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Girls Just Want To Have Fun (Till It Ends)

By Shane Longoria This review contains spoilers for the final season of "Girls." Over the course of its six-season run, Lena Dunham's critically acclaimed HBO series, "Girls," has generated think piece after think piece, challenging our conventional understanding of young adulthood—particularly that of young womanhood. For better or for worse, "Girls" has forced us to reevaluate our social circles, interactions and overall sense of … [More]

#TuneInTuesday: DAMN.

By Courtney White After posting a cryptic teaser on Instagram the morning of March 23, Kendrick Lamar released a track called “The Heart (Pt.4)” and fans went crazy. He ends the song by telling industry opponents “Y’all got ‘til April the 7th to get y’all sh*t together”. On April 7, fans were disappointed due to the fact that no album was released, but a pre-order link became available on iTunes. He then announced a new date, April 14, for … [More]

Much To Be Contributed To Lubbock Growth

Panera Bread. Crave. World of Beer. Twisted Spigot. Four of just the dozens of new restaurants continuing to pop up around the Hub City. All of these new businesses are contributed to one thing: an increase in Lubbock’s population. “There is a bigger need for restaurants and hotels because of all of these people pouring into Lubbock,” Erika Moon, a Texas Tech graduate and current law student, said. With a regional population base at … [More]

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]

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