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Texas Tech’s Burkhart Center is Raising Awareness of Autism

Texas Tech’s Burkhart Center is Raising Awareness of Autism

April 30, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

April is Autism Awareness Month and the Burkhart Center at Texas Tech has been busy raising funds and awareness. Christopher Ramos, a learning specialist at the Burkhart Center, teamed up with local businesses, Culture Clothing and Capitol Pizza, to give back 20 percent of their revenue to a scholarship for the Burkhart Center. “Working with […]

LGBT Safe Zones Encourages Safety

LGBT Safe Zones Encourages Safety

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Texas Tech is making strides to become a friendlier environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered, or LGBT, students. The Student Government Association instated the LGBT safe zone act earlier this semester. The act encourages Tech faculty members to designate their office as a safe area for students struggling with their sexuality or gender to […]

Raider Rojos Hispanic Alumni

Raider Rojos Hispanic Alumni

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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 […]

Rain Does Not Stop Annual Arbor Day Tradition

Rain Does Not Stop Annual Arbor Day Tradition

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A flash thunderstorm didn’t keep Tech Activities Board from hosting their annual “Arbor Day” planting tradition April 24. The event, which started at 11 a.m., moved into the Student Union Ballroom after lightning, thunder and rain threatened the outdoor event around noon. TAB took to social media to keep students and faculty updated on the […]

Warm Weather Brings Sibling Weekend New Life

Warm Weather Brings Sibling Weekend New Life

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David Talley contributed to this work.  This past weekend, more than 150 grade school-aged children swarmed the Texas Tech University campus. Now in its seventh year, Texas Tech’s Sibling Weekend had the university play host to its students’ younger brothers or sisters. “When I went to college I had a younger brother that was in kindergarten, […]

Texas Tech Beautification Project

Texas Tech Beautification Project

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Texas Tech’s $2.5 million budgeted Beautification Project has been under way for about five months and is already making a huge difference. Marcos Guajardo, senior exercise sports sciences major from Fort Worth, said he thinks the campus looks better, especially near the Dairy Barn. “Now we are really utilizing that space,” he said, “and it’s more […]

Exonerated Death Row Inmate Visits Texas Tech

Exonerated Death Row Inmate Visits Texas Tech

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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

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  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

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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 […]

Red to Black Offers Money Management Tips

Red to Black Offers Money Management Tips

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  With the Class of 2015 commencement ceremonies quickly approaching, many Texas Tech seniors will soon find themselves thrown into the real world, where they must learn the ins and outs of their new lives as college graduates. With their newly-acquired jobs will come newly-acquired incomes, which many college students are unfamiliar with maintaining. Red […]

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