 7, West Texas A&M University faculty and students presented their research from the past year at the annual Faculty Research Poster Session. In the Cornette Library, the research was put...

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