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Student Employment Services gives back
[ 0 ] April 8, 2014 |

Student Employment Services gives back

This week, the students who work on campus are being honored during Student Employee Appreciation Week. This is a nationally organized event, but every university does it in its own way. “I think we have a really good program for Student Employee Appreciation Week, and it’s been in place for a number of years,” Jana […]

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Students look forward to Shack-A-Thon
[ 0 ] April 1, 2014 |

Students look forward to Shack-A-Thon

For the sixth year in a row, the West Texas A&M University campus will be covered with small cardboard dwellings as students participate in Shack-A-Thon 6.0. At Shack-A-Thon, students are invited to experience poverty by building and spending 24 hours in a cardboard shack. While the event does open a door for students to see […]

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The Unholy Trinity Tour visits WTAMU
[ 0 ] March 25, 2014 |

The Unholy Trinity Tour visits WTAMU

On March 22, the university played host to The Unholy Trinity Tour, which made its first stop in Canyon. The event was held in the JBK Legacy Hall, where many students and citizens of the surrounding area packed in to hear three preeminent atheist speakers. The tour features Seth Andrews, Matt Dillahunty and AronRa who […]

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School of Music ensembles go on tour
[ 0 ] February 26, 2014 |

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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WTAMU’s Career Expo to happen Feb. 27
[ 0 ] February 25, 2014 |

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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CORE hosts Sexual Responsibility Fair
[ 0 ] February 19, 2014 |

CORE hosts Sexual Responsibility Fair

Last week the University Core Office held a Sexual Responsibility Fair in the Jack B. Kelly Student Center. The purpose of this event was to educate students about the risks and consequences involved when one is sexually active. The Core Office set up a table in the JBK on Monday and Tuesday of last week […]

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Internships help students gain experience
[ 0 ] February 4, 2014 |

Internships help students gain experience

How can students earn class credit, gain valuable experience and even get paid? The answer is simple: internships. Internships can prove to be one of the most valuable experiences that students have while in school. There are many benefits to doing an internship while in school. “You get career confirmation, gain contacts, learn more about […]

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Thoughts about the State of the Union
[ 0 ] February 4, 2014 |

Thoughts about the State of the Union

As I turned off my television last Tuesday night after the 2014 State of the Union Address, I was torn. I felt both emotional after a touching and dramatic end of the speech, and disappointed that college education was by and large ignored in the address. As with any political speech, there were both positives […]

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School of Music
[ 0 ] January 28, 2014 |

School of Music

The WTAMU School of Music will continue a long standing tradition this Thursday, January 31. This tradition is Music Career Day, which has happened on campus longer than anyone can remember. The School of Music hosts Music Career Day every year to help high school students understand how the music program works, as well as […]

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The Varsity Theatre hosts free movie nights
[ 0 ] January 24, 2014 |

The Varsity Theatre hosts free movie nights

It is no secret that college students tend to find themselves strapped for cash, while having to spend any money that they do have on necessary items, such as food, clothes and books. It is hard to find something fun to do that is also cost effective. The Varsity Theatre in Canyon has a way […]

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