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.

West Texas as a Wine Leader

When West Texas comes to mind, the first thing you think about may not necessarily be wine. However, many wineries in the Lubbock area have rich histories, like Llano Estacado, that are leaving their mark on the growing Texas wine industry. In 1983, the winery decided to replace all its equipment, and installed state-of-the-art tanks, […]

Superfoods are Super Trendy

Quinoa and chia and kale, oh my! According to Mintel, there was a 202 percent increase globally in superfood product development between 2011 and 2015. According to its records, that number is going up as a result of strong consumer demand for highly nutritious products. The beginning of the superfoods trend is not entirely clear. Some […]

Tattoo Expo: Getting Poked Pretty in The Hub City

By Leah Doherty Last weekend, tattoo artists and vendors from around the country came to the third annual Lubbock Tattoo Expo. At the convention, visitors could get tattoos, piercings or purchase merchandise. Josh “Eon” Johnson of Mr. Tank’s Tattoos said he spends his time traveling to conventions and working at his shop in Denver, Colorado. In order to […]

As Families Change, So Do Sibling Relations

By Kaylyn Smith For most, a sibling is both one’s best friend and biggest headache. But is it the same for those born 10 or more years apart? Kyle Dupuis, a graduate student at Texas Tech, says it is not. He has five sisters between the ages of 14 and 25, and his relationship with his 10-years-younger sister is […]

At Your Fingertips: Knowledge or Trouble?

By Courtney Plunk April 3, 1973, was a date that would change the world, although few knew it at the time. On this fateful day, an engineer made the first-ever mobile phone call. Four years later, the first home computer hit the stores, and ten years later, Motorola released the first commercial mobile phone. Shelley Barba, Texas […]

9 to 5, Past Age 65

By Alyssa Chrisope Nearly 20 percent of Americans 65 and older are still working, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That is the highest rate of employed older people since the 1960s. Becky Hymes has worked as the human resources director for User Friendly Media for more than 14 years. She will […]

Millennials Say No To Stereotypes

By Leigh Waldman The generation born between 1981 and 2000 is often stereotyped as being self-absorbed, entitled, having a “me-first” attitude in the workplace and being attached to their phones. But many millennials firmly reject these stereotypes, and some Texas Tech students took the time to explain why. Tony Nwankwo The 22-year-old senior at Tech […]

Not Your Average Recreation Center

One of the first things incoming students see on their school tour of Texas Tech is the Robert H. Ewalt Student Recreation Center. The facility has many things to offer students besides a good workout. According to Texas Tech Rec Sports, the student recreation center offers a variety of services to students, including fitness classes, team sports […]

Pill Popping for Perfect Body: Pros vs. Cons

By Kaylyn Smith It can be easy for people, especially college students, to become obsessed with physical appearance these days. Thanks to social media sites like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, body image anxiety consumes the Internet. According to the Boston Medical Center, 45 million Americans diet each year, spending $33 billion annually on weight-loss products. Kelsey Chandler, […]

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