Universtiy offers ways for students to de-stress

It’s that time in the semester again. Final tests, papers and projects are keeping students busy. Students are stressing out. “I honestly can’t remember being as stressed out as I am right now,” junior Mass Communications student, Maddisun Fowler said. Her semester is filled with presentations and projects that keep her busy. Every student has…

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Perspectives on AIDS change through decades

There is much to celebrate on World AIDS Day coming up on Dec. 1.  AIDS research has made milestones in recent years. Since the 1980s, when AIDS began getting more attention in the U.S., a lot of changes have occurred that have challenged scientists to research ways to cure this deadly disease. One of the…

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Local band records video

Neverblu, a local band, is composed of WTAMU’s students Don Stalling, Carlos Mireles and Eric Brown.  Brian Dodson, another bandmate, is still a student in high school. The lead singer/songwriter, Don Stalling, has been playing music with Brian Dodson for three years.  A year ago, Carlos Mireles joined the band after meeting Stalling at WT…

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Marijuana: The battle of legality

The state of California rejected the ballot initiative to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes.   The debate is far from over not only in California, but nationwide. The yearly amount of deaths due to marijuana consumption in the United States is zero. Meanwhile, tobacco causes around half a million, and alcohol, 100,000. Still, the Office of…

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Faith City Ministries hosts benefit

Faith City Ministries hosted its annual benefit at Trinity Fellowship Church in Amarillo on Thursday, Nov. 18.  The “With Open Arms” benefit featured guest speaker, Texas Rangers all-star outfielder Josh Hamilton and musical talent by American Idol finalist Lacey Brown. “Faith City Ministries is an organization that has been a great asset to the Amarillo…

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Tuition increase overseas

The recent proposal of tuition increase and cutting of government funding in the UK has helped fuel riots and protests over the past few weeks.  Although this started with a peaceful march by students and faculty, more than 50,000 were in attendance producing a violent series of riots and fires. Currently, the average tuition cost…

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