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Serving the West Texas A&M University community since 1919.

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The PRAIRIE

Victoria Fatiregun

Victoria Fatiregun, Senior Reporter

My name is Victoria Fatiregun. I am in my junior year here at WTAMU. I am an English major and I am keen on entertaining the advertising and marketing field after college.

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A graphic designed by Victoria Fatiregun using the color themes of House of the Dragon (Victoria Fatiregun/ Tuesday Oct. 26 2021)

House of the Dragon trailer doesn’t impress viewers

October 26, 2021

“House of the Dragon” is the prequel to “Game of Thrones” detailing the journey of the Targaryen family. Viewers do not seem excited, based on the Youtube comments underneath the trailer and there...

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A graphic image created by Victoria Fatiregun showcasing Texas colors. (Canyon, TX, Tuesday Oct. 19 2021)

Homecoming traditions in Texas create joy for Texans

October 19, 2021

Homecoming is an event where there are kickbacks, and celebrations for heading towards the end of a semester. It is also celebrated by having home games. So what is different about Homecoming in Texas...

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A graphic designed by Victoria Fatiregun of Halloweentown set within the background of colors representing the fall. (Canyon, TX/ Wednesday Oct. 19)

OP/ED Why is “Halloweentown” a good film?

October 19, 2021

“Halloweentown” is the quintessential film of childhood. Watching it every year at Halloween always sets the mood for fall. The film details the story of Marnie Piper who goes to her Grandma’s town...

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Photo taken on September 27 at  9:26 am at The Prairie newsroom

[Video] First Amendment Art Mural, The Prairie newsroom

October 12, 2021

The Prairie newsroom currently has a group of art students working on an art mural. Associate Professor of Art Jon Revett is the project manager, and May Truong, a studio art major focusing on painting...

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Fiddler on the Roof

By Stein, Bock & Harnick

Fall 2009,

showcase of the Fall 2009 play Fiddler on the Roof at West Texas A&M University, courtesy of West Texas A&M University Theatre.

“Fiddler on the Roof”, happiness within pain

October 12, 2021

The 1971 musical film adapted from the 1964 Broadway musical “Fiddler on the Roof” emphasizes enjoying life while it is raining outside. The character of Tevye is a poor milkman, who manages to...

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Buffalo Gold Card Office which helped to make the cash machines possible for faculty, staff, students

Buffs Go Cashless

October 5, 2021

West Texas A&M University has added cash machines to the campus to make it easier for all Buffs to add cash into their Buffalo Gold Card accounts. The new machines have been installed at the “main...

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Historian Stephen Aron: Alternatives of the American West

October 5, 2021

On Sept. 30 2021, Historian Stephen Aron lectured on alternatives to the American West, based on his new book under the working title “Can We All Get Along: An Alternative History of the American Frontier”...

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Senator John Cornyn interview, Texas Tribune Festival

September 28, 2021

The Texas Tribune Festival is an event that celebrates current affairs over a course of days. The festival includes politics, public policy and news. Senator John Cornyn is the senator for Texas, and...

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Perseverance talk with instructor of nursing, Laura Reyher

Perseverance talk with instructor of nursing, Laura Reyher

September 28, 2021

As part of Leadership Week, instructor of nursing Laura Reyher gave a talk about moving forward with your goals despite the letdowns. The importance of good leadership was highlighted through examples...

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You on the Moors Now play exploring classical women as seen through a modern lens.

WT Theatre You on the Moors Now

September 21, 2021

The opening night for “You on the Moors” was at the Branding Iron Theatre on the West Texas A&M University campus on Sept.17 at 7:30 p.m. The play is a look into women in literature, taking a look...

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Dr. Kristina Drumheller showcasing Buff Allies as a proud organization

Buff Allies helps faculty, staff, students

September 21, 2021

According to the West Texas A&M University’s Buff Allies website, “Buff Allies is a group of staff, faculty and students who are committed to creating a safe campus for lesbian, gay, bisexual,...

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While at the voter registration booth a WTAMU student fills out the registration form.

The Voter Registration Booth at WTAMU

September 14, 2021

The Voter Registration Booth at West Texas A&M University offered students the chance to register to vote. The voting booth at West Texas A&M University was an opportunity for students who are...

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Faculty Arts Show to Highlight Diversity, Talent of WTAMU professors

Faculty art show to highlight diversity: the talent of WTAMU professors

September 7, 2021

Every year, the faculty members of the Department of Arts, Theatre and Dance at West Texas A&M University create an exhibition to showcase their work. It allows for the professors to show the art students...

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Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex WTAMU, The Department of Communication is in this building

Drumheller takes on department head role of media communication, communication studies

September 7, 2021

Dr. Kristina Drumheller, professor of communication studies, has become the new department head of  communication. For clarity to those reading, the department of communication has two undergraduate programs:...

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