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Katelynn Kenyon reviews work at the Testing and Tutoring Services in the Classroom Center. Photo taken March 9, 2022.

WT receives millions in endowments while student workers miss out

Marcus Rogers, Reporter March 10, 2022

Private investments to West Texas A&M University and its buildings have been released regularly this spring semester with the $2.5 million endowment for the Geneva Schaeffer Education Building, $5...

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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, Im 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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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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Comm Week Live Lounge and Breakfast for Dinner Event

Alyssa Gonzales , Former Editor-in-Chief February 21, 2019

To wrap up the Comm Week events, KWTS hosted a Live Lounge session that featured local band bombCity . Student also enjoyed a Breakfast for Dinner event that was planned by the Comm Week planning committee. The...

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Photo by Emilio Sanchez/the Prairie

COMM Factor Faculty Competition

Emilio Sanchez, Photographer/Videographer February 21, 2019

Faculty came together for a fun and exciting competition against each other. Each staff member had their fans/students come on stage at the beginning as they were introduced. As the competition continued,...

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Photo by Emilio Sanchez/the Prairie

COMM Factor Video Showcase

Emilio Sanchez, Photographer/Videographer February 18, 2019

Students at West Texas A&M University show off their videos at the 2019 Communication Week Video Showcase. After watching each video, the creator would explain the process behind the video while giving...

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Students would partner up with one wearing noise cancelling headphones and try to guess the phrase their partner was saying.

COMM Week 2019 Game Show

Savannah Wesley, Former Editor-in-Chief February 18, 2019

2019 Communication Week was kicked off by the annual Game Show. This year is themed “COMM Factor” where students can “imagine a world where their greatest hopes become reality.” Students competed...

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Members of the Vietnamese Student Association performed a traditional dance to the song “Dat Nuoc Loi Ru.”

Vietnamese Culture Night at WTAMU

Tova Kibal, Features Editor December 2, 2018

West Texas A&M University’s Vietnamese students shared a part of themselves and their home to the Canyon community at the eighth annual “Vietnamese Culture Night,” put together by the the Vietnamese...

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Students prepare to participate in a game of Flip Cup

GALLERY: Communication week 2018

February 19, 2018

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