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All content by Georgia Romig
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Plus INT Episode #52 Show Notes

April 30, 2015

Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on April 28th, 2015. This episode is 48 MB. This episode is 1 hour and 7 minutes long. This episode was produced by Preston...

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Plus INT Episode #51 Show Notes

April 23, 2015

Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on April 20, 2015. This episode is 60 MB. This episode is 1:07 long. This episode uses the songs The Journalist (live)...

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51 – RIP DLB

April 23, 2015

For show notes on this episode, click here! SPOILERS for Fate/Stay Night and Game of Thrones This week on Plus INT, the crew pay their respects to Dr. Browning, a broadcasting professor here at WTAMU...

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Plus INT Episode #50 Show Notes

April 16, 2015

Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on April 14th, 2014. This episode is 54.5 MB. This episode is 1 hour long. This episode uses the songs The Journalist (live)...

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Plus INT Episode #49 Show Notes

April 9, 2015

Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on April 7th, 2014. This episode is 40 MB. This episode is 1 hour long. This episode uses the songs The Journalist (live)...

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Plus INT Episode #48 Show Notes

April 2, 2015

  Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on March 31, 2015. This episode is 40 MB. This episode is 1 hour and 4 minutes long. This episode uses the songs...

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Plus INT Episode 47: Show Notes

March 26, 2015

Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on March 24, 2015. This episode is 41 MB. This episode is 1 hour and 4 minutes long. This episode uses the songs The Journalist...

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Plus INT Episode #46 Show Notes

March 5, 2015

Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on March 3rd, 2014. This episode is 31.2 MB. This episode is 49 minutes long. This episode uses the songs The Journalist...

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Plus INT Episode #45 Show Notes

February 19, 2015

Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on February 17th, 2015. This episode is 49.6 MB. This episode is 1 hour and 12 minutes long. This episode uses the songs...

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Plus INT Episode #44 Show Notes

February 12, 2015

Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on February 10th, 2015. This episode is 31.5 MB. This episode is 50 minutes long. This episode uses the songs The Journalist...

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Plus INT Episode #43 Show Notes

February 5, 2015

Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on February 3rd, 2014. This episode is 48.4 MB. This episode is 1 hour and 16 minutes long. This episode uses the songs...

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Plus INT Episode #42 Show Notes

January 29, 2015

Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on January 27, 2015. This episode is 30 MB. This episode is 1 hour and 5 minutes long. This episode uses the songs...

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Plus INT Episode #41 Show Notes

November 20, 2014

Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on November 18, 2014. This episode is 48.8 MB. This episode is ??? long. This episode uses the songs The Journalist (live...

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Plus INT Episode #40 Show Notes

November 13, 2014

Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on November 11, 2014. This episode is 57.3 MB. This episode is 1 hour and 2 minutes long. This episode uses the songs...

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Plus INT Episode #39 Show Notes

November 6, 2014

Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on November 04, 2014. This episode is 36.5 MB. This episode is 1 hour and 3 minutes long. This episode uses the songs The...

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Plus INT #38 Show Notes

October 30, 2014

Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on October 28, 2014. This episode is 32.8 MB. This episode is 1 hour and 11 minutes long. This episode uses the songs The...

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Plus INT Episode #37 Show Notes

October 23, 2014

Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on October 21, 2014. This episode is 27.4 MB. This episode is 59 minutes long. This episode uses the songs The Journalist...

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Plus INT #36 Show Notes

October 9, 2014

Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on October 07, 2014. This episode is 27 MB. This episode is 59 minutes long. This episode uses the songs The Journalist...

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Plus INT #34 Show Notes

September 26, 2014

Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on September 23, 2014. This episode is 28.5 MB. This episode is 1 hour long. This episode uses the songs The Journalist...

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Plus INT #33: Show Notes

September 18, 2014

Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on September 16, 2014. This episode is 28.4 MB. This episode is 1 hour long. This episode uses the songs The Journalist...

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Plus INT Geeking Out #1: Show Notes

September 13, 2014

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on September 8, 2014. This episode is 16.2 MB. This episode is 35 minutes long. This episode uses the songs The Journalist...

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Plus INT #32 Show Notes

September 11, 2014

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on September 8, 2014. This episode is 29.8 MB. This episode is 42 minutes long. This episode uses the songs The Journalist...

