Food pantries on campuses help alleviate hunger

College is expensive. Each year the cost of living plus tuition plus school supplies is steadily increasing. This means that the number of college students going hungry is steadily increasing too. Though the exact number of hungry students is hard to gauge, according to Hunger in America 2014, 31% of students report having to choose…

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LSC basketball preseason polls, awards released

The Lone Star Conference’s preseason polls and awards for basketball were announced on Oct. 29, and the season began for both the Lady Buffs and Buffs teams Nov. 14.   The preseason polls done by the LSC, according to www.lonestarconference.org, reflect the opinions of LSC head coaches and sports information directors, plus various media representatives…

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Plus INT Episode #40 Show Notes

Want to listen to this episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on November 11, 2014. This episode is 57.3 MB. This episode is 1 hour and 2 minutes long. This episode uses the songs The Journalist (live) and Yellow Dust by Rolemusic. These tracks were found on Free Music Archive and are used under a…

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40 – The End of an Era

Plus INT Episode 40 Artwork.

Plus INT Episode 40 Artwork.

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SPOILERS for Naruto, Big Hero 6 and Doctor Who

Naruto is over and Gabe and Preston have a LOT to say about that. They also chat about the Majora’s Mask remake, the new Call of Duty, Big Hero 6 and tons of other geeky news. Give it a listen!

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Speaking in class should not be for participation

Public speaking is one of the top known fears, contributing to anxiety among students at the university level. Some students have had no prior experience speaking publicly which can cause students to become distressed. This leads to thoughts that are not well organized and leaves a student wishing they had said what they were really…

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WT Theatre program performs ‘Charlie Brown’

West Texas A&M University Theater Department performs “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” the musical, an adaptation of Charles M. Schulz’s comic strip series, “Peanuts.”   Directed by Andrew Barratt Lewis, the show contains the classic “Peanuts” characters including Charlie Brown, Linus, Sally, Schroeder, Lucy and Snoopy.   “I feel like setting the ‘Peanuts’ characters…

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WRCA hosts annual rodeo

The Working Ranch Cowboys Association held their 19th World Championship Ranch Rodeo Nov. 6-9. It was a massive event, with spectators from all over the country in attendance. Ranch companies from several states competed in the event.   The rodeo wasn’t the only part of this spectacle. All four days were an all-day event, with…

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Health concerns arise following Ebola outbreak

The world is currently facing the biggest Ebola outbreak in history. Ebola is affecting many countries, more so in West Africa. Approximately half of those who have been exposed to Ebola have died.   “The Safety and health of our campus community is of the highest priority,” Dr. J. Patrick O’Brien, president of West Texas…

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More non-traditional students attending college

Non-traditional students of all ages are finding their way to colleges across the country more and more each semester, with West Texas A&M University seeing a growing and diverse community in reagards to age.   The National Center for Education Statistics reported that out of 21 million college students in 2012, eight million were 25…

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Senior students plan for fall semester graduation

It’s fueled by caffeine, all-nighters, tears, patience and frustration. Quitting is not an option to those who are truly dedicated. It’s this dedication and passion that keeps the drive going. It’s the one thing that has been the goal instilled since kindergardten, college graduation.   There’s a slight preview to the way college graduation will…

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