BSM hosts Welcome Week activities

Beka Rutledge Assisstant Editor Web Editor’s Note: Click here to see more BSM Welcome Week photos. With the school year beginning anew, the Baptist Student Ministry prepared several activities to welcome back previous students as well as transfer and freshman students. “My favorite thing about welcome week is meeting new students and really making them…

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Texas Ivy, a must-stop antique shop

Tammy Luksich Sports editor One woman’s love for antiques has blossomed into a unique stop along Amarillo’s Route 66. The Carroll family has continued to promote the rich heritage of Sixth Street since they became entrepreneurs more than thirty years ago. Their story began on Sixth Street after Willis Carroll and his wife, Mildred, became…

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Cheap eats, cheap licks since 1946

Ashley Miller Assistant editor As a child, Angela Corpening remembers her grandfather taking her down to Route 66 to get the best burger in town. At 28, Corpening is the fifth owner of The Golden Light Cafe and Cantina and has been for the last two and a half years. In June of 2000, she…

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The Nat: music, books, and all that

Meredith Keller Multimedia editor When traveling down Route 66 you will see your fair share of bars and restaurants, but one building that appears different in almost everyway from the rest is The Natatorium Ballroom, or simply The Nat. Upon first glimpse the building’s unique design stands out with a close resemblance of a castle…

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Alley Katz talk a tall tail

Andrea Findley Editor From vinyl records, to 1930s crystal earrings, to an oversized Coors Light sign, Alley Katz antique store can make anyone take a 45-minute flashback into one’s own unique history. Dubbed the Best of Amarillo for antique shops in 2008, “Alley Katz Antiques” holds decades of childhood memories for travelers passing by on…

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Resturant Review: Something for everyone

Eva Harder Reporter If you’re hungry and tired of all the typical eateries, you might head to Amarillo for a few less known about tastes. Even though Hill’s burgers on 24th  in Canyon are one of the better parts of my life, Blue Sky on 4201 W I-40, next to Olive Garden, is even better…

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Horns Up Hooves Down

We here at The Prairie would like to give our take on what’s hot and what’s not. If you find yourself in the Hooves Down category…you might want to reconsider your choices. Horns up for Miss California Carrie Prejean standing her ground about same sex marriage. Hooves down to the media blowing her answer way…

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Earth Day: Campus-Wide Awareness

Amanda Garcia Photographer WT organizations and students joined to celebrate National Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22 and will continue Earth Day activities throughout the rest of the week. “Earth Day is a nationally recognized day during which all members of our society are invited to reflect upon issues which transcend politics or controversy,” Stephanie…

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