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Author Archive: Krystina Martinez

Krystina Martinez is the Editor in Chief of The Prairie for Fall '12. She is a senior broadcast journalism major from The Colony, TX. When she's not in the newsroom, she serves as a student leader for The Wesley Foundation.

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The Prairie editor bids adieu to WTAMU
[ 0 ] December 3, 2012 |

The Prairie editor bids adieu to WTAMU

It was a long and frustrating journey, but completely worth it. I came into WTAMU as a transfer student in 2010. I graduated high school in 2007, spent a semester at the University of Texas at Arlington, dropped out to help my family financially for two years and returned to school to finish my degree. […]

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Homecoming 2012: Game Crowd
[ 0 ] October 16, 2012 |

Homecoming 2012: Game Crowd

Our Editor got some video of the crowd at the 2012 Homecoming Game! You can watch it below. To check out the rest of our videos, visit our YouTube channel.

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Homecoming 2012: Pre-Game Crowd
[ 0 ] October 16, 2012 |

Homecoming 2012: Pre-Game Crowd

Our editor got some video of the crowd at the First United Bank Center, getting ready for the Homecoming 2012 game. You can watch it below. To check out the rest of our videos, visit our YouTube channel.

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Homecoming 2012: Marching Band
[ 0 ] October 16, 2012 |

Homecoming 2012: Marching Band

Our editor got some video of Marching Band practicing for the Homecoming 2012 game. You can watch it below. To check out the rest of our videos, visit our YouTube channel.

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Homecoming 2012: Cheering
[ 0 ] October 16, 2012 |

Homecoming 2012: Cheering

Our Editor got some video of Lady E.X. Clusive and the Cheerleaders cheering at the 2012 Homecoming Game! You can watch it below. To check out the rest of our videos, visit our YouTube channel.

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The Amarillo-Canyon community supports a fallen soldier
[ 1 ] September 30, 2012 |

The Amarillo-Canyon community supports a fallen soldier

Westboro Baptist Church is an institution known for its extremist activities, such as protesting at soldiers’ funerals. The American Defamation League describes WBC as a “homophobic, anti-Semitic hate group.” The transcript for this episode can be found below. Transcript News reports of WBC protesting at the funeral of Amarillo native Genaro Bedoy, a soldier killed […]

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Election 2012: What You May Have Missed So Far
[ 0 ] September 4, 2012 |

Election 2012: What You May Have Missed So Far

Mitt Romney formally accepted his nomination for the Republican ticket last week at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. He emerged as the Republican winner in the long primary season, beating out eight candidates to face off against President Barack Obama in November’s presidential elections. The economy is at the forefront of the campaign […]

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WTAMU Student Senate amendment fails to pass
[ 1 ] May 1, 2012 |

WTAMU Student Senate amendment fails to pass

An amendment to the WTAMU Student Government constitution failed to pass in the Student Senate meeting on April 23. The amendment would allow part-time students to run for Student Senate. Current requirements dictate that only full-time students can be considered for senators. “There have been applications turned in of over-qualified students; however, they are not […]

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“There will always be something to argue about.” Former president speaks on the importance of cooperation
[ 2 ] April 24, 2012 |

“There will always be something to argue about.” Former president speaks on the importance of cooperation

Former President Bill Clinton spoke at the First United Bank Center on April 24. The former president attracted people young and old, who listened to his remarks on the Flight 93 Memorial, his time as president and the current issues in America and abroad. “The most interesting thing to me, today is what I think […]

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Study finds multi-generation households increase
[ 1 ] April 24, 2012 |

Study finds multi-generation households increase

In a recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center, 63 percent of 18- to 34-year-olds know someone who has moved back home because of economic conditions. The study, entitled “The Boomerang Generation: Feeling OK about Living with Mom and Dad,” said that “the share of Americans living in multi-generational family households is the highest […]

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