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The PRAIRIE

Serving the West Texas A&M University community since 1919.

The PRAIRIE

Serving the West Texas A&M University community since 1919.

The PRAIRIE

Opinion

Ronny Jackson, representative for WT and Texas Congressional District 13 speaks during CPAC Texas 2022 conference at Hilton Anatole. (Aug. 6, 2022)

OP/ED WT and the support of a white supremacist, in 2022

Marcus Rogers, Editor-in-Chief September 26, 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.  On July 19th, 2022, the House of Representatives voted on H.R.8404,...

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Lemons for sale in the Canyon, TX Walmart Supercenter

Food deserts in the Panhandle area, 2005-2022

Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter, Associate Editor September 24, 2022

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the Texas Panhandle had 58 counties that had a lack of access to fresh food in 2005, but currently there are still more than 30 counties...

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‘Don’t Worry Darling’ the fiasco of pop culture

Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter, Associate Editor September 21, 2022

According to a post by @bestofpugh on Twitter, filming for ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ began on Oct. 26, 2020. The film stars Florence Pugh, Harry Styles, Gemma Chan, KiKi Layne, Nick Kroll and Chris Pine....

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Faculty arts show, “how we spent our summer”

Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter, Associate Editor September 9, 2022

On Sept.1, the exhibition for “how we spent our summer” went live at the Dord Fitz Formal Gallery located in Mary Moody Northen Hall. Until Sept. 27, the exhibition will be showcased in the hall.....

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HelloFresh is an online food subscription service that sends you ingredients to your doorstep with step-by-step instructions on how to cook a meal.

Say Hello to a new Fresh way to cook

Blass Guerrero, Senior Reporter September 7, 2022

As college students, it's challenging to find time and figure out what to cook every day. Most students spend money on meal plans or eat fast-food every day. Students who want to spend less time shopping,...

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Francesca Chilcote (left), Dory Ford-Sibley (middle), Echo Sunyata Sibley (right)/ (courtesy of Women From Mars)

Internationally touring troupe explore serious topics through clowning

Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter, Associate Editor September 5, 2022

Trigger warning. On Aug. 26 at 7:30 p.m. “Women from Mars” showcased in the Branding Iron Theatre for a one-night performance. The play focused on issues such as body dysmorphia, sexual assault and...

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Students frustrated by parking situation during football season

Students frustrated by parking situation during football season

As the citizens of Canyon prepare for the first football game of the season, the residents of Jarrett Hall groan as their parking lot becomes the designated VIP spot. Students who do not move their...

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Hooray, Queen’s platinum jubilee in London

Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter, Associate Editor August 31, 2022

On Thursday, June 2, Queen Elizabeth II began public celebrations of her Platinum Jubilee, a celebration of her 70 years as the queen of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. The main celebrations occurred...

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West Texas A&M University blvd. covered in winter frost. (Feb. 9, 2021)

OP/ED What every Freshman should know

Marcus Rogers, Editor-in-Chief August 29, 2022

Making the choice to move away from home and onto a University campus is a major life choice to make. There are quite a few things students should know when coming to college. Here are a couple things...

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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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(Photo/Cayenne Williams)

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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