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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 […]

Twihards and Tributes Face Off Over Hunger Games

Twihards and Tributes Face Off Over Hunger Games

April 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Even though the first novel of the trilogy was released in September of 2008, Hunger Games mania seems to have grown with the announcement of the movie.  To be fair, this jumping on the bandwagon movement also happened with the Twilight franchise, to which Hunger Games has faced many comparisons since its release, but to […]

Remembering The Day The Music Died

Remembering The Day The Music Died

February 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The world lost one of the first rock and roll legends 53 years ago, but his inspirational music didn’t die with him. Holly inspired some musicians you may have heard of such as; The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, a young Bob Dylan, and The Grateful Dead. Don McLean even wrote the song “American Pie” inspired […]

Oh! The places Tech students will go

Oh! The places Tech students will go

April 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Texas Tech students can travel the world with the help of the study abroad program. Sandy Croiser, director of study abroad, joined the program in 1994 when there were only about 10 students involved. Currently, more than 700 students from Texas Tech are planning to go abroad this school year and Croiser is hoping to […]

Viva Aztlan Festival spreads Mexican Mestizo culture

Viva Aztlan Festival spreads Mexican Mestizo culture

April 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Performers from across the country stopped in Hub City last weekend to compete in the 17th annual Viva Aztlan Festival at the Lubbock Civic Center. The competition, which consists of both Folklorico and Mariachi groups, is dedicated to showcasing the Mexcican Mestizo cultures. Zenaida Aguero-Reyes, the project director of Lubbock Centro Aztlan, said not only does the festival showcase Folklorico […]

Museum Exhibit Shocks Some in Lubbock Community

Museum Exhibit Shocks Some in Lubbock Community

March 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Officials at the Museum of Texas Tech University hope to encourage dialogue in Lubbock by hosting a travelling exhibition, Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race, which explores the history and effects of eugenics. According to a press release, the exhibit was originally created by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The exhibit, which opened in […]

No razor, no cry

December 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

After years of hearing about the greatness that is No Shave November, I decided to let my hair down and join the masses in 2010. On Halloween night, I shaved and that would be the last time I touched a razor for the next 30 days. A week went by and it did not bother […]

Young Cash Taylor impressing listeners across Lubbock

Young Cash Taylor impressing listeners across Lubbock

October 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

On Sundays, the Texas Cafe in Lubbock, Texas, hosts its weekly Sunday Night Jam Open Mic Night and musicians from across the South Plains flock to it to play their music before a live audience. One young musician steals the show every time he performs on the electric guitar – 15-year-old Cash Taylor. “I’m a […]

The Old New Year

The Old New Year

February 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Although 2010 is already a week into its second month in the United States, not all cultures follow the same calendar. This year, the Chinese or “Lunar” New Year kicks off Feb. 14 and brings in the Year of the Tiger. “The origins of the Chinese New Year celebrations were born out of fear and […]

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