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10 things to do for spooky season

Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter, Associate Editor September 29, 2022

  Halloween is approaching. Are you scared? I’m joking. “Spooky season” is upon us and within the Amarillo-Canyon area, there are lots of fun things to do. Look no further than The Prairie...

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A pedestrian oriented street offers new ways for the game sims to interact without the need for cars. The new large glass pavilion provides a third place for the sims to relax.

Cities: Skylines, get a new perspective

Marcus Rogers, Editor-in-Chief September 28, 2022

In our modern world of gaming, Cities: Skylines sets the standard for city simulations and the new Plazas and Promenades DLC (downloadable content) re-centers people as the foundation of your city. Developer...

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Graphic showing how alcohol can affect different body systems.

Alcohol Awareness: Get Informed

Kaelin Collar, Reporter September 27, 2022

Often leaving for college is one of the most renewing feelings, since most students finally have some freedom and independence from parental figures. Due to the new and exciting transition, college students...

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Students take part in the stampede and rush the football field.

WT welcomes a new football tradition

Kaelin Collar, Reporter September 27, 2022

As the 2022–2023 school year progresses, students, staff and the community can look forward to new traditions throughout the sporting seasons. Kicking off the latest list of traditions for the football...

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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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Brian Enevoldsen, the managing director of the WT Enterprise Center, shares information about the Enterprize challenge in his office after a recent orientation.

Local businesses compete for a share of $500,000

Marcus Rogers, Editor-in-Chief September 21, 2022

The Enterprize Challenge is a competition that gives local businesses a chance to compete for a share of $500,000 to grow their business. Now in their 26th year, the competition, hosted by the WT Enterprise...

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iPhone 8 and later iPhones will receive the iOS 16 update, bringing lock screen customization.

Apple updates product line with safety in mind

Blass Guerrero, Senior Reporter September 19, 2022

On Sep. 7th, Apple announced new updates to the Apple Watch, Airpods Pro and iPhone. Apple's main focus is safety and saving lives. Past versions of the Apple Watch alert users of heart rate issues and...

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Andy Rivas stares at the camera.

Agriculture is Diversity

Marcus Rogers, Editor-in-Chief September 14, 2022

Throughout the 21st century, American society has progressed leaps and bounds more inclusively and diversely when compared to the past 100 years. The agriculture industry, a rural profession, is a path...

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Emma Smith dancing at a Wesley party

Behind the major with Emma Smith: Faith as the driving force for life

Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter, Associate Editor September 14, 2022

Emma Smith, a social sciences major, focuses on her relationship with Christ as the driving force for her decisions. As a social sciences major, Smith can form her path which allows her to have the time...

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Amarillo runs on Coffee

Amarillo runs on Coffee

Marcus Rogers, Editor-in-Chief September 12, 2022

The Amarillo Metro area includes 264,345 people and yet there are over 38 coffee shops. This is 1 coffee shop per 6,956 people, not including the fast food locations and coffee shops in gas stations around...

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