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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 […]

The Vernacular Music Center: Studying the World’s Music

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The Vernacular Music Center at Texas Tech, in its fifteenth year at the university, is a center for “research, teaching, and advocacy in the world’s vernacular musics,” according to the center’s founder and director Christopher J. Smith, PhD. Smith said “vernacular music” means music that is learned by ear, rather than being written down. “We […]

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, […]

Student Disability Services host Deaf Bingo

April 16, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The Texas Tech University Student Union Building fell silent with excitement as students and Lubbock residents played along to a new take on an old game. On Tuesday April 14, Texas Tech Student Disabilities Services hosted Deaf Bingo for students to participate in as a part of Diversity Week. James Whitfield, Assistant Director of Student […]

Club offers Hogwarts experience for muggles

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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. […]

Raider City Limits

April 14, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Texas Tech TAB hosted their annual spring concert this past Friday, but with a different name and different events this year. What once was called RaiderFest, TAB has taken the spin off of Austin City Limits, a jam packed week of music, food and entertainment, and brought it to Lubbock for RaiderFest. The concert coordinator […]

Skyviews at Texas Tech Host Game of Thrones Dinner

April 4, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

By Kathlene Davis LUBBOCK, TX — On Tuesday Restaurant Hotel and Institutional Management majors hosted a dinner series based off of the HBO TV show “Game of Thrones” at the student run restaurant Skyviews. “Game of Thrones” was chosen as the theme for the dinner because of the season premiere on Sunday, April 6, Skyviews general […]

15th Annual Cesar E. Chavez March & Celebration

April 3, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The Lubbock Cesar E. Chavez Commemoration Committee hosted their 15th annual march and celebration for the accomplishments of the civil rights leader. Chavez, co-founder of the National Farm Worker Association, was honored for the work he did within his community and his fight to improve the working conditions for farm workers. The event, held Saturday […]

The world of Harry Potter comes to Texas Tech

April 2, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Texas Tech students were able to experience the magical world of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as the Tech Activities Board hosted the Harry Potter House Cup Thursday. The event, which took place in the SUB from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., saw participants sorted into the four houses featured in the Harry Potter […]

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