Humans of Diversity Week

Diversity Week is “dedicated to celebrating and understanding the importance of diversity” on Texas Tech’s campus. What are the qualities that you feel make you unique? RG: I was born in Mexico but lived the most of my life in the bottom of Texas. I am mostly reserved and quiet. I think most of it […]

Mural of the Story

Lubbock is known for being home to Texas Tech’s Red Raiders, but it is also rich in art, culture, and entertainment. Lubbock’s Cultural District, which includes locations in the Depot District, Texas Tech’s campus, and Art District, is home to fine arts, museums, and musical performances. The Lubbock Cultural District website describes the trendy area: “The […]

Taste of Clay Introduces Ceramic Arts to Lubbock

By Jessica Carr The Helen DeVitt Jones Clay Studio at the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts brings a unique ceramic arts presence to the Lubbock community every Thursday night with its Taste of Clay class. Taste of Clay is a free and open event to anyone who is interested in learning about ceramic […]

The Sound of Lubbock

Deep in the heart of Texas is “the friendliest city in America.” Those not from the South Plains might find it hard to believe that Lubbock has more to offer than cotton, haboobs and tumbleweeds. However, there must be something worth mentioning about Lubbock because artists such as Clay Walker, Aaron Watson and Josh Abbott […]

CASP: Artists of the Flat, Dry and Brown

Most people who have been to the First Friday Art Trail have seen the Charles Adams Studio Project or Gallery and enjoyed the art with no idea what CASP does for local artists. “Our main goal can be boiled down to three words: working artist studios, studios artists working. Any order you want to put those […]

Tapping Into Home Brewing

There are an estimated 1.2 million home beer brewers in the United States, according to the American Home Brewers Association, and several of these beer connoisseurs call Lubbock home. “I never found a beer I didn’t like, or that didn’t like me,” local brewer Bill Hardy said. Bill Hardy and his son, Tim, are both […]

Art and Quotes Inspire on Texas Tech Campus

The Public Art Program at the Texas Tech University System was initiated by the Board of Regents in 1998 to enrich campus environments and extend the educational mission at each university. Through this program, artworks are funded and added to the system’s multiple campuses. Texas Tech’s Lubbock campus has more than 100 pieces created by some of today’s […]

Humans of The Farmers Market

“I’ve never met anyone who wasn’t important.” – The Eleventh Doctor, Doctor Who Humans of New York is a simple concept. Photographer Brandon Stanton takes a picture of someone, usually on the streets of New York City. He then interviews them to get insight into their unique, complex lives. It has attracted a huge following on social […]

Tech Poetry Society: O’ Poet, My Poet

 By MiKenna Williams and Natalie Ortiz Poets enter the room Spoken word, rap and prose Bring life to the artists This verse describes the Tech Poetry Society, founded to bring creative minds together. Anyone with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and enrolled in at least 12 credit hours can join. Paul Feyisetan, the society’s president, […]

Hollywood’s Take on Rape Culture Gets Thumbs Up

Rape culture is finally in the spotlight—not just on college campuses but also throughout popular culture—and victim advocates say this is a welcome change. At the 88th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday, Vice President Joe Biden and Lady Gaga took a stand by promoting the It’s On Us campaign, which encourages everyone’s personal commitment to keep […]

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