Laundry maintenance issues arise in dormitories

As students go about their college lives, they end up doing laundry. However, recently a number of on-campus residents have found this regular, mundane task far more difficult than usual, as extended use of machines has led to an extensive number of equipment issues. “It’s a lot harder to get your laundry done when you…

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Can food pantry lends helping hand to students

At West Texas A&M University, there are programs and groups dedicated to helping students. A program with this objective in mind is the Buffs Can food pantry. Established by the combined efforts of both CORE and WT’s Student Government, Buffs Can first opened its doors in March of this year.  Nonperishable vegetables, fruit, protein, starches…

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WT adjusts to co-ed changes

West Texas A&M University has converted Jarrett Hall from an all-male hall to a co-ed hall over the summer. Jarrett Hall was converted in order to meet housing demands on campus. There is no shortage of housing on campus, however, the conversion of the hall gives Residential Living more space to work with. “People have…

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WT professor volunteers with local equine rescue

Dr. Bonney MacDonald, an English professor at WTAMU for six years, has been bringing recognition to Canyon’s Dove Creek Ranch, an equine rescue facility, through her American Literature classes. Five or six students have volunteered at Dove Creek Ranch as a direct result of Dr. MacDonald’s influence. “I volunteer every other Saturday for about two…

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Hashtags enable dialogue over domestic violence

Word on the street is that hashtags are taking over the world of social media. United States news outlets agree and have grabbed ahold of the hashtag in recent media stories and often feed them into mainstream news. There has been an increased effort from the media to view these hashtags and the content behind…

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PPHM to teach Constitution

On Sept. 17, 1787 39 delegates signed the constitution of the United States. George Washington was named presiding officer and spearheaded the framework of the document known today. Originally there were 55 delegates, but only 41 were present to sign the document, three of which refused to do so. To commemorate this historical date, the…

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Campus Climate Survey launches at WT campus

West Texas A&M University’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion recently began to address the issue of low graduation rates among minority students by working with an outsourced vendor to produce a Campus Climate Survey to be administered starting Oct. 1. “This is being given to all sophomores and juniors,” Dr. Rosemary Gray, Chief Diversity and…

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Greek week begins

  Whenever one thinks about college, the first things that always come to mind are good friends, tough classes and sororities and fraternities. To the latter of these, this week marks an immeasurably important event in their year. “Greek Week is all about the different sororities and fraternities building friendships, helping others and coming together…

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Crime rate drops on campus

  Crime rate has a certain place in the brains and thought processes for the students and faculty of WT. Like anywhere else, people want to feel safe where they have to be for extended periods of time. If a person feels safe, they feel comfortable in their surroundings, thus making for a more enjoyable…

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