Spring Greek recruitment begins on WT campus

At the beginning of fall and spring semesters, most fraternities and sororities take part in recruitment. West Texas A&M University, the recruitment process is a familiar process for the Greek system.   On campus, there are currently four sororities: Alpha Sigma Alpha, Chi Omega, Delta Zeta, and Zeta Tau Alpha. All four sororities belong to…

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WT News One participates in Global News Relay

West Texas A&M University once again participated in the Global News Relay. The Global News Relay, which ran its first broadcast last year, is birthed out of the University of Salford at Media City in the United Kingdom.   The production was written by members of the News One Broadcast class, The Prairie student newspaper…

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Museum joins Google’s international art project

The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum is the largest history museum in the state, and it recently announced it has joined the Google Cultural Institute, Google’s Street Art Project, which is a way for viewers to access art and other cultural materials online. The Street Art Project features high-resolution images and online exhibitions from Street Artist organizations…

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WT Forensics Team prepares for trip to Barcelona

The West Texas A&M University Forensics Team has raised all the funds needed to travel to Barcelona, Spain March 6 through 13 for the International Forensics Association Competition in Spain’s second largest city. The team, which competes in various speaking events such as platform, interpretation and limited preparation events, was invited to compete at this…

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University provides resources to assault victims

Get out. Get to a safe place. Report the incident. Seek medical attention. This is the advice Meri Odell, Director of Police Administration at the University Police Department, gives to students who have been sexually assaulted.   “Of course we want you to call the police so we have the opportunity to keep this from…

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WT looking for peer leaders

As the spring semester continues and the fall semester draws nearer, high school graduates are gearing up for New Student Orientation. At NSO, incoming freshmen get their first impression of the West Texas A&M University atmosphere, and students get the chance to make new friends.   Peer leaders play an important role at NSO because…

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Dr. Hunt signs patent rights for commercialization

Emily Hunt, Director and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, is the first of West Texas A&M University faculty member to have research accepted for commercialization. WT, the Texas A&M University System and Dr. Hunt signed a patent, giving permission for Aggie Venture Partners to license this invention for commercialization on Jan. 27.   Angela Spaulding,…

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Privacy concerns arise after improper photo case

After the improper photography incident that happened on Jan. 21, some students have had questions about the full scope of their privacy. Students wonder what privacy is guaranteed in places such as residence halls when someone who doesn’t work for the university can roam wherever they please. The residence halls turn into students’ home away…

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