Tried and True Relaxation Techniques

It is in the natural course of a college student to become stressed out. A certain number of days pass during a particularly difficult week. We look back, and in hindsight notice our descent from a relatively “together” human into a hungry, grumpy, tired, and occasionally grimy crustacean stuck scuttling sideways, back and forth between…

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Some students get Buff Alerts while others don’t

Buff Alerts is an emergency notification that gives West Texas A&M University the ability to communicate messages through text or email in case of an emergency, regardless of your location. Anyone that is signed up to Buff Alerts, which you can do easily by going onto the WT’s website and completing a brief enrollment, is…

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WTAMU defeats MSU 34-13

If the West Texas A&M football team wasn’t clicking a few weeks ago, the Buffs are now. But don’t tell Head Coach Mike Nesbitt that. “I don’t know if we’re rolling, but I thought we played pretty consistent,” Nesbitt said. “I thought all three phases [offense, defense and special teams] were good. Our guys are…

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Promise of a Pencil author speaks at convocation

  Adam Braun, CEO and founder of the for-purpose organization Pencils of Promise, spoke last Thursday at the annual Freshman Convocation in the First United Bank Center. Braun’s novel, “The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change,” was the Freshman Reader for this year. The novel is an autobiography about…

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UPD program targets thefts

Property theft is occurring more often on campus, but the University Police Department has an online solution to stolen property. Operation Lockout Theft allows students, staff and faculty to register their important possessions online. “Operation Lockout Theft has been in place for several years,” Shawn Burns, West Texas A&M University Chief of Police, said. “It…

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A Wild, and Improbable, Weekend in Sports

First off, let me preface this by congratulating our WT Buffs on another dominating win on the gridiron, this time taking out Midwestern State. Go Buffs!   As we look to this past weekend in sports, one has to say, what a fantastic one it was, particularly in baseball and football. Unprecedented things are happening,…

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