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Timothy Cole Granted Posthumous Degree

Timothy Cole Granted Posthumous Degree

May 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

The opportunities and life experiences most people get to enjoy were taken too early from Timothy Cole. Marriage, children, growing old, are just a few on the long list of things he will never get to experience, but the one experience he is getting back, is his degree. Once pardoned by former Governor Rick Perry, his family asked Texas Tech to grant their […]

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 […]

Social Media Outreach and the Digital Era

Social Media Outreach and the Digital Era

April 30, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  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 […]

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 […]

Wreck the Rec

May 5, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The Texas Tech recreational center hosted a series of events to promote diversity week. Sports like sit volleyball, rock climbing without using one hand and dodgeball were just a few of the games played for the event.   By: Cybbi Barton & Kathlene Davis

Texas Tech ends weekend with win, sweeps series against Oklahoma

May 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

By: Matt Dotray and Mike DuPont   No. 21 Texas Tech finished off its weekend series against Big 12 Conference foe Oklahoma with a 14-4 victory courtesy of a seven-inning run-rule on Sunday afternoon. Texas Tech (35-13, 11-7 Big 12) swept Oklahoma (25-20, 5-10 Big 12) during the weekend for the first time since 2002, […]

Arbor Day

April 30, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Arbor Day is an annual event where students and faculty come together around Memorial Circle to planet flowers and other vegetation across campus. The event was held on April 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 100 organizations registered for the event and were spaced in 28 areas around campus. Arbor Day is a […]

School of Music Hosts Andrew Stetson Faculty Trumpet Recital

April 29, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Wednesday, April 23rd, Texas Tech’s School of Music hosted a event at Hemmle Recital Hall for new Assistant Professor of Trumpet, Andrew Stetson. According to the Texas Tech official website, Stetson moved to Lubbock after receiving his doctoral degree in Music Arts from Boston University. Stetson said instructor performances are a part of faculty evaluations, […]

Club offers Hogwarts experience for muggles

April 16, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

By Matt Dotray      

Texas Tech Drag Show

April 14, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The Texas Tech Gay Straight Alliance club hosted the fifth annual drag show on March 23 at the Frazier Pavilion. The GSA Drag show is an event that brings the gay, lesbian, transgendered and straight community together for support towards the club and community of Lubbock, according to the newly elected Vice President, Hannah Skillman. […]

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