Worth It

By Brooklyn Cmerek Staff writer The U. S. is roughing its way through hard times. Prices are going up, jobs are being lost and our everyday lives are changing. Another problem, one close to all of our hearts, is the issue of another possible tuition increase. The President’s Blog is a set up to help…

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Changes challenge atmosphere of speech team

Dino Griego Reporter Change is a necessary part of life; it’s constantly evolving, always occurring and never truly convenient. WTAMU is constantly transforming, in particular, the speech team. Each year people from across the state are recruited to join the WT forensics team. The downside is that each year seniors come and go to be…

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Uniting educators: Clinics, concerts at TMEA

By Lisa Islas Staff writer Over 4,000 band, orchestra, and music educators as well as music students flocked to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center for the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) for its annual clinic and convention in San Antonio Feb. 11-14. The 2009 TMEA Clinic/Convention featured workshops for band, orchestra, vocal, elementary and…

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Question of the Week: What are you doing for Valentines?

Web Editor’s Note: Be sure to vote in our Valentine’s Poll! Michael L’Esperance Freshman, Business It’s my girlfriend’s & my first Valentine’s Day, so I’m taking her out for dinner. Morgan Reagan Freshman, Psychology I’m going home to see my boyfriend. We’ll eat dinner at the plaza & then probably go watch a movie. Tara…

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Documentary filmmakers pack for Zambia

Brooklyn Cmerek Staff writer Three WTAMU broadcasting students are working on a project to help advertise the Readership WT program. A select few freshmen were chosen as ambassadors to travel to Zambia, Africa. First year freshmen students are encouraged to write an essay over the chosen Readership WT book, and if their essay is exceptional,…

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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 Shepard Fairey standing up for his rights as an artist to be creative after the Associated Press tried to sue…

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Wright pitches the Lady Buffs to 3-0 start

Patrick Nunley Staff reporter The Lady Buffs softball team is off to a 3-0 start to the season following a sweep of UT-Permian Basin. WTAMU junior pitcher Lindsey Wright was named Lone Star Conference South Division Pitcher of the Week, after pitching a complete game no-hitter in the season opener and a perfect game to…

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