Cheyenne Black is a second semester junior working on her Bachelor degree in Mass Communication with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism. She loves to read, write, and has recently acquired a love for British TV, namely Sherlock Holmes. She is very family and friend oriented and is also an outdoorsy type girl. She is a member of the Society of Professional Journalism.

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Love LSC Runner of the Year

Emma Love has been named the LSC Runner of the Year. It has been a long journey for Love, who has been running for WT’s cross country team since her freshman year after she was convinced to attend WT by members of her family.   “I really got a good feel for it when I…

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Defense will be key in game against ENMU Zias

The Lady Buffs basketball team is starting out the spring semester 15-2, with an average of 89 points per game. This past weekend was a high for the Lady Buffs as they won games against Texas A&M University-Commerce and Texas Woman’s University. They will battle rival Eastern New Mexico University on Saturday, Jan. 31.  …

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WTAMU honors 50 years of Lady Buff Volleyball

Oct. 18 marks the 50th year for volleyball at West Texas A&M University. In the spring of 1964, Coach Allene Stovall started WTAMU’s first volleyball and women’s basketball programs. From 1964 to 2014, the Lady Buff’s volleyball program has seen fourteen head coaches and 292 student athletes that are known to have competed in the…

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New iPhone revealed

For months there have been rumors swirling around about the new features that Apple has added to the iPhone 6. Each year Apple releases the next generation of the smartphone. Though this year, Apple has devised a plan to unveil two new smartphones. According to the tech site, MacRumors the expected release date for the…

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University faculty hires new student affairs VP

West Texas A&M administration has hired a new student affairs  Vice President to over see the Code of students, Emergency notifications, Student Honors, Notary and Student judicial affairs and student fee committee. This department allows student’s to be empowered to become an informed, responsible, creative and articulate decision maker. The Prairie: “Can you tell me…

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WT sets new school record with dorm capacity

The number of WT students living on campus is the highest it has ever been. WT reports the number of students living on campus is just below 2,400. “We are completely full. The rooms that are left are the sorority rooms which are filled, at this time we are happily operating at full capacity,” Bethany…

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WT Dance Department hosts concert

“The show was a smash hit. We had a great audience. We had some technical difficulties, but the show went on,” Leslie Williams, Associate Professor and Director of Dance, said. With finals just ahead and the anticipation of seniors who will the graduate next week, the dance department was able to put on a flawless…

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Grade schoolers battle arsenic in water

While most people tend to think that the tap water they are drinking is relatively safe and contains no chemicals, it wasn’t the case for the townspeople in Whiteface, Texas. “The project started out when one of the other team members had done a project over this and found out there was dangerous levels in…

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