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Cyber Monday continues annual growth
[ 0 ] December 3, 2013 |

Cyber Monday continues annual growth

The first Monday in 2005,after Thanksgiving weekend, was given the name Cyber Monday by Shop.org, a division of the National Retail Federation (NRF). Contrary to today, back in 2005 Cyber Monday attained being the tenth busiest day of the year for e-commerce (electronic purchasing transactions on the Internet) stated Internet analytics company comScore. But in […]

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The Black Friday shopping experience
[ 0 ] December 3, 2013 |

The Black Friday shopping experience

Ever since 2001, Black Friday has earned the reputation for being the busiest time of the year. ShopperTrack reported on Sat. that sales for Black Friday increased 2.3 precent over the previous year to $12.3 billion. ShopperTrak, a consumer research firm reported that the early openings on Thanksgiving day has caused a marginal decrease in […]

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Energy firm buys Longhorn Wind Project
[ 0 ] November 19, 2013 |

Energy firm buys Longhorn Wind Project

EDF Renewable Energy, a French energy firm, announced on Nov. 4  that EDF will buy the Longhorn Wind Project from Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. Longhorn Wind Project is located 60 miles northeast of Lubbock, Texas, and encompasses approximately 14,000 acres in Floyd and Briscoe Counties. The Texas Senate Bill 20 (2005) established Competitive Renewable […]

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One Sessions hosts local band Deep Diver
[ 0 ] November 12, 2013 |

One Sessions hosts local band Deep Diver

The WTAMU One Sessions will be filming in high defintion a live musical production at the Fine Arts Complex’s AT&T HD Studio on Nov. 14 at 7pm. The performance will be done by a local Amarillo group called Deep Diver. Three brothers, Steven, Matt, and Josh Dolezal formed Deep Diver during the summer of 2010. […]

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Bulls stampede ‘Runners
[ 0 ] November 5, 2013 |

Bulls stampede ‘Runners

Amarillo goaltender Paul Berrafato stopped 36 shots as the Amarillo Bulls shut out the Topeka RoadRunners at the Cal Farley Coliseum on Nov. 2. Amarillo made sure Topeka never lit the lamp, winning the game, 2-0. While the first period was scoreless, there was plenty of action. Amarillo’s Mike Davis and Topeka’s Tyler Poulsen exchanged […]

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Local Dia De los Muertos celebration at PPHM
[ 0 ] November 5, 2013 |

Local Dia De los Muertos celebration at PPHM

“The most important part of day of the dead is honoring their spirits,” Dr. Castillo, Assistant Professor of the Department of Education,said. The Day of the Dead is a tradition that is celebrated in all parts of Mexico and spreading across the United States. “Dia De los Muertos,” or the English translation Day of the […]

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The Haunted Nat
[ 0 ] October 29, 2013 |

The Haunted Nat

The Natatorium, or “The Nat,” is located on Route 66 and Sixth Street in Amarillo Texas. According to urban legend, and current Nat employees, it is the home of a few otherworldly spirits. The Nat became part of the National Register of Historic Places in 1994. It also became a Texas Historical Landmark in 1995. […]

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WT hosts Art of the New West in campus Gallery
[ 0 ] October 22, 2013 |

WT hosts Art of the New West in campus Gallery

“Art of the New West” is a contemporary art show that came to WTAMU on Oct. 17 and debuted in Mary Moody Gallery. The art gallery is a joint effort with Process Art House to represent and support the local art community within the Amarillo area. Illuminated by spotlight, the assortment of artwork from students, […]

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Buff News Brief
[ 0 ] October 15, 2013 |

Buff News Brief

In 1990, a publication called Ink Blot was the creative arts publication for West Texas State University. Three years later, WTSU was rebranded into WTAMU and the new creative writing journal was born: The Legacy. The Legacy is a creative writing journal with a twist. Each semester a competitive writing contest is held with the […]

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Buff Feature Brief
[ 0 ] October 1, 2013 |

Buff Feature Brief

BOOM! Went the drum. The crowd fell instantly silent as the deep wave of vibration reverberated around the room. A drummer, dressed in traditional Vietnamese clothing stood alone in front of the crowd. WTAMU’s Vietnamese Student Association hosted the Full Moon Festival on Sept. 21 at Baptist Student Ministries. Traditionally the festival was a celebration […]

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