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Plus INT #31 Show Notes

March 28, 2014

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on March 25, 2013. This episode is 29.1 MB. This episode is 1 hour and 3 minutes long. This episode uses the song Chip for...

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Plus INT #30 Show Notes

March 20, 2014

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on March 18, 2014. This episode is 23.4 MB. This episode is 51 minutes and 5 seconds long. This episode uses the song...

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Plus INT Episode #29 Show Notes

February 27, 2014

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on February 25, 2013. This episode is 32.3 MB. This is episode 1 hour and 10 minutes long. This episode uses the song Chip...

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28 – No Episode This Week

February 20, 2014

Due to the unfortunate disappearance of a flash drive, there will be no episode of Plus INT this week. However, you can always the links below for WT news, and tune in next week! Subscribe and...

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Plus INT Episode #27 Show Notes

February 13, 2014

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on February 11, 2013. This episode is 26.2 MB. This is episode 56 minutes and 43 seconds long. This episode uses the song...

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Plus INT Episode #26 Show Notes

October 31, 2013

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on October 29, 2013. This episode is 33.3 MB. This is episode 1 hour and 12 minutes long. This episode uses the song Chip...

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Plus INT #25 Show Notes

October 24, 2013

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on October 22, 2013. This episode is 29.5 MB. This is episode 1 hour and 3 minutes long. This episode uses the song...

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Plus INT #24 Show Notes

October 10, 2013

Want to listen to the episode? Sorry, the link is broken. This episode was recorded on October 08, 2013. This episode is 33.5 MB. This is episode 1 hour and 12 minutes long. This episode...

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Plus INT #23 Show Notes

September 26, 2013

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on September 24, 2013. This episode is 29.9 MB. This is episode 1 hour and 4 min long. This episode was produced by...

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Plus INT #22 Show Notes

September 19, 2013

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on September 17, 2013. This episode is 26.1 MB. This is episode 57:08 min long. This episode was produced by Georgia...

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22 – Spoilerama

September 19, 2013

It's time for fresh faces (er, voices) and spoilers (lots and lots of spoilers, don't say we didn't warn you) in this week's episode of Plus INT! Preston and Georgia sit down with Edgar and new guy...

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21 – Plus Edgar!

September 5, 2013

In our twenty-first episode of Plus INT, we gain a third host! Preston and Georgia and Edgar Fonseca talk about the Nintendo 2DS, mourn the career of Hayao Mizaki and nerd out over robots like they've...

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Plus INT #21 Show Notes

September 5, 2013

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on September 3, 2013. This episode is 28.4 MB. This is episode 59:13 long. This episode was produced by Georgia Romig. This...

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Canyon discusses potential water park

September 3, 2013

For years, the city of Canyon has been wondering what to do about their old pool. “We’ve known the pool was an issue that would have to be faced for at least the last ten years if not longer,”...

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Plus INT #20: Show Notes

August 29, 2013

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WT’s Victory Circle

August 27, 2013

As students start coming back to WTAMU, they may notice construction at the campus entrance. The crews and equipment are there to help build Victory Circle, a monument that is the fourth phase of WT’s...

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Plus INT: Episode #19 Show Notes

May 7, 2013

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on May 7, 2013. This episode is 5.7 MB. This episode 11:56 long. This episode was produced by Georgia Romig. This...

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19 – Sayonara for the Semester!

May 7, 2013

For the semester's last episode of Plus INT, Georgia talks about some summer events and nerdy news you may want to keep your on -- including Ama-Con, the Online Sales Tax, Adobe on the Cloud and more! SPOILERS...

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Plus INT: No Episode This Week

April 30, 2013

There will be no episode of Plus INT this week, since one of the hosts fell ill. (Let's wish him well, listeners!) In the meantime, Preston and Georgia are taking suggestions so send them to [email protected],...

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The not-so-magical world of “Pottermore”

April 30, 2013

All right, I admit it. I was one of those nerds who stayed up until the wee hours of morning waiting to get into the “Pottermore” beta. Then, after the third time I missed the deadline, I signed...

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Plus INT: Episode #17 Show Notes

April 25, 2013

Want to listen to episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on April 22, 2013. This episode is 40 MB. This episode is 01:27 long. This episode was produced by Georgia Romig. This episode...

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Zombies, Run! Season 2 Review

April 17, 2013

In this bonus episode of Plus INT, Georgia Romig reviews the Season 2 expansion to the Zombies, Run! fitness game for iOS and Android devices. This episode was recorded on April 16, 2013. This...

