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MCTV Newscast: 2-10

In this Wednesday edition of the MCTV Weekday Update, anchors Abby Aldrich and Laura Duclos have the latest news, information and events from around campus.  First, with Valentine's Day coming up on Sunday, there's a hint of love in the air - but not everyone is … [More]

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PoliTech Is at It Again, Releases New Video

PoliTech, a Texas Tech organization known for a 2014 viral video showing college students' limited knowledge about American government and politics, has posted a second video. "Politically Challenged: Texas Tech Edition" has been viewed more than 2.5 million times on YouTube, and has elicited much criticism from various quarters. In the new video, the premise is the same, but the location is different. This time, PoliTech members visited … [More...]

Weekly Poll: Have You Ever Hooked Up Through Tinder?

Claiming to help users find friends, relationships or anything in between, Tinder has made more than 9 billion matches, according to its website. Based on a user's self-declared gender, age, location and partner preferences, Tinder identifies potential matches. If a user is interested in a match, he or she swipes right. If the match is also interested, the pair can begin chatting. If a match is not appealing, users simply swipe left. Have … [More...]

Conversations with Candidates: OneTech 2016

Tanner Warmoth contributed to this article.  All students at Texas Tech have at least one thing in common: we are all Red Raiders. Student Government Association candidate bloc OneTech 2016 hopes to unify the student body even more. OneTech 2016 has ideas on how Tech can improve every student's college experience. John Michael Getz, the bloc's candidate for SGA president, said his platform is to help students save money. If elected, Getz … [More...]

Conversations with Candidates: Strive

Tanner Warmoth contributed to this article.  Texas Tech students are told to strive for honor. Four candidates for Student Government Association executive positions say they are trying to do just that. The Strive campaign bloc hopes to improve Tech by making it a more efficient and student-friendly campus. Ben Sharp, Strive's candidate for SGA president, hopes to improve academic advising across campus to help students get the most out … [More...]

MCTV Newscast: 2-8

In this Monday edition of the MCTV Weekday Update, anchors Alex Contreras and Kaylyn Smith are in studio with the latest news, information and events happening around campus.  First, reporter Laura Duclos ran by the Allen Theatre over the weekend to get an inside look at a world famous musical group.  Also, an office on campus is starting a new campus tradition while raising awareness of one of the biggest topics facing college students.  In MCTV … [More...]

Mitchell v. Westbrook: Round Two

For the second time in the past two years, the names Westbrook and Mitchell will be on opposing sides of the ballot during the 2016 Texas Tech Student Government Association elections. In 2015, Holton Westbrook and Charlie Mitchell went head-to-head for the position of SGA president. This year, both of their younger brothers, Witt Westbrook and Christopher Mitchell, are following the path to executive office. Witt Westbrook, a junior energy … [More...]