The dead rise again Humans vs. Zombies

It’s spring. The weather is getting warmer, green leaves grow on the trees, the dead rise and the Nerf bullets fly. It’s time again for Humans vs. Zombies at West Texas A&M University, a game where students battle with blasters against their undead classmates from April 7 through April 10. Organized by the RHA, the…

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Lost painting discovered at the PPHM

A little known fact is that about five percent of the art work at the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum has very little known it.  One of these paintings was a piece that was donated to the PPHM in 1966 by the widow of Dewitt M. Lockman.  Lockman was a rather famous portrait painter in at…

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Designated midterm week is needed

We’ve passed the halfway mark and are headed towards the final stretch of the semester. This means cramming, all-nighters, caffeine binges – in a simple word, stress. But many students are still stuck on the midterm mountain, awaiting test grades, feedback on papers or simply an upgraded average for the semester. Though many students expect…

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More than a tiara, and more than a dress

Wearing beautiful dresses, wearing a sparkling tiara and being one of “those girls” is something that many young girls dream about and wish for. For some, this is merely a dream, something she can only wish for. For others, this becomes a reality. Some girls grow up to be queens, but not of a country…

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WT students react to dorm changes

When students living in Cross and Jones hall first found out that both dorms were being reserved for incoming Freshmen enrolled in the university’s Living Learning Community program, reactions varied from indifference to outrage. Vice President of Student Affairs Donna Eddleman, Assistant Director of Residence Life David Wilson and Area Coordinator Lindsey Eggleston held a…

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Young writers get their work published

“I of the sun” is a story about a young author who takes a journey to Southeast Asia. Richard Arthur was 22 years old when he traveled to Asia, and wrote a book featuring his experiences there, while reminding readers about freedom. Arthur got his book published by Matador in 2013 and it is available…

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Why WT’s runoff election is important

On April 1 and April 2, the West Texas A&M student body will go to vote for the president of their choice. The candidates, senior Biology major Edward Akiyemi and senior Engineering major Benton Allen, have to wait and see just who the student populace decides upon. Whomever the student populace of WTAMU approves, they…

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Online graduate programs at WTAMU

West Texas A&M University offers 46 masters degree programs, eight of which are fully online. The online programs available are in the fields of Business, Nursing and Education, respectively. Students at WTAMU may go through online programs to obtain a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree or a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree…

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Slaughter’s Sports Talk

Johnny Manziel takes an unorthodox approach to presenting his game. Manziel, also known as Johnny Football, seems to have a unique ability in taking the world by storm. He shocked the world, by shredding defenses during his Heisman winning campaign in 2012. Time and time again he left football fans wondering how he continued to…

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