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Pictured is Ms. Angela Allen, the chief of diversity and inclusion officer at WTAMU.

Op-Ed: Angela Allen, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Angela Allen, Contributor May 6, 2022

Located in the heart of campus, the Office for Diversity and Inclusion’s mission is to foster a safe and welcoming climate that will enhance the University experience for everyone who visits, attends...

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Op/Ed: Growing through the most intense but worthwhile stage of my life

Op/Ed: Growing through the most intense but worthwhile stage of my life

Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor May 6, 2022

In the quest to have higher education, an ambitious Black girl took a bold step moving all the way from New Jersey to Texas to get a degree in communication studies with emphasis in strategic communication....

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Op/Ed: Finding my ‘why’ and embracing change

Hannah Valencia, Senior Reporter May 2, 2022

If someone told me five years ago that I would decide to go to a university halfway across the country, I don’t think I would have believed it. It was in my sophomore year of high school that...

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Screenshots of Yik Yak posts made by WT students during the Buffs Around the World event on April 6, 2022.

Opinion: We are tired of the ‘lip service’ about addressing racism at WT

Filiberto Avila, Staff April 29, 2022

“We must be impatient for change,” said Claudia Flores, immigration campaign manager for the Center for American Progress. “Let us remember that our voice is a precious gift, and we must use it.” West...

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Visitors walk around the WT section of the Student/Faculty Exhibition on the second floor of the Amarillo Museum of Art. Photo taken April 16, 2022.

Op/Ed: Visiting AMoA helps reduce stress during finals

Marcus Rogers, Junior Reporter April 20, 2022

With finals around the corner, breaks are a necessity to keep your sanity. The next time you’re in need of a break, consider visiting the Amarillo Museum of Art (AMoA). Amarillo College and West Texas...

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A lesson in understanding: ‘That Guy in Our Women’s Studies Class’

Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter April 14, 2022

“That Guy in Our Women Studies Class” is a memoir by Allan D. Hunter about his time at college and what he learned along the way. Hunter is an academic who focuses on writing about gender issues. Participating...

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‘Bridgerton’ Season 2: Love and passion

Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter April 14, 2022

“Bridgerton” is a costume drama set in Regency-era London. Season 2 of this TV series was released on March 25, 2022. Each season has a different storyline, but viewers expected to see another dramatic...

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Op/Ed: My love for Chinese dramas

Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter March 10, 2022

I love Chinese dramas. Although I only started watching them in 2020, they have been around since the 1990s. Some of the most popular dramas are Xianxia, Wuxia and historical dramas. The best way to describe...

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What does spring break mean to Americans?

Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter March 10, 2022

The tradition of spring break began in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. in 1938 with a swim forum event. Today, Spring Break has become a time for young people to have a vacation, but also to travel to places where...

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Op/Ed: How to make studying “fun”

Hannah Valencia, Senior Reporter February 23, 2022

Let’s face it–studying isn’t known for being an enjoyable activity. However, as college students, we spend a good portion of our time doing it. Even if you love your subject of study, the amount...

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The Red Deal: Indigenous Action to Save Our Earth, is a guide to Indigenous liberation and the fight to save the planet. (Photo/Marcus Rogers)

How to not get lost in climate doomerism

Marcus Rogers, Junior Reporter February 16, 2022

“The Red Deal: Indigenous Action to Save Our Earth,” by The Red Nation, is a 150-page culmination of honest history and directions to help pull the people of the world out of a constant cycle of despair...

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Op/Ed- A look a day keeps the body shaming at bay

Op/Ed- A look a day keeps the body shaming at bay

Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor February 4, 2022

  Two years ago, in an eatery off the coast of Atlantic City, N.J., I met this amazing lady whom I will call Miss X. Miss X had the bluest of eyes I had ever seen. She was going to the cafeteria...

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