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WT participates in Global News Relay
[ 0 ] April 1, 2014 |

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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Cloned calves progressing naturally
[ 0 ] March 4, 2014 |

Cloned calves progressing naturally

For the world of science, cloning has been one of the many things that has slowly started to become a hurdle that only the brave dare to jump. Ty Lawrence of the WTAMU agricultural department and Dr. Gregg Veneklasen of Randall County are leading the way. “The focus now is growing the cloned animals that […]

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WTAMU proposes tuition and fee increase
[ 0 ] February 25, 2014 |

WTAMU proposes tuition and fee increase

West Texas A&M University is proposing tuition and fee increases that could go into effect next fall with approval from the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. The public hearings for the tuition and fee increases were held on Feb. 18 at the Jack B. Kelley student center on the WT campus and Feb. […]

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Western Writer Series hosts Rick Bass
[ 0 ] January 28, 2014 |

Western Writer Series hosts Rick Bass

The Western Writer series partnered with the Department of English Haley Professorship, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum and Cornette Library in hosting Rick Bass, American writer and environmental activist, as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series Jan. 23-24. “We are always happy to collaborate with the English department and the library to host an author of his […]

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THCW’s Nightmare Pro, bang for one’s buck
[ 21 ] January 28, 2014 |

THCW’s Nightmare Pro, bang for one’s buck

The anticipation is palpable. As people file in and find their seats, an excited chatter fills the room. There are seats scattered around the floor and a bar along the wall, but a small ring in the center dominates the atmosphere. The lights begin to dim, save two spotlights above the ring, sending the crowd […]

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Cyber Monday continues annual growth
[ 0 ] December 3, 2013 |

Cyber Monday continues annual growth

The first Monday in 2005,after Thanksgiving weekend, was given the name Cyber Monday by Shop.org, a division of the National Retail Federation (NRF). Contrary to today, back in 2005 Cyber Monday attained being the tenth busiest day of the year for e-commerce (electronic purchasing transactions on the Internet) stated Internet analytics company comScore. But in […]

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The Black Friday shopping experience
[ 0 ] December 3, 2013 |

The Black Friday shopping experience

Ever since 2001, Black Friday has earned the reputation for being the busiest time of the year. ShopperTrack reported on Sat. that sales for Black Friday increased 2.3 precent over the previous year to $12.3 billion. ShopperTrak, a consumer research firm reported that the early openings on Thanksgiving day has caused a marginal decrease in […]

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Energy firm buys Longhorn Wind Project
[ 0 ] November 19, 2013 |

Energy firm buys Longhorn Wind Project

EDF Renewable Energy, a French energy firm, announced on Nov. 4  that EDF will buy the Longhorn Wind Project from Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. Longhorn Wind Project is located 60 miles northeast of Lubbock, Texas, and encompasses approximately 14,000 acres in Floyd and Briscoe Counties. The Texas Senate Bill 20 (2005) established Competitive Renewable […]

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Chainsaw Massacre/6SM
[ 0 ] October 29, 2013 |

Chainsaw Massacre/6SM

From Sept. 27 to Oct. 31, 6th Street Massacre and its newly opened sibling scare house right off the Canyon E-Way, Chainsaw Massacre, opened to all comers looking for a horrifyingly good time. With Sixth Street Massacre opening for its 11th year, the new Chainsaw Massacre attraction plays by a different set of rules compared […]

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The Haunted Nat
[ 0 ] October 29, 2013 |

The Haunted Nat

The Natatorium, or “The Nat,” is located on Route 66 and Sixth Street in Amarillo Texas. According to urban legend, and current Nat employees, it is the home of a few otherworldly spirits. The Nat became part of the National Register of Historic Places in 1994. It also became a Texas Historical Landmark in 1995. […]

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