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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 […]

Tech Seniors Graduating with Debt

Tech Seniors Graduating with Debt

March 12, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Graduation is quickly approaching and besides caps, gowns and tassels turning, for a large percentage of Texas Tech students, graduation means the beginning of their six month student loan grace period. According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), 46 percent of incoming freshman have federal student loans and this percentage increases to 49 percent […]

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 […]

The Gift of New Life

The Gift of New Life

February 11, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Close to 100,000 men, women and children in the United States are currently awaiting an organ transplant. Almost 14,000 of them are in Texas. Some of those in need of a new organ are in that situation by accident; while some are in it because of choices they made. Celeste Harkins is a senior public […]

Local Whataburger Hosts Graduation Fundraiser

Local Whataburger Hosts Graduation Fundraiser

January 29, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Cara Vandergriff, Sarah Schmidt, Taitum Trees, Regine Cliatt and Roxanna Castillo contributed to this story. Oh WhataNight, a fundraiser to benefit Lubbock-Cooper High School’s Project Graduation, was held at Whataburger on 82nd and University on Monday, Jan. 26. The event included raffles, activities and a drawing to win Whataburger for a Year along with Whataburger […]

Burkhart Center encourages awareness during autism month

Burkhart Center encourages awareness during autism month

April 2, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

By: Matt Dotray and Mike DuPont II The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported last week that one in 68 U.S. children have autism, a 30 percent increase from the estimates two years ago. The data could not have been released at a more relevant time, being that World Autism Day, a day that […]

Financial Education Week

Financial Education Week

April 2, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The 9th Annual Financial Education Week is taking place this week in the Student Union Building every day from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Red to Black and the Personal Financial Literacy program are working together to present information to students regarding financial facts and information. The organization’s tables are set up across from CopyMail […]

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

New Year’s Resolutions Pack the Rec

January 29, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

A common tradition involved in bringing in a new year involves making resolutions for the upcoming year. The University of Scranton Journal of Clinical Psychology reported that an average of 45 percent of people make a goal at the start of January, while 8 percent actually achieve their resolution. The Texas Tech Rec Center experienced […]

Conference aims to teach students about healthcare professions, admissions

Conference aims to teach students about healthcare professions, admissions

April 17, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

  “It’s not anything like Grey’s Anatomy,” said Linda Prado. The director of admissions for the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, Prado advised students not to be fooled by television. She said their medical school experience would not be similar to how it is portrayed by entertainment. During the Future Healthcare Provider’s Conference, Prado said students […]

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