Adulting 101: How to Recycle

In this episode of Adulting 101, Austin and Christian talk about the importance of recycling and how you can make an impact right here at Texas Tech University. Like Austin says, while the US accounts for only five percent of the world’s population, it creates more waste than any other country in the world. If […]

Part V: Renewable Energy On the Rise; Oil Still the Leader

By Shane Longoria and Travis Bremner Editor’s note: This is Part V in a series by TheHub@TTU examining the state of energy in Texas.  Despite rapid growth and innovation in renewable energy, the oil industry in Texas — and around the U.S. — is not slowing down anytime soon. Todd Staples, president of Texas Oil […]

Part IV: What’s Next: Wind Energy Isn’t a Breeze

Editor’s note: This is Part IV of a series from TheHub@TTU examining the state of energy in Texas.  By: Haley Turner Renewable energy sources are thriving more and more each year, and the industries hope that one day enough power will exist to power cities alone. But where does wind energy fall into the grand […]

Part I: What’s the Deal with Wind and Solar Energy?

Editor’s note: This story is the first in a series produced by The Hub@TTU’s staff examining the state of energy in Texas.  By Haley Turner and Courtney White Anna Thomas, the assistant research professor and associate managing director at the National Wind Institute, said the United States Department of Energy has set benchmarks regarding how much […]

Part III: What’s Holding Up Renewable Energy?

By Shane Longoria and Travis Bremner Editor’s note: This is Part III of a series by TheHub@TTU’s staff examining the state of energy in Texas.  The common belief about renewable energy is that it is not economically viable enough to replace fossil fuels, but those who work in renewable energy disagree. Charles Crumpley, president of […]

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 […]

MCTV Newscast: 12-4

In this Fall finale edition of the MCTV Weekday Update, anchors Katie Main and Brandon Medina are in studio with the latest news, information and events happening around campus.  First, the Red Raider football team is headed south after receiving an official bowl invite this weekend.  Find out where the team is heading and who […]

There’s a Reason it’s “Extra” Curricular

By Alyssa Soles College students around the nation could be missing out on a critical component of their collegiate career. Cindy Akers said students involved in extracurricular activities are more successful in and out of the classroom. Akers is a professor and the associate dean for academic programs in the College of Agricultural Sciences and […]

MCTV Newscast: 11-30

In this Thursday edition of the MCTV Weekday Update, anchors Alexis McLeod and Graciela Vasquez have the latest look at the news, information and events happening around campus.  First, Texas Tech recently received a special recognition that may surprise you.  Find out what area the university ranks above every other school in the state.  Also, […]

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