A Farewell to WT Sports

As I wrap up my last weekend as a sports writer for The Prairie, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking back on my year and a half at the paper. My first semester here, I covered politics and just general human-interest stories but this year I made the jump to sports. While some of…

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WT jazz bands attend festival

From April 19 to 21, WTAMU jazz band students attended the 42nd annual Greeley Jazz Festival hosted by the University of Northern Colorado and sponsored by Jamey Aebersold. “This guy is probably credited to be the biggest jazz educator ever, releasing at least 25 books of jazz for students,” Nathan Hoover, sophomore Music Education major,…

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SIFE will travel to nationals

WTAMU’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team will be traveling to Kansas City for the national competition. SIFE President Marco Jimenez, a Business Administration major, said the team will leave at the end of May. “The SIFE USA National Exposition will be on May 22-24,” Jimenez said.  “Our team will be leaving on May 21…

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WT dance concert captures flight through dance

Web Editor’s Note: For more photos of the Dance Concert, click here! Dance in Flight, a dance concert that took place April 26 through 28, showed that dance can be interpreted based on the aspect of flight. Seven pieces were choreographed by both resident faculty and guest artists from as far as northern Michigan. Some…

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Lady Buffs eliminated in LSC semifinals

The No. 24 Lady Buffs traveled to Denton, Texas this weekend to compete in the Lone Star Conference tournament as the defending LSC Champions. WTAMU entered the tournament as the No. 4 seed after dropping two of three games to No. 2 seed Texas Woman’s University on April 20-21. Before the tournament started, the teams…

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Get ready for a playoff system

For you true college football fans out there, what I’m going to tell you will sound like sweet music to your ears. College football is considering a playoff system. The most influential people among the Football Bowl Subdivision elite in Division I college football met last week in Hollywood, Fla., to discuss the future of…

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Panhandle Storytelling returns to WT for festival

Since 1991, the Panhandle Storytelling Guild has held festivals for the WTAMU family and surrounding community. On May 4, they will hold their annual festival with this year’s theme being ‘Lives and Legends’ with guest artist Barbra McBride-Smith. “I’ve never met McBride-Smith in person, but we’ve watched her [story]telling in class throughout the semester,” Jere…

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