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College is less affordable than ever

Hannah Valencia, Senior Reporter January 26, 2022

The cost of college has gone up in the past 50 years, just as the cost of everything else has gone up. However, the cost of college in proportion to the federal minimum wage is far off balance. College...

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WT’s online criminal justice program ranked best in US

Hannah Valencia, Senior Reporter January 26, 2022

West Texas A&M University’s online bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degree in criminal justice administration was ranked No. 1 on Best College Review’s recent survey of the best online...

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OP/ED: What’s that smell?

Marcus Rogers, Junior Reporter January 25, 2022

If you have walked around the Great Plains, you've probably encountered the “smell of money”, as the local community calls it. The smell permeates from 130 concentrated animal feeding operations...

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OP/ED Sports and how it has been gendered

OP/ED Sports and how it has been gendered

Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor January 21, 2022

  Several centuries ago, sports was primarily known as the forte of men, according to Britannica. Women in Ancient Greece were regarded as too weak to do anything physical. In the 21st century,...

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Progressions college students are making at graduations

Progressions college students are making at graduations

Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor January 21, 2022

  For most  students, being able to complete their degree is something that is highly anticipated. Matriculation, as exciting as it is, cannot be compared to the thrill involved in putting on...

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How to excel at the beginning of the semester

Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter January 20, 2022

The semester has just begun and it is time to start studying. There are many different ways to study, but it is not always easy to know which method is the best one for you. You may be wondering how you...

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The Witcher captures audiences with dramatic flair

Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter January 20, 2022

“The Witcher” was first released on Netflix on Dec. 20, 2019 and is based on the novel series by Andrzej Sapkowski and the video games by CD Projekt RED. It follows the story of Geralt, a hunter with...

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New year, new resolutions

Hannah Valencia, Senior Reporter January 19, 2022

It’s a new year and we are in the first month of the year: January 2022. For some, that means trying to meet the goals they have set for themselves in this new year. This might be a resolution to exercise...

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WT students and Brianna Jarrett, a mix of skiers and snowboarders, throw up the Buffs hand sign after an enjoyable trip at Wolf Creek Ski area, Pagosa Springs,CO.

WT Rec Sports gives students the opportunity to try winter sports

Marcus Rogers, Junior Reporter January 18, 2022

During winter break, West Texas A&M University students visited the close by Rocky Mountains for the winter sports of skiing and snowboarding as part of a trip organized by WT Recreational Sports. Winter...

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200 ways to stay warm for the winter

Marcus Rogers, Junior Reporter January 13, 2022

Beta Sigma Phi, a non-academic sorority, provided around 200 articles of clothing for students to pick up anonymously around the Charles K. and Barbara Kerr Vaughn Pedestrian Mall for the first day of...

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Tis the season to be anxious, stressed, and depressed

Tis the season to be anxious, stressed, and depressed

Heather Gartrell , contributor December 14, 2021

While the holiday season is typically viewed as the happiest time of the year, it can also bring some unwanted feelings. People may feel some stress, anxiety, and depression during this time. These feelings...

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It’s time to apply for scholarships at WT

Hannah Valencia, Senior Reporter December 5, 2021

It’s that time of the year and, no, I’m not just talking about the winter holidays. It’s time to apply for scholarships at West Texas A&M University. The priority date for full consideration...

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