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Author Archive: Cheyenne Black

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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Grade schoolers battle arsenic in water
[ 0 ] April 22, 2014 |

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
[ 0 ] April 8, 2014 |

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
[ 0 ] April 1, 2014 |

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
[ 0 ] March 18, 2014 |

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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Students find a new species of spiders
[ 0 ] March 17, 2014 |

Students find a new species of spiders

For the longest the time I have wanted to travel somewhere outside of the US but due to money and my parent’s uneasiness of the unknown, my only option was and is to daydream. Well, a group of students had the chance of a lifetime and were able to travel to a foreign country to […]

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Cloned calves progressing naturally
[ 0 ] March 4, 2014 |

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
[ 0 ] February 25, 2014 |

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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WTAMU brands university classrooms
[ 0 ] February 11, 2014 |

WTAMU brands university classrooms

After five years of campaigning the university has managed to raise $35 million for the students of WT.  The campaign has raised money for countless scholarships and opened new teaching positions within WT. It has also built an outdoor sports complex, which is the largest synthetic field in North America, a top of the line […]

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Upcoming events for Choir and Music
[ 0 ] February 11, 2014 |

Upcoming events for Choir and Music

Musically inclined students at WTAMU have a variety of options at their disposal when looking for live music events, both on and off campus. The Department of Music hosts a large number of events composed of student recitals, faculty recitals and guest musicians in Northen Hall and the Fine Arts Center throughout the year, and […]

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Herdsmen and others host Relay for Life
[ 0 ] February 4, 2014 |

Herdsmen and others host Relay for Life

On Jan. 30 the Herdsmen, the Herdsmen Hearts, and other citywide organizations will participated in their annual Relay for Life event to help raise money for the American Cancer Association. The event will take place at the Buffalo Sports Park at 7:00pm; the whole community is invited to join in and help raise money for […]

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