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Festival Goers Say Price of Coachella is Worth It

By Breanna Bordelon Every April thousands of concertgoers flock to Indio, California to rub shoulders with A-listers and create lifelong memories in a desert full of wonders. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival marks the pinnacle of achievement for established and up-and-coming musical talent from around the globe. The event, held on two consecutive weekends in April, features hundreds of artists ranging in genre from rock, … [More]

Adulting 101: How to Take Care of Pets

Who doesn't love puppies and kittens? While they are cute and lovable, many college students do not consider the full responsibility that comes with adoption. Adopting a pet is a huge decision, and you need to make sure you are mentally, physically and financially prepared. In this episode of Adulting 101, some Hub@TTU pets helped us explain the proper way to take care of them. Also with the amount of strays and full shelters in … [More]

True Crime or Truly Weird: Interest in Murder Shows

By Zach Bedair Being observant in today’s pop culture, it is easy to spot a particular trend in almost everything that is worth talking about. From television shows, movies, books, now even podcasts, this moving genre phenomenon has a lot of people hooked. Any guesses? It involves one type of crime: murder. Where does this fascination with murder come from, and better yet, what does it say about our personalities? Are we all closeted … [More]

More Than a Check-In

By Laura Ragsdale More than 128,600 people have checked into J&B Coffee on Facebook, according to their page, and that number grows every day. Scott Cline, owner of J&B Coffee Company, said his coffee shop uses the Facebook check-in feature to allow customers to connect to the Wi-Fi. “The Facebook check-in feature was brought to us and it was a no brainer,” Cline said. He said J&B is very limited on the amount of Wi-Fi … [More]

Nothing Was the Same: Drake, Kendrick and Modern Rap Beef

By Shane Longoria With the release of Drake’s “More Life,” and Kendrick Lamar’s "Damn," hip-hop fans are back to doing what they do best: speculating. Arguably the two biggest hip-hop artists in the industry right now, Drake and Lamar have been engaged in a rap cold war that dates back to 2013 – and fans have been anxious to see these two rap juggernauts collide. But not everyone believes the hype surrounding the rivalry. Carlos … [More]

Food on Campus: What’s the Story?

For students on Texas Tech University’s campus, food is a big deal. From salad to home style cooking, there are tons of options. But, few people are truly aware of how these food options come to campus and why there are not certain types of food options that students often ask for. Alan Cushman, manager and business developer for Texas Tech’s Hospitality Services, said, often, these food options take a lot of time and planning to get them … [More]

Increasing Textbook Prices Upset Students

When a new semester rolls around, students know they are going to break the bank on one thing alone. Purchasing textbooks. Since 2006, the cost of a college textbook has increased by 73 percent, which happens to be more than four times the rate of inflation – according to Covering the Cost, a report from the nonprofit Student Public Interest Research Groups, otherwise known as PIRGs. Kayla Stephens, a graduate student in the Texas Tech … [More]

A Colorful Celebration of Culture

The Holi Festival, also known as the "Festival of Colors," is a Hindu festival celebrating Spring and other famous Hindu mythologies, mainly the triumph of "good over evil." Texas Tech held its own celebration on Saturday. Its main purpose is to push past social boundaries of caste, race, and other barriers to bring people together in harmony and showcase unity and prosperity. This is an important part of Indian culture which pushed past … [More]

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