This Week’s MCTV

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MCTV Newscast: 4-29

In this end of the semester edition of the MCTV Weekday Update, anchors Laura Duclos and Lauren Locke bring you an information-packed show to end the school year.  First, reporter Alyssa Herzog takes a look at how a current alcohol trend on campus could lead to … [More]

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Murder Charges Filed in Case of Lubbock Teen Missing Three Years

Updated 6:23 p.m. Anna Maria Ysasaga-Cuevas woke up the morning of June 14, 2012, with a sick feeling in her stomach that one of her three children was in danger. “I told myself something was wrong, but I couldn’t figure out what child it was,” Ysasaga-Cuevas said. She continued to go about her normal routine, getting ready for work. The sick feeling continued to bug her, so she said she checked on her kids through a family locator … [More...]

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Final Exam Stages and Emotions Students Experience

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COMC Professors Play Ping Pong

A small group frequents the Texas Tech University Student Union Building, paddling ping pong balls and playfully talking trash. These table tennis enthusiasts are College of Media & Communication professors. Faculty members Lea Hellmueller, assistant professor, Pete Brewton, instructor and The Hub@TTU adviser, and Kevin Stoker, senior associate dean, discuss their ongoing ping pong challenges in the video … [More...]

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Students Will Get Busted in Texas for Marijuana Bought Legally in Colorado

Some Texas Tech students are buying marijuana in Colorado and other states where it is legal and then getting arrested for possession after bringing it back to Texas. Jill S. Stangl, managing director of Tech's Student Legal Services, said she's dealt with cases where Tech students purchase marijuana or edibles in Colorado and travel back to Texas with them, because they are not aware that it's illegal to do so. “And so they come back with … [More...]

Katie Miller, a junior nutrition major from Dallas, TX, and president of the Gay Straight Alliance, writing what she believes makes a good ally on the pink triangular pyramid during Diversity Week. Picture by Justin Gonzales.

LGBTQ Safe Zones Encourage Tolerance on Campus

“You’re in the South, everybody knows, especially with Texas, a lot of people are against it," Marshall said. "And that really hinders people accepting who they are and being able to tell other people." Although Marshall, a junior advertising major, said he was lucky enough to have supporting friends and family when he came out as gay when he was 21 years old, he said not every student is as fortunate. Texas Tech University is taking … [More...]

Texas Tech’s outdoor pool is home to the largest leisure pool on any college campus in the U.S. Picture by Karly Johnson.

What Are Your Summer Plans?

Summer is quickly approaching, y'all! We're in the final stretch, and once finals are over, we're done for a whole three months! Summer is a time for fun, but for some, it's a time to save money so you can have more fun during the semester. Many students take classes during the summer to get ahead, or replace a failing grade from the previous semester. And some just go home to see Mom and relax. With so many different options, what are your … [More...]