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Raider Rojos Hispanic Alumni

Raider Rojos Hispanic Alumni

April 30, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

According to the best colleges website, 49% of Hispanic high school graduates enrolled at a post-secondary, public institution in 2012. Some of these Hispanic students end up at Texas Tech University. Because more Hispanics are attending colleges and universities, a Hispanic chapter of the Texas Tech Alumni Association was formed. It is called Raiders Rojos […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

First Legal Same-sex Marriage in Texas Stirs up Controversy

First Legal Same-sex Marriage in Texas Stirs up Controversy

March 12, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Stacie Wirmel, Alana Kiker and Bree Waldie contributed to this article. On February 19, two Austin women became the first gay couple to be legally wed in the state of Texas. However, it was short lived. Soon after the ceremony the Texas Governor and Attorney General issued statements questioning the legality of the marriage, referring […]

Tech Parking Services Prepares for the Future

March 12, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Texas Tech Transportation & Parking Services reports 400-500 citations are issued during the weekdays in the fall and spring semesters. Stacy Moncibaiz, the marketing coordinator for Texas Tech Transportation & Parking Services, says this number tapers off as the year goes on from students learning where they can and cannot park with their e-permits. Moncibaiz […]

Texas Tech Dining Hall Meets Modern Demand

Texas Tech Dining Hall Meets Modern Demand

February 26, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  Julie Gore, Alana Kiker, David Talley, and Stacie Wirmel contributed to this story. In 1998, initial remodeling began at the Stangel/Murdough Market to keep up with trends in food service and an increasing flow of hungry students. Alan Cushman, the manager of business development at Hospitality Services, said changes were made to improve the […]

Dairy Barn Represents Agriculture, Hard Work

Dairy Barn Represents Agriculture, Hard Work

February 12, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Kaitlyn Kravik contributed to this article. With a 1,839 acre campus, there are few buildings every Texas Tech University student recognizes. But one building has been a campus landmark for almost 90 years. The Texas Tech Dairy Barn used to allow students to get hands on experience in the agriculture industry while getting an education. […]

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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