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MCTV Sports 101 – 12/2/19

In this edition of MCTV Sports 101, join hosts Ryan Heller and Austin Seat 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 … [More]

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Chasing a Moving City: Residential segregation’s historical impact on Lubbock

By Uvie Bikomo Crosby Morton grew up in a divided Lubbock. “Lubbock was a segregated city,” Morton said in a phone interview. “You could live in different places, but when I grew up, and my recollection from the fifties until now, most of the stuff for African Americans centered around East Lubbock.” From 1890 to the 21st century, East Lubbock was a racially segregated region in the city. African American individuals were legally only … [More...]

Ecologically Electrifying: Proterra adds Electric Buses to Citibus Fleet

Designed to lessen the impact of public transport on the environment, Proterra’s all-electric buses were added to the Citibus fleet in Aug. 2019. Although there are only a couple of these buses currently on campus, Chris Mandrell, general manager at Citibus, said they travel on average 150 miles each day on the Red Raider and Double T bus routes.  Citibus has deliberately used these new buses sparingly. Despite the positive … [More...]

Choosing Up, Choosing Life: Finding hope for victims of sex-trafficking

Texas Tech student Cross Warnock gives readers a glimpse into the life of a man whose profession is based on what he calls "pimpin'." Through his eyes and local professionals who have first-hand experience in dealing with victims, Warnock delves into "The Life & The Trade." Please follow the three links to learn more about what is going on in the lives of sex-trafficking victims of West Texas and the people who use … [More...]

Update: Suspect connected to on-campus assault arrested by Texas Tech PD

Editor's Note: This article is an update of a previously published news alert. To view the original article, click here. A suspect was apprehended by Texas Tech Police Wednesday, ten days after a sexual assault occurred near the west side of Coleman Hall – 1800 block of Flint Avenue, according to a Clery Act Crime Alert Notification. TTPD jointly executed a search warrant off-campus with the Lubbock Police Department, leading to the … [More...]

Texas Tech PD urges vigilance after consecutive on-campus assaults, suspect at large

Texas Tech police are investigating two separate on-campus assault cases which occurred in less than 48 hours of each other, said TTPD Lt. Amy Ivey. Ivey said the cases are being investigated separately until police receive more information. On Dec. 9, at about 6:47 p.m., a woman reported to police that a Hispanic male attempted to assault her while in the Wall/Gates Hall parking lot located near the 2800 block of 18th Street, according to … [More...]

A Chief for Everyone: Floyd Mitchell to Lead Lubbock Police Department

By Josh Bray After 27 years in the department and a tenure of four years as chief for Lubbock Police Department, Greg Stevens has moved to Rockport, Texas, a small town along the coast where his role as chief has went from supervising 600 employees to 30. Stevens said he would characterize his move not as getting away from Lubbock, but as starting a new chapter in his life. “The time was right, we reached a great level of law enforcement,” … [More...]

MCTV Newscast: 12-2

In this Fall finale edition of the MCTV Weekday Update, anchors Emily Effren and Austin Seat are in studio with the latest news, information and events happening around campus.  First, Texas Tech is officially in countdown mode as the winter break is only a week and a half away.  We'll show you how a couple of campus groups are helping students get into the spirit of the season with some fun and free holiday-themed events.  Also, the end of the … [More...]

MCTV Sports 101 – 11/25/19

In this edition of MCTV Sports 101, join hosts Ryan Heller and Austin Seat 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: Tech Football Loses to K-State MBB: Tech Basketball to Vegas CWS: Tech Soccer Loses in 2nd Round CFB: Who will Win the Heisman? Who Ya Got? Join … [More...]