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The dead rise again Humans vs. Zombies
[ 0 ] April 8, 2014 |

The dead rise again Humans vs. Zombies

It’s spring. The weather is getting warmer, green leaves grow on the trees, the dead rise and the Nerf bullets fly. It’s time again for Humans vs. Zombies at West Texas A&M University, a game where students battle with blasters against their undead classmates from April 7 through April 10. Organized by the RHA, the […]

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WT students react  to dorm changes
[ 0 ] April 1, 2014 |

WT students react to dorm changes

When students living in Cross and Jones hall first found out that both dorms were being reserved for incoming Freshmen enrolled in the university’s Living Learning Community program, reactions varied from indifference to outrage. Vice President of Student Affairs Donna Eddleman, Assistant Director of Residence Life David Wilson and Area Coordinator Lindsey Eggleston held a […]

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31 – Best Friends
[ 0 ] March 28, 2014 |

31 – Best Friends

For a detailed list of show notes on this episode, including a list of links, click here! The gang’s all here in this week’s episode of Plus INT! We talk about the Varsity Theater closing, the latest news on net neutrality, and more! SPOILERS for Catherine! Subscribe and Rate on iTunes! Stream on Stitcher! E-Mail: […]

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Classifies: The SCP Foundation
[ 0 ] March 20, 2014 |

Classifies: The SCP Foundation

In the heady days of my time in high school, I often found myself scouring the Internet in search of good creepy pasta. For those unfamiliar with the term, it’s a play on a play on words. Copy pastas are stories that are frequently copied and pasted (or ‘pasta-d,’ see what I did there?) around […]

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Jones and Cross Hall could become co-ed
[ 0 ] March 18, 2014 |

Jones and Cross Hall could become co-ed

Beginning next fall, West Texas A&M will be expanding and moving its Living Learning Communities. Focused on improving the experience of incoming freshmen, the program involves each group of students living in the same dorm, taking the same classes and working with mentors. The originally announced plan involved making both Cross Hall and Jones Hall […]

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Brock McGuire band visits WT’s campus
[ 0 ] March 4, 2014 |

Brock McGuire band visits WT’s campus

On Feb. 24 the Brock McGuire band, four Irish musicians playing a mix of songs one part traditional Irish music and one part Appalachian Bluegrass music, performed in the Northen Recital Hall to a packed audience. The band was scheduled to perform at WT last year but had to cancel due to the weather. The […]

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29 – Praise the Helix
[ 0 ] February 27, 2014 |

29 – Praise the Helix

This week Preston returns and the Plus INT crew geeks out about Twitch Plays Pokemon! We also talk about the Netflix-Comcast deal, superhero film casting, and Yellow City Comic-Con. For a detailed list of show notes on this episode, including a list of links, click here! Subscribe and Rate on iTunes! E-Mail: theprairiewt@gmail.com Facebook: theprairiewt […]

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Comm Department celebrates Comm Week
[ 0 ] February 19, 2014 |

Comm Department celebrates Comm Week

By the time one reads this paper, Comm Week 2014 will already be in full swing. Monday saw the Voice Game Show in the FAC recital hall as well as the Alumni Table Talk, which featured several WT Communication and Mass Communication program graduates who have gone on to careers in their respective fields. There […]

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Books vs. Movies
[ 0 ] February 7, 2014 |

Books vs. Movies

While I enjoy the occasional trip to the movies and streaming television shows, reading was my favorite way to consume stories before anything else. Getting lost in the pages and my own imagination has always been a great way to spend an afternoon, following the ups and downs of the characters on the page. That […]

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Paradox Interactive making new games
[ 0 ] February 4, 2014 |

Paradox Interactive making new games

Paradox Interactive, developers of successful strategy titles such as Crusader Kings II and Europa Universalis IV, have been very busy as of late. Starting in January they began teasing fans on their forums by dropping hints about two mysterious projects codenamed Armstrong and Nero. On Jan. 23 at the 2014 Paradox Convention, the veil was […]

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