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Author Archive: Tyler Anderson

Tyler is currently the Co-editor of The Prairie. Tyler has spent time with The Prairie as a sports reporter, assistant editor and interim editor. He manages the print edition of the paper as well as sports. Tyler is a senior broadcast journalism major. He is a member of the Society of Professional Journalism.

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WT Lady Buff softball sweep the Zias
[ 0 ] April 22, 2014 |

WT Lady Buff softball sweep the Zias

The No. 1 ranked West Texas A&M Lady Buffs would maintain their dominance, easing past Eastern New Mexico by scores of 4-0 and 10-1 in five innings on April 18. With the home sweep, the Lady Buffs haven’t dropped a game to the Zias since 2010 and extend their current winning streak to 17 games. […]

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Student Body president has runoff vote
[ 0 ] March 18, 2014 |

Student Body president has runoff vote

On March 4 and March 5, students voted for individuals to be student senators and esteemed representatives for West Texas A&M University. Among those who ran for their respective positions, there was one that had the most candidates and was most talked about among students: the student body president position. “It was no big surprise […]

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Spring break, skipping vs. extending: Extending  Spring Break
[ 0 ] March 18, 2014 |

Spring break, skipping vs. extending: Extending Spring Break

While my good friend and co-editor Megan Moore has expressed that spring break needs to be shortened or extinguished for the sake of saving, one’s schedule, I’m the polar opposite when it comes to Spring Break. I want it to be two weeks instead of one. First off, when I work on something, I give […]

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Scarbrough maintains his ties with WT
[ 0 ] February 25, 2014 |

Scarbrough maintains his ties with WT

Kirk Scarbrough, the Director of Internal Communication of Teach for America, conducted the keynote speech and multimedia presentation during the middle of Communication Week on Feb. 18, taking the place of former presidential speechwriter, Jon Favreau. Beforehand, Favreau had messaged the head of the Department of Communication, Dr. Trudy Hanson, citing that he had caught […]

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Ink Life Tour brings new perspective to Amarillo
[ 0 ] February 20, 2014 |

Ink Life Tour brings new perspective to Amarillo

From Feb. 14 through Feb. 16, the Ink Life Tour made a stop on its national tour in Amarillo. It was chocked full of tattoo artists from all over the country, ranging from the hometown tattoo salons such as The Music Box and Aristocrat to the likes of Amy Nicoletto, formerly of LA Ink. The […]

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Amarillo Pro Wrestling scene needs mending
[ 1 ] February 4, 2014 |

Amarillo Pro Wrestling scene needs mending

The front-page article from Jan. 28 created excitement and overwhelming gratitude from THCW Nightmare Pro, and the reaction from WTAMU’s student populace was minimal. However, there was indeed comments regarding the story on The Prairie’s website that were quite negative. This brings me to one of two points harbored in this column. First off, The […]

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Richard Sherman’s FOX interview sparks debate
[ 0 ] January 28, 2014 |

Richard Sherman’s FOX interview sparks debate

Everyone has been talking about Richard Sherman as of late. Of course, when I talk about it, it’s more or less a day late and a dollar short. However, there is a reason for sitting on this and looking at it from all perspectives. Simply put, in his interview with Erin Andrews after the conclusion […]

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Note from the Editor
[ 0 ] January 21, 2014 |

Note from the Editor

As some of you may know and know well, our sports department has been gutted with the graduation of three prominent writers. With losing a stellar sports mind such as our friend Keltin, and proven writers such as Matt and C.J. at the Hereford Brand, it will be some tough shoes to fill this semester. […]

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Buffs to take on Ohio Dominican
[ 0 ] November 26, 2013 |

Buffs to take on Ohio Dominican

In defeating the Greyhounds of the University of Indianapolis on Nov. 23, the West Texas A&M football team advanced into second round of the NCAA Division II playoffs. Waiting for the Buffaloes is the Ohio Dominican University Panthers, located in Columbus, Ohio. The game will start at noon on Nov. 30. It is yet to […]

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Lady Buffs Volleyball wins LSC Tournament
[ 0 ] November 25, 2013 |

Lady Buffs Volleyball wins LSC Tournament

Due to their perfect conference record, there was no place like home as the WTAMU Lady Buffs volleyball team hosted the Lone Star Conference volleyball championships from Nov. 21 to Nov. 23. After cruising against Eastern New Mexico on Nov. 21, the Lady Buffs were taken to the brink by Texas A&M-Commerce on Nov. 22 […]

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