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High Winds and More Rain Means Fire Danger

High Winds and More Rain Means Fire Danger

April 16, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  While recent rains may have improved drought conditions in the South Plains, Slaton Fire Chief Freddie Rainwater said the wet weather has not exactly made his job easier. “With the good, we take the bad,” Rainwater said. “With the rain, we have a lot of vegetation growth.” Once the wind picks up, taller weeds […]

Students Protest Campus Carry

Students Protest Campus Carry

April 2, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Senate Bill 11 caused a commotion on the Texas Tech University campus last week when members of the Texas Tech Democrats held a protest on University Avenue. Even Grimm, a freshman at Texas Tech, who was involved with the protest, said the protest was about safety. “All the people that are here and all the people earlier,” […]

Diversity Week Ends with a Bang of Colors at TTU

Diversity Week Ends with a Bang of Colors at TTU

April 2, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Texas Tech University celebrated diversity week from March 23-28, ending with the Holi festival at Urbanovsky Park hosted by TAB. Students came ready for colors and fun receiving free T-shirts and food. Maribel Salinas, a sophomore RHIM major, said she came out to the event because a Facebook post  sparked her interest. Salinas said she […]

Fifty Shades of Opinions

Fifty Shades of Opinions

February 26, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  In what has been called a worldwide phenomenon, “Fifty Shades of Grey” held the top spot at the box office on Valentines Day with $63.2 million. This was anticipated to be $300 million a week later. Worldwide, “Fifty Shades” had accumulated to $405.1 million worldwide. According to Fox News, the movie set the record for […]

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 […]

Big Game Brings Business

Big Game Brings Business

January 29, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Alana Kiker, Kaitlyn Kravik, David Talley, and Stacie Wirmel contributed to this article.  Daniel Archibeque is preparing for his 28th Super Bowl party in Tech Terrace. He has the essentials — steak, hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, and dip — and, most importantly, his friends and family. Archibeque, a painter, said he has started stocking up […]

Spring Break Plans

March 12, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Spring Break Plans As Spring Break is approaching, students share their plans. Regardless of Texas Tech pushing Spring Break back a week, students did not seem to mind. -Kate and Tyler

Study abroad can help students with career goals

April 27, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Studying abroad does not just offer course work in an international setting, but it also gives students the opportunity to market themselves globally. Sandra Crosier, director of study abroad programs at Tech, said when students travel abroad they are able to meet potential employers or develop contacts for recommendations in the avenue they wish to […]

Texas Tech’s magic school bus

November 14, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Texas Tech in association with student government are dedicated to ensuring SafeRides for everyone with the S-Bus, Lubbock’s hottest new alternative to driving after the Broadway Shuffle.

Lubbock residents exercise their civic duty

Lubbock residents exercise their civic duty

November 14, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Hail to the Chief, indeed. Did you vote in this year’s Presidential election? Photojournalist Chana Elgin spent the day touring Lubbock polling places. [nggallery id=65]

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