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MCTV Newscast: 9-25

In this Monday edition of the MCTV Weekday Update, anchors Alma Bustamante and Lexi Wesley are in studio with the latest look at the news, information and events happening around campus.  First, students making their way to class this morning may have wished they … [More]

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MCTV Newscast: 9-21

In this Thursday edition of the MCTV Weekday Update, anchors Alex Contreras and Nick Hay have the latest look at the news, information and events happening around campus.  First, the Texas Tech University System continues to grow after announcing another record breaking fall enrollment.  We'll have a look at the numbers from across the state.  Also, students trying to find a way to give back to Lubbock and the Tech community had several options … [More...]

MCTV Sports 101 – 9/19/17

In this Fall premiere edition of MCTV Sports 101, join hosts Kyle Stafford and Billy Ingle as they debate the wide world of sports. Whether the two agree or disagree, they promise to bring you all the details as they cover the biggest headlines of the week. Here are this week's topics: CFB: Impressed with the Red Raiders? CFB: Down Year for the Big 12? NFL: Time for Beckham Jr. to Get Paid? Who Ya Got?: Sports Pick ‘Em Join us … [More...]

MCTV Newscast: 9-18

In this Fall premiere edition of the MCTV Weekday Update, anchors Katie Main and Brandon Medina are in studio with the latest news, information and events happening around campus.  First, the Texas Tech Red Raiders increased their win total to two with a victory over the Arizona State Sun Devils on Saturday.  MCTV's Kyle Stafford has a look back at the game in Sports.  Also, the excitement of game day was taken to new heights after a special … [More...]

Fentanyl: Investigations into the Dangerous Drug Scene in the South Plains

By Elizabeth Hale Lubbock police and addiction rehabilitation providers are in the midst of a battle against an extremely dangerous and deadly prescription pain medication: Fentanyl. “The patches are so highly concentrated to push the Fentanyl through the skin, that if they break open, and get on your skin, you’re dead. If you use a heat pad, anything that’s going to increase the circulation to the skin, you’re dead,” PharmD and Professor … [More...]

Poll: Have You Pulled an All-Nighter?

Some say that all-nighters (staying up all night to study) are just a part of college life. But research shows that lack of sleep can increase stress levels, negatively affect your health and hinder your ability to focus. Some students may feel that this is an even trade for the extra study time an all-nighter provides. This is why The Hub@TTU would like to know whether or not Texas Tech students are participating in this practice. Tell us … [More...]

Food Insecurity: How Does Hunger Affect Our Communities?

By Amanda Castro-Crist More than 13 million children in the United States lack reliable access to adequate amounts of affordable and nutritious food. They are part of the population known as “food-insecure.” Data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows food insecurity among average U.S. households sat at 12.7 percent in 2015. At colleges and universities, reports show food insecurity is much higher. Almost half of students surveyed … [More...]