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 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

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

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

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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