Dino is a Staff Reporter for The Prairie. He joined the staff in Fall 2008. He is a sophomore Speech Communications major. You can contact him by e-mail.

Author Archives: Dino Griego

Readership WT, Chili’s partner to help community

On Feb. 20-22, Readership WT—Community Service (RCS), in partnership with Chili’s Grill and Bar Restaurant, will sponsor a “give back to the community” event. During these three days, from 10:45 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Chili’s will donate 10 percent of its proceeds to help Eastridge Elementary School provide clothing for students. “We wanted our first…

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Campus security report finds WT safe

Every year, WTAMU, in compliance with federal law, publishes an annual Campus Security Summary and Campus Security Report, which include campus crime report statistics for the previous three years. “We are very fortunate here at West Texas A&M University,” President Dr. O’Brien said. “We live, work and study on one of the safest campuses in…

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Centennial homecoming: 100 years, always WT

During the hardships of World War II, professors and students from WTAMU went off to battle. Money became significantly harder to attain. Rationing was life. As Dr. Marty Kulhman, associate professor of history, explains in his book “Always WT”, “Homecoming became a casualty of war in 1943-1944 as the college canceled the event…to conserve resources.”…

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Forensics team sweeps Hill Country

The WTAMU Forensics team traveled to San Marcus last Friday to compete against some of the top schools in the nation. After arriving at Texas State University, the speech and debate team showcased their numerous hours of hard work. Whether attending summer workshops, practice sessions, faculty round-robins or committing to the exhausting research and application…

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Area hotspots

Every year, the same question circulates around campus: what is there to do in the Canyon/Amarillo area? Well, with such a rich culture and historic community, the sky is the limit when it comes to the Panhandle. Whether visiting Route 66 or heading over to “the square”, there are many opportunities to experience a good…

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FLO-ing towards better leadership

Four years ago, the Freshman Leadership Organization (FLO) was equipped to help first year students familiarize themselves and adjust to campus. This year, Katie Perkins, a junior history major and co-director of FLO, decided to change how the group works. Differences in FLO consist of helping students understand the professional world around them, providing cornerstones…

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