Bill Harley headlines annual storytelling festival

West Texas A&M University welcomes two-time Grammy award-winning storyteller Bill Harley on Friday, May 8, for the 2015 storytelling festival.   The festival is completely student produced by the graduate seminar, the Art of Storytelling. Each spring semester, the Art of Storytelling graduate class prepares a series of stories ranging from ghost stories to myths…

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WTAMU alum accepts Teacher of the Year honor

In January, Shanna Peeples, teacher at Palo Duro High School, was awarded Texas Teacher of the year for 2015 and was one of the four finalists for Teacher of the Year in the nation. Becoming teacher of the year requires one to inspire all students to learn, have respect for all students, parents and colleagues,…

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Farewell words from the Associate Editor

I can’t believe I am already writing this. I’m graduating in 10 days. That’s it. In 10 days, I’ll be going out into the “real world.” Knowing this, I’m feeling a lot of different emotions.   I feel excitement. I feel apprehension. I feel scared. I feel invincible. I feel like I can conquer the…

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Course evals will move online

Near the end of every semester, students of West Texas A&M University can expect to fill out a course evaluation. Every semester, students are asked to fill out these evaluations, which give teachers and department heads student feedback on how the class was taught and how well the teachers did throughout the semester.   “The…

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Meyer claims 2015 Student Employee of the Year

Many students at West Texas A&M University pursue higher education with the help of scholarships, grants and even monetary assistance from family. Some of these students need only to attend class and make good grades. Others, however, have to juggle student life with a job in order to stay on top of their financial obligations…

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Farewell words from the Editor

It’s funny how a few short weeks ago I was dying to be done with my undergraduate career. Literally dying would be pushing it, but I was pretty close to dying. I was stressed out, strung out on little sleep and starving for what my life after graduation would be like. In the wise words…

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