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MCTV Newscast: 9-22

In the Fall 2016 premiere edition of the MCTV Weekday Update, anchors Laura Duclos and Megan Reyna are in studio with the latest news, information and events happening around campus. First, the Whitacre College of Engineering is increasing their research … [More]

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Top Hat: CEO, Students and Professors Weigh In

Top Hat's online education programs are used by more than two million students at more than 700 universities. Its expansion now includes Texas Tech, where use of Top Hat in classes been met with mixed feelings from students, particularly regarding its cost and usefulness as a way for instructors to give quizzes and take attendance. The interactive teaching platform, which is available to students on their tablets, laptops and smartphones … [More...]

South Plains Food Bank Pays It Forward

For 20 counties in West Texas, the South Plains Food Bank is a beacon of help and hope. According to its website, just over 96,000 people in the area were food insecure last year. The South Plains Food Bank served 56,243 people last year, but would like to be able to serve the close to 40,000 others who need help. Berry Massey, the volunteer services manager for the South Plains Food Bank, said the food bank takes almost every donation … [More...]

MCTV Sports 101 – 9/21/16

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 to disagree or are unanimous in their opinions, they promise to bring you all the details as they cover the biggest headlines of the week. Here's this weeks' topics: CFB: Are the Louisville Cardinals the Real Deal? CFB: State of Big 12 Football CFB: Stopping the Mistakes New Segment: Who Ya … [More...]

Retention Rundown: Coming Back to Texas Tech

For many students, college is everything they thought it would be. For some, the college experience can be a little more complicated. According to U.S. News and World Report, one in three freshmen students will not make it back to the same school for their sophomore year. Students can drop out for any number of reasons: family problems, financial problems, academic struggles or personal issues. At Texas Tech University, the freshman … [More...]

Clear Bags, Full Boots, Can’t Lose

Jennifer Bryant graduated from Texas Tech University in August and is now working towards her master’s degree. Because she was in the Goin’ Band for four years, she was looking forward to her first football game as a spectator, until she was turned away because of her purse. “They just said ‘You can’t come in here with this," Bryant said. "And I was really confused, because I just didn’t know.” Because of the size of her bag, Bryant missed … [More...]

MCTV Sports 101 – 9/14/16

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 to disagree or are unanimous in their opinions, they promise to bring you all the details as they cover the biggest headlines of the week. Here's this weeks' topics: Second Chance for Art Briles? CFB: Rule Change of the Horizon NFL: Is Bill Belichick the Greatest of All Time? NFL: Youth on … [More...]