Raising awareness about designer drugs

When the words “Bath salts”, “Skunk”, “Spice”, or “Molly” are spoken, they seem like every day words but they’re actually names of the street drugs that are being referred to as synthetic drugs. For instance, when someone says “bath salts” one might think of the salt that goes into the bathtub, but that’s not what…

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Remembering Dr. Capt

“I’m still in shock and feel like crying,” Caley Compton, junior Education major, said. “She was the kind of teacher that reminded you to live life to the fullest. I’ve had her for two semesters. She’s by far my favorite professor at WT.” Dr. Robin Capt, Assistant Professor in the Education Department, died Nov. 11…

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Lady Buffs clinch title

The No. 6 WTAMU volleyball team extended their current winning streak to 19 games over the weekend with two Lone Star Conference sweeps at home over the No. 17-ranked Rambelles of Angelo State on Nov. 8 and the TexAnns of Tarleton State on Nov. 9.  The Lady Buffs also clinched the program’s 18th LSC title…

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Economist Dr. Powell to speak at WTAMU

Sweatshops and Third World Workers: Are the Wages Worth the Sweat?  will be the topic of a WT Distinguished Lecture presentation featuring Dr.  Benjamin Powell  on Nov. 12, in Classroom Center 331. The lecture is set for 12:20 p.m. and is presented by the Distinguished Lecture Series, Economic Club and Happy State Bank. “After a…

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One Sessions hosts local band Deep Diver

The WTAMU One Sessions will be filming in high defintion a live musical production at the Fine Arts Complex’s AT&T HD Studio on Nov. 14 at 7pm. The performance will be done by a local Amarillo group called Deep Diver. Three brothers, Steven, Matt, and Josh Dolezal formed Deep Diver during the summer of 2010…

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Lady Buffs off to a hot start

The Lady Buffs’ basketball squad enjoyed a successful trip to the Lady Lions Classic in Fort Smith, Ark., as they defeated the RiverHawks of Northeastern State on Nov. 8 and the Lady Bears of Arkansas-Fort Smith on Nov. 9. Mark Kellogg, first-year head coach at WTAMU, enjoyed a 64-55 victory versus NSU in his first…

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Using technology in higher education

There are certain items essential to a college student’s success. Most of these items can be on the pricey side – textbooks, meal plans and normal supplies. One thing that rarely leaves a college kid’s side is a smart phone, tablet or laptop. These technological devices are often what students depend on to get their…

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New Media simulates election scandals

Dr. Sarah Vartabedian’s New Media class has, over the course of the semester, been working on a project utilizing social media. The class, split into seven groups, has been tasked with creating fictional candidates for the WTAMU Student Body President to be voted on in a mock election on Nov. 25. “It’s my first time…

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WT Seniors shine

The No. 21 WTAMU Buffalo football team hosted the West Georgia Wolves on Nov. 9 for Senior Night from Kimbrough Memorial Stadium. WT bounced back after a disappointing loss to Eastern New Mexico last week with a 63-23 rout of UWG. The Buffs accumulated 167 yards on the ground and another 379 through the air…

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