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MCTV Sports 101 – 2/16/17

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 or disagree, they promise to bring you all the details as they cover the biggest headlines of the week. Here are this … [More]

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Texas Tech Strives to be Inclusive, Supportive of LGBTQIA Community

By Amanda Castro-Crist When Kristen Hayes transferred to Texas Tech University, her main reason was one most people would not expect. “I had to transfer universities because of my sexual orientation. I was at a Christian university,” said Hayes, a university studies major who identifies as a lesbian. “I was looking to get out of an environment where I might be expelled to finish up my education.” It is a fear many students in LGBTQIA … [More...]

Trump and The Media: A Relationship Explained

By Rachel Blevins When Donald Trump held his first conference after the election on Jan. 21, he made headlines—not for his remarks about the economy or foreign policy, but for his reaction when he was asked a question by a reporter from CNN. “No, I'm not going to give you a question. You are fake news," Trump told CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta, before turning to take a question from a Breitbart reporter. Robert Peaslee, Chair … [More...]

Conversations with Candidates: Fearless

Alen Jacob contributed to this article. As expressed in their bloc's name, four candidates for executive positions of the Student Government Association hope to fearlessly lead the students of Texas Tech University. Hunter Hall, candidate for student body president, said his main initiative focuses on sexual assault. He said survivors should know they are not to be blamed, blue lights should be functional and expanded, and SGA should be … [More...]

Conversations with Candidates: Raiders Empowered

Alen Jacob contributed to this article. As expressed in their bloc's name, four candidates for Student Government Association's executive positions hope to empower students if elected. Their initiatives hope to improve safety and student life at Texas Tech University. Robbie Meyer, candidate for student body president, said he would like to implement WiFi in the Jone's AT&T Stadium and improve student life by creating a dog park on … [More...]

Weekly Poll: Online Misrepresentation

Brought to mainstream attention by the MTV show "Catfish," some people choose to misrepresent themselves through social media. The television show tells stories of people who have online relationships, but have never actually met their significant other. While it may seem obvious that the people in this show are being fooled, there are many ways to misrepresent yourself online. Editing pictures with Photoshop, using someone else's pictures or … [More...]

MCTV Newscast: 2-16

In this Thursday edition of the MCTV Weekday Update, anchors Nick Hay and Kodichi Nwankwo have the latest news, information and events happening around campus.  First, love was in the air as Valentine's Day took over on Tuesday.  Find out how a couple of campus groups provided some unique options for last minute gifts.  Also, one of the oldest building on campus is about to get an interior makeover.  We'll let you know which landmark is about to … [More...]