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Skylerr Patterson

Skylerr Patterson, Senior Reporter

My name is Skylerr Patterson. I am a junior, broadcast journalism major from Electra, TX. I want to become a traveling journalist after I earn my degree. I love to travel and experience new cultures, and I believe that there are so many untold stories around the world just waiting to be discovered.

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On Friday, April 2, 2021, Martha’s Home held its quarterly birthday event at the Amarillo Cinergy location.

The best birthday gift; Martha’s Home quarterly celebration

April 7, 2021

Cake, balloons, and gifts are all things we have grown accustomed to receiving on our birthdays. Some people, however, are unable to enjoy this privilege. Martha’s Home understands the value of celebrating...

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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

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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Early rumors of a new Harry Potter series on HBO Max have surfaced.

[PHOTO] You’re a TV show Harry

February 7, 2021

Early rumors of a new Harry Potter series on HBO Max have surfaced.

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After LCU's final attempt at coming back, Lady Buff's celebrate their first home when. The final score of the 3rd set is 25-17.

[PHOTO] West Texas A&M’s Lady Buffs Ace their first home game

January 31, 2021

After LCU's final attempt at coming back, Lady Buff's celebrate their first home when. The final score of the 3rd set is 25-17.

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Kayla Hernandez, a freshman animal science/pre-vet major, and Alexis Nevarez,  a freshman Biology Pre-dental major wait to donate blood for the first time.

[PHOTO] You’re somebody’s type: West Texas A&M’s Blood Drive

January 24, 2021

Kayla Hernandez, a freshman animal science/pre-vet major, and Alexis Nevarez, a freshman Biology Pre-dental major wait to donate blood for the first time.

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[PHOTO] A season of thanks

December 4, 2020

"I am most thankful for my family and my friends and Mr. and Mrs. Thompson who are like my parents," Kharma Khoski, a freshman nursing major, said

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With COVID-19 still a concern, sports have taken a major hit. However, WTAMU's soccer teams are still striving for success.

[PHOTO] WTAMU soccer keeps on kicking

November 13, 2020

With COVID-19 still a concern, sports have taken a major hit. However, WTAMU's soccer teams are still striving for success.

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WTAMU’s Homecoming
Week took place Oct.19-25.

[PHOTO] West Texas A&M University’s Homecoming Week 2020

October 30, 2020

WTAMU’s Homecoming Week took place Oct.19-25.

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Holly Beamesderfer, a junior animal science major.

[PHOTO] WTAMU First-Time Voters

October 16, 2020

Holly Beamesderfer, a junior animal science major. "How I prepared for voting was I communicated with others and watched the debates to learn viewpoints and perspectives that I believe will help our country."

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Jessica Person's 31 eyes piece in the men's bathroom of Mary Moody Northen Hall.

In the eyes of the artist

October 15, 2020

Art is more than a hobby. Art is essential to human life, especially for West Texas A&M University’s own Jessica Person, a sophomore studio arts major with an emphasis in drawing and sculpture making....

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Students live in a society where they are told more is better. With this kind of thinking, it's easy to become overwhelmed.

[PHOTO] OP/ED: Negative effects of a heavy workload

October 9, 2020

Students live in a society where they are told more is better. With this kind of thinking, it's easy to become overwhelmed.

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The WT Theatre Department put on it’s production of “Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play” this past weekend, September 25th and 26th at 7:30pm.

[PHOTO] West Texas A&M’s “Vintage Hitchcock” is live and on radio

October 2, 2020

The WT Theatre Department put on it’s production of “Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play” this past weekend, September 25th and 26th at 7:30pm.

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While many social groups have become more diverse and open, there still seems to be some negative views connected to the church.

Op/Ed: Religion on campus

September 25, 2020

Society tells students to be themselves. To not be ashamed of who they are, yet this doesn’t seem to be the feedback for all groups. Many Christian students don’t bring up their faith for fear of being...

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Girls Night In took place Wednesday evening, September 16. (Left to right) Tomi Moralez, Laiken McClure, and Kelsey Leseman prepare as they anticipate the start of this event.

Girls Night In

September 19, 2020

The West Texas A&M University Office of Student Engagement and Leadership held the Girls Night In event Wednesday evening, September 16, 2020. The event was sponsored by Laura W. Bush Institute for...

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