Religious freedom restrained at Duke University

Duke University has recently been under scrutiny for religious decisions made on their campus. Duke first announced that they would allow a Muslim weekly call to prayer on Fridays to come from the chapel tower. The call to prayer would last only about three minutes each Friday. This plan was meant to promote religious unity…

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Obama proposes plan for free community college

President Obama proposed a plan, named America’s College Promise, to provide free community college on Jan. 9 and reiterated his proposed plan during the State of the Union Address on Jan. 20. His proposed plan would make the federal government responsible for 75 percent of the average cost of attendance for a community college with…

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The Music Note, Ep. 5

It’s our last episode in the music note! We’re so glad all of you joined us as we hope to be back next semester! Send us an email, Facebook or Twitter message and we’ll get to you ASAP! E-Mail: theprairiewt@gmail.com Facebook: theprairiewt Twitter: @The_Prairie or #WTMusicNote Info: This episode was recorded on December 8, 2014. This episode…

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I Am More Than…

Ed. Note – Collaborative work between Megan Moore and Alyssa Bonner In an effort to break through stereotypes and better understand the West Texas A&M University campus as a whole, The Prairie undertook a visual project to show individuals as more than their surface level labels.   I am more than just a professor.  …

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‘Mockingjay’ a must-see film

Over the Thanksgiving holiday, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1” took the world by storm. On opening weekend, the movie reeled in $121.9 million, setting the record for the 2014 best debut. After the holiday, “Mockingjay Part 1” had a domestic gross of $225.7 million and a foreign gross of $254.4 million.   The third…

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Honors Program Challenges Students

Students who attend West Texas A&M University strive for a higher education that prepares them for the professional world. They go to WT to get an exceptional college experience from a school that, according to the Princeton Review, is considered to be one of the best in the west. There are those who strive for…

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