Author Archives: Sarah Jo Miller

Tanner Lakey is the Intern of the Year

The Prairie: What is your classification and major you are studying? Lakey: I am a senior Sports & Exercise Science major. The Prairie: Where was your internship? Who with? When? For how long? Lakey: I interned with the Wichita Wingnuts, a minor league baseball team in the American Association located in Wichita, Kansas.  I interned from April…

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The Eternal Flame enters magazine era

The Eternal Flame is transforming its format from being the university’s annual black-and-white photo book into something much more suited for today’s audiences: a colored bi-annual magazine. “I was inspired to change the format when I attended the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association conference last year and saw that very few universities around the state were…

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Ghost lives at PPHM

Museums are filled with artifacts, animal bones and fossils, clothing from the past century, renditions of old towns, cars and buggies, oil rigs, and so much more. However, like a large number of other museums in the United States, the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum has an extra shadow to be aware of. Her name is…

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Homecoming Preview

Homecoming week is finally here! Stay busy this week with the many homecoming activities leading up to the big game on Saturday. The traditional student activities this week range from Tuesday’s Midnight Weenie Roast to the Pigskin Revue and The Revivalists Concert on Friday. “This week I am really looking forward to seeing everyone at…

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ATO Softball Tournament is a grand slam

The Alpha Tau Omega fraternity raised over $7,000 for the Ronald McDonald’s House of Charities of Amarillo at their annual softball tournament on April 5 and 6 at the Buffalo Sports Complex. “The tournament was a great success,” ATO vice president and tournament co-chair Cedric Nguimatsa said. “This was my first year doing it, and…

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WTAMU health clinic brings lessons to life

WTAMU has one-of-a-kind qualities, and the nursing program does, too. The program’s students have one thing most students at other schools don’t: a full-time health clinic to learn. “We have undergrads coming in, two per week while they’re in their community rotation units of nursing,” Health Partners Clinic registered nurse Brynn Mereneff said. “We only…

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Alpha Tau Omega Throws Softball Tournament

Alpha Tau Omega will host a two day co-ed Softball Tournament Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6 at the Buffalo Sports Complex to raise funds for Ronald McDonald’s House Charities of Amarillo. “Every fraternity picks a non-profit organization and throughout the year, they raise funds to help that organization,” ATO Vice President Cedric Nguimatsa…

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Movie Review: “Dark Skies”

As some people have extreme cravings for chocolate, I have my own cravings for horror films. Filling my craving, I watched “Dark Skies,” directed and written by Scott Stewart, producer of “Sinister,” “Paranormal Activity,” and “Insidious.” Daniel (Josh Hamilton) and Lacy Barrett (Keri Russell) live the quiet suburban life with their two sons, Jesse (Dakota…

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