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16 – Ooops!

April 16, 2013

Due to technical issues, there will be no full episode of Plus INT this week. However, there will be a short bonus episode this week followed by a double guest episode next week. Georgia Romig has...

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Plus INT: Episode #15 Show Notes

April 11, 2013

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on April 8, 2013. This episode is 29.4 MB. This episode is 01:04 long. This episode was produced by Georgia Romig. This...

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Plus INT: Episode #14 Show Notes

April 4, 2013

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on April 2, 2013. This episode is 31.1 MB. This episode 01:08 long. This episode was produced by Georgia Romig. This...

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Plus INT: Episode #13 Show Notes

March 28, 2013

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on March 25, 2013. This episode is 39.6 MB. This episode 01:26 long. This episode was produced by Georgia Romig. This...

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Plus INT: Episode #12 Show Notes

March 21, 2013

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on March 19, 2013. This episode is ? MB. This episode 1:19 long. This episode was produced by Georgia Romig. This...

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Plus INT: Episode #11 Show Notes

March 7, 2013

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on March 5, 2013. This episode is 23.4 MB. This episode is 48:40 long. This episode was produced by Georgia Romig. Cover...

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Breaking News: Winter Weather Summary

February 21, 2013

Worried about the weather? Check out the following resources to stay up to date. We’ll also be posting news and updates on Twitter (#WTWeather), Facebook and Google+. 7-Day Forecast for Amarillo,...

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Plus INT: Episode #10 Show Notes

February 21, 2013

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on February 19, 2013. This episode is 1:16 long. This episode is 36.7 MB. This episode was produced by Georgia Romig. Cover...

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Plus INT: Episode #9 Show Notes

February 14, 2013

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on February 11, 2013. This episode is 1:05 long. This episode is 31.6 MB. This episode was produced by Georgia Romig. Cover...

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Plus INT Episode #9

February 14, 2013

In this Valentines episode of Plus INT the trio talk about the potential new Playstation and X-Box consoles and what this next-gen may mean for the future of used games, critique Aliens: Colonial Marines...

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Breaking News: Weather

Breaking News: Winter Weather Summary

February 11, 2013

Worried about the weather? Check out the following resources to stay up to date. We’ll also be posting news and updates on Twitter (#WTWeather), Facebook and Google+. 7-Day Forecast for Amarillo,...

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Plus INT: Episode #8 Show Notes

February 7, 2013

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on February 5, 2013. This episode is 1 hour, 3 minutes and 2 seconds long. This episode is 90.8 MB. Cover art by Chris...

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Plus INT: Episode #7 Show Notes

January 30, 2013

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! The episode was recorded on January 29, 2013. This episode is 24 minutes and 36 seconds long. This episode is 22.5 MB. Cover art by Chris Brockman. This...

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Plus INT Episode #7

January 30, 2013

Join us for the seventh episode of Plus INT! This week our three hosts talk about whether or not "unlocking" your phone should be legal, squee about J.J. Abrams being picked as the Star Wars...

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Plus INT: Episode #6 Show Notes

January 24, 2013

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This podcast was recorded on January 22, 2013. This episode is 1 hour and ? minutes long. This episode is 62.8 MB. This episode was produced by...

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Plus INT Episode #5

December 6, 2012

Join us for the fifth episode of Plus INT as we prepare to defeat the Final Boss of Finals. (Or is Finals a series of Mini-Bosses? We couldn't make up our minds. Let us know what you think in the comments.) We...

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Plus INT: Episode #5 Show Notes

December 6, 2012

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This podcast was recorded on December 3, 2012. This episode is 1 hour and 11 minutes long. This episode is 65 MB. This episode was produced by...

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Plus INT: Episode #4 Show Notes

November 29, 2012

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This podcast was recorded on November 27 2012. This episode is 38 minutes and 2 seconds long. This episode is 34.8 MB. This episode was produced...

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Plus INT Episode #4

November 29, 2012

Join us for the fourth episode of ​Plus INT​, in which our three geeky co-hosts chit-chat about Ryan North's latest project on Kickstarter and the production of The Hobbit... before wrapping it...

