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Since 1919

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Since 1919

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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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Students involved in Greek life at WT learn leadership and teamwork

Filiberto Avila, Contributor November 21, 2023

West Texas A&M University is home to many Greek organizations. Greek organizations, commonly known as fraternities and sororities, are social groups at colleges known for their structured recruitment,...

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World flags located in the Jack B. Kelley Student Center on the West Texas A&M University campus on October 10, 2023. Filiberto Avila/The Prairie News

WT study abroad programs impact students college experience

Filiberto Avila, Contributor November 11, 2023

Faculty-led study abroad programs at West Texas A&M University offer students a chance to expand their academic horizons, engage with diverse cultures and foster personal development. These programs...

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Tricks and treats at WT this Halloween

Tricks and treats at WT this Halloween

Jo Early, Editor-in-Chief October 24, 2023

The fall season has come to West Texas A&M University, and students are gearing up to celebrate Halloween on and off campus. Some are planning costumes and movie marathons, and a few WT clubs and student...

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West Texas A&M University Homecoming 2019.

SAGE’s seven year history of victory

Fernanda Frausto, Former Advertising and Sales Coordinator October 14, 2023

Students Assisting in Good Endeavors (SAGE) has a long legacy of dominating the Homecoming parade competition. "I first joined the organization in 2015, and that's as far back as I know,” Sabrina...

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The bus stop outside of the Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Center. The bus station has the West Texas A&M University colors and logo. The stop sits empty, with no students visible.

Shuttles Could Help Students Shop… If They Used Them

Michael Kidd, Multimedia Reporter October 5, 2023

Jerry Faltinek, West Texas A&M University’s director of support services, wants students to know about WT’s partnership with Panhandle Community Services to shuttle them to Canyon’s Walmart. The...

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HSA President Audrey Rangel, F1RSTGENs Community Service Officer Asher Nowak and F1RSTGEN President Jolaine Machado selling bracelets and bags for The Pulsera Project Oct. 3 in the JBK.

The HSA and F1RSTGEN team up to give back

Jo Early, Editor-in-Chief October 4, 2023

The Hispanic Student Association (HSA) and F1RSTGEN are collaborating on The Pulsera Project. Oct. 3-5 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the JBK, the two organizations will sell colorful, handmade bracelets...

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The goal of the First-Generation Support Group is to help students have a safe space to talk about and
learn how to manage their stressors.

First-generation students get support

Carlie Rutledge, Multimedia Reporter October 4, 2023

Senior Director of Health and Wellness Dayna Schertler and Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Supervisor Jennifer Gonzalez created the First-Generation Support Group in an attempt to help first-generation...

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Top left to right: Kara Ramirez, Stephanie Espinoza. Bottom left to right: Alexa Rojas, Nayeli Galvan.

WT seniors share tips for new students

JoLina Lopez, Social Media Engagement Coordinator, Associate Editor-in-Chief September 9, 2023

New classes, new people and a new environment can be a lot for any new student coming to West Texas A&M University. Luckily, with years of experience comes knowledge, and a few WT students shared tips...

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