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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gluten Free is Sooo Granola

By: Jessica Carr A Lubbock granola business has been able to rapidly expand with the help and support from a local superfood café. Looking back, Meradyth Vestal, co-owner of Sooo Granola, would have never imagined her ailing digestive issues and the adventure to healing those stomach problems would have started her on the path she […]

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 […]

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