Author Archives: Alex Gonazalez

Dr. Jeff Doty gives Shakespeare lecture

On Nov. 14, Dr. Jeffrey Doty gave a lecture in part of the Remnant Trust Lecture series, titled “Improbable Shakespeare Or, How a Playwright (of all things) Became our Greatest Writer,” at Legacy Hall. “I think it’s great to have original documents, to see how original people read it,”  Doty, Assistant Professor in the English,…

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Spectrum partners with the Buff Allies

Every year, some of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered) community leave their homes and attend college. In a study done by The Washington Post, 33 percent of all LGBT students thought about leaving their higher learning institution due to the challenging environment. Regrettably, many of the challenges they face are the negative comments and…

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WT Confessions causes a stir with students

On Sept 10, 2013, a Facebook page called WT Confessions was created, similar in style and content to the controversial WT Crushes Twitter account from last semester, which became a topic of heated discussion. Like WT Crushes, Confessions allowed students to send anonymous messages that an administrator would then post to the Facebook page wall,…

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WT’s Spanish Film Club

The Spanish Film Club is unlike many other clubs on campus, because people can come and go as they wish. Another attribute of the Spanish Film Club is they are allowed to bring their families and children, so they too can watch the movie and participate in the discussion afterward. WTAMU has a Spanish Film…

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WTAMU’s G-Force gets $200,000 2-year grant

G-Force, a mentorship organization at WTAMU  recently got a $200,000 funding renewal. The funding was granted to the program for the next two years and serves the purpose of providing two years of salaries for G-Force team members to supplement their financial aid. “The funding was made possible by the Texas Legislature who directed the…

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Dorm regulations to change

New information that some on campus dorms will be increasing in price for the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters, is not boding well with some students, who are prompting an immediate dislike to the change. “It’s something new, so of course, students are kind of freaking out about it,” Lindsey Steele, a graduating senior…

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Students react to Boston, West tragedies

America has seen more than her share of tragedy this past week as two separate explosions rocked the lives of both the Boston community of Massachusetts and the West community in Texas. These explosions also registered in the hearts of many Americans across the country. It was a Monday afternoon on April 15 during the…

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University SING is Back!

University SING is back for its second year after a 3 year hiatus. University SING is a competition in which University organizations compete amongst one another. This year, the theme is California Dreamin’. The winner is awarded a travelling trophy, which their name is engraved on, and bragging rights for the next year. The panel…

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WT Equestrian Team advancing to nationals

The Equestrian Team at WTAMU this year has just returned from Pomona, Calif. where they competed in the Western Semi-Finals Championship. There, they managed to become a high point team and will advance to Nationals which will be held in Harrisburg, Pa. in May. They also beat the University of Findlay, a school that has…

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WT expo educates

The 2013 Education Career Expo will be held at WTAMU Wednesday, March 20, at the Legacy Hall from 9 a.m. to noon. All Education majors are encouraged to come, as it will give them insight into the world of education. “The networking it allows is so important,” Tana Gunter, director of ExCET Advisement Center of…

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