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MCTV Newscast: 5-8

In this Spring semester finale edition of the MCTV Weekday Update, anchors Abby Aldrich and Carley Banks have the latest news, information and events happening around campus.  First, with less than 2 weeks left before the end of the semester, graduating seniors are … [More]

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Children and Media Man Podcast: Episode One

Dr. Eric Rasmussen, an assistant professor of public relations at Texas Tech University, publishes a popular blog entitled "Children and Media Man." It covers "the effects of media exposure on children and what parents can do about it." The blog can be viewed here and below is a link to the first episode of Rasmussen's podcast, which accompanies the research he presents on his blog.   … [More...]

Student Loan Debt: Paying it Back

For those graduating, the celebration is well-deserved. But with the celebration comes the daunting task of paying the price tag associated with a college education. Student loan debt is one of the biggest issues facing our country today and according to Student Loan Hero, total student loan debt now outpaces total credit card debt in the United States. Americans owe over $1.4 trillion in student loan debt and this debt spans 44 million … [More...]

Adulting 101: How to Ace an Interview

As graduation approaches, finding a job is on all soon-to-be graduates' minds. If you finally land an interview, where should you go from there? Our latest episode of Adulting 101 gives the perfect tips on acing an interview. These can be applied for part-time jobs, internships, and careers. Remember to be confident, and keep attending interviews until you find a job right for you! … [More...]

MCTV Sports 101 – 5/4/17

In this edition of MCTV Sports 101, join hosts Kyle Stafford, Billy Ingle and special guest host Andrew Marks as they debate the wide world of sports. Whether the guys 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: NFL: Draft Recap NBA: Conference Finals Predictions MLB: Who's to Blame for Syndergaard's Injury? MLB: Dangerous Rivalry? … [More...]

President’s Select Ushers in New Wave of Recruiters

By Caroline Huey Hordes of the “red bags” are a familiar sight on the Texas Tech University campus. The leader of the group, who can be seen navigating the group while walking backwards, is more than likely a President’s Select member. Texas Tech does not hand the recruiting process of its precious prospective students over to just anyone. President’s Select members go through a competitive application and interview process in order to be … [More...]

Show Me Some (National) ID

By Mary Onishi Just like everyone has a mom, everyone has a national identity. But determining the second is a little trickier than a simple blood test. Factors such as birthright, language, beliefs, values and citizenship play a role in piecing together national identity, according to Associate Professor of U.S. at Texas Tech University History Miguel Levario, who specializes in Borderland History. Levario teaches a class on race … [More...]