Finding the Golden (Corn) Nugget

All my life, I’ve loved corn. I love it on, but mainly off, the cob. I’ll eat it plain, with butter, salt, creamed, popped, in a cup, baked into bread, but I am here to discuss the best way: stuffed into a nugget and fried. If you’re wondering what is in that brown bag, it is […]

Adulting 101: How to Cook Spaghetti

College students are known for eating Ramen noodles and other microwave meals, but part of becoming an adult is learning how to cook one good meal. This episode of Adulting 101 teaches how to cook spaghetti and meat sauce. For more detailed instructions, follow the five steps on

Eating Around The World: Lubbock Style

Those who have not visited Lubbock tend to sell it short. While many think Lubbock is only flat lands and tumble weeds, it actually has a lot to offer, especially when it comes to food. The restaurants featured in this article will help you satisfy any cravings, no matter what culture they come from. American  If […]

Let’s Taco ‘Bout Breakfast: What Texas Tech is Missing

By Haylee Uptergrove I remember my first breakfast taco with the same fondness one often feels when recalling a first love — with a warm, fuzzy contentedness accompanied by a satisfied smile. I was 13 years old, in the throws of adolescence, navigating the terrifying world known as junior high school. I was just a […]

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 […]

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, […]

Guide to a Succesful “Friendsgiving”

Thanksgiving is the holiday when no one can make fun of you for overindulging because chances are they are doing the same. For college students, this is the chance for us to free our minds of school stress, final exams and finally get a decent meal. Most importantly, this holiday is about spending time with […]

Part Two: Guide to a Successful “Friendsgiving”

Thanksgiving is a week away and it seems like every business is filled with the satisfying aroma of pumpkin spice. Even TV commercials are advertising mouth-watering dishes that remind us just how close we are to pulling our stretchy eating pants out from the back of the closet. Whether you’re going home or having an […]

Picantes Offers Tex-Mex and Tradition

By Billy Ingle Picantes Mexican Restaurante’s authentic food and great prices make Texas Tech University students think twice before they hit the drive-thru at Taco Bell. Lubbock residents and students from all over cram into the small building at 3814 34th St. every morning, except Tuesdays when it is closed, starting at 7 a.m. Jaime Carmona, the owner […]

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 […]

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