Buff News Brief

National Hazing Prevention Week began Sept. 23 and ended Sept. 26. Hazing is when a person, or student, is bullied and ridiculed in an embarrassing manner. PULSE and UPD organized events on Sept. 24 that took place in the JBK Commons. Events included games and balloon signings to raise awareness of hazing at WTAMU. “It…

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Brand New $100 Note

The U.S. government will be issuing new one-hundred dollar notes on Oct. 8. The new notes still feature Benjamin Franklin and Independence Hall but now include new security features. Color shifting ink, a 3-D security ribbon, and raised printing will be joining the already existing security thread and poirtrait watermark on the upcoming bills. Previous…

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Buff Entertainment Brief

WT students across campus have been reacting and adapting to the seventh version of Apple’s iOS, released Sept. 18. The update comes with a number of tweaks and polishes to Apple’s previous services, as well as integration of some new features. The update’s arrival was marked by a large spike in WT’s bandwidth usage the…

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Shuttles should aid in game day rides

For most college students, freshman year is their “make or break” year with a particular university. It decides whether they should stay at this new place they call home, start the transfer process to another university, or head home to work until their priorities are all together. While West Texas A&M does a great job…

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Homecoming Preview

Homecoming week is finally here! Stay busy this week with the many homecoming activities leading up to the big game on Saturday. The traditional student activities this week range from Tuesday’s Midnight Weenie Roast to the Pigskin Revue and The Revivalists Concert on Friday. “This week I am really looking forward to seeing everyone at…

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Keltin Wiens’ Korner

I’m just going to tell you right now, this is a Penn State column. And, in no way do I, nor will I ever, approve of the child sex abuse issues that come with the Penn State scandal. Ever. It’s terrible and vile and I wish that it was eradicated. But, it is an issue…

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Medieval Association hosts annual meeting

The 23rd Annual Meeting of the Texas Medieval Association took place in the Legacy Hall from Sept. 27- 28. Medieval Scholars, Graduates and Professors from all over the country participated in hearing speeches from their peers that have taken from weeks to years for their research to be completed. Unlike politicians who give the same…

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Remnant Trust visits WT

The Remnant Trust, a collection of rare and original works, debuts on campus for the fourth consecutive year.  The collection is made available to faculty members, students and members of the community for the duration of the fall semester. Works by Lincoln, Jefferson, Milton and writings from the King James Bible are a few of…

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College of Business students get help

The College of Business will be introducing a new tool to all incoming freshmen and pre-business majors. Go Team, a group of seventeen student mentors, will be ready to advise and direct incoming students. These seventeen mentors have been selected because of their success and involvement in the College of Business. The primary years at…

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23 – Visual Novel Land

In this week’s episode of Plus INT Gabe, Preston and Georgia gab about Steam OS, YouTube Comment Revamps and the passing of Nintendo’s Hiroshi Yamauchi. And then they debate — are visual novels the new hot game genre? How strange can anime merchandising get? Who’s the cuter Avatar animal, Pabu or Momo? Take a listen…

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