Buffs Basketball tumble down stretch

Stumbling down the stretch proved fatal to the West Texas A&M Buffalo men’s basketball team as the #3 ranked Texans of Tarleton State outlasted the Buffs at the Wisdom Gym in Stephenville 81-68, on Feb. 15 while the same ailments helped the Lions of Texas A&M-Commerce steal a 84-83 victory from the Buffs on Feb…

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Slaughter’s Sports Talk

For what has been called the underwear Olympics, the NFL Combine has grown from year to year. The current top eligible draft prospects participate in an array of drills to gauge their NFL potential. The NFL invites 335 college football players each year. West Texas A&M has two participants, quarterback Dustin Vaughan and defensive end…

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Yellow City Mini Con draws in a crowd

On Feb.22, there was a mini comic convention put on by YC3 (Yellow City Comicbook Convention). This con was held at The Table’s Edge Gaming and Comic store. The comic con lasted from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Yellow City Mini Comic Con helped raise money through donations for the Children’s Miracle Network. “It’s…

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WTAMU proposes tuition and fee increase

West Texas A&M University is proposing tuition and fee increases that could go into effect next fall with approval from the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. The public hearings for the tuition and fee increases were held on Feb. 18 at the Jack B. Kelley student center on the WT campus and Feb…

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28 – No Episode This Week

Due to the unfortunate disappearance of a flash drive, there will be no episode of Plus INT this week. However, you can always the links below for WT news, and tune in next week! Subscribe and Rate on iTunes! E-Mail: theprairiewt@gmail.com Facebook: theprairiewt Twitter: @The_Prairie or #PlusINT Tumblr: theprairiewt Podcast: Play in new window | Download…

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WT progresses in the technology world

In this digital age, it can be hard to keep up with the latest technology and trends. We’ve progressed from the blog site Myspace to Twitter, keeping our communication at 140 characters or less. We’ve moved from newspapers to multiple online news outlets. We’ve now got a whole world of information at our fingertips with…

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WTAMU students work graveyard shifts

Is working from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m., also known as the night shift or the Graveyard shift, worth working? Currently working Walmart’s night shift is Ramiro Juan Navarro, junior Computer Information Systems Major. “[It’s been] almost 3 months working this shift and there are those days that I’m just too tired,” Navarro said. “I…

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The Prairie talks to Smile Empty Soul

From Feb. 14 through Feb. 16, the Ink Life Tour took place at the Amarillo Civic Center’s North Hall. Along with many renowned tattoo artists from around the country, the Ink Life Tour was highlighted by music acts, such as Wayne Static – formerly of Static-X, Guttermouth, Authority Zero and Pop Evil. Included is the…

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