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Lubbock: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

The biggest decision for many college students as their graduation date approaches is deciding where life will take them next. For Texas Tech students, they must decide whether to stay put in their beloved Lubbock or take their career elsewhere, leaving their college years behind them. Texas Tech School of Nursing alumna Kaitlyn Jones said she met some of her closest friends at Tech, but it did not stop her from moving back to the Dallas … [More]

Smart Choices Help Students Eat Healthier

By Jessica Carr When students are busy trying to adjust to their schedule and get accustomed to campus dining, eating healthy can often get pushed to the side. According to findings in a study conducted by Oregon State University, college students are not eating enough fruits and vegetables. In fact, the study shows that male students had about five servings a week, slightly higher than female students who self-reported eating about four … [More]

A Grim Future For The Box Office

By: Zach Bedair The days of excitement about going to the movies might be over. After a summer of flops featuring: “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword,” “Transformers: The Last Knight” and “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” the domestic box office has reportedly suffered its worst attended summer movie season in 25 years. According to Box Office Mojo, at least 70 percent of those three movies' profits came from foreign … [More]

What’s In a Name: Which Songs of the Same Name Are the Best

In the world of music, there are only so many titles that exist when naming a song, so it is inevitable that there will be some overlap. However, that does not mean all songs are equal, and the most important thing an artist can do is ensure their song is the best among all other songs that share its title. With that, here is The Hub@TTU's attempt to determine which songs of the same name are the true, definitive tracks listeners should … [More]

Athletic Fees Could Increase To Improve Game Day

A proposal to raise the athletic tuition fee for Texas Tech students could make its way onto billing statements as soon as Fall 2018. The Student Athletic Fee Committee, comprised of five students and four administrative staff members, are discussing a future increase of the fee $12.80, from $57.20 to $70 per semester. Since becoming a tuition fee in 2002, it has gone up just $7.20. Since the last time the athletic fee was increased in … [More]

Sports Nutrition: More than Just Feeding Athletes

By Laura Ragsdale The pressure to perform well at the collegiate level is at the forefront of every athlete’s mind. However, something that seems to be the foundation of their performance, is properly fueling their bodies. Director of Texas Tech University Sports Nutrition Program, Dayna McCutchin, said she was the school’s first registered dietitian when she was hired in January 2013. “The program has completely evolved from when I … [More]

Gluten Free is Sooo Granola

By: Jessica Carr A Lubbock granola business has been able to rapidly expand with the help and support from a local superfood café. Looking back, Meradyth Vestal, co-owner of Sooo Granola, would have never imagined her ailing digestive issues and the adventure to healing those stomach problems would have started her on the path she is now. Vestal started having digestive issues in high school, but it worsened when she was attending … [More]

Heels to Flats: Life of Mom

By Amanda Castro-Crist When we were kids, my cousins and I would raid my mom’s closet and star in our own fashion shows. The dresses were all silk and lace and shine, fancier than anything I’d ever seen anywhere else in my real life, stuff the women in "Days of Our Lives" or "As The World Turns" would wear when they had an elegant event to attend. We didn’t know where the dresses came from or wonder how they managed to occupy the same … [More]

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