Economist Dr. Powell to speak at WTAMU

Sweatshops and Third World Workers: Are the Wages Worth the Sweat?  will be the topic of a WT Distinguished Lecture presentation featuring Dr.  Benjamin Powell  on Nov. 12, in Classroom Center 331. The lecture is set for 12:20 p.m. and is presented by the Distinguished Lecture Series, Economic Club and Happy State Bank. “After a…

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One Sessions hosts local band Deep Diver

The WTAMU One Sessions will be filming in high defintion a live musical production at the Fine Arts Complex’s AT&T HD Studio on Nov. 14 at 7pm. The performance will be done by a local Amarillo group called Deep Diver. Three brothers, Steven, Matt, and Josh Dolezal formed Deep Diver during the summer of 2010…

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Lady Buffs off to a hot start

The Lady Buffs’ basketball squad enjoyed a successful trip to the Lady Lions Classic in Fort Smith, Ark., as they defeated the RiverHawks of Northeastern State on Nov. 8 and the Lady Bears of Arkansas-Fort Smith on Nov. 9. Mark Kellogg, first-year head coach at WTAMU, enjoyed a 64-55 victory versus NSU in his first…

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Using technology in higher education

There are certain items essential to a college student’s success. Most of these items can be on the pricey side – textbooks, meal plans and normal supplies. One thing that rarely leaves a college kid’s side is a smart phone, tablet or laptop. These technological devices are often what students depend on to get their…

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New Media simulates election scandals

Dr. Sarah Vartabedian’s New Media class has, over the course of the semester, been working on a project utilizing social media. The class, split into seven groups, has been tasked with creating fictional candidates for the WTAMU Student Body President to be voted on in a mock election on Nov. 25. “It’s my first time…

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WT Seniors shine

The No. 21 WTAMU Buffalo football team hosted the West Georgia Wolves on Nov. 9 for Senior Night from Kimbrough Memorial Stadium. WT bounced back after a disappointing loss to Eastern New Mexico last week with a 63-23 rout of UWG. The Buffs accumulated 167 yards on the ground and another 379 through the air…

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WT Campus takes part in “Before I Die”

This is somewhat of a morbid topic, as  death is  real and inevitable in all of our lives.  It is easy to focus on daily activities and lose sight of the bigger picture living life to the fullest.  Everyone has aspirations and things that they want to experience before their time on this Earth is…

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The Eternal Flame enters magazine era

The Eternal Flame is transforming its format from being the university’s annual black-and-white photo book into something much more suited for today’s audiences: a colored bi-annual magazine. “I was inspired to change the format when I attended the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association conference last year and saw that very few universities around the state were…

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Buff News Brief

The engineering and computer science building located on the south end of campus is a newly-renovated state-of-the-art building that has been open to students since the spring of 2012. The project cost was estimated at $8 million to abate and renovate. The two-story building has a lecture hall, smart classrooms, computer labs, and faculty offices…

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