Heels to Flats: Life of Mom

By Amanda Castro-Crist When we were kids, my cousins and I would raid my mom’s closet and star in our own fashion shows. The dresses were all silk and lace and shine, fancier than anything I’d ever seen anywhere else in my real life, stuff the women in “Days of Our Lives” or “As The […]

Road Trip Adventures Starting in Lubbock

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 […]

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 […]

Food on Campus: What’s the Story?

For students on Texas Tech University’s campus, food is a big deal. From salad to home style cooking, there are tons of options. But, few people are truly aware of how these food options come to campus and why there are not certain types of food options that students often ask for. Alan Cushman, manager […]

Increasing Textbook Prices Upset Students

When a new semester rolls around, students know they are going to break the bank on one thing alone. Purchasing textbooks. Since 2006, the cost of a college textbook has increased by 73 percent, which happens to be more than four times the rate of inflation – according to Covering the Cost, a report from […]

A Colorful Celebration of Culture

The Holi Festival, also known as the “Festival of Colors,” is a Hindu festival celebrating Spring and other famous Hindu mythologies, mainly the triumph of “good over evil.” Texas Tech held its own celebration on Saturday. Its main purpose is to push past social boundaries of caste, race, and other barriers to bring people together […]

Cookie Doughn’t You Want Some?

New York’s DŌ, Cookie Dough Confections has taken Facebook by storm. The viral video circulated on social media and featured flavors such as brownie batter, signature chocolate chip, and snickerdoodle. It is easy to see why everyone wants to visit this “DŌlicious” place, and Lubbock was not far behind on the trend. The Ruffled Cup started selling edible […]

Senioritis: It’s Here and It’s Real

Sen·ior·i·tis: a supposed affliction of students in their final year of high school or college, characterized by a decline in motivation or performance. In a little over a month the United Supermarkets Arena will be filled with graduates dressed in their caps and gowns, ready to embark upon the “real world.” But leading up to this […]

Humans of: J&B Coffee Co.

This week we take our “Humans of” series to J&B Coffee Co., a local establishment near and dear to the Lubbock community. The natural sunlight, chill environment and diverse menu makes J&B the ideal place to study, catch up with friends or host an event. “Bob Wood, Double T class of 1961. When I was […]

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