Part II: What’s Next for Solar Energy?

By Courtney White Editor’s note: This is the second story in a series by TheHub@TTU’s staff examining the state of energy in Texas.  The solar energy industry is expanding rapidly due to new processes and innovations developing all around the world. Janie McNutt, President of Solar Chef International and SolarTech Energy, said she has seen […]

10 Things Texas Tech Freshmen Need to Know

As someone who has been at Texas Tech for a little more than five years (at least I’m leaving with two degrees), there are some things that I’ve learned. Some of these things I wish I had been told before I ever arrived, so I’ll take the liberty of spreading the knowledge to younger classes […]

The Kate Middleton Effect

By Jasmine Stevens Where lights, cameras, and action are the heart of glitz and glam in the United States, thousands of kilometers away in the United Kingdom lies a fancier kind with pomp and circumstance. Situated in London, England, the British Royal Family is the U.K.’s monarchial government that reigns sovereign over the country and […]

14 New Artists of 2017

2017 has been incredibly fruitful in terms of musical releases, in particular the new acts we have been introduced to. So, in that spirit, here is The Hub@TTU’s list of exciting new artists of 2017. Happy listening. 1. Alex Lahey Hailing from Australia, Alex Lahey brings an exciting, blissful energy to indie rock. On her […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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