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Navy SEAL challenges students
[ 0 ] October 8, 2012 |

Navy SEAL challenges students

Hundreds of WTAMU students, faculty and community members filled the First United Bank Center Thursday, Oct. 4 to hear Navy SEAL and humanitarian Eric Greitens discuss the importance of serving others with courage and compassion. “One of things I always find inspiring is all of the incredible talent, and energy and curiosity that exist in […]

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The Amarillo-Canyon community supports a fallen soldier
[ 1 ] September 30, 2012 |

The Amarillo-Canyon community supports a fallen soldier

Westboro Baptist Church is an institution known for its extremist activities, such as protesting at soldiers’ funerals. The American Defamation League describes WBC as a “homophobic, anti-Semitic hate group.” The transcript for this episode can be found below. Transcript News reports of WBC protesting at the funeral of Amarillo native Genaro Bedoy, a soldier killed […]

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Rudy Giuliani coming to Amarillo
[ 1 ] September 25, 2012 |

Rudy Giuliani coming to Amarillo

Former mayor of New York City, Rudy Giuliani, will be visiting Amarillo on Oct.16 to speak at “An Evening of Leadership and Legacy” event, hosted by the Underwood Law Firm. Giuliani, who was mayor of New York during the 9/11 attacks, will speak about leadership, which is also the title of his new book. According […]

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Hispanic leaders lecture series motivate students
[ 0 ] May 1, 2012 |

Hispanic leaders lecture series motivate students

The Department of English, Philosophy and Modern Languages wrapped up the spring semester with a final guest speaker that ended their semester-long Panhandle Hispanic Culture and Leadership Lecture Series. Three guest speakers – whose Hispanic heritage helped shape who they are as leaders – visited the WTAMU campus to discuss with students the importance of […]

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Former President Bush cycles through Palo Duro Canyon for Warrior 100K
[ 2 ] April 28, 2012 |

Former President Bush cycles through Palo Duro Canyon for Warrior 100K

Get your headphones on and listen up to our latest episode. This one is about Former President Bill Clinton’s speech at WTAMU. The transcript for this episode can be found below.

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Warrior 100K Press Conference with Former President Bush
[ 0 ] April 27, 2012 |

Warrior 100K Press Conference with Former President Bush

Former President George W. Bush cycled through Palo Duro Canyon for the Warrior 100K race for wounded veterans. During the event, he gave a brief press conference and was interviewed by The Prairie. Watch the report here. Web Editor’s Note: To read more about Warrior 100K, click here! To check out the rest of our […]

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100K mountain bike ride honors wounded warriors
[ 1 ] April 27, 2012 |

100K mountain bike ride honors wounded warriors

April 27 marked the second day of the Warrior 100K mountain bike ride dedicated to the U.S. service men and women wounded during combat. “There are 19 of us here and it is just a testament to all of us who have overcome these traumatic instances, overcome these obstacles, these barriers to get here,” Melissa […]

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Former President Bill Clinton Speaks at WT
[ 0 ] April 25, 2012 |

Former President Bill Clinton Speaks at WT

Get your headphones on and listen up to our latest episode. This one is about Former President Bill Clinton’s speech at WTAMU. The transcript for this episode can be found below. Transcript Maria: On April 24, former President Bill Clinton spoke at West Texas A&M University, an event that captured the attention of students, faculty […]

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“There will always be something to argue about.” Former president speaks on the importance of cooperation
[ 2 ] April 24, 2012 |

“There will always be something to argue about.” Former president speaks on the importance of cooperation

Former President Bill Clinton spoke at the First United Bank Center on April 24. The former president attracted people young and old, who listened to his remarks on the Flight 93 Memorial, his time as president and the current issues in America and abroad. “The most interesting thing to me, today is what I think […]

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President Clinton to speak at WTAMU on April 24
[ 0 ] April 24, 2012 |

President Clinton to speak at WTAMU on April 24

Former President Bill Clinton will discuss the William J. Clinton Foundation and the Clinton Global Initiative at the First United Bank Center on April 24. The event starts at 8:00 p.m. and the doors will open at 7:30 p.m. The Distinguished Lecture Series committee said they expect the FUBC to reach capacity of 5,500, so […]

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