Motto inspires French forward Fabrice Tafo

By Paul Timmens Staff writer From the stands, #42 appears to be right at home with his teammates and on the court. However, this shy forward is far from the place he calls home. Born in Cameroon, and raised in Paris, France, Tafo has travelled since he was fifteen, visiting Africa, his birthplace, and eventually…

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Buff men come up short in Kingsville

By Jarick Howard Staff writer The WTAMU men’s basketball team fell short to Texas A&M-Kingsville, 68-60, Saturday night in Kingsville. The loss drops WT to 13-7 overall (3-2 LSC), and TAMU-K improves to 15-4 overall (4-1 LSC). The Javelinas are now tied with Angelo State and Midwestern State for first place in the LSC South,…

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SIFE members travel to Ecuador to help children

Dino Griego Reporter Ecuador, known for its tourist hotspots and vacation cruises, is home to some of the most diverse activities across the world. Ecuador invites people to join in their festivities through an assortment of unique ways.For example, the climate is continuously tropical. The food is constantly delicious.The people are customarily welcoming. Despite this…

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3 Doors Down on Feb. 11

By Patrick Nunley Prairie reporter The multi-platinum recording artists 3 Doors Down will be performing at the Amarillo Civic Center Feb. 11. The band is touring to promote its fourth album, a self-titled CD due in stores May 27. The band has enjoyed fan and critical appreciation since its first album, “The Better Life,” was…

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Promises of hope

Patrick Nunley Staff writer A group of students and staff gathered in the lobby of the radio station to watch the inauguration. As President-elect Obama placed his hand on the same Bible Abraham Lincoln was sworn in with, the feeling in the lobby was unified and tangible – hope. “I’m just so tired of Bush,”…

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Web video campaign mimics Mac

Andrew Brown Staff Writer The University’s new web video campaign, has capitalized on the fame of recent Mac/PC commercials, using humorous characters to examine WT’s core values. The web videos, which debuted on the WT homepage last fall, use characters portraying WT and a fictional “Plain College” to address issues including academics, tradition and community…

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Super Bowl XLIII: Arizona vs. Pittsburg

Franky Rodasky Prairie reporter “Cardinals barely qualify for playoffs but end up winning it all.” This is not my prediction for Super Bowl XLIII. It’s actually a nutshell description of baseball’s St. Louis Cardinals, who won just over half their regular season games and ended up whipping the heavily favored Detroit Tigers in the World…

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