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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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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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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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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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Photo credit: Olivia Smirl, Administrative Associate Department of English, Philosophy, and Modern Languages

WT promueve la conversación en español con Café y Conversación: Impulso a la diversidad lingüística en el campus

Bradley Pollock, Bilingual Multimedia Reporter March 29, 2024

El 20 de marzo, el departamento de español en WT organizó el evento Café y Conversación. “Café y Conversación es un espacio donde estudiantes y profesores de español se reúnen a tener una...

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Student Organization Spotlight: Buffs Salsa Swing

Student Organization Spotlight: Buffs Salsa Swing

JoLina Lopez, Social Media Engagement Coordinator, Associate Editor-in-Chief March 28, 2024

Student Organization Spotlight: Buffs Salsa Swing Buffs Salsa Swing (BSS) is an organization committed to fostering an inclusive environment where students can learn how to salsa dance. The founder...

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The Legacy staff from left to right: Tyler Smith, Legacy intern, Kodi Hicks, associate editor-in-chief, and Rose Lewis, editor-in-chief. All at the Shut Up and Write Event in the Jack B. Kelley Student Center Legends Club. On Saturday, Mar. 23, 2024.

WT writes creatively with the Legacy journal

Maddox Nite, Multimedia Reporter March 27, 2024

The Legacy, West Texas A&M University’s creative writing journal, provides an outlet for students to create, write and submit their works for publication. The Legacy periodically hosts events;...

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A timeline of events detailing the ongoing legal case between President Walter Wendler and Spectrum WT concerning Wendlers cancellation of a drag show.

WT President and Spectrum WT battle over free speech

Michael Kidd, Multimedia Reporter March 26, 2024

On March 18 West Texas A&M University President Walter V. Wendler canceled an on-campus drag show for the second time in two years. This decision was the latest action in an ongoing legal dispute between...

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Guess My Major pt. 2

March 21, 2024

The Prairie News teamed up with Maroon Media to produce Guess My Major! Dane Glenn – Producer JoLina Lopez – Producer Nathan Franks – Director Creighton Smith – Sound Operator Alea Wittler...

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Students protested the cancelation of the Spectrum WT drag show outside of Old Main on March 22, 2023.

The show might go on…

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

Update: On March 18, WT President Walter V. Wendler sent an email to students, faculty and staff announcing that he denied Spectrum WT's application to conduct the drag show. Spectrum WT will host the...

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The 13|30 coffee shop is located at 201 26th St. and hosts Bible studies on Thursdays.

Building community: faith-based organizations at West Texas A&M University

Jade Ramos March 10, 2024

West Texas A&M University has several organizations that students can sign up for at the beginning of the semester or even join throughout the year. WT also includes a few faith-based organizations...

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Extraordinary Buffs: Tiffany Nall

Extraordinary Buffs: Tiffany Nall

Jo Early, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2024

Extraordinary Buffs is a podcast produced by Jo Early as a senior project, not in association with The Prairie News.  

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