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MCTV Newscast: 5-6

In this Spring semester finale edition of the MCTV Weekday Update, anchors Aundrea Jackson and Jay McCully are in studio for the latest news, information and events happening around campus. First, parking is already at a premium for students on the Tech campus, … [More]

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Adventure Media: A class like no other

By Madison Walker Photo: Madison Walker During Spring Break, Jerod Foster, Ph.D., and his students traveled to Big Bend Ranch State Park to embark on a 100-mile bike ride through the Epic Loop Trail. Along with Justin Keene, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Journalism and Creative Media Industries in the College of Media & Communication, Foster developed the Adventure Media class at Texas Tech University. Offered as … [More...]

Texas Tech Police hosts active shooter training

By William Watson TTPD Lt. Amy Ivey begins the slideshow presentation portion of an active shooter training at the Traditions Room of the Student Union Building. (Photo: William Watson) Texas Tech Police Lt. Amy Ivey opened active shooter training with her background information before playing 911 audio from the 1999 Columbine High School shooting. One could hear the fear of the caller and the shots of the shooter as participants were … [More...]

Sexual Assault: It’s more common than you think

While April may be National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month, this is a critical topic that should be discussed regularly. Reporting students Julianna Russ and Paris Regan discuss resources, while Sabrina Stovall shares an essay on the aftermath. Please click on the links below to learn more. Surviving Sexual Assault: It's not your fault - By Sabrina Stovall Photo: National Sexual Violence Resource Center/Instagram Everyone … [More...]

Sexual Assault Awareness month at Texas Tech

By Julianna Russ Photo by Julianna Russ April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Texas Tech University’s Risk Intervention & Safety Education organization stepped in to spread awareness. Matthew Koehl, a peer educator for Risk Intervention & Safety Education, said he has been with RISE for about two years, and his job is to help organize events and have one-on-one meetings with students. “April is National Sexual … [More...]

Surviving Sexual Assault: It’s not your fault

Photo: National Sexual Violence Resource Center/Instagram By: Sabrina Stovall Everyone has the “that would NEVER happen to me” mentality when it comes to personal tragedies. People feel that way because it may be hard to admit there is bad in this world - it's especially hard to admit there are bad people around us.  I was raped. When you look at it those words they seem so few, so simple, but nobody talks about how complex that … [More...]

RISE speaks to students sbout sexual assault

By Paris Regan Photo: Texas Tech's Risk Intervention & Safety Education website In April, representatives with Texas Tech University’s Risk Intervention and Safety Education, RISE, program spoke with students about Sexual Assault Awareness month. Texas Tech student Hadel Al-Mubiadin is a survivor of sexual assault and said she supports the organizations efforts as sexual assault is common and very serious. “It is happening … [More...]