Letter from the Editor: Study Abroad

At WTAMU, we have many individuals who have traveled across seas due to opportunities given by this University. Some of those major trips are from the Readership program for the freshman class. This year, the trip is featuring Turkey as the destination. A handful of freshmen will be chosen based on their essay submissions to…

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Paris when it sizzles

This past July, Dr. Robert Hansen spent five blissful days at the International Congress of Voice Teachers in the heart of Paris. The Congress is a conference specifically for voice teachers from all over the world. With over 60 countries being represented, 400 educators attended this year. These meetings deal strictly with classical music and…

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Wildcats Explode Past Buffs, 31-10

Tammy Luksich Sports Editor No. 6 Central Washington Wildcats defeated the WTAMU Buffalos, 34-10, in Ellensburg, Wash. The loss drops WT to 0-3 on the season, while CWU improves to 3-0. It was a sad sight Saturday for Buffalo fans as the Wildcats led 31-3 at the half. Coming out of the locker room, the…

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Where have all the Buffalo (Fans) Gone?

Jarick Howard Guest Columnist I know it is frustrating that the football team is 0-3. Frankly, it flat out sucks. Over the past four years, the Buffs have posted records 10-2, 11-1, 12-1 and 11-2. Thanks to Head Coach Don Carthel, the football team has built a strong reputation for being a winning program. This…

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Buffs #1 in the region: Men beat UT-Permian Basin, 7-1

Megan Gerber Prairie reporter The Buffs dominated UT-Permian Basin in their home opener, winning 7-1. Two goals from Manuel Garcia, freshman midfielder, and Ben Everson, junior forward, led the Buffs to the convincing win. Despite the score, Head Coach Butch Lauffer said a win against UT-Permian Basin is never easy. “They are always a tough…

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Lady Buffs Sweep Western Washington Invitational

Tammy Luksich Sports Editor West Texas A&M University Lady Buffs went undefeated in the Western Washington Invitational in Bellingham, Wash. Sept. 11-12. WT defeated Central Washington, Western Oregon, Seattle Pacific and Western Washington to improve their overall record to 11-2. “It was really good to go 4-0 since the following weekend we went 2-2,” Erika…

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In & Out – Tri-State Fair

Beka Rutledge Assistant Editor Week’s Event – Tri-State Fair The Tri-State Fair will begin it’s annual festivities this Friday. Events such as a parade and the PRCA Rodeo will be some of the big events featured. Other entertainment will include concerts by the likes of Mark Wills, Trent Willmon, Jeff Bates, and Heidi Newfield. And…

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Freshmen turn in essays for foreign experience

Dino Griego Staff Reporter The Plans Walking down the streets of Turkey, each student feels a sense of awe, wonder and excitement. As they meet the family they’ll be staying with, another emotion sets in–doubt. How will they accomplish all of their goals? Are they ready both emotionally and physically? Is their capacity to understand…

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Lady Buffs #1 in region: Women undefeated at the pitch

Megan Gerber Sports Reporter The Lady Buff soccer team remained unbeaten this season 5-0-1, after posting a 3-1 win over UT-Permian Basin at the Pitch. Ranked #1 in the region, West Texas A&M Universtiy took command in the first half with goals from Miriam Dominguez, senior forward, and Lindsey McHorse, sophomore midfielder. Sophomore forward Becky…

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Tested by fire, arisen from the ashes

Jonas Leon Rios Prairie Reporter Web Editor’s Note: Click here for more pics of the church! Pastor Harold L. Waldow exclaimed, “Be Not Afraid,” on Feb. 26, 2007, when he stood alongside hundreds of parish members and others who gathered to display continued strength and support to a church that stood no more. Several hours…

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