Author Archives: Phoebe Sinclair

Movie Review: Lincoln

“Lincoln,” a film directed by the critically acclaimed Steven Spielberg documents President Lincoln’s last months in office. During this time, Lincoln tries to unite the country while ending the war and abolishing slavery. The film stars Daniel Day-Lewis, who plays Lincoln himself, Sally Field, who plays his wife Mary Todd Lincoln, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who…

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Shack-A-Thon 5.0 is back in action

On April 17-18 students across the campus of WT will collaborate together to help fight hunger in the Kenyan region of Turkana. Shack-A-thon and Give-A-Goat, which starts at 8 a.m. April 17, is an event put on by the five ministries on WT campus, including Buffs for Christ, Baptist Student Ministry, Catholic Student Center, Navigators…

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A day in the life of a Resident Assistant

Resident Assistants have a special responsibility that most people don’t get the chance to experience. They are required to take on certain tasks that involve interacting with fellow students that they wouldn’t have met otherwise. They represent a model for students at college campuses as someone that will always be there when no one else…

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Spring Break safety

March 11 through 15 is Spring Break for WTAMU. Students will leave campus to pursue extracurricular activities in numerous places around the country. With the break from school, students also face responsibility and a need for safety awareness. PULSE, the peer educators of WT, will be hosting multiple activities throughout the week before spring break…

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College Campuses Deal With Title IX

On April 4, 2011 the U.S. Department of Education and the Office of Civil Rights decided that all universities have to comply with Title IX regulations which states that “no person in the United States shall on the basis of sex be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to…

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Board of Regents Approves Parking

On Jan. 31, WTAMU’s System Board of Regents approved a purchase of an apartment complex. Currently, the Silver Creek Apartment complex is being considered for demolition in order to make space for more parking. This parking would be intended for residents of the new Founders Hall. Jon Behrens, the Senior Director of Residential Living, said…

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Students adjust to new class schedule

The spring of 2013 marks the beginning of WTAMU’s new class schedule, which includes shortened classes on Monday and Wednesday and adds class time on Fridays. “Before this semester I had not had classes on Fridays, but now since the new schedule started up I have multiple classes during that day,” junior Business Education Major…

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WT Nursing achieves success

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences at WTAMU has recently made headway in the National Council Licensure Examinations. NCLEX is a test that determines whether or not a nursing student gets to be a licensed nurse. This past testing period from Oct. 2010 to Sept. 2012 increased to a 95.95 percent success rate, a…

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Haiduk recipient of 2012 IBM Award

Paul Haiduk, coordinator of the WTAMU Computer Science program, received the 2012 IBM Faculty Award. The award includes a $20,000 prize to benefit the program. Haiduk has been teaching for 40 years, with his most recent stint at West Texas A&M. “I got started teaching when I was working on my master’s degree,” Haiduk said…

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