UPD offers police services to students and faculty

Moving away from home to attend college is an experience that can sometimes be nerve-wracking, not only for students, but for parents as well. Parents often have questions and concerns in regards to the safety of their children, even when their children are moving away to attend a smaller university like WT. According to University…

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Enrollment spike at WT leads to parking problems

Many embrace the first day of school head on. Seniors know their way around campus and fall into the swing of things almost immediately, while many freshman students are still giddy about the new start at the university level. This academic year enrollment at West Texas A&M University has been higher than ever with approximately…

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Meet the Lady Buffs Volleyball 2014 team leaders

The 2014 Lady Buffs Volleyball team is led by senior Lauren Bevan, junior Lexi Davis, senior Kameryn Hayes and junior Jessica Johnson. The team is supported by their biggest fan, a young woman known to the team as “H-Baby.” “She’s always been around,” Hayes said. “She stands with us on the bench at home games.”…

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New Starbucks coming soon

Starbucks Coffee Company is coming to the Jack B. Kelley Student Center. The Java City Coffee is no longer open and is covered in order for construction to occur safely. Coffee lovers on campus have demonstrated tremendous excitement and concerns about the opening of Starbucks. “I think this was a great idea, and I have…

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University faculty hires new student affairs VP

West Texas A&M administration has hired a new student affairs  Vice President to over see the Code of students, Emergency notifications, Student Honors, Notary and Student judicial affairs and student fee committee. This department allows student’s to be empowered to become an informed, responsible, creative and articulate decision maker. The Prairie: “Can you tell me…

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WT sets new school record with dorm capacity

The number of WT students living on campus is the highest it has ever been. WT reports the number of students living on campus is just below 2,400. “We are completely full. The rooms that are left are the sorority rooms which are filled, at this time we are happily operating at full capacity,” Bethany…

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Mikey Williams confident in Buffs Soccer team

Mikey Williams, senior from Plymouth, England, is the captain of the men’s soccer team. He began playing soccer at the age of four and has since been encouraged by his parents. To any young aspiring athlete, Williams would say, “Train hard. Always listen to advice from either your parents or your coaches. Constantly work at…

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WT graduate follows music aspirations

“The band had been on the radio station and I would help out,” said Izaak Chavez, a graduate of WT, “I had made a joke that if they needed another guitarist to let me know.” Shortly afterwards, the band Abolishment of Flesh invited Chavez to try out. “I was learning songs, juggling classes, working at…

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Intramurals begin at WTAMU

Rec Sports has partnered with IMLeagues, a website that acts as a one-stop place for individuals to learn new information regarding WTAMU’s intramural sports. Information about leagues, scheduling, playoff brackets and more will be accessible through IMLeagues.com. Players and teams can sign up for intramurals via IMLeagues.com. Interested individuals who do not yet have a…

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