Department head stays ahead of the class

Jason Poland Sports Editor Making a difference in student’s lives one class at a time, Dr. Jenifer Kunz is a teacher, author, department head, and above all she is a person of high integrity. Kunz is finishing up her first full year as the sociology department head and in that time she has not rested…

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Behind the Scenes of this issue

THE THEME: Everyone has a story. Many people have a story that’s never been told. Some have a story that has been told, but not many have heard it. As a journalism student, I relish the times I get the privilege to tell a great story. Unlike other issues of The Prairie, my staff took…

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Passion, hard work guide Ghanaian

Jason Poland Sports Editor Alone a vocalist, children’s rights activist or professor can describe an honorable person, Dr. Osei-Hwere, the newest member of the mass communication faculty can claim all three. Osei-Hwere lives in Amarillo with her husband Patrick Osei-Hwere, which one might think is a different world from where she lived most of her…

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Curators collaborate to bring new exhibits to Panhandle

Janessa Corbitt Prairie reporter The process of creating exhibits for the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum starts with an idea and requires a team of people to turn that idea into concrete evidence. Ideas for exhibits come from different sources according to Andrea Porter, communications coordinator for PPHM. “Ideas sometimes come from the theme of the year,”…

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