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 […]

How to be a Friend: Suicide Prevention

This segment focuses on student mental health; specifically, what one should do if a friend is experiencing a crisis. We spoke to mental health advocates around Lubbock to learn more about what we can do as friends for someone experiencing suicidal thoughts. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 Texas Tech Risk Intervention Safety and Education Office: […]

Adulting 101: How to be a Good Driver

This segment of the Hub@TTU’s Adulting 101 series helps students become safer drivers. Automobile accidents are one of the leading causes of fatalities in the United States, not to mention they can be incredibly expensive. Never fear, Christian has a few tips on how to be a safe and courteous driver. This video covers many […]

Broadway: The History Beyond The Bars

Broadway Street is a Lubbock icon for nightlife. Bars, shops, and churches line the street from left to right as far as the eye can see. But was it always this way? Texas Tech alumnus and associate professor Bill Dean said many houses that were home to residents on Broadway have been renovated into law […]

National News Engagement Day 2017

National News Engagement Day was Tuesday, October 3rd. But, The Hub@TTU’s video series is applicable all year.

Poll: Have You Pulled an