WT participates in Global News Relay

“I know they will be proud to say they participated in this global event that only three universities in the entire United States were a part of,” George Lozano, senior Advertising and Public Relations major with a minor in Marketing, said. Recently, WTAMU’s Mass Communication department collaborated with other countries around the world by producing…

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Students look forward to Shack-A-Thon

For the sixth year in a row, the West Texas A&M University campus will be covered with small cardboard dwellings as students participate in Shack-A-Thon 6.0. At Shack-A-Thon, students are invited to experience poverty by building and spending 24 hours in a cardboard shack. While the event does open a door for students to see…

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Movie Review: Divergent, by Neil Burger

Director Neil Burger brings to life the best-selling teenage sci-fi drama of Veronica Roth. Divergent opened in theaters March 21, and beat other movies like Muppets Most Wanted in ticket sales. According to LA Times, in one day Divergent sold 22.8 million tickets. [Shailene Woodley] leaves her comfort of drama roles and took on the…

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An uphill struggle to change a last name

At 20 years old, Josh Clift-Jinkens has grasped the American dream. He works full time. He goes to school full time at West Texas A&M University, and is also a married homeowner. The American dream, however, is complicated for those who defy social norms. In settling down after his marriage and honeymoon trip to Seattle,…

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Plus INT #31 Show Notes

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on March 25, 2013. This episode is 29.1 MB. This episode is 1 hour and 3 minutes long. This episode uses the song Chip for Breakfast by Micro Invasion. This track was found on Free Music Archive and is used under a Creative…

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31 – Best Friends

For a detailed list of show notes on this episode, including a list of links, click here! The gang’s all here in this week’s episode of Plus INT! We talk about the Varsity Theater closing, the latest news on net neutrality, and more! SPOILERS for Catherine! Subscribe and Rate on iTunes! Stream on Stitcher! E-Mail:…

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A note from the Student Body President

Buffs, West Texas A&M University has evaluated our advising services department and has suggested there be an increase in the Advising Fee: $15/student per fall and spring semester and a $7.50 increase for the summer sessions.  Advising Services is committed to providing academic advising to all new and continuing undergraduate students at West Texas A&M…

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Canyon’s Varsity Theatre to close soon

“It makes me really sad,” Mattie McAlavy, a senior English major, said. “I’m quite fond of The Varsity – it has a certain charm that you just don’t get at bigger, chain theaters. Admittedly, I don’t have the opportunity to go as often as I would’ve liked but every time I did I thoroughly enjoyed…

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Students don’t take advantage of WT

There are a number of advantages that come with living in a college town, whether or not one actually attends classes. However, some of these perks are not taken advantage of like they should be. One of these is the opportunity to attend events where notable speakers are brought in by the university. Over the…

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WT’s Professional Student Designers club

On March 16, twenty posters created by students of the Professional Student Designers club were hung on the walls of the Cornette Library in a showcase of graphic design and literature coming together. The show is called “Quotations” and the posters were inspired by quotes from the designers’ favorite novels or poems. The subjects of…

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