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Dr. Jeff Doty gives Shakespeare lecture

November 19, 2013

On Nov. 14, Dr. Jeffrey Doty gave a lecture in part of the Remnant Trust Lecture series, titled “Improbable Shakespeare Or, How a Playwright (of all things) Became our Greatest Writer,” at Legacy...

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Local News Story. Art by Chris Brockman.

Spectrum partners with the Buff Allies

October 22, 2013

Every year, some of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered) community leave their homes and attend college. In a study done by The Washington Post, 33 percent of all LGBT students thought...

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Local News Story. Art by Chris Brockman.

WT Confessions causes a stir with students

October 8, 2013

On Sept 10, 2013, a Facebook page called WT Confessions was created, similar in style and content to the controversial WT Crushes Twitter account from last semester, which became a topic of heated...

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WT’s Spanish Film Club

October 8, 2013

The Spanish Film Club is unlike many other clubs on campus, because people can come and go as they wish. Another attribute of the Spanish Film Club is they are allowed to bring their families and children,...

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WTAMU’s G-Force gets $200,000 2-year grant

September 17, 2013

G-Force, a mentorship organization at WTAMU  recently got a $200,000 funding renewal. The funding was granted to the program for the next two years and serves the purpose of providing two years of...

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Dorm regulations to change

April 30, 2013

New information that some on campus dorms will be increasing in price for the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters, is not boding well with some students, who are prompting an immediate dislike to the...

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Students react to Boston, West tragedies

April 23, 2013

America has seen more than her share of tragedy this past week as two separate explosions rocked the lives of both the Boston community of Massachusetts and the West community in Texas. These explosions...

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University SING is Back!

April 16, 2013

University SING is back for its second year after a 3 year hiatus. University SING is a competition in which University organizations compete amongst one another. This year, the theme is California Dreamin’....

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WT Equestrian Team advancing to nationals

April 2, 2013

The Equestrian Team at WTAMU this year has just returned from Pomona, Calif. where they competed in the Western Semi-Finals Championship. There, they managed to become a high point team and will advance...

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WT expo educates

March 19, 2013

The 2013 Education Career Expo will be held at WTAMU Wednesday, March 20, at the Legacy Hall from 9 a.m. to noon. All Education majors are encouraged to come, as it will give them insight into the...

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Numerous reasons for graduate school

March 5, 2013

Every May and December thousands of students across the country graduate with their bachelor degrees. While some students may choose to enter graduate school to delay entering the workforce after college,...

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Veterans Services Move Proves to Be More Accessible to Students

February 26, 2013

Each year, WTAMU’s Veterans Services helps hundreds of veterans as they depart from their military duties and dive into a completely new experience—college. The Veterans Services are here to provide...

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Marc LaMotte set to come visit February 22

February 19, 2013

Every year Student Activities goes to a Student Activities Showcase where there are presentations featuring singers, musicians, magicians, and comedians. This year, they have booked Marc LaMotte. He...

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WT bowling begins

February 12, 2013

Bowling is in full swing this year for WTAMU. With 46 students on crew, the WT bowling team has shown it can be just as competitive as the other traditional college sports. The coach this year, Mark...

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Sports Story. Art by Chris Brockman.

WT bowling begins

February 12, 2013

Bowling is in full swing this year for WTAMU. With 46 students on crew, the WT bowling team has shown it can be just as competitive as the other traditional college sports. The coach this year, Mark...

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The Prairie. Art by Chris Brockman.

WT nationally recognized

January 29, 2013

Colleges everywhere strive to be the best, and this year U.S News and World Report recognized West Texas A&M’s online business graduate program as one of the best. WT was ranked 56 out of around 200...

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Vitaliy Skorodziyevskiy - 1st Place Winner of Moses Business Plan Competition with Erin Stodghill. Photo courtesy of Dr. Jean Walker.

SIFE hosts business competition at WT

January 22, 2013

This is the second year that WTAMU’s SIFE program has sponsored the Moses Business Plan competition. The top three winners were all awarded by funds given by WTAMU alum Harold Moses, who started...

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WTAMU students prepare for finals

December 4, 2012

The Christmas holiday is just around the corner, but before students depart for family festivities, they must first face one more stressed filled, caffeine fueling and sleep depriving week of final exams....

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“Lighting Up Lives” for the 20th year

“Lighting Up Lives” for the 20th year

November 27, 2012

For the past 20 years, The Social Work Club has done, in one way or another, “Lighting Up Lives,” a Christmas project in which they donate gifts to the clients of DADS (Department of Aging and Disability...

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Dr. Jessica Mallard named dean

Dr. Jessica Mallard named dean

November 12, 2012

Dr. Jessica Mallard has been named as the new dean of the Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities. Dr. Mallard was the director of the Attebury Honors Program and a professor of Communication...

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Sleep deprivation affects college students’ work

October 30, 2012

There is a specific triangle of living when it comes to college life: social, sleep, and academics. It has been said that a college student can only do two and it’s quite obvious which one many students...

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Baile folklórico brings culture to WT

October 16, 2012

There are many new organizations this year at WT. Many of them range from academic to social, but there’s a new one that has to do more with traditions and culture. A new WTAMU dance group, called...

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Mass Comm. Homecoming Reunion

October 8, 2012

Every year WT celebrates Homecoming.  Groups of friends gather and celebrate the events. This year is different for a certain group.  Current Mass Communications students are trying to gather WT...

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Chili Cook Off Flyer.

Seventh annual Chili Cook-Off

October 1, 2012

College of Education and Social Sciences (COESS) Chili Cook-off has been a popular event on campus for the past seven years. With the free chili, people come out to support local groups, students,...

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Enrollment breaks 42 year old record

September 24, 2012

In 1970, WTAMU’s record enrollment stood at 7,935 students. As of the fall of 2012, that record has officially been broken as the current enrollment increased to 7,958 students. With this many students...

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