New Amarillo logo needs to link roots

In picking up the Amarillo Globe-News or hearing from the numerous media outlets in the Amarillo area, there has been controversy surrounding the new Amarillo logo. What can be so wrong with an image of warm, reaching rays of the sun peeking out behind a blue cloud to celebrate the city charter’s 100-year anniversary? The…

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WT’s Into The Woods

Into the Woods is a musical that intertwines many fairy tales.  Those tales are that of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and a tale about a baker and his wife.  The first act contains the stories that everyone knows – those Grimm brothers’ fairy tales with a little twist.  The audience…

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Buffs to face Indianapolis

On Nov. 17, after securing a victory against archrival Midwestern State, the West Texas A&M football team gathered in Room 101 at the Agricultural and Natural Sciences Building to await their playoff fate. The Buffaloes will pay a visit to Indianapolis, Indiana to do battle with the University of Indianapolis Greyhounds. Despite the technical difficulties,…

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Buffs defeat MSU

The No.25 WTAMU Buffalo football team closed out their regular season by traveling to Wichita Falls to play the No. 24 Midwestern State Mustangs as part of the inaugural year of the Highway 287 Challenge Cup. WT snapped a two-game losing streak against MSU and earned their first win at Memorial Stadium since Oct. 6,…

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Lady Buffs win

The No. 6-ranked WTAMU volleyball team finished the regular season with Lone Star Conference victories over the Pioneers of Texas Woman’s on Nov. 15 and the Lions of Texas A&M-Commerce on Nov. 16.  The Lady Buffs end the 2013 season with a perfect 16-0 record in LSC play and a current winning streak of 22…

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Keltin Wiens’s Korner

Football is, no doubt, the most popular sport in America. I love writing about it. That’s why I do it a lot. There is nothing like the crisp fall air settling in over a nighttime football game that you’re enjoying with all those close to you. There are so many story lines in a football…

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Military Appreciation Week at WTAMU

West Texas A&M University was named as one of the top military-friendly universities by Military Advanced Education (KMI Media Group) and G.I. Jobs magazine. WTAMU is an institution that provides many opportunities for prospective military students that includes scholarships, waivers and exemptions for dependents, tuition assistance, transferability of credits and online degree offerings. WT counts on different resources to support veterans and one…

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Details on Dr. Robin Capt plane crash

WTAMU professor Dr. Robin Capt died in a plane crash on Nov. 11 along with her husband William Michael Capt, 48, and son William Michael Capt II, 19. Flight records show that Capt and her family departed from Tradewind airport in Amarillo and flew to Lubbock. After departing from Lubbock, they flew toward the Dallas…

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