About Breann Robinson

Senior journalism major and Investigative Reporter for the Hub@TTU. Really good at making friends, really bad at math.

Do You Ride Your Horse To School?

Tanner Warmoth contributed to this article. Howdy, y’all! If you have ever traveled to other parts of the country, I’m sure you have heard at least one good or bad, mostly bad, thing said about The Lone Star State. “That’s where all the cowboys live.” “What are you going to name your horse that you’ll be […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tech Hospitality Students Place 3rd in National Contest

A team of Texas Tech hotel and retail management graduate students placed third in the inaugural Student Market Study Competition hosted by Smith Travel Research, or STR, during the annual HX: The Hotel Experience conference held in New York City last month. Twenty-nine teams competed, and seven were selected as finalists. Tech’s team was the only qualifying one from Texas. Jessica Yuan, an associate professor in the […]

To Brrr or Not To Brrr—That Is The Question

As cold weather moves in, it becomes easier to tell where people are from. Students from states or countries with consistent freezing temperatures, like Matthew Calamoneri, a graduate student from New Jersey, find West Texas winter to be relatively mild. Calamoneri said it was not unusual to see temperatures drop below zero in Scranton, Pennsylvania, where he earned his undergraduate […]

Carol of Lights Illuminates Tradition, Efficiency

Eighteen buildings in the center of the Texas Tech campus will be lit up at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 1st during the 57th annual Carol of Lights ceremony. According to the Texas Tech Student Housing, more than 25,000 colored light bulbs will be aglow during this year’s ceremony. Craig Kuehnert, the assistant director for student leadership […]

Does Towing Make You Trucking Mad?

Signs signaling the consequences of parking in the wrong place or for too long are a common sight around Lubbock, especially near Texas Tech University. The entities behind these red-and-white signs are businesses such as Red Raider Wrecker & Towing, Lubbock Wrecker, Cantu Towing and RP’s Heavy Duty Towing. Tech students are targeted by local towing companies more […]

#IStandWithNail: Yes or No?

Dozens of Texas Tech students, including Holton Westbrook, president of the Student Government Association, have expressed support for Dean Lance Nail and opposition to his resignation via social media accounts and a newly created website. On Tuesday, a committee consisting of seven faculty members and one “ex officio” member, formed by the Provost in June to evaluate grade […]

Breaking: Dean Nail Resigns

Published: 4:20 p.m. Last Update: 8:09 p.m. Lance Nail, dean of the Jerry S. Rawls College of Business Administration, resigned effective Dec. 31 following the results of an investigation into grade changes, according to a Texas Tech news release sent out Tuesday afternoon. A committee formed by Provost Lawrence Schovanec found the grades of four graduate […]

Silent But Deadly: Senioritis

Senioritis is defined as “a crippling disease that strikes high school seniors,” according to Urban Dictionary, but high school students are not the only ones affected. Collin McLarty, a senior media strategies major, said he is sick of school and cannot wait to finish his undergraduate degree at Texas Tech next semester. “It’s exciting,” McLarty said. “I […]

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