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Stock Watch: NFL Draft Experts’ Take on Mahomes

By Jonah Tuls A day when dreams become a reality. The first round of the 2017 NFL draft begins at 7 p.m., April 27, and according to some draft experts, former Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes II could hear his name called on the opening night. Marcus Mosher, a featured columnist at Bleacher Report, said […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘I’ll Do It Tomorrow:’ The Procrastinator’s Motto

By Haylee Uptergrove Cell phones, social media and Netflix: the college student’s perfect trifecta for avoiding homework. Throw in a nap and hanging out with friends, and it is the perfect recipe for the phenomenon that plagues most college students: procrastination. Procrastination is something studies show students start dealing with early on in their collegiate […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Parking App Whooshes Onto Campus

By Travis Bremner Last month, Texas Tech Transportation & Parking Services expanded their partnership with Parkeon to provide a new pay-for-parking mobile app on campus called Whoosh. Stacy Stockard, marketing coordinator for Transportation & Parking Services, said the department thinks Whoosh will offer a better service and will be easier for customers to use. She said the […]

WrestleMania: ‘The Grandest Stage of Them All’

By Brandon Medina WrestleMania 33, the wrestling industry’s biggest event of the year, took place at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida on April 2. This year’s WrestleMania featured wrestlers such as Randy Orton, Triple H, John Cena, Brock Lesnar, Roman Reigns and The Undertaker, who all work under World Wrestling Entertainment. Andrew Marks, a […]

Is Jazz in a La La Land or a Desolate One?

By Mary Onishi In Damien Chazelle’s modern musical “La La Land,” Ryan Gosling plays Sebastian, a pianist passionate about saving jazz and opening his own club in Los Angeles. Sebastian’s passion is driven by the idea that jazz music is dying. But is it? Assistant Professor of Jazz at Texas Tech Ben Haugland said this […]

Business is Bright at Tanning Salons

By Haley Turner Tanning services are in high demand in the United States. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, 35 percent of American adults have reported using a tanning bed in their lifetime. The indoor tanning industry is estimated to have made $2.6 billion in 2010. What type of tanning salon a patron chooses […]

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