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Exonerated Death Row Inmate Visits Texas Tech

Exonerated Death Row Inmate Visits Texas Tech

April 30, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Witness to Innocence Juan Melendez– 99th of 152 death row inmates to be exonerated.

Social Media Outreach and the Digital Era

Social Media Outreach and the Digital Era

April 30, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  Kelly Kaufhold, Ph.D., former assistant professor of journalism and electronic media at Texas Tech, and Rebecca Ortiz, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of advertising at Tech, give their take on the impact of the outreach of social media in the digital era. The professors also discuss the growing connection between journalism and social […]

On-Campus Job Fair Provides Opportunities

On-Campus Job Fair Provides Opportunities

April 29, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Photos and written story by Janet Moreno. Video by Regine Cliatt. The first on-campus student employment job fair took place Wednesday, April 22 in the Red Raider Lounge at the Student Union Building. Students seeking employment had the opportunity to speak with employers from Tech’s student union and activities, student housing, hospitality services, parking services […]

Students Balance School, Parenting

Students Balance School, Parenting

April 16, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Some students struggle to succeed in college as it is. For students with kids, it becomes even more difficult to balance school, parenthood and a social life. Chelsea Lemons, a junior landscape architecture major from Lubbock, and her fiancé Zach Kuykendall, an environment and humanities major also from Lubbock, had their daughter Riley a year […]

Popular On-Campus Spot Showcases Renovation

Popular On-Campus Spot Showcases Renovation

April 16, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Re-scheduled due to the snowstorm in February, Texas Tech Hospitality Services hosted “Marketpalooza”, Wednesday, April 8 until Friday, April 10 at the popular Market at Stangel/Murdough. Alan Cushman, the manager of business development for Hospitality Services, said they were expecting a large turnout for the event as they normally receive a high volume of students […]

Apple Blossom Festival in Season

Apple Blossom Festival in Season

April 16, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

By Alana Kiker and Stacie Wirmel With a West Texas farming culture that is mostly surrounded by cotton, one family decided to break the mold and invest in something different. Susan and Cal Brints decided to buy land and plant apple trees, at the location that is now known as the Apple Country High Plains […]

Texas Tech Holds Blood Drive

Texas Tech Holds Blood Drive

April 16, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Texas Tech held a blood drive last week, allowing students and faculty to donate while on campus. Donors are encouraged to keep hydrated and eat a good meal before donating. Those who donate will be given a free T-shirt and food after their donation. Locations and times will vary: Monday, April 13, 2015 — 10:00 a.m. […]

Walk for Wishes

Walk for Wishes

March 12, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Wish Makers on Campus, an organization registered with the North Texas Make A Wish affiliate, will be hosting a 5k event to raise money for a deserving Lubbock child’s wish. The Make-A-Wish Foundation is a national organization dedicated to granting wishes of children diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. According to their website, Make-A-Wish grants […]

Studying Abroad Provides New Experiences

Studying Abroad Provides New Experiences

February 26, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Studying abroad is peeking the interest of students all over the country with the benefits it can potentially provide for their future. Sophomore Kirsten Terveer studied abroad last May during a Maymester for the College of Visual & Performing Arts “Music of Italy” program. “I did the program just for something fun because I thought it […]

Comfort Over Couture

Comfort Over Couture

January 29, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Danielle Hathcoat, Janet Moreno, and Bree Waldie contributed to this story. Although it is not a look you see on fashion runways, women on college campuses have adopted a new uniform. In recent years, female college students have chosen to dress down when headed to class. This look typically consists of leggings or Nike shorts, […]

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