Author Archives: Jose Robledo

New Starbucks coming soon

Starbucks Coffee Company is coming to the Jack B. Kelley Student Center. The Java City Coffee is no longer open and is covered in order for construction to occur safely. Coffee lovers on campus have demonstrated tremendous excitement and concerns about the opening of Starbucks. “I think this was a great idea, and I have…

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Dance Academy starts competition team

The West Texas A&M University Dance Department is home to the WTAMU Dance Academy. This past year the Dance Academy started its first ever competition team that has flourished through the Dance Academy at WTAMU. The WT Dance Academy is a dance school for children ages three to 18 offering classes in Tap, Jazz, Ballet,…

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Update on washers in the WT dorms

West Texas A & M students left spring break a few weeks ago with the hope of getting the washing machines fixed in most dorms. The dorms were a crisis for most students living in the dorm as it interfered with their sleeping, and studying schedules. “I had to make time just to wash clothes,…

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Bulls defeat Wichita Falls in playoffs

On April 4 and April 5, the Amarillo Bulls went up against the Wichita Falls Wildcats at the Budweiser Bull Pen in the Amarillo Civic Center. Amarillo Bulls took a 2-0 lead in a best of five series in the North American Hockey League playoffs, winning on April 4, 4-2 and 7-4 over the Wildcats…

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Jackie Joyner Kersee to visit

  West Texas A&M University hosted Olympic Gold Medalist Jackie Joyner Kersee on March 24. Brought in by the university’s Distinguished Lecture Series, Jackie Joyner Kersee spoke on campus in the JBK Legacy Hall. This event was free and open for anyone wanting to attend. “I think that having an Olympic Gold Medalist can potentially…

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PULSE to host the Allyson Ford Project

For the second year, West Texas A&M University hosted the Allyson Ford Project along with national speaker, Jacy Good on March 5 in the Jack B. Kelly student Center. It was brought to campus with the help of WTAMU’s PULSE (Peer Educators). “Pulse hosted this event with the attempt to raise awareness about distracted driving…

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Broken machines cause dorm dilemmas

For the past several weeks students living on campus have been dealing with problems with washing their clothes. The washing machines began breaking down one by one toward the end of the Fall 2013 semester. Students living on campus continue in their struggle to wash their clothes because of  the lack of working washers. “In…

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WTAMU students work graveyard shifts

Is working from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m., also known as the night shift or the Graveyard shift, worth working? Currently working Walmart’s night shift is Ramiro Juan Navarro, junior Computer Information Systems Major. “[It’s been] almost 3 months working this shift and there are those days that I’m just too tired,” Navarro said. “I…

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Amarillo Bulls beat Lone Star Brahmas

The Amarillo Bulls and the Lone Star Brahmas met on Feb. 14 to Feb. 5 at the Budweiser Bull Pen in the Amarillo Civic Center. The two weeks that the Bulls were off were well spent practicing as they took both victories with scores of 9-2 and 4-0, respectively. These two victories increased Amarillo’s overall…

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Amarillo Bulls split with the Brahmas

The Amarillo Bulls took on the Lone Star Brahmas on Jan 31 and Feb 1, taking their 32-12 record into the Amarillo Civic Center. Over the weekend, they split with the Lone Star Brahmas, winning on Jan. 31 3-1, while the Brahmas exacted revenge on Feb. 1, winning 2-0. The first 20 minutes marked a…

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