A keyboard, bass and saxophone played softly as the thirty-fourth annual University Honors Banquet commenced. CORE Roundtable and The Leadership Board worked together to bring the banquet to the JBK Legacy Hall on Friday, April 26. “It was really a lot of prep work, but it went really smoothly,” said Kirby Weaver, President of the […]
Author Archive: Rebekah St. Clair
I am a senior English major with a love for journalism. Fall 2012 was my first semester with The Prairie. I am the assistant editor and feature reporter. I read far too much and enjoy baking.
West Texas Death Fest will be taking place at The Wreck Room 6007 E. Amarillo Blvd on March 29 through the 30. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, March 29 and at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 30. The bands are coming in from around the United States, including several bands from Texas. There […]
Canyon ISD’s debate team will launch a trafficking awareness campaign on Wednesday, March 27 at Canyon High School. They will be working with a non-profit organization called Traffic 911 in order to raise awareness for trafficking and slavery awareness. Traffic 911 works through Abolition International, a larger organization, which specializes in training first responders, awareness, […]
The heavy metal as a literature class has become part of the metal music world. An article from the Amarillo Globe-News started a riot on several different heavy metal sites about the unique class that is offered this semester at WTAMU by Dr. Martin Jacobsen, associate professor of the English Department. “We made the metal […]
Check out these photos of the blizzard by Staff Reporter, Rebekah St. Clair!
With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, the use of sexual responsibility is more relevant than usual. Before being intimate with a partner, students who are in a relationship are advised to make sure to ask the right questions and communicate any kind of medical history. “It’s not a bad idea to get checked before and […]
The summer camp job fair is being held Feb. 5, 2013, in the JBK Legacy Hall near the food court. The job fair will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Twelve summer camps from the Texas and New Mexico area will be in the fair. The event is sponsored by Student Career Services […]
The word “roommate” may intimidate someone who has never had to live with another person with the exception of their immediate family. Learning to live with a roommate is an adaptation that many have questions about, but rarely ask for advice on how to keep the peace with a new roommate. College students often live […]
Ever since the Newtown school shooting, security and gun control have been on people’s minds as of late. Even college campuses are not exempt from students’ concerns on security. “I feel that the school’s security is not too heightened, but it’s just enough,” Tim Rivera, senior Music major, said. “But with the way things have […]
Amarillo Survivors of Suicicde will be holding an event in honor of International Survivors of Suicide Day on Nov. 12, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. in the Virgil Henson Activities Center (VHAC). Registration can be completed online at www.facebook.com/AmarilloSOS or by calling (806)-457-4993. The event is to help people who have lost a loved one to […]