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Plus INT: Web Show Episode 1 Notes

November 19, 2012

This episode is 11 minutes and 51 seconds long. This episode was recorded on November 16th, 2012. This episode was produced by Georgia Romig. Cover art by Chris Brockman. Articles Discussed (in...

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Plus INT: Web Show Episode 1

November 19, 2012

Join us for the first video episode of ​Plus INT​, in which our three geeky co-hosts  discuss the week's nerdy news! There's a lot to talk about this week -- the iOS Pokedex, the latest news on...

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Plus INT: Episode #3 Show Notes

November 15, 2012

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This podcast was recorded on November 12, 2012. This episode is 36 minutes and 20 seconds long. This episode is 33.2 MB. This episode...

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Plus INT: Episode #2 Show Notes

November 8, 2012

Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This podcast was recorded on November 6, 2012. This episode is 1 hour and 4 minutes long. This episode is 59.4 MB. This episode was produced...

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Hollywood Social: Episode 1 Show Notes

November 5, 2012

Want to watch the episode? Click here! General Notes This episode is 9 minutes and 45 seconds long. This episode was recorded on November 3rd, 2012. This episode was produced by The Prairie's...

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Plus INT: Episode #1 Show Notes

November 1, 2012

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! General Notes The audio for some segments of this show was lost. We apologize -- again. This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. This...

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Students on campus get ready to vote

October 16, 2012

On Oct. 8, the Jack B. Kelley Student Center was filled with students looking for something other than lunch -- a chance to register to vote. “We want to get college students aware of voting rights,”...

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Coffee Memorial Blood Center to host blood drive

April 3, 2012

Web Editor's Note: To see more photos of the blood drive, click here. WTAMU is hosting a Blood Drive from April 2 to April 5. Donations are taken at the JBK Student Center and the "Bloodmobile",...

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Daniela Aburto, junior Graphic design major, waits to donate blood. Photo by Georgia Romig.

Blood Drive: This Week in Photos

April 3, 2012

Check out these pics of this week's blood drive! To read more about the blood drive, click here.

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Facebook IPO brings changes, shows weaknesses

February 15, 2012

On Feb. 1, Facebook went public, providing a long-awaited look into one of the tech industry’s most closely-watched companies. In eight years the site has become the Main Street of social media, where...

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Winter Weather Resources

February 12, 2012

Worried about the weather? Check out the following resources to stay up to date. We'll also be posting news and updates on Twitter and Facebook. 7-Day Forecast for Amarillo, TX from NOAA (National...

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British and Buff Debaters Team Up for Annual Debate

October 25, 2011

On Oct. 18, students filled the Classroom Center to hear two inter-country teams of debaters duke it out over the issue of political party spending during elections. WTAMU first hosted the UK debaters...

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Mark Herrera wins the year’s first Prairie Puzzle Competition!

October 24, 2011

Congratulations to Mark Herrera for winning our first puzzle page competition of the year! Turn in a completed Puzzle Page (Page 7) to win a $10 iTunes card!

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Finals Week

May 10, 2011

It's Finals Week! Here is the Final Exam Schedule. 

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Amarillo Mayor Candidates: Roy D. McDowell

May 2, 2011

Web Editor's Note: This is a part of our series on the candidates for Amarillo mayor. For more information on the race, check out this recent article! Also, be sure to check out the other interviews at...

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iTunes Card Competition #4 still going!

April 26, 2011

Submit your Puzzle Pages (that's page seven) to us!The first person to submit a finished Puzzle Page wins a FREE $10 iTunes card!

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Readership WT: Cambodia Town Hall at 3!

April 25, 2011

Readership WT Cambodia is having a Town Hall meeting today at 3 PM in the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum. Check out Facebook for more information.

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Amarillo Mayor Candidates: Sandra Dunn Interview

Amarillo Mayor Candidates: Sandra Dunn Interview

April 25, 2011

  Web Editor's Note: This is a part of our series on the candidates for Amarillo mayor. For more information on the race, check out this recent article! Also, be sure to check out the other interviews...

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APPLY NOW! Staff Applications due THIS FRIDAY!

April 20, 2011

Want to work for The Prairie? Click here to apply! Applications due Friday Apr. 21, 2011.

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Puzzle Page Competition #4 starts! Send in Page 7 for an iTunes Card!. starts! Send in Page 7 for an iTunes Card!

