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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WT students react to dorm changes

When students living in Cross and Jones hall first found out that both dorms were being reserved for incoming Freshmen enrolled in the university’s Living Learning Community program, reactions varied from indifference to outrage. Vice President of Student Affairs Donna Eddleman, Assistant Director of Residence Life David Wilson and Area Coordinator Lindsey Eggleston held a…

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Young writers get their work published

“I of the sun” is a story about a young author who takes a journey to Southeast Asia. Richard Arthur was 22 years old when he traveled to Asia, and wrote a book featuring his experiences there, while reminding readers about freedom. Arthur got his book published by Matador in 2013 and it is available…

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Why WT’s runoff election is important

On April 1 and April 2, the West Texas A&M student body will go to vote for the president of their choice. The candidates, senior Biology major Edward Akiyemi and senior Engineering major Benton Allen, have to wait and see just who the student populace decides upon. Whomever the student populace of WTAMU approves, they…

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Online graduate programs at WTAMU

West Texas A&M University offers 46 masters degree programs, eight of which are fully online. The online programs available are in the fields of Business, Nursing and Education, respectively. Students at WTAMU may go through online programs to obtain a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree or a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree…

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Slaughter’s Sports Talk

Johnny Manziel takes an unorthodox approach to presenting his game. Manziel, also known as Johnny Football, seems to have a unique ability in taking the world by storm. He shocked the world, by shredding defenses during his Heisman winning campaign in 2012. Time and time again he left football fans wondering how he continued to…

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WT participates in Global News Relay

“I know they will be proud to say they participated in this global event that only three universities in the entire United States were a part of,” George Lozano, senior Advertising and Public Relations major with a minor in Marketing, said. Recently, WTAMU’s Mass Communication department collaborated with other countries around the world by producing…

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Students look forward to Shack-A-Thon

For the sixth year in a row, the West Texas A&M University campus will be covered with small cardboard dwellings as students participate in Shack-A-Thon 6.0. At Shack-A-Thon, students are invited to experience poverty by building and spending 24 hours in a cardboard shack. While the event does open a door for students to see…

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Movie Review: Divergent, by Neil Burger

Director Neil Burger brings to life the best-selling teenage sci-fi drama of Veronica Roth. Divergent opened in theaters March 21, and beat other movies like Muppets Most Wanted in ticket sales. According to LA Times, in one day Divergent sold 22.8 million tickets. [Shailene Woodley] leaves her comfort of drama roles and took on the…

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