Davis is strong on education and women’s rights

Ed. Note: Written with the help of Russell Sanderson and Tyler Anderson   The name of Wendy Davis, a state senator from Fort Worth, quickly became recognized across Texas during the summer of 2013 with her 11-hour long filibuster against Texas Senate Bill 5. While the filibuster succeeded in thwarting a vote on the issue…

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Abbott strongly believes in Second Amendement

Ed. Note: Written with the help of Alyssa Bonner and Jasmin Ruiz Texas is known in the political world as a primarily red state. This election season, Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott hopes to continue this trend and has recently gained endorsement from Walker, Texas Ranger himself, Chuck Norris. Norris rallied in San Antonio alongside…

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LWV promotes voter registration for WT students

This group has been present on West Texas A&M University’s campus in recent weeks and makes it their duty to provide accurate and carefully researched information to communities that seek to make knowledgeable voting choices. The League of Women Voters was founded in 1920 and made great strides within that year, helping in the fight…

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Race for Lieutenant Governor

As the Nov. 4 election date approaches, residents have been captivated by the race for Governor in Texas. Barbs thrown back and forth between Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott have kept the public watching closely, and they have been thrust into the spotlight more so than any other candidate for any other seat. This is…

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Students can work campaigns

With 2014 midterm elections approaching, the growing momentum to vote by sending those ballots has arrived. As reported by the Washington Post on Oct. 20, this is the most expensive midterm to date. Politicians are starting to make their final touches as their campaigns begin to wrap up. Students often have opportunities to be involved…

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HSA shares Hispanic culture

The Hispanic Student Association made tribute to Hispanic tradition by hosting a three day event, Hispanic Heritage Week. These events were designed to inform and educate students about the Hispanic culture. “This is the first time we do this,” Maria Mendoza Junior Bilingual ec-6th major, said. “We plan on doing this every year and hopes…

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Suddenlink, Viacom not on terms, spark reaction

Recently, Viacom, which provides channels such as Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central, pulled its channels from Suddenlink programming. The move comes after months of failed negotiations between the two sides, with Suddenlink claiming to try to get the lowest price possible to keep customer prices low. According to www.suddenlinkonyourside.com, Viacom is mostly responsible for the…

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WT fraternity raises funds for cancer foundation

West Texas A&M University’s Zeta Kappa chapter of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity will host its third Tau-Gate Toss on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 11 a.m. in the tailgate area of Kimbrough Memorial Stadium. The Tau-Gate Toss is a cornhole tournament that will take place during the tailgating before the Buff football game against Texas…

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Some students get Buff Alerts while others don’t

Buff Alerts is an emergency notification that gives West Texas A&M University the ability to communicate messages through text or email in case of an emergency, regardless of your location. Anyone that is signed up to Buff Alerts, which you can do easily by going onto the WT’s website and completing a brief enrollment, is…

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