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UAA on campus trys to make a difference
[ 0 ] April 30, 2013 |

UAA on campus trys to make a difference

As the year draws to a close, some groups and organizations on campus will take a break over the summer. However, the Unconventional Activist Alliance (UAA) at WTAMU is striving to gain support and make a change over the course of the break, as well as throughout the coming year. “The UAA isn’t here to […]

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WT to host student research conference
[ 0 ] April 23, 2013 |

WT to host student research conference

Students from across the country will be presenting their research projects at the nineteenth Annual Student Research Conference on Friday, April 26, at WTAMU. The conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the third floor of the Classroom Center and the first floor of the Jack B. Kelley Student Center. Students […]

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Social justice promotes diversity, success
[ 0 ] April 16, 2013 |

Social justice promotes diversity, success

The fourth annual Social Justice Leadership Conference was held earlier this month on April 5. Students in attendance were given the opportunity to visit different sessions of the conference and listen to different speakers talk about various issues regarding social justice. Some of the session speakers included were Vanessa Fiaud, Michael McBroom, Nick Gerlich, Aurora […]

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American College of Sports Medicine Spring Lecture Tour coming in April
[ 0 ] March 26, 2013 |

American College of Sports Medicine Spring Lecture Tour coming in April

  The American College of Sports Medicine Spring Lecture Tour will be held on April 1 at WTAMU with physiologist Dr. William H. Cooke as the guest speaker. The lecture will be in the JBK Legacy Hall at 1:30 p.m. “The Texas Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine is the local arm of […]

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Technology store to open in JBK expansion
[ 0 ] March 26, 2013 |

Technology store to open in JBK expansion

The new Tech Store that was scheduled to open in the WTAMU JBK in January has been delayed due to technical issues. “It has taken a considerable time to work with architects, designers, engineers and fixture manufactures to put together acceptable plans to achieve a store that is designed only for technology products,” Terry Nepper, […]

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Future funding for WTAMU a top priority
[ 0 ] March 19, 2013 |

Future funding for WTAMU a top priority

Many students received an email recently providing general updated information about various issues going on at WTAMU. One of the biggest issues elaborated on in the message was that of university funding. As stated in the message, WT has offered three priority funding items for consideration to the Texas Legislature. These are two exceptional item […]

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WTAMU Professor honored by Chancellor
[ 0 ] March 5, 2013 |

WTAMU Professor honored by Chancellor

Dr. Ashley Campbell, associate professor of Education at WTAMU, was named to the Chancellor’s Academy of Teacher Educators. “I feel honored and humbled to be named to the Chanacellor’s Academy of Teacher Educators,” Campbell said. “We have so many excellent teacher educators at WTAMU. I feel fortunate to be a part of this faculty.” The […]

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A Traditional View on WT Class Rings
[ 0 ] February 27, 2013 |

A Traditional View on WT Class Rings

Students around campus tend to have different opinions when asked whether or not they would ever consider getting a WTAMU class ring. Some students find themselves uninterested in class rings while others would like to have one to commemorate their success in college. Students may have recently heard that WT might not be offering an […]

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Pepsi increases student scholarships
[ 0 ] February 19, 2013 |

Pepsi increases student scholarships

The rumored decrease in financial aid that was spreading across campus has recently been exposed as just that, a rumor. As stated by Dan Garcia, vice president for Enrollment Management, in a previous article, the amount of scholarship opportunities available to students has increased. While there are multiple reasons as to why scholarship funding is […]

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Winter weather causes wrecks
[ 0 ] February 12, 2013 |

Winter weather causes wrecks

Web Editor’s Note: Preston Thomas also contributed to this report. Traffic across Amarillo and Canyon has seen better days, and with the recent snow blowing in, many drivers have found themselves in slick conditions. According to the Amarillo Police Department, Amarillo officers responded to 41 traffic accidents between the hours of 6 and 11:30 a.m. […]

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