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Kendra White having a photoshoot in the greenhouse.

Behind the Major with Kendra White: preserving the environment

Kaelin Collar, Junior Reporter, Associate Editor-in-Chief April 17, 2024

Kendra White is a senior at West Texas A&M University pursuing a bachelor of science in plant soil and environmental science, with an emphasis on crops and soils and a minor in art. White is from Lamesa...

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University Police Department hosts active shooter response training

University Police Department hosts active shooter response training

Jo Early, Editor-in-Chief April 17, 2024

The West Texas A&M University Police Department hosted the Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) training at 9 a.m. on April 4 in the UPD Classroom in the Old SUB. Emergency Management...

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Student Organization Spotlight: Wildlife Society

Student Organization Spotlight: Wildlife Society

JoLina Lopez, Social Media Engagement Coordinator, Associate Editor-in-Chief April 11, 2024

  What is the Wildlife Society? We are a student chapter of the International Wildlife Society, which basically means that we do, we do a lot of what the Wildlife Society does, but on a much...

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Behind the Major with Bear Bright: creating a foundation for all

Behind the Major with Bear Bright: creating a foundation for all

Kaelin Collar, Junior Reporter, Associate Editor-in-Chief April 10, 2024

Bear Bright is a senior at West Texas A&M University pursuing a bachelor of science in civil engineering. Bright is from Borger and enjoys the intricacies of his major. Bright is open-minded to...

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Calling all students: upcoming student government elections

Calling all students: upcoming student government elections

Maddox Nite, Multimedia Reporter April 10, 2024

The Student Government Association (SGA) at West Texas A&M University will soon hold elections for a number of positions for the 2024-2025 school year. Candidacy forms have closed, meaning no one...

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Guests and alumni rest for a minute to look at the artwork on a bench in Dord Fitz Formal Art Gallery

WT Alumni artists return for exhibition

Michael Kidd, Multimedia Reporter April 9, 2024

The entrance of Mary Moody Northern Hall buzzed with excitement as the WT Alumni Art Show’s opening ceremony commenced on Thursday, April 4. The art show platformed art pieces by graduates from the...

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Beyond the 9-5 with Dr. Nick Flynn

Bryson Ramage, Audio and Video Editor April 9, 2024

Dr. Nick Flynn, a professor of biochemistry, became part of the College of Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics at West Texas A&M University in 2010. He earned his B.S. in Biochemistry from Texas A&M...

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Ask the Professor: Dr. Priscella Correa

Ask the Professor: Dr. Priscella Correa

Jo Early, Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2024

Dr. Priscella Correa is an assistant professor of nursing and a Baptist community services professor at the Laura and Joe Street School of Nursing at West Texas A&M University. Dr. Correa teaches courses...

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Homenaje a César Chávez: Noche de Cine Social organizada por Hispanic Student Association

Homenaje a César Chávez: Noche de Cine Social organizada por Hispanic Student Association

Bradley Pollock, Bilingual Multimedia Reporter April 8, 2024

El 25 de marzo, The Hispanic Student Association (Asociación de Estudiantes Hispanos de la universidad de West Texas A&M) organizó una noche de cine social con el propósito de rendir homenaje al...

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The set of Rumors, which will run at the Branding Iron Theatre through April 14.

Rumors fly at WT

Jade Ramos April 5, 2024

West Texas A&M University theatre students have been preparing for the play “Rumors” since the beginning of the year. Now, it’s almost time to see the finished product. “Rumors” is a play...

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Director Jonathan Cordova, left, and Coordinator PJ Hunt, right, lead the Office of Study Abroad and Nationally Competitive Scholarships.

New coordinator brings light to the Office of Study Abroad and Nationally Competitive Scholarships

Jo Early, Editor-in-Chief April 5, 2024

In March, the Office of Study Abroad and Nationally Competitive Scholarships at West Texas A&M University welcomed a new coordinator, PJ Hunt. Hunt, a veteran of the United States Army, was born and...

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56% of surveyed college students said they had used artificial intelligence on assignments or exams.

Generative AI vs AI tools in higher education

Carlie Rutledge, Multimedia Reporter April 4, 2024

Generative artificial intelligence is nothing new to society. According to TechTarget, AI has existed since the 1960s but could not create “convincingly authentic images, videos and audio of real people”...

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