This Week’s MCTV

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MCTV Newscast: 4-22

In this week's edition of the MCTV Weekday Update, anchors Alana Kiker and Lilian Quiroz have the latest news, information and events happening around campus.  First, April has brought some interesting weather to the South Plains, and the next couple days look to … [More]

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Texas Tech Public Radio Holds Pledge Week

Constantly, a public service is broadcasting in Lubbock -- free to all. The small staff of KTTZ 89.1 FM only asks for donations twice a year, the director of development for Texas Tech University Public Media, Sherril Skibell, said. "Pledge week," seven days of the station asking for donations from listeners, occurs once in the spring and again in the fall. "We're public radio," Skibell explained of the National Public Radio talk and … [More...]

Coach Ray Hayward sits on the bench during pregame warm-ups before the Red Raiders take on the Baylor Bears Friday, April 10 at Rip Griffin Park.

Texas Tech vs. Baylor : Baseball All Access Photo Essay

No. 18 Texas Tech (26-15, 9-6 Big 12) is set to begin its final Big 12 home series against No. 9 Oklahoma State University (27-13, 10-5 Big 12) Friday at 6:30. The second game in the series, scheduled for Saturday at 2 p.m., is already sold out. The final game in the series should begin 2 p.m. Sunday and will recognize the team’s senior class beforehand. Student tickets are still available for the Friday and Sunday games. The series opener … [More...]

Writer Max Brooks Visits With COMC Students in Q&A

Wednesday evening, a best-selling author and experienced screenwriter encouraged students in the Texas Tech University College of Media & Communication to create. Partnering with the university's European studies program, the Honors College and the Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center, the College of Media & Communication hosted Max Brooks in a Q&A with students, preceding a talk about his graphic novel, "The Harlem … [More...]

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Cell Phones Used More Than Blue Light Phones

In the age of technology, emergency blue light phones have become a comfort but not necessarily a necessity. Stephen Hinkle, Texas Tech University Police Department captain and public information officer, said in today's age, in which everyone has a cellphone, the emergency blue light phones on campus are becoming obsolete. "A lot of the call we refer to as 'blue phone hang ups,'" Hinkle said. "Someone will walk by, press the button and … [More...]

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Where Is the Best Place to Live While in College?

Texas Tech University requires incoming students to live on-campus until they have completed 30 hours of school credit. After that, there are many options for where you call home. So Red Raider, where do you call your home away from home in Lubbock? Take our poll! … [More...]

Best-Selling Author Max Brooks to Speak at COMC, Elaborates on Writing

Flipping through a graphic novel, images from history come alive, illustrating the story of the first all-African-American infantry regiment facing racism, wartime conflict and eventually, rightfully earned glory. While this pictorial record is available at bookstores, the author himself will speak at Texas Tech University today, with a Q & A portion open to audience questions. Immortalizing this 369th Infantry Regiment who fought in … [More...]