Holocaust event held last week

The students at West Texas A&M take great pride in continuing their education outside of the classroom. WT students are constantly feeding themselves knowledge.   Last week in the JBK, WT students and faculty were given the opportunity to take a journey through World War II during the “Holocaust Remembrance” interactive event.   The interactive…

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Veterans Network puts on cook-off and car show

On April 18, the Smokers & Cruisers BBQ Cook-Off & Car Show was held at the First United Bank Center to benefit the West Texas A&M University Veterans Network. This event was highlighted by a car show that featured 46 vehicles, as well as an International Barbecue Cookers Association-sanctioned cook-off in which 17 cook teams…

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Students remember Browning as leader, mentor

Heavy hearts filled the campus of West Texas A&M University on Monday as the news spread of a longtime professor’s passing. Known to many of her students as DL, Dr. Leigh Browning was a WT alum and a faculty member since 1991.   After spending more than 20 years in the Mass Communication department teaching…

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‘It Follows’ aims for 80s horror movie technique

The recently released horror film, “It Follows” directed by David Mitchell and starring Maika Moore is already being talked about as one of the scariest movies of the year. The movie has a throwback approach, recreating and trying to rejuvenate the 80’s slasher horror genre. The film follows around a young woman named Jay (Maika…

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Helping Hearts organizes inaugural tournament

LEAD WT and Helping Hearts of West Texas A&M University sought to find a way for people to come together and raise money for the awareness of domestic and sexual violence. These organizations found a fundraising outlet through their first golf tournament held on Friday, April 10.   “Awareness is key and it’s the most…

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Students team up for charity

Beginning April 17, a multitude of teams will participate in Relay For Life at the West Texas A&M University Buffalo Sports Complex. Many of these teams were formed by student organizations, including the Herdsmen Hearts, the Hispanic Student Association, the Residence Hall Association, WT Agriculture and several Greek Life organizations. The event is from 6…

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Faculty speak on women of Civil Rights Movement

A panel of West Texas A&M University faculty members lectured on the women of the Civil Rights Movement on Tuesday, March 31. The event was organized by graduate student Alice MillerMacPhee and sponsored by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Gender Studies Certificate Program.   “I organized this event to bring visibility to…

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University issues lockdown during spring break

During spring break, the University Police Department sent out a Buff Alert to students issuing a lockdown.   The campus-wide lockdown transpired because RCSO advised of an escaped inmate, and for the safety of the students, faculty and staff members, they were not allowed to leave any buildings until the police cleared the campus. The…

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