Jasmin Ruis is a Freshman broadcast major. She is a reporter and photographer for The Prairie. Also, she interns for Telemundo Amarillo.

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Traveling Through Tales bring stories to WT

When students think of storytelling, they think about being in kindergarten again sitting in a circle with classmates while a teacher reads to them out loud. But the Communication Department at West Texas A&M University thinks of it as more than that. Traveling Through Tales is the name of the theme for this year’s Storytelling…

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WT students manage their disabilities

The college life isn’t easy. Many students have to learn how to balance time, manage a part-time or full-time job or two and count the hours to make sure that they get enough sleep. Although this balancing act is a challenge that students face, most do so without a hassle. In addition, there are many…

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Akinyemi voted student body president

On April 1 and April 2, voting for the run-off election between Benton Allen and Edward Akinyemi took place. During their first campaign, both candidates didn’t meet the requirements of votes needed due to plurality and had to go through a second campaign. In the runoff election, Edward Akinyemi became the new West Texas A&M…

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Young writers get their work published

“I of the sun” is a story about a young author who takes a journey to Southeast Asia. Richard Arthur was 22 years old when he traveled to Asia, and wrote a book featuring his experiences there, while reminding readers about freedom. Arthur got his book published by Matador in 2013 and it is available…

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Student president runoff elections

Student elections have been going on at West Texas A&M University and a runoff election will be required to decide who will be the student body president. A runoff election must take place when none of the candidates reach the required majority of the votes. The top two candidates will then take part in a…

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Buff Print to install printers in the FAC

With the technology fee that students at West Texas A&M pay for, they receive 1,500 free copies of paper to print out assignments and projects every semester. However, most students have to go to the Hasting’s Electronic Learning Center (known as the HELC) and print out papers using their Buff Gold Card. Now, there is…

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Readership WT to travel to Uganda

  West Texas A&M University has a Common Reader Book for freshman’s to read at the beginning of the fall semester. This year’s common reader book was Doc Henley’s “Wine to Water”, a story about a man who went from bartending to helping find clean water for the world. More than 300 freshman students wrote…

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Living on and off campus, pros and cons

Living on campus has been said to be one of the best college experience to have. Students who live on campus can get active with extra curricular activities, meet new friends and have convenient access to all WTAMU has to provide for students. But for the students who do not live on campus, their lives…

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