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Question of the Week: What was YOUR Best April Fool’s Prank?

Question of the Week: What was YOUR Best April Fool’s Prank?

[ 0 ] March 26, 2009 |

Latoya Austin Sophomore, Print Media My ex-boyfriend told me that he got a girl pregnant. He waited to tell me he was joking after I gave him my reaction and reply! Tavia Sims Freshman, Pre-Med I had a clumsy friend in middle school. We called her mom and told her that she got hurt real […]

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Web sites lack active participation

Web sites lack active participation

[ 0 ] March 26, 2009 |

Paul Timmens Reporter A new software package is being used to help navigate students to campus organizations online.  The intention of the new software is to provide students with a co-curricular transcript to accompany their academic transcript, as well as provide a communication tool for organizations. The Director of the Jack B. Kelly student center, […]

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Literary event showcases Panhandle writers

Literary event showcases Panhandle writers

[ 0 ] March 26, 2009 |

Katharine Boynton Staff writer Three local authors will be showcased at this year’s Western Writers Literary Event. A. G. Mojtabai, David Horsley and Donald Williams are authors living in the Panhandle area. The event consists of a forum on the writing and publishing from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 2 in the Cornette Library. The […]

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WTAMU claims South Region Championship

WTAMU claims South Region Championship

[ 0 ] March 26, 2009 |

Lady Buff basketball has continued on its winning streak without missing a beat, despite the loss of its leading scorer, Emily Brister. “Find a way” has proven to be the most appropriate team motto. In Brister’s absence, Jamie Dreiling, senior forward, has averaged 20 points a game and Courtney Lee, senior guard, has added 15 […]

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Buff Leader: NAACP President, Lauren Johnson

Buff Leader: NAACP President, Lauren Johnson

[ 0 ] March 12, 2009 |

Meredith Keller Multimedia Editor Buff Leader Presents: NAACP President, Lauren Johnson from The Prairie on Vimeo.

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Vela tallies 566 votes to win vice presidency

Vela tallies 566 votes to win vice presidency

[ 0 ] March 12, 2009 |

Ashley Miller Assistant Editor Timothy Vela, senior speech communications major, was voted in as the new student body vice president with 566 of the total 984 votes made for vice president. Vela, from Dalhart, is involved in the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, Circle K International, BuffGreen, Student Senate and the new Gay/Straight Alliance that will […]

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WT rodeo comes to Outfit Arena

WT rodeo comes to Outfit Arena

[ 0 ] March 12, 2009 |

Paul Timmens Reporter The cowboys and cowgirls of WTAMU are gearing up to host their first rodeo this spring.  The rodeo will take place in Canyon at the Outfit Arena starting March 12 at 7 p.m. The WT men’s and women’s rodeo teams will be competing against ten other teams in the Southwest Region.  The […]

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Movie Review: “Watchmen” evolves from paper to screen faithfully

Movie Review: “Watchmen” evolves from paper to screen faithfully

[ 0 ] March 12, 2009 |

Frank Rodasky Reporter Any time Hollywood adapts a popular novel or comic book for the big screen, there seems to be equal amounts of excitement and trepidation. The excitement comes with a visual realization of many elements that rely, at least to some degree, on the reader’s imagination. The trepidation comes with the fear that […]

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Bound for Africa: Students leave ready to make positive impact

Bound for Africa: Students leave ready to make positive impact

[ 0 ] March 12, 2009 |

Dino Griego Reporter Web Editor’s Note: This is a personal commentary piece. As you are reading this article, I will be in Lundazi, Africa, experiencing a life that I’ve only read about in books. My first impressions when evaluating pre-conceived notions of Africa were dismal—at best. I expect sad people, grim news and a loss […]

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WT rides to regional championship

WT rides to regional championship

[ 0 ] March 12, 2009 |

The WTAMU Equestrian team won Reserve Championship honors at its last regular season competition at Texas Tech University on March 7. WT claimed the region based on points accumulated throughout the regular season. On the Western side of competition, the team accumulated 225 points edging them ahead of Texas Tech with 200 points. This score […]

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