Author Archive: Ryan Schaap
I'm Ryan Schaap, my major is Agricultural Media and Communications. I write for "The Prairie" newspaper as a staff writer. You never know what life is going to throw at you; but one things for sure, I can't wait to catch it and check it out.
Web Editor’s Note: For more photos of the Dance Concert, click here! Dance in Flight, a dance concert that took place April 26 through 28, showed that dance can be interpreted based on the aspect of flight. Seven pieces were choreographed by both resident faculty and guest artists from as far as northern Michigan. Some [...]
WTAMU placed second at the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) in Shreveport, La. Districts were divided into two different areas and WT went up against Texas Tech, Midwestern State, Oklahoma State University, Texas State and Texas A&M. Texas A&M took first place followed by WT and Texas State was in third. About 24 teams from [...]
A group of students called the WTagchat meet to discuss agriculture and informational topics as they become more popular. This forum is open to all students, even those that are not based in agriculture. The group was created by Reba Underwood, a junior studying Agriculture Media Communications. “I wanted a forum where Ag students and [...]
Web Editor’s Note: To view photos of the ranch, click here. The Nance Ranch Feedlot Research unit in the Department of Agriculture and Natural Science gives students and professors the ability to research the cattle feeding industry in ruminant nutrition, management and animal health. Dr. Michael Brown, professor of Ruminant Nutrition and Management, said they [...]
Circle K will be raising money for tetanus vaccines through an event called ‘The Race to Eliminate,’ which will take place on March 24. “It’s a disease that is present in third world countries that kills a child every nine seconds,” said Abby Walker, President of Circle K. “The vaccinations are provided for people in [...]
WTAMU Student Government sponsored a Q&A in the JBK featuring University President Dr. Patrick O’Brien on Feb. 27. The purpose of the event was for Dr. O’Brien to address students’ questions concerning the future of the University. Questions ranged from topics about construction on campus to parking concerns. “I think it went well, there were [...]