Curators collaborate to bring new exhibits to Panhandle

Janessa Corbitt Prairie reporter The process of creating exhibits for the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum starts with an idea and requires a team of people to turn that idea into concrete evidence. Ideas for exhibits come from different sources according to Andrea Porter, communications coordinator for PPHM. “Ideas sometimes come from the theme of the year,”…

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Wildlife biologists turn learning inside out

Andrea Findley Prairie Editor After lecture ends in the classroom, students in the wildlife biology program take their learning outside. Even as an undergrad, students are invited to participate in field research conducted throughout the semester. Through field research, Whitney Priesmeyer, graduate biology student, has developed skills to better prepare her for a career in…

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Student takes on disability, University

Alicia Stanley Prairie Reporter My independence was taken away for two days. I, like a few others, took on a disability for Ability Awareness Week, which was Tuesday and Wednesday of last week. I agreed to stay wheel-bound while on campus. This was a chance for me to think of other people besides myself for…

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Tech’s Harrell pays visit to Kimborough

Paul Timmens Staff writer Word traveled fast around Kimbrough Memorial Stadium Saturday, as people used technology to tell their friends who was on right on the 50-yard line, in between two girls—Texas Tech quarterback Graham Harrell. A WT Live Crew camera operator picked Harrell out of the crowd during the second half. He was the…

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Tips to keep stress low during finals

TIP 1: “DON’T PUT OFF TILL TOMORROW WHAT YOU CAN DO TODAY.” When facing finals week the major thing to remember is balance. Take time to relax and give the brain a study break. Watch television for a short while, or do something relaxing that does not require much thought. After studying for an hour,…

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Horns Up, Hooves Down

We here at The Prairie would like to give our take on what’s hot and what’s not. If you find yourself in the Hooves Down category…you might want to reconsider your choices. • Horns up for the University giving students the opportunity to vote on the fee increase. • Hooves down to students who didn’t…

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Campus Talk

What are your plans after graduation? Brittany Field Music Education, Senior I plan to be teaching as a band director in a local school. Quiang Le Marketing, Senior I have friends in Seattle, so I’ll be living there and applying for job opportunities. Jennifer Grier Education, Senior I hope to immediately be hired as a…

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