Promises of hope

Patrick Nunley Staff writer A group of students and staff gathered in the lobby of the radio station to watch the inauguration. As President-elect Obama placed his hand on the same Bible Abraham Lincoln was sworn in with, the feeling in the lobby was unified and tangible – hope. “I’m just so tired of Bush,”…

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Web video campaign mimics Mac

Andrew Brown Staff Writer The University’s new web video campaign, has capitalized on the fame of recent Mac/PC commercials, using humorous characters to examine WT’s core values. The web videos, which debuted on the WT homepage last fall, use characters portraying WT and a fictional “Plain College” to address issues including academics, tradition and community…

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Super Bowl XLIII: Arizona vs. Pittsburg

Franky Rodasky Prairie reporter “Cardinals barely qualify for playoffs but end up winning it all.” This is not my prediction for Super Bowl XLIII. It’s actually a nutshell description of baseball’s St. Louis Cardinals, who won just over half their regular season games and ended up whipping the heavily favored Detroit Tigers in the World…

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In the moment

Stephanie Fowler Staff writer Last Tuesday, “Yes We Can” chants rang from Capital Hill and echoed throughout the United States as President Barack Obama was sworn into office. Along with the crowds in Washington D.C., one recent WTAMU graduate experienced the ceremony in person. “We decided the day after the election to try and get…

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PPHM begins year with changes

Ashley Miller Assistant Editor Check out the pictures for this story! The WTAMU Alumni Association has recently acquired an interim director following the resignation of former director, J. Frank Kiker, in December. Jennifer Ashley, senior development officer, was chosen to replace Kiker until a permanent replacement can be found. Dr. Neil Weaver, vice president of…

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Association names interim director

Randi Larson News Editor The WTAMU Alumni Association has recently acquired an interim director following the resignation of former director, J. Frank Kiker, in December. Jennifer Ashley, senior development officer, was chosen to replace Kiker until a permanent replacement can be found. Dr. Neil Weaver, vice president of institutional advancement, helped choose Ashley to serve…

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