Buffs Baseball avoids Javelina sweep

The West Texas A&M baseball team saved themselves from being swept as they dropped two of three in a three game road series against Texas A&M Kingsville at Nolan Ryan Field. The Buffs dropped the first game of the series on April 4, 10-3. The series ended with a double header on April 5, where…

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Johnny Reverb plays at the One Sessions

On April 3, Johnny Reverb and his band played at this semester’s One Sessions.  Reverb plays in a variety of genres.  He has begun playing music 1966 and started writing music when he was 12 or 13 years old.  Reverb can play guitar, bass, and piano. “I thought that it was a great awesome opportunity,”…

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Amarillo Museum of Art hosts student art

West Texas A&M University and Amarillo College held their yearly art show on April 4. The art show was hosted by the Amarillo Museum of Art, where more than 100 students and faculty from both AC and WTAMU displayed their work. For students to participate in the show, they are required to submit their artwork…

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Student Employment Services gives back

This week, the students who work on campus are being honored during Student Employee Appreciation Week. This is a nationally organized event, but every university does it in its own way. “I think we have a really good program for Student Employee Appreciation Week, and it’s been in place for a number of years,” Jana…

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WT Theatre closes A Night on Broadway

A Night on Broadway was featured in the new acting studio within the Fine Arts Complex of West Texas A&M University from April 2 to April 5. Two senior musical theatre majors, Chris Ratliff and Josiah Robinson, directed the show. According to Ratliff and Robinson, they had difficulty with the process of creating the performance…

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Akinyemi voted student body president

On April 1 and April 2, voting for the run-off election between Benton Allen and Edward Akinyemi took place. During their first campaign, both candidates didn’t meet the requirements of votes needed due to plurality and had to go through a second campaign. In the runoff election, Edward Akinyemi became the new West Texas A&M…

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The dead rise again Humans vs. Zombies

It’s spring. The weather is getting warmer, green leaves grow on the trees, the dead rise and the Nerf bullets fly. It’s time again for Humans vs. Zombies at West Texas A&M University, a game where students battle with blasters against their undead classmates from April 7 through April 10. Organized by the RHA, the…

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Lost painting discovered at the PPHM

A little known fact is that about five percent of the art work at the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum has very little known it.  One of these paintings was a piece that was donated to the PPHM in 1966 by the widow of Dewitt M. Lockman.  Lockman was a rather famous portrait painter in at…

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Designated midterm week is needed

We’ve passed the halfway mark and are headed towards the final stretch of the semester. This means cramming, all-nighters, caffeine binges – in a simple word, stress. But many students are still stuck on the midterm mountain, awaiting test grades, feedback on papers or simply an upgraded average for the semester. Though many students expect…

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More than a tiara, and more than a dress

Wearing beautiful dresses, wearing a sparkling tiara and being one of “those girls” is something that many young girls dream about and wish for. For some, this is merely a dream, something she can only wish for. For others, this becomes a reality. Some girls grow up to be queens, but not of a country…

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