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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Buffs Can food pantry opens on WT campus

March 18 was the West Texas A&M food pantry grand opening.  Buffs Can is available for use by any WTAMU student that has need of it.  The pantry will be open twice a week: Tuesdays from 11 to 4 and Fridays 12 to 5.  Putting together this food pantry was the work of CORE and…

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Freshman Readership students return

  Eleven freshman students and one senior peer leader embarked on a journey to Uganda over spring break. The freshman students were given the opportunity to travel abroad upon being the finalists in WT’s Readership essay contest. While in Uganda, the students and two faculty members who traveled with the students worked with Wine to…

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Student president runoff elections

Student elections have been going on at West Texas A&M University and a runoff election will be required to decide who will be the student body president. A runoff election must take place when none of the candidates reach the required majority of the votes. The top two candidates will then take part in a…

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Amarillo Venom rout LEXFA, 109 to 31

The Amarillo Venom made their home debut at the Amarillo Civic Center on March 23. The LEXFA All-Stars of Mexico came to town and took part in the inaugural International Arena Championship game that ended in an Amarillo victory with a final score of 109-31. LEXFA made the game competitive in their initial drive by…

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WT Lady Buffs advance to the Elite Eight

On March 17, West Texas A&M women’s basketball team defeated Colorado Mesa 59-56 in the South Central Regional Final at the First United Bank Center in Canyon. With the win, the Lady Buffs advance to their fifth Elite Eight in program history. The crowd attendance set a season high at 3,365, in what was a…

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The Unholy Trinity Tour visits WTAMU

On March 22, the university played host to The Unholy Trinity Tour, which made its first stop in Canyon. The event was held in the JBK Legacy Hall, where many students and citizens of the surrounding area packed in to hear three preeminent atheist speakers. The tour features Seth Andrews, Matt Dillahunty and AronRa who…

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Slaughter’s Sports Talk

The odds of creating a perfect NCAA College Basketball bracket range in 1 to 9,000,000,000,000,000,000. Yes, you read that correct that is 18 zeros. When Warren Buffet and Quicken Loans set out a billion dollar cash prize for creating a perfect bracket, there wasn’t much to worry about. However, the 9.2 “quintillion” probability didn’t stop…

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Jackie Joyner Kersee to visit

  West Texas A&M University hosted Olympic Gold Medalist Jackie Joyner Kersee on March 24. Brought in by the university’s Distinguished Lecture Series, Jackie Joyner Kersee spoke on campus in the JBK Legacy Hall. This event was free and open for anyone wanting to attend. “I think that having an Olympic Gold Medalist can potentially…

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