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Classifies: The SCP Foundation
[ 0 ] March 20, 2014 |

Classifies: The SCP Foundation

In the heady days of my time in high school, I often found myself scouring the Internet in search of good creepy pasta. For those unfamiliar with the term, it’s a play on a play on words. Copy pastas are stories that are frequently copied and pasted (or ‘pasta-d,’ see what I did there?) around […]

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Slaughter’s Sports Talk
[ 0 ] March 18, 2014 |

Slaughter’s Sports Talk

West Texas A&M University may be located in an unknown city to most, but the NFL definitely knows what Canyon, Texas is about. On March 14, 22 NFL scouts gathered to watch 15 senior Buffalo football players (including myself), as we chased our dreams towards a professional career. The teams in attendance included the Denver […]

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Students find a new species of spiders
[ 0 ] March 17, 2014 |

Students find a new species of spiders

For the longest the time I have wanted to travel somewhere outside of the US but due to money and my parent’s uneasiness of the unknown, my only option was and is to daydream. Well, a group of students had the chance of a lifetime and were able to travel to a foreign country to […]

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Eating healthy on a budget and in a dorm
[ 0 ] February 26, 2014 |

Eating healthy on a budget and in a dorm

One of the problems of being a broke college student is that you don’t always eat as well as you should.  You end up putting tons of processed foods into your bodies.  I enjoy cooking, but not everyone has the luxury of a kitchen.  So what can you do to be healthy with out having […]

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Slaughter’s Sports Talk
[ 0 ] February 25, 2014 |

Slaughter’s Sports Talk

For what has been called the underwear Olympics, the NFL Combine has grown from year to year. The current top eligible draft prospects participate in an array of drills to gauge their NFL potential. The NFL invites 335 college football players each year. West Texas A&M has two participants, quarterback Dustin Vaughan and defensive end […]

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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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WT student experiences upheaval in the Ukraine
[ 0 ] February 20, 2014 |

WT student experiences upheaval in the Ukraine

Web Editor’s Note: Daniela Fierro, West Texas A&M University student and former web editor to The Prairie, is currently studying abroad in the Ukraine and this is her account of events unfolding. The world seems tense, there is a lack of consistent chatter outside my window, my roommates talk about most of the things that […]

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Slaughter’s Sports Talk
[ 0 ] February 19, 2014 |

Slaughter’s Sports Talk

It has been a groundbreaking week in sports. Michael Sam, 2013 Southeastern Conference (SEC) Player of the Year and 2014 National Football League (NFL) draft prospect, announced he is gay. The announcement took the sports world by storm. This announcement came with immense buzz, due to the fact that Sam broke the status quo and […]

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Books vs. Movies
[ 0 ] February 7, 2014 |

Books vs. Movies

While I enjoy the occasional trip to the movies and streaming television shows, reading was my favorite way to consume stories before anything else. Getting lost in the pages and my own imagination has always been a great way to spend an afternoon, following the ups and downs of the characters on the page. That […]

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Movie Review: Her
[ 0 ] January 31, 2014 |

Movie Review: Her

People seem to develop oddly emotional relationships with their electronics. I can’t count the number of times I’ve seen someone angrily whack a TV with bad reception, desperately beg a bluescreening PC to live, or excitedly preening over a shiny new iWhatever. It makes sense, I suppose, since technology has become such an ubiquitous part […]

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