“Big Give” shares Big Love

On March 2, 2008, Oprah Winfrey debuted her philanthropic reality show “The Big Give.” In every episode, competitors in the television series would travel to different U.S. cities, donate to special organizations, assist in several service projects and empower people in socio-economic needs. Unfortunately the program only lasted one season; however, the concept still thrives,…

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Wild Wild West

A rare and unusual exhibit, of the Red River War, has found its way into the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum (PPHM). A Running Fight: The Red River War in Art, as it’s been labeled, “Is the first of its kind to focus particularly on the art of the Red River War,” said Michael Grower, curator of…

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WTAMU Symphony Orchestra to Bring Life to Classic Film

For the fourth consecutive year, the West Texas A&M University Symphony Orchestra will present a live-cinema performance. This year they will be presenting the 1929 classic, The Iron Mask, featuring Douglas Fairbanks. The WT Symphony Orchestra will be under the direction of Dr. Mark Bartley, assistant professor of music. They will provide live musical accompaniment…

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Here or There: Night of the Living Dead/Zombieland

HERE – NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (DVD, Image Ten) Review by Frank Rodasky “They’re coming to get you, Bar¬bara…” When George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead was released on October 1968, it was another in a long line of “zombie” horror movies, a genre that had been around for more than thirty years…

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Students dive into medical field, Nursing Department provides hands-on approach

For some students, college studies consist of subjects in business, fine arts, education or another field of interest. But for one particular department, most of their studies are spent working with patients at a local hospital or clinic The West Texas A&M University nursing department engages students in six semesters of classes. These classes comprise…

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Seminar blows wind farmers away

It was early Saturday afternoon when people, most of them older men in business casual, began pouring into the Agriculture and Science building. They were there to learn about wind energy. The Alternative Energy Institute, West Texas A&M University’s alternative energy research branch, has been giving Windy Land Owner seminars since 1989. The seminars are…

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