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MCTV Newscast: 12-1

In this Thursday edition of the MCTV Weekday Update, anchors Becca Chance and Megan Reyna are in studio with the latest look at the news, information and events happening around campus.  First, Texas Tech is gearing up for one of the biggest events of the holiday … [More]

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The PoliTech Girl Speaks Out In November of 2014 the inboxes of a Texas Tech University student filled with frantic texts from friends, her Facebook blew up with message requests, and later, her email cluttered with threats. Within weeks of the release of the PoliTech "Politically Challenged" video, it went viral, and currently has over two million views. Courtney Plunk, the girl interviewing the students in the … [More...]

A Safe Haven You Should Know About

By Erika Castella, Jessica Parrott and Haley Davis In early October, officials were called out to a residential home in the 2600 block of 22nd street in Tech Terrace, where an infant was found wrapped in a blanket in a plastic container. According to a police report, as she was heading to school, a woman walked out to her driveway and found the newborn boy, along with a package of diapers. Since October, it has not been discovered who left … [More...]

MCTV Sports 101 – 11/30/16

In this 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: Coaching Carousel CFB: Who's Our Top Four Teams? NFL: MVP Picks Who Ya Got?: Sports Pick ‘Em Join us each week for more MCTV Sports … [More...]

Mr. Peanut is Probably a Texan

By Laura Duclos Texas is the fourth largest peanut producer in the United States, and a lot of peanut farms are on the nearby plains. The Texas Peanut Producers Board, located in Lubbock, is a group of peanut farmers from across the state that promotes awareness for its crops. Hallie Bertrand, director of communications for TPPB, said the group is known as a check-off organization, which means they receives $2 from every ton of peanuts sold … [More...]

Living in a Trump World: Tech Students React

By Leigh Waldman It's been more than three weeks since Donald Trump was elected president, an event that resulted in protests as well as celebrations across the country. Even though a majority of Lubbock County voters chose Trump, reactions by members of the Texas Tech community have been just as diverse as those at the national level. Megan McMillan, president of Texas Tech College Republicans, said she had liked Donald Trump since … [More...]

From Tents to Tiny Houses

By Jessica Carr Grace Campus, commonly known as Tent City, provides temporary emergency shelter to the homeless in Lubbock. But recently, it was faced with a dilemma when the tents started decaying. “The tents were deplorable and just wind-beaten with holes in them all,” Chris Moore, executive director at Grace Campus, said. “I don’t think they were meant to be up as long as they were in the West Texas dust storms and heat.” When the … [More...]