Love, loss and a little bit of softball

This is part one of a seven part series. The meeting room of the softball clubhouse at West Texas A&M University is adorned with all kinds of photographs. These 8 x 10 frozen memories have captured everything from dramatic home runs to strike outs and even pitchers, frozen in time, delivering their pitches to a…

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A Traditional View on WT Class Rings

Students around campus tend to have different opinions when asked whether or not they would ever consider getting a WTAMU class ring. Some students find themselves uninterested in class rings while others would like to have one to commemorate their success in college. Students may have recently heard that WT might not be offering an…

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Buffs Baseball Dominant in Sweep of Cougars

The WTAMU Buffalo baseball team hosted the Colorado Christian Cougars for a three game weekend series from Feb. 23-24 at Wilder Park in Canyon. The Buffs picked two run-rule victories as they swept the Cougars. Colorado Christian scored a run in the second inning and another in the fifth inning to take a 2-0 lead…

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A Night in Monte Carlo

The WTAMU University Formal is back and the theme for this years dance is “A Night in Monte Carlo.” The formal will be Saturday, March 2, at 7 p.m. in the JBK Legacy Hall. Dinner is included with the formal along with casino’s game and special guest magician Mar Franco. Unlike previous years, the formal…

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Community Leaders Talk to Ag Students

The mission of the WTAMU College of Agriculture, Science and Engineering is to provide excellence in teaching, research and professional service. The college offers students a wide variety of extracurricular activities such as leadership opportunities. In AGRI 3306, The Principles of Agricultural Leadership, students are getting real world experiences through application of leadership principles with…

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Evacuation Aftermath: The University Reacts to Drill

On Monday, Feb. 11, students received notification of a mandatory evacuation that would cancel many afternoon classes. The drill not only caused confusion, but also created a mixed reaction among students who either were content with the evacuation because it was something they felt that needed to be done or students were upset because of…

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Career EXPO to be held on Feb. 28

Career Services will be holding a Career EXPO Job Fair at the Jack B. Kelley Legacy Hall on Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Career EXPO is an opportunity for students to talk to prospective employers about full time jobs and internships. Assistant Director of Career Services Kim Muller, who has coordinated…

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College Campuses Deal With Title IX

On April 4, 2011 the U.S. Department of Education and the Office of Civil Rights decided that all universities have to comply with Title IX regulations which states that “no person in the United States shall on the basis of sex be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to…

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Bullying Campaign to Conclude

The Public Relations Student Society of America chapter at WTAMU started the campaign “Stand Up to Beat Downs” in an effort to speak out against bullying in the Amarillo area. The campaign has been on going during the entire month of February, with various awareness events. Megg Dunlap, a Public Relations major and one of…

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Scientists discover potential black hole

Scientists at NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory believe they might have found the youngest black hole in our galaxy after observing the remnant of a relatively recent supernova for two and a half days and releasing their results. Supernovas are a cataclysmic event at the end of a star’s life cycle when it can no longer…

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