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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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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Amarillo Museum of Art hosts student art

West Texas A&M University and Amarillo College held their yearly art show on April 4. The art show was hosted by the Amarillo Museum of Art, where more than 100 students and faculty from both AC and WTAMU displayed their work. For students to participate in the show, they are required to submit their artwork…

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WT participates in Global News Relay

“I know they will be proud to say they participated in this global event that only three universities in the entire United States were a part of,” George Lozano, senior Advertising and Public Relations major with a minor in Marketing, said. Recently, WTAMU’s Mass Communication department collaborated with other countries around the world by producing…

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WTAMU’s Block and Bridle raises funds

For any club to be put on the map competitively or academically, the club must participate in events and have a strong relationship with its members. The Block and Bridle club is one of those groups. “We want to help the next generation of agriculturalists break into future careers and interests,” Emilie Thomason, a senior…

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Cloned calves progressing naturally

For the world of science, cloning has been one of the many things that has slowly started to become a hurdle that only the brave dare to jump. Ty Lawrence of the WTAMU agricultural department and Dr. Gregg Veneklasen of Randall County are leading the way. “The focus now is growing the cloned animals that…

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Theater opens show

  WTAMU’s first production of the spring semester, “The Government Inspector,” started on Feb. 21 at the Branding Iron Theatre. Each semester, the theatre switches off between comedy and drama. This particular production is a comedy written by Nikolai Gogol. The play was adapted by Jeffery Hatcher and was directed by Royal Brantley. “We expected…

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