April 20, 2011

The Prairie's fourth Puzzle Page competition has started. Send us your completed puzzle page (that's page 7 in this week's issue). The first person to send us a completed page wins a free $10 iTunes...

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Amarillo mayoral election makes history

April 19, 2011

Amarillo is getting ready for the biggest mayoral election in the city’s history.  Eleven candidates will be competing to take the place of former mayor Debra McCartt. According to experts, it’s...

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Shaun Leutwyler wins third Prairie Puzzle Competition!

April 18, 2011

Congratulations to Shaun Leutwyler for winning our third puzzle page competition! Turn in a completed Puzzle Page (Page 7) to win a $10 iTunes card!

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German Journalist visits WT on international exchange

April 18, 2011

Last week, WTAMU welcomed an unusual sort of exchange “student.” Her name is Jule Eikmann, and she was one of 12 German journalists chosen for an international exchange to the United States. Jule (pronounced...

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Man-Made Mice Sperm Could Cure Infertile Men

April 5, 2011

A team of Japanese scientists have managed to extract a sample of sperm from mice. It is one of the most complex substances produced in the body, and one that has puzzled researchers for years. It will...

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Prairie wins three awards at TIPA

April 2, 2011

The Prairie won three awards at TIPA (Texas Intrrcollegiate Press Association) 2011 Convention. Our editor, http://Maria Molina won the election for parliamentarian. Awards Spanish News Writing, Third...

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The Prairie is going to TIPA!

March 30, 2011

The Prairie is going to the TIPA (Texas Intercollegiate Press Association) Convention! This year's convention will be held in Fort Worth. We have students competing in various on-site competitions:...

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iTunes Card Competition #3 still going!

March 29, 2011

Submit your Puzzle Pages (that's page seven) to us! The first person to submit a finished Puzzle Page wins a FREE $10 iTunes card!

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JD Newman, winner of the second iTunes gift card. Photo by Frankie Sanchez.

JD Newman wins second Prairie Puzzle Competition!

March 22, 2011

Congratulations to JD Newman for winning our second puzzle page competition! Turn in a completed Puzzle Page (Page 7) to win a $10 iTunes card!

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Puzzle Page Competition #2 starts! Send in Page 7 for an iTunes Card!

March 8, 2011

The Prairie's second Puzzle Page competition has started. Send us your completed puzzle page (that's page 7 in this week's issue). The first person to send us a completed page wins a free $10 iTunes gift...

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Brandy Roberts and Nick Goettsche win Student Body President and Vice President

March 7, 2011

Student Body Election Results are In!Student Body President: Brandy Roberts,  junior public administration majorStudent Body Vice-President: Nick Goettsche,  sophomore biology/pre-dental majorClick here...

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Kaleb Dale wins first Prairie Puzzle Competition!

Kaleb Dale wins first Prairie Puzzle Competition!

March 4, 2011

Congratulations to Kaleb Dale for winning our puzzle page competition!

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‘Watson’ defeats human opponents

March 1, 2011

“I for one, welcome our new computer overlords,” Ken Jennings wrote in the parenthesis as he submitted in his last answer for the first man vs. machine game of Jeopardy!.  He and fellow former...

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AOL buys Huffington Post

February 22, 2011

On Feb. 7 AOL announced that it was going to buy The Huffington Post for $315 million. The purchase of the news, analysis and lifestyle site is just one of many purchases that AOL has made recently. Many...

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Google, Bing duel over search results

February 15, 2011

If you type “Bing vs. Google” into either search engine, you will get the same search suggestions in both. Google’s lawyers say these searching similarities are no coincidence. Launched by Microsoft...

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DVD obsolete, digital media rise

February 1, 2011

The days of traditional movie rentals are over. After a decades-long struggle to get to the top, Netflix has emerged as the champion of the rental industry, its mailing model putting brick-and-mortar...

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Weather resources for cold Buffs (brrr)

January 31, 2011

Worried about the weather? Check out the following resources to stay up to date. We'll also be posting news and updates on Twitter and Facebook. Buff E-Mail WTClass WT Weather Line: 806-651-2010 (thanks...

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PC’s are still common in computer labs, but they are losing popularity with individuals. Photo by Courtney Inman.

Death of the PC: Desktops dying as mobile device sales surge

January 25, 2011

As students across campus get back into the daily grind of reading, writing and studying, many of them have something in common. They are doing everything on laptops, netbooks, tablets and mobile...

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