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The PRAIRIE

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West Texas A&M played Texas A&M International on Tuesday March 2 at 1:00 p.m.

The Dust Devils kick where it counts

Skylerr Patterson, Senior Reporter March 7, 2021

West Texas A&M University played Texas A&M International on Tuesday, March 2 at 1:00 p.m. The Dust Devils won on a penalty kick in the first half. This was the Buffaloes' first loss of the season,...

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West Texas A&M proudly sports Buff merch in support of the Lady Buffalo's first home volleyball game of the semester.

West Texas A&M’s Lady Buffs Ace their first home game

Skylerr Patterson and Jennifer Tuttor January 31, 2021

On Wednesday, Jan. 27, the Lady Buffaloes held their first game of the semester. WTAMU defeated Lubbock Christain University Lady Chaps in three sets. Before WTAMU’s victory took place, the team celebrated...

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As weird as it may sound, I am thankful for the inconveniences the year brought me. Each one taught me something new, sparked new passions, inspired me to help others, helped me grow, and even put into perspective how important the small things in life are. Rather than getting stuck on everything that went wrong in 2020, I'm choosing to not let my pain go to waste.

A season of thanks

Skylerr Patterson, Senior Reporter December 4, 2020

The year 2020 brought about many events that left the world feeling broken. COVID-19 swept through the nations and continues to affect daily lives. Wildfires broke out in Australia and California, police...

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Girls Night In took place Wednesday evening, September 16. (Left to right) Tomi Moralez, Laiken McClure, and Kelsey Leseman prepare as they anticipate the start of this event.

Girls Night In

Skylerr Patterson, Senior Reporter September 19, 2020

The West Texas A&M University Office of Student Engagement and Leadership held the Girls Night In event Wednesday evening, September 16, 2020. The event was sponsored by Laura W. Bush Institute for...

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The Lady Buffs continued to fight until the last buzzer. WT won their final games, 80-46. The team took their place on the court to celebrate with the School's national anthem. They closed their season off with 26 wins and 5 losses.

The Herd’s last stampede

Skylerr Patterson, Senior Reporter March 2, 2020

The Lady Buffs held their final game Saturday February 29, 2020. They played against the Cameron University Aggies. The final score was 80-46, WT with the win. The Lady Buffs fought hard from buzzer...

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A portrait of professor Bloom, by Matthew Day.

Student Success Center becomes temporary art gallery

Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter November 7, 2019

Michelle Blake, assistant director of educational services, walked into the Math Tutoring Center recently to find a portrait of philosophy professor Daniel Bloom drawn on the whiteboard. A speech bubble...

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Glory awaits. Down to the final four.

Homecoming dodgeball tournament ends in spectacular fashion

Jeffrey Williams, Senior Reporter October 9, 2019

The 2019-2020 Homecoming Dodgeball Tournament took place on Oct. 2. The competition between all 14 teams was fierce, but Buff Gaming came out on top, with BBQ Ribs taking 2nd, and Sigma Nu taking 3rd.

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Police officers engage in friendly conversation, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019

Coffee with a cop promotes friendly conversation

Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter October 4, 2019

The West Texas A&M University Police Department hosted “Coffee with a Cop” in the Jack B. Kelly Legends Club on Oct. 2 from 9:30 to 11:00 am. For this annual, nationwide university event, police...

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Quarterback, Nick Gerber runs in for a touchdown.

Buffs win at home after cruising by the Mustangs

Alyssa Gonzales, Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2019

The Buffs added another victory at home on Saturday, September 28th against the Mustangs of Western New Mexico University. The Buffs battled it out even after a severe weather warning caused a game...

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WTAMU celebrates Diversity Week

Alyssa Gonzales and Jeffrey Williams September 27, 2019

The sound of drums filled the air as Diversity Week began on Monday, Sept. 23.  Students gathered as members of Sacred Circle Amarillo celebrated the Fall equinox and performed a Native American drum...

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The fair was advertised in more than one manner, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019

Study abroad fair showcases opportunities for students

Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter September 20, 2019

The study abroad fair took place in the Jack B. Kelly (JBK) Commons on Sept. 18. The fair was put on by the Office of Study Abroad in order to promote all new faculty-led programs for May and the summer...

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Student section at the inaugural home game

First home game at Buffalo Stadium

Carter Hall, Junior Reporter September 10, 2019

 

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