Megan Moore is the current Editor at The Prairie. She oversees both the print edition and online edition of the paper. She is a senior student studying both Broadcast Journalism and English, and a member of the Society of Professional Journalists. ​Megan is also a member of WT's chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success. Upon graduation in May, she plans to begin graduate studies in Journalism.

Author Archives: Megan Moore

Senior students plan for fall semester graduation

It’s fueled by caffeine, all-nighters, tears, patience and frustration. Quitting is not an option to those who are truly dedicated. It’s this dedication and passion that keeps the drive going. It’s the one thing that has been the goal instilled since kindergardten, college graduation.   There’s a slight preview to the way college graduation will…

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WT Forensics goes global ‘one quarter at a time’

The walls collapsed, and just like that more than 1,000 workers were injured. Just like that at least 142 workers perished under heaps of rubble. Bangladesh is one of the world’s leading garment exporters, and because of poor safety conditions and illegally built structures, a factory that makes clothing for European and American retailers tumbled…

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Abbott strongly believes in Second Amendement

Ed. Note: Written with the help of Alyssa Bonner and Jasmin Ruiz Texas is known in the political world as a primarily red state. This election season, Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott hopes to continue this trend and has recently gained endorsement from Walker, Texas Ranger himself, Chuck Norris. Norris rallied in San Antonio alongside…

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Lady Buffs Cross Country focuses on teamwork

  With a team of 10 members, the women’s cross-country team defies the normal stigma associated with long distance running. Most think of this sport as an individual race, but for the Lady Buffs it’s all about teamwork. “The team and I are together at least 20 hours a week,” Michaela Johnson, senior Health Sciences…

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Men’s golf team starts season

The West Texas A&M University’s Men’s Golf team began their season on a home course playing at the Ryan Palmer Foundation Invitational at Tascosa Golf Club on Sept. 15-16. Freshman Oscar Spolander tied for first with a score of 207 in his first collegiate tournament. “Oscar played really well,” Eric Moore, Head Coach, said. “I…

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Sororities implement new by-law for social media

Sororities on the campus of West Texas A&M University approached Greek Recruitment week in a new way this semester. They participated in a social media black out. “Every year they have some challenges, some tensions,” Matt Maples, Associate Director of Student Activities, said. “If we have a disagreement or a recruitment violation from a chapter…

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Campus Climate Survey launches at WT campus

West Texas A&M University’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion recently began to address the issue of low graduation rates among minority students by working with an outsourced vendor to produce a Campus Climate Survey to be administered starting Oct. 1. “This is being given to all sophomores and juniors,” Dr. Rosemary Gray, Chief Diversity and…

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WTAMU student travels to China for internship

There are more than 24 million people who gaze upon the bright lights of Shanghai, China and call it home. Others travel there to embrace the rich culture, indulge in the cuisine or simply take on the international business world. For one West Texas A&M University student, Shanghai brought him an internship of lifetime. Alex…

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