Ladies defeat Zias

On March 1, the West Texas A&M women’s basketball team defeated Eastern New Mexico University 86-58 in the regular season finale. The Lady Buffs finished the regular season strong with a 24-2 overall record and 15-1 in conference action. The Lady Buffs had all five starters in double figures, as well as having two double-doubles…

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E-Cigs included in non-smoking rule

Electronic cigarettes have drawn the scrutiny of campus officials at West Texas A&M University in recent weeks. On Feb. 18, University President Dr. Patrick O’Brien issued a change to the Supplements System Policy 34.05 and has extended the restriction of use of tobacco on campus to include electronic cigarettes and hookahs. Many institutions and universities…

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Cloned calves progressing naturally

For the world of science, cloning has been one of the many things that has slowly started to become a hurdle that only the brave dare to jump. Ty Lawrence of the WTAMU agricultural department and Dr. Gregg Veneklasen of Randall County are leading the way. “The focus now is growing the cloned animals that…

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PPHM hosts monthly Toddler Tuesdays

The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum started a program called Toddler Tuesdays, an educational program that targets children ages two to five. Toddler Tuesdays are held on the second Tuesday of each month and begin at 10:30 a.m. Toddler Tuesdays, which began this January, are a time where younger children get to explore part of the museum,…

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WTAMU proposes in increase transportation fees

Officials at West Texas A&M University scheduled three hearings this past week to discuss fee and tuition rate changes for undergraduates. Among the fees addressed are the transportation fee consolidations and increases. The proposal will combine the transportation fee, traffic safety fee and parking permits. “The increase will be moderate in relation to what a…

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Plus INT Episode #29 Show Notes

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on February 25, 2013. This episode is 32.3 MB. This is episode 1 hour and 10 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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29 – Praise the Helix

This week Preston returns and the Plus INT crew geeks out about Twitch Plays Pokemon! We also talk about the Netflix-Comcast deal, superhero film casting, and Yellow City Comic-Con. For a detailed list of show notes on this episode, including a list of links, click here! Subscribe and Rate on iTunes! E-Mail: theprairiewt@gmail.com Facebook: theprairiewt…

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School of Music ensembles go on tour

   Two ensembles from the WT School of Music will go on tour, performing at multiple schools for high school students. The WT Chorale will travel to Houston, while the Symphonic band will perform in El Paso. The Chorale is the top collegiate choir at WT and is a large ensemble. The group will leave…

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Eating healthy on a budget and in a dorm

One of the problems of being a broke college student is that you don’t always eat as well as you should.  You end up putting tons of processed foods into your bodies.  I enjoy cooking, but not everyone has the luxury of a kitchen.  So what can you do to be healthy with out having…

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Scarbrough maintains his ties with WT

Kirk Scarbrough, the Director of Internal Communication of Teach for America, conducted the keynote speech and multimedia presentation during the middle of Communication Week on Feb. 18, taking the place of former presidential speechwriter, Jon Favreau. Beforehand, Favreau had messaged the head of the Department of Communication, Dr. Trudy Hanson, citing that he had caught…

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