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Author Archive: Laci McGee

Laci McGee is a Senior and English major at WT. She is a staff reporter for the Prairie and will graduate August 2014. She has been on staff since August 2012.

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Johnny Reverb plays at the One Sessions
[ 0 ] April 8, 2014 |

Johnny Reverb plays at the One Sessions

On April 3, Johnny Reverb and his band played at this semester’s One Sessions.  Reverb plays in a variety of genres.  He has begun playing music 1966 and started writing music when he was 12 or 13 years old.  Reverb can play guitar, bass, and piano. “I thought that it was a great awesome opportunity,” […]

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Lost painting discovered at the PPHM
[ 0 ] April 8, 2014 |

Lost painting discovered at the PPHM

A little known fact is that about five percent of the art work at the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum has very little known it.  One of these paintings was a piece that was donated to the PPHM in 1966 by the widow of Dewitt M. Lockman.  Lockman was a rather famous portrait painter in at […]

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Canyon’s Varsity Theatre to close soon
[ 0 ] March 25, 2014 |

Canyon’s Varsity Theatre to close soon

“It makes me really sad,” Mattie McAlavy, a senior English major, said. “I’m quite fond of The Varsity – it has a certain charm that you just don’t get at bigger, chain theaters. Admittedly, I don’t have the opportunity to go as often as I would’ve liked but every time I did I thoroughly enjoyed […]

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Buffs Can food pantry opens on WT campus
[ 0 ] March 25, 2014 |

Buffs Can food pantry opens on WT campus

March 18 was the West Texas A&M food pantry grand opening.  Buffs Can is available for use by any WTAMU student that has need of it.  The pantry will be open twice a week: Tuesdays from 11 to 4 and Fridays 12 to 5.  Putting together this food pantry was the work of CORE and […]

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Dance Marathon Sponsored by SAGE
[ 0 ] March 18, 2014 |

Dance Marathon Sponsored by SAGE

On March 29, SAGE (Students Assist in Good Endeavors) will be hosting a dance marathon to raise money to donate to the Children’s Miracle Network.  This marathon will last from 2 p.m. – 2 a.m.  Everyone is welcome to sign up and the registration is open from now until the day of. “I’m so proud […]

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Eating healthy on a budget and in a dorm
[ 0 ] February 26, 2014 |

Eating healthy on a budget and in a dorm

One of the problems of being a broke college student is that you don’t always eat as well as you should.  You end up putting tons of processed foods into your bodies.  I enjoy cooking, but not everyone has the luxury of a kitchen.  So what can you do to be healthy with out having […]

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WT’s Food Pantry
[ 0 ] February 25, 2014 |

WT’s Food Pantry

West Texas A&M University, through the work of students, the student government and student affairs, has decided to open a food pantry. This pantry is currently in a temporary location at the old information desk in the JBK.  The Grand Opening will be on March 18. “We have been working really hard to get to […]

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Yellow City Mini Con draws in a crowd
[ 0 ] February 25, 2014 |

Yellow City Mini Con draws in a crowd

On Feb.22, there was a mini comic convention put on by YC3 (Yellow City Comicbook Convention). This con was held at The Table’s Edge Gaming and Comic store. The comic con lasted from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Yellow City Mini Comic Con helped raise money through donations for the Children’s Miracle Network. “It’s […]

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The Prairie talks to Smile Empty Soul
[ 0 ] February 19, 2014 |

The Prairie talks to Smile Empty Soul

From Feb. 14 through Feb. 16, the Ink Life Tour took place at the Amarillo Civic Center’s North Hall. Along with many renowned tattoo artists from around the country, the Ink Life Tour was highlighted by music acts, such as Wayne Static – formerly of Static-X, Guttermouth, Authority Zero and Pop Evil. Included is the […]

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Photography show at the Paper Crane
[ 0 ] February 19, 2014 |

Photography show at the Paper Crane

Streets of Gold: “Living My Mission” is a photography show that will be opening at The Paper Crane Feb. 22 at 7:30 and will last until around March 22. The photos that will be exhibited and sold at this show were taken be Mallory Henderson. The photos were taken when she and her husband spent […]

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