An uphill struggle to change a last name

At 20 years old, Josh Clift-Jinkens has grasped the American dream. He works full time. He goes to school full time at West Texas A&M University, and is also a married homeowner. The American dream, however, is complicated for those who defy social norms. In settling down after his marriage and honeymoon trip to Seattle,…

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Plus INT #31 Show Notes

Want to listen to the episode? Click here! This episode was recorded on March 25, 2013. This episode is 29.1 MB. This episode is 1 hour and 3 minutes long. This episode uses the song Chip for Breakfast by Micro Invasion. This track was found on Free Music Archive and is used under a Creative…

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31 – Best Friends

For a detailed list of show notes on this episode, including a list of links, click here! The gang’s all here in this week’s episode of Plus INT! We talk about the Varsity Theater closing, the latest news on net neutrality, and more! SPOILERS for Catherine! Subscribe and Rate on iTunes! Stream on Stitcher! E-Mail:…

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A note from the Student Body President

Buffs, West Texas A&M University has evaluated our advising services department and has suggested there be an increase in the Advising Fee: $15/student per fall and spring semester and a $7.50 increase for the summer sessions.  Advising Services is committed to providing academic advising to all new and continuing undergraduate students at West Texas A&M…

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Canyon’s Varsity Theatre to close soon

“It makes me really sad,” Mattie McAlavy, a senior English major, said. “I’m quite fond of The Varsity – it has a certain charm that you just don’t get at bigger, chain theaters. Admittedly, I don’t have the opportunity to go as often as I would’ve liked but every time I did I thoroughly enjoyed…

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Students don’t take advantage of WT

There are a number of advantages that come with living in a college town, whether or not one actually attends classes. However, some of these perks are not taken advantage of like they should be. One of these is the opportunity to attend events where notable speakers are brought in by the university. Over the…

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WT’s Professional Student Designers club

On March 16, twenty posters created by students of the Professional Student Designers club were hung on the walls of the Cornette Library in a showcase of graphic design and literature coming together. The show is called “Quotations” and the posters were inspired by quotes from the designers’ favorite novels or poems. The subjects of…

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Buffs Can food pantry opens on WT campus

March 18 was the West Texas A&M food pantry grand opening.  Buffs Can is available for use by any WTAMU student that has need of it.  The pantry will be open twice a week: Tuesdays from 11 to 4 and Fridays 12 to 5.  Putting together this food pantry was the work of CORE and…

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Freshman Readership students return

  Eleven freshman students and one senior peer leader embarked on a journey to Uganda over spring break. The freshman students were given the opportunity to travel abroad upon being the finalists in WT’s Readership essay contest. While in Uganda, the students and two faculty members who traveled with the students worked with Wine to…

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Student president runoff elections

Student elections have been going on at West Texas A&M University and a runoff election will be required to decide who will be the student body president. A runoff election must take place when none of the candidates reach the required majority of the votes. The top two candidates will then take part in a…

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