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Hi, my name is John Lee. I am a senior broadcasting major.

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TRiO Offers Science and Math Sessions During Summer
[ 0 ] April 30, 2013 |

TRiO Offers Science and Math Sessions During Summer

Upward Bound Math-Science is part of a group of programs called TRiO funded by the Department of Education. Included in the program is a segment to occur at West Texas A&M University. The purpose of Upward Bound Math-Science and TRiO is to exercise the intellectual muscles of low-income and first-generation students in the fields of […]

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Flag parade exposes unique cultures at WT
[ 0 ] April 16, 2013 |

Flag parade exposes unique cultures at WT

The International Student Office of WTAMU hosted a flag parade and an International Expo that drew  students from all across campus. The International Student Office opened up their International Week with a flag parade. It had flags from 42 different countries including Mexico, Great Britain and India. “They usually just have the (International) Expo, and […]

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International Expo becomes week long
[ 0 ] April 2, 2013 |

International Expo becomes week long

A WTAMU International Expo will be making the rounds at WT starting on Monday, April 8 through Friday, April 12. For several years the International Expo has been held in the JBK and hosted by the International Student Office. In recent years, the CORE Center has taken over the event and, due to the success of […]

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Lady Buffs Win One, But Lose Series at Angelo State 2-1
[ 0 ] March 31, 2013 |

Lady Buffs Win One, But Lose Series at Angelo State 2-1

The #1 ranked West Texas A&M Lady Buffs fell to San Angelo Belles 2-1 in a three game series in San Angelo, Tex. on Thursday and Friday. The Lady Buffs fall to 27-4 overall but 9-3 in conference play. The Lady Buffs outlasted the Belles in the first matchup of the series. After the Belles […]

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Tim Tebow inspires audience
[ 0 ] March 26, 2013 |

Tim Tebow inspires audience

Tim Tebow spoke to a crowd at Trinity Fellowship Church in Amarillo on Friday, March 22, for “The Go Long Experience” fundraiser, which was held by Faith City Ministries. Tim Tebow is well known for his religious beliefs and “good ol’ boy” personality. Taylor Huntley, executive director for the “Go Long Experience” at Faith City […]

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WTAMU’s grad rate may affect recruitment
[ 0 ] March 19, 2013 |

WTAMU’s grad rate may affect recruitment

The graduation rate for students at WTAMU is 42.1 percent, according to the College Scorecard released by the College Affordability and Transparency Center. According to the Center, the graduation rate displayed is for first time, full time degree or certificate seeking undergraduates who began at the institution. For primarily bachelor’s degree granting institutions, the graduation […]

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Lady Buffs undefeated for second weekend
[ 0 ] March 5, 2013 |

Lady Buffs undefeated for second weekend

The WTAMU Lady Buffs softball team swept two teams over the weekend to advance to 14-1. They defeated University of Texas-Permian Basin in two contests on Saturday, March 2, 6-4 and 10-2, and St. Edwards University in two contests the next day 5-3 and 14-9, to sweep both opponents at Schaffer Park. In the first […]

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Evacuation Aftermath: The University Reacts to Drill
[ 0 ] February 27, 2013 |

Evacuation Aftermath: The University Reacts to Drill

On Monday, Feb. 11, students received notification of a mandatory evacuation that would cancel many afternoon classes. The drill not only caused confusion, but also created a mixed reaction among students who either were content with the evacuation because it was something they felt that needed to be done or students were upset because of […]

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Students comment on the enrollment spike
[ 0 ] February 19, 2013 |

Students comment on the enrollment spike

Enrollment at WTAMU has continued to grow in the last two years as the campus continues to expand, adding more dormitories and more classrooms. In 2010, the enrollment for the fall semester was 7,843 students. By Fall 2012, that number had increased to 7,955 students. Just as a comparison, the population of Canyon is 14,600. […]

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Lady Buffs end weekend 5-1
[ 0 ] February 19, 2013 |

Lady Buffs end weekend 5-1

The Lady Buffs Softball team won five out of their six games this weekend and finished with a 10-1 record in Tucson, Ariz. The Lady Buffs went to Tucson this weekend hoping to add to their winning streak they built in Las Vegas, Nev. The Lady Buffs went 5-0 last weekend and traveled to Tucson […]

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