WTAMU proposes in increase transportation fees

Officials at West Texas A&M University scheduled three hearings this past week to discuss fee and tuition rate changes for undergraduates. Among the fees addressed are the transportation fee consolidations and increases. The proposal will combine the transportation fee, traffic safety fee and parking permits. “The increase will be moderate in relation to what a…

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Plus INT Episode #29 Show Notes

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on February 25, 2013. This episode is 32.3 MB. This is episode 1 hour and 10 minutes long. This episode uses the song Chip for Breakfast by Micro Invasion. This track was found on Free Music Archive and is used under a Creative…

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29 – Praise the Helix

This week Preston returns and the Plus INT crew geeks out about Twitch Plays Pokemon! We also talk about the Netflix-Comcast deal, superhero film casting, and Yellow City Comic-Con. For a detailed list of show notes on this episode, including a list of links, click here! Subscribe and Rate on iTunes! E-Mail: theprairiewt@gmail.com Facebook: theprairiewt…

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School of Music ensembles go on tour

   Two ensembles from the WT School of Music will go on tour, performing at multiple schools for high school students. The WT Chorale will travel to Houston, while the Symphonic band will perform in El Paso. The Chorale is the top collegiate choir at WT and is a large ensemble. The group will leave…

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Eating healthy on a budget and in a dorm

One of the problems of being a broke college student is that you don’t always eat as well as you should.  You end up putting tons of processed foods into your bodies.  I enjoy cooking, but not everyone has the luxury of a kitchen.  So what can you do to be healthy with out having…

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Scarbrough maintains his ties with WT

Kirk Scarbrough, the Director of Internal Communication of Teach for America, conducted the keynote speech and multimedia presentation during the middle of Communication Week on Feb. 18, taking the place of former presidential speechwriter, Jon Favreau. Beforehand, Favreau had messaged the head of the Department of Communication, Dr. Trudy Hanson, citing that he had caught…

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Nursing Department promotes health

Senior Nursing students are teaming up with United supermarkets in Amarillo to perform free health screenings. Adults can receive a health screening on Tuesdays at Amigos on I-40 and Grand and Wednesdays at United on 45th and Bell from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. until March 5. The health screenings include a number of things…

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WTAMU’s Career Expo to happen Feb. 27

Where is it possible to speak to potential employers, learn about different industries and possibly land a job for after graduation? As fantastic as it sounds, such an event does exist: the Spring 2014 Career Expo. This event, which is sponsored by WT Career Services and will be held on Feb. 27 in the JBK…

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Faculty may pay more for same parking

Before the fall semester of 2012, parking on campus was divided up into different zones. Each zone was reserved for different groups, and each group had a specific parking permit that corresponded with their zones. The zones were color coded, with teachers allowed to park in green spots and students allowed to park in blue…

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Theater opens show

  WTAMU’s first production of the spring semester, “The Government Inspector,” started on Feb. 21 at the Branding Iron Theatre. Each semester, the theatre switches off between comedy and drama. This particular production is a comedy written by Nikolai Gogol. The play was adapted by Jeffery Hatcher and was directed by Royal Brantley. “We expected…

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