Since 1919

The Prairie News

Since 1919

The Prairie News

Since 1919

The Prairie News

Kaelin Collar, Junior Reporter, Associate Editor-in-Chief

All content by Kaelin Collar
Be thankful throughout the holiday season and give back.

Opinion: A time of greediness

December 4, 2022

The Prairie News is a student-led free press. All opinions expressed herein are solely those of the writer and not those of WTAMU. As winter quickly approaches and Christmas is right around the corner,...

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WTs Equine Program and Horse Judging team.

WT Horse Judging team continues its legacy

November 22, 2022

One of the most prominent aspects of Texas is the livestock and horse scene. It seems that aside from the other 49 states, Texas tends to be known for livestock competitions, racing and showing, and has...

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Save stress. Plan ahead. Buy now.

Opinion: Holiday gift ideas for your loved ones

November 20, 2022

The Prairie News is a student-led free press. All opinions expressed herein are solely those of the writer and not those of WTAMU. With the holiday season just around the corner, you are probably trying...

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The benefits of studying abroad

The benefits of studying abroad

November 15, 2022

On Nov. 10, 2022, 20 West Texas A&M University students who are a part of Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities and the Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences departed...

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Behind the major with Myka Bailey: Getting into the NFL

Behind the major with Myka Bailey: Getting into the NFL

November 13, 2022

Myka Bailey is a sophomore double major in media communication and public relations with advertising and applied communication here at West Texas A&M University. Bailey is from Abernathy, Texas and...

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Famous person surrounded by paparazzi.

Opinion: Media’s influence on celebrities

November 8, 2022

The Prairie News is a student-led free press. All opinions expressed herein are solely those of the writer and not those of WTAMU. Movies and tv shows have become the most popular form of entertainment...

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Rate of firearm violence in the United States.

Firearm violence in Texas

November 5, 2022

Violence throughout the United States has always been prevalent but has begun to increase significantly over the years. A part of the contribution to violence revolves around firearms. As of today, there...

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Editorial: Guidelines for WT persons publishing an Opinion piece

Editorial: Guidelines for WT persons publishing an Opinion piece

November 1, 2022

Here at The Prairie News, we are the oldest organization on the campus of West Texas A&M University. We are a student-run workplace to help inform students and the WT community about the happenings...

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Barnes and Noble highlights one of the most anticipated books of 2022.

Colleen Hoover releases “It Starts With Us”

November 1, 2022

Colleen Hoover has become one of the most renowned American authors in the past decade. Hoover began releasing novels in 2012 and has published 24 books with over 20 million sold. Hoover’s name...

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Signs of Seasonal Affective Disorder and ways to fight back.

Seasonal Affective Disorder: How is it different from other forms of depression?

October 25, 2022

With the months changing and the sunny days soon to become more gloomy, one thing essential to understand is Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as seasonal depression. SAD is a form of depression...

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Nikolas Cruz, the Parkland shooter, during trial.

Parkland shooter faces life in prison

October 22, 2022

On Feb. 14, 2018, Florida endured one of its most horrific events that made history. 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz opened fire on students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the Miami suburban...

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Rex Orange County performing on tour.

Rex Orange County Allegations

October 22, 2022

Alexander James O'Connor is known as the English musician, Rex Orange County. Born in Grayshott, United Kingdom, the artist rose to fame in 2017 after being featured multiple times on Tyler the Creator's...

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Wearing the color pink throughout October raises awareness to Breast Cancer.

Breast Cancer: a developing vaccine

October 17, 2022

In commemoration of Oct., the United States celebrates Breast Cancer awareness, where we rise against the infectious disease in the hope of developing a cure someday. Breast cancer has several different...

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Ways to avoid being harmed by social media.

How social media affects you

October 15, 2022

As advancements in technology happen every day, social media is one thing our society has become addicted to. Over the years, social media has developed several different platforms, each individually unique...

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Scene from Dahmer Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer story behind a bowl of popcorn and a remote control.

“Dahmer” Controversy

October 11, 2022

On Sept. 21, 2022, Netflix released a new documentary series, Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, which re-tells the life and crimes of the serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. The new series is the second re-telling...

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Fort Myers, FL, USA - October 1, 2022: Fort Myers FL scene after Hurricane Ian storm surge with 6 foot floods.

Hurricane Ian: how to bounce back

October 9, 2022

On Sept. 28, 2022, Florida endured one of the most disastrous events the United States has ever seen. Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms in decades, hit Western Florida as a Category 4 storm....

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Adnan Syed steps out of prison for the first time in 23 years.

Adnan Seyd Retrial

October 4, 2022

On Jan. 13, 1999, Woodlawn high school senior, Hae Min Lee disappeared after school in Baltimore, Maryland. Every day after school, Lee would pick up her cousin, but her family became concerned when she...

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Linus welcomes The Great Pumpkin.

Halloween Movie Watchlist

October 4, 2022

Since October just began and the glory of fall is all around, the desire to carve pumpkins, figure out how to top last year's costume and devour caramel corn is creeping in. In the spirit of the season,...

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Graphic showing how alcohol can affect different body systems.

Alcohol Awareness: Get Informed

September 27, 2022

Often leaving for college is one of the most renewing feelings, since most students finally have some freedom and independence from parental figures. Due to the new and exciting transition, college students...

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Students take part in the stampede and rush the football field.

WT welcomes a new football tradition

September 27, 2022

As the 2022–2023 school year progresses, students, staff and the community can look forward to new traditions throughout the sporting seasons. Kicking off the latest list of traditions for the football...

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