Adulting 101: How to Do Laundry

The Hub@TTU is introducing a series to help college students understand the basics of adult life. In our first episode of “Adulting 101,” learn how to properly do laundry.

Friends Don’t Let Friends Drink And Text

By Breann Robinson Almost 50 percent of people between the ages of 18 and 24 consider texting to be just as meaningful as a phone conversation, according to Text Request. But are drunk texts meaningful, too? Mallory McCarty said she has sent a few too many drunk texts, which she often doesn’t remember until the next day. […]

What Not To Ask Me At Thanksgiving

On Nov. 16, #thxbirthcontrol began trending on Twitter. Women across the world celebrated reproductive rights and the ability to decide when to have a child by posting why they are thankful for contraceptives. I tweeted my support. My tweet referenced Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan’s recent dismissal of birth control and whether it […]

Men On Mopeds

By Blaine Hill Cars, bikes and buses: Move over and make way for the mopeds. These days, many Texas Tech University students are zipping over to campus on small motor bikes that go no faster than 45 mph. Anyone can drive mopeds without a special license, says Wes McCutcheon, a Texas Tech student from Shallowater. That’s because mopeds […]

The Hunt for the Great Pumpkin Spice Latte

By Leigh Waldman Fall is in full swing, and we all know what that means. Bring out the Ugg boots, yoga pants and, most importantly, the oh-so delicious pumpkin spice latte. But not all PSLs are made the same. In the spirit of investigative journalism, I decided to take it upon myself to try PSLs from […]

Laughing Out Loud with Laugh Hub City

Lubbock has struggled to support a comedy club for years, with many unsuccessful venues closing. Laugh Hub City, a local comedy show, is trying to fill the void left by the defunct clubs. Kendall Rodriguez and Steven Feldman, two local comedians, perform at Backstage Lubbock open mic night every Thursday. Although the comedy community in West Texas is […]

Chatting in the Chimy’s Line: Budgeting

By Blaine Hill and Justin Rex If you have ever sipped on a Chimy’s margarita or tasted its queso cheese fries, then you know why there is usually a line wrapped around the corner of the building at night. According to Villanova University Student Life, a national average of 80 percent of college students drink alcohol. College students […]

Parking: Where Does the Money, and Soul, Go?

 By Abby Aldrich and Preston Derrick Citations, boots and towing, oh my! Texas Tech Parking Services is a notoriously disliked entity on campus, but most students do not understand how the system actually works and where the money goes. Stacey Stockard, the marketing coordinator for Parking Services, said parking tickets generate $1.2-$1.3 million, making up about […]

So You Think You Can Senior: Freaky Freshman to Sizzlin’ Senior

We went from “red bags” touring the Texas Tech campus to freshmen in college. I remember thinking I had to look perfect on the first day of college, just like high school. I was also hoping I could find my classes and not embarrass myself by walking into the wrong class. I now know I looked like a freak […]

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 […]

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