Ecuador declares emergency, fight for democracy

Ecuador has declared an emergency alert after police rebelled against a new law, that according to them, canceled their bonuses and promotions. In the meantime, while the police force was “rebelling,” businesses and other establishments were robbed and destroyed. The country was in massive chaos. On Thursday, Ecuadorian citizens were unable to get a lot…

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Lady Buffs win LSC opener

Lady Buffs win LSC opener The WT Lady Buff soccer team was at home Tuesday night taking on the Zias of Eastern New Mexico. They came away with their first conference victory, a 2-0 shutout. The opening goal of the match didn’t come until the 44th minute when Becky Peth scored from 18 yards out…

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Buff golf competes at Oklahoma Intercollegiate

Buff golf competes at Oklahoma Intercollegiate The WT men’s golf team finished play at the Oklahoma Intercollegiate held in Lawton, Okla. They finished in a tie for sixth-place overall as a team. Junior Ben Hargis led the way tying for 12th place individually. Freshman Blake Crowder followed close behind tying for 16th place. Freshmen Logan…

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Lady Buff golf places at Buffalo Stampeded

Lady Buff golf places at Buffalo Stampede The WT Lady Buff golf team finished play at the Lady Buff Stampede held at the Tascosa Country Club in Amarillo, Texas. WT finished with 5th place finish overall. Junior Sara Coe tied for seventh to lead the Lady Buffs. Freshman Alisa White wasn’t far behind in 13th…

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Chili Cookoff heating up

The College of Education & Social Sciences’ Chili Cookoff will be held at the Pedestrian Mall on Sept. 30. The competition is open to students, staff, faculty, organizations and societies. The competing teams are in the running for eight different trophies. The trophies include the Judges’ Grand Champion, 2nd and 3rd place, the “People’s Choice”,…

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Tech Club welcomes all of campus to join

The WTAMU Tech Club was created in 2009 as a way to get students engaged with technology and leadership. Although, mainly students from the College of Business join the Tech Club, it is an organization that is open for all WT students. “Although we are supported by the Computer, Information and Decision Management Department, our members include students from a variety of majors including Graphic Design, Marketing, Management, English and others,” Dr. Christopher Furner, advisor for the Tech Club, said. “Any student with an interest in technology is welcome to join. We are proud of our diverse membership.” The club’s current president is Skyler Schmidt. Students elect their officers, but they have the support of Dr. Jeffry Babb and Dr. Furner, assistant professors of the CIDM Department that belongs to the COB.
Beyond the overarching objective of getting students engaged with technology, they develop activities related to three aspects: learning, service and fun.

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Cross country runs to victory

The WT men’s and women’s cross country teams participated this weekend at the Oklahoma State Cowboy Jamboree in Stillwater, Okla. The Lady Buffs finished in 11th place overall out of 30 teams. Sophomore Aries Bazaldua led the way for the Lady Buffs finishing in 28th place, followed by fellow Sophomore Jessica Blakely in 39th place…

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NCS starts new year of applications

After two years and a half since its start in WTAMU, Nationally Competitive Scholarships is preparing students in the application process for the second time since its establishment. The NCS was funded by government and private agencies. It is opened for students nationwide, which makes it a highly competitive and distinguished program. “NCS is a…

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Many faces of ‘A Doll’s House’

WTAMU students and faculty are mounting a production of Henrik Ibsen’s play ‘A Doll’s House’. Theatre professionals consider ‘A Doll’s House’ to be the start of realism. Royal Brantley, professor of theatre and the shows director, said he felt challenged to take Ibsen’s classic and make it apply to a modern audience. “Any dated work…

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