Octuplet mom fills loneliness with babies

Andrea Findley Prairie Editor As an avid TV watcher, I, like many others, watched the first interview with new octuplet mom Nadya Suleman gave to the press. In disbelief I sat there and tried to understand what kind of awfully lonely childhood she must have had to assume it was okay to fill her loneliness…

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Political correctness causes stir in class

Dino Griego Reporter So, last Monday I walk into speech 1305 with the mentality of an ogre. I am not prepared for the subject, and I had skipped the previous class (not conducive to success I know). However, this subject is one of the few I enjoy, so, grudgingly I wake up at 12:58 for…

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From the Sidelines

Tammy Luksich Sports Editor Since when is winning not good enough? Since when does breaking in to someone’s apartment and stealing their property acceptable? Doesn’t being a student-athlete mean leading by example on and off the field? Last November eight WTAMU football players are believed to have taken part in an off campus break-in. A…

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Enough about me, let’s talk about me: Author shares insights from book, “Generation Me”

By Michelle Pardo Staff writer Me, me, me it’s all about me. Dr. Jean Twenge author of the best selling book “Generation Me” offered the community, WTAMU faculty and its students an inside look into the world’s latest and “most narcissistic” generation. “Generation Me” consists of people born since the 1970s, ages 7 through 37…

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PACE program catalysts certification

By Cassie Pompa Staff writer In 1992, WTAMU introduced the Panhandle Alternative Certification for Educators Program as an educator preparation program. Today, the PACE Program has about 80 to 100 candidates each year. The PACE Program is an alternative certification program for people who have already earned a bachelor’s degree and would like to fulfill…

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Lady Buffs edge Javelinas, 64-61

By Jarick Howard Staff writer The Lady Buffs basketball team defeated Texas A&M Kingsville, 64-61, Saturday night at the Steinke Center in Kingsville. The Lady Buffs came into the game ranked #2 in the South Central Region while the Javelinas were ranked #3. The game came down to the wire, but WTAMU got the win…

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Service without a smile

By Paul Timmens Staff reporter I had two unpleasant experiences at the same fast food restaurant this week. I guess the reason the incident bugs me so much is that I’ve been on both sides of the counter. I have cooked and cleaned. I served in the military and learned the skill of hard labor…

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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 WT football players being the top story on local news. Hooves down to the coverage not being a winning score,…

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