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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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WTAMU’s homecoming queen: Ustina Guirguis

Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor November 12, 2021

  On Oct. 9, 2021, the West Texas A&M University crowned Ustina Guirguis as the new Homecoming Queen. The crowning moment was done at halftime of WTAMU’s Homecoming game against Angelo State...

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Maroon Platoon cheering on the Buffs at a home came with the crowd cheering along

Maroon Platoon: the spirit of WTAMU athletics

Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor November 6, 2021

  Beginning in the 2021 fall semester, West Texas A&M University saw a different mode of cheering at the Buffs’ football games, the Maroon Platoon. During official home games of the Buffs...

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Dr. Todd W. Rasberry in his office on Oct. 20, 2021 after an interview on donations to WTAMU

WTAMU and donations: the office of Philanthropy and External Relations

Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor October 29, 2021

The WT Foundation, founded right at the end of WWII in 1946, prides itself in offering immense financial support for students and staff of the West Texas A&M University. The foundation receives the...

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WTAMU Old Main sits at the center of campus.

West Texas A&M University is 2020, at least in some aspects

Marcus Rogers, Junior Reporter September 16, 2021

Every 10 years at the start of the decade, the federal government gathers information about how many people are in the United States across the states and territories, as required by the Constitution....

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A drone-view of the WT football field.

WTAMU athletics’ impressive spring performance

Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor April 16, 2021

The Buffs and Lady Buffs have altogether put on a stellar performance so far in this spring season. The Buffs have the baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, golf, soccer and track and field teams....

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Photo of the Nike Air Max 97 sneakers, which the Satan shoes are modeled after.

‘Satan Shoes’ slapped with an injunction on sales

Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor April 9, 2021

  The internet has been going wild, following proceedings between MSCHF Product Studios and Nike, over shoes made in collaboration with rapper Lil Nas X. The shoes have the Nike swoosh logo. Nike...

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Photo of the seating area and anchor lane with hurdles of the track stadium

Lone Star Conference champions: WTAMU’s track and field team clocking milestones

Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor March 12, 2021

The West Texas A&M University’s track and field team are the 2021 Lone Star Conference (LSC) champions after competing in Lubbock, Texas. The Buffs, with a collective point of 198 defeated 2nd and...

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West Texas A&M played Texas A&M International on Tuesday March 2 at 1:00 p.m.

The Dust Devils kick where it counts

Skylerr Patterson, Senior Reporter March 7, 2021

West Texas A&M University played Texas A&M International on Tuesday, March 2 at 1:00 p.m. The Dust Devils won on a penalty kick in the first half. This was the Buffaloes' first loss of the season,...

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Photo of a graduation cap and rolled diploma certificate graduates receive for graduation ceremonies

In-person graduation to resume in WTAMU

Jennifer Tuttor, Assistant Editor March 5, 2021

  Graduation ceremonies across the world have had to be reverted to virtual ones, since the outbreak of COVID-19. In a press release by the Office of Communication and marketing, West Texas A&M...

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West Texas A&M put on their biannual Org Rally Feb. 26 12-3.

Rallying up the troops; West Texas A&M’s Org Rally

Skylerr Patterson, Senior Reporter February 28, 2021

West Texas A&M hosted their org rally Friday Feb. 26, 2021 from 1-3 p.m. Once a semester this meeting takes place. Representatives from each on campus organization attended. Various speakers gave presentations...

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