Buffs to face Indianapolis

On Nov. 17, after securing a victory against archrival Midwestern State, the West Texas A&M football team gathered in Room 101 at the Agricultural and Natural Sciences Building to await their playoff fate. The Buffaloes will pay a visit to Indianapolis, Indiana to do battle with the University of Indianapolis Greyhounds. Despite the technical difficulties,…

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Buffs defeat MSU

The No.25 WTAMU Buffalo football team closed out their regular season by traveling to Wichita Falls to play the No. 24 Midwestern State Mustangs as part of the inaugural year of the Highway 287 Challenge Cup. WT snapped a two-game losing streak against MSU and earned their first win at Memorial Stadium since Oct. 6,…

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Lady Buffs win

The No. 6-ranked WTAMU volleyball team finished the regular season with Lone Star Conference victories over the Pioneers of Texas Woman’s on Nov. 15 and the Lions of Texas A&M-Commerce on Nov. 16.  The Lady Buffs end the 2013 season with a perfect 16-0 record in LSC play and a current winning streak of 22…

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Keltin Wiens’s Korner

Football is, no doubt, the most popular sport in America. I love writing about it. That’s why I do it a lot. There is nothing like the crisp fall air settling in over a nighttime football game that you’re enjoying with all those close to you. There are so many story lines in a football…

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Military Appreciation Week at WTAMU

West Texas A&M University was named as one of the top military-friendly universities by Military Advanced Education (KMI Media Group) and G.I. Jobs magazine. WTAMU is an institution that provides many opportunities for prospective military students that includes scholarships, waivers and exemptions for dependents, tuition assistance, transferability of credits and online degree offerings. WT counts on different resources to support veterans and one…

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Details on Dr. Robin Capt plane crash

WTAMU professor Dr. Robin Capt died in a plane crash on Nov. 11 along with her husband William Michael Capt, 48, and son William Michael Capt II, 19. Flight records show that Capt and her family departed from Tradewind airport in Amarillo and flew to Lubbock. After departing from Lubbock, they flew toward the Dallas…

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Energy firm buys Longhorn Wind Project

EDF Renewable Energy, a French energy firm, announced on Nov. 4  that EDF will buy the Longhorn Wind Project from Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. Longhorn Wind Project is located 60 miles northeast of Lubbock, Texas, and encompasses approximately 14,000 acres in Floyd and Briscoe Counties. The Texas Senate Bill 20 (2005) established Competitive Renewable…

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Dr. Jeff Doty gives Shakespeare lecture

On Nov. 14, Dr. Jeffrey Doty gave a lecture in part of the Remnant Trust Lecture series, titled “Improbable Shakespeare Or, How a Playwright (of all things) Became our Greatest Writer,” at Legacy Hall. “I think it’s great to have original documents, to see how original people read it,”  Doty, Assistant Professor in the English,…

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Fraternities, sororities not stereotypical

As you watch a movie about a college campus, you often come across a fraternity or sorority, and more times than not these students are seen as a rowdy bunch of partiers. Although people realize the difference between the exaggerated big screen and real life, this stereotype still lives on. “What causes the stereotype is…

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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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