WT Dance Department hosts concert

“The show was a smash hit. We had a great audience. We had some technical difficulties, but the show went on,” Leslie Williams, Associate Professor and Director of Dance, said. With finals just ahead and the anticipation of seniors who will the graduate next week, the dance department was able to put on a flawless…

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Dark Souls 2 adds polish and difficulty

The philosophy behind the Souls series of games has always differed from other mainstream games. Never unfair but always uncompromisingly unforgiving, the slightest mistakes are punished and the game never holds the player’s hand. While Demon’s Souls didn’t meet major mainstream success, it introduced a number of innovations, especially in the multiplayer arena with PvP…

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Johnny Reverb plays at the One Sessions

On April 3, Johnny Reverb and his band played at this semester’s One Sessions.  Reverb plays in a variety of genres.  He has begun playing music 1966 and started writing music when he was 12 or 13 years old.  Reverb can play guitar, bass, and piano. “I thought that it was a great awesome opportunity,”…

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WT Theatre closes A Night on Broadway

A Night on Broadway was featured in the new acting studio within the Fine Arts Complex of West Texas A&M University from April 2 to April 5. Two senior musical theatre majors, Chris Ratliff and Josiah Robinson, directed the show. According to Ratliff and Robinson, they had difficulty with the process of creating the performance…

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Young writers get their work published

“I of the sun” is a story about a young author who takes a journey to Southeast Asia. Richard Arthur was 22 years old when he traveled to Asia, and wrote a book featuring his experiences there, while reminding readers about freedom. Arthur got his book published by Matador in 2013 and it is available…

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Movie Review: Divergent, by Neil Burger

Director Neil Burger brings to life the best-selling teenage sci-fi drama of Veronica Roth. Divergent opened in theaters March 21, and beat other movies like Muppets Most Wanted in ticket sales. According to LA Times, in one day Divergent sold 22.8 million tickets. [Shailene Woodley] leaves her comfort of drama roles and took on the…

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Review: Hunger Games “Catching Fire”

  “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” leaves the audience with arguably one of the biggest cliffhangers ever. People who have read the books still get caught up in the combat, anticipation, and plot twists even though they knew it was going to happen. Director Francis Lawrence’s two-and-a-half hour film ends with an enormous tease, leaving…

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Theater opens show

  WTAMU’s first production of the spring semester, “The Government Inspector,” started on Feb. 21 at the Branding Iron Theatre. Each semester, the theatre switches off between comedy and drama. This particular production is a comedy written by Nikolai Gogol. The play was adapted by Jeffery Hatcher and was directed by Royal Brantley. “We expected…

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Yellow City Mini Con draws in a crowd

On Feb.22, there was a mini comic convention put on by YC3 (Yellow City Comicbook Convention). This con was held at The Table’s Edge Gaming and Comic store. The comic con lasted from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Yellow City Mini Comic Con helped raise money through donations for the Children’s Miracle Network. “It’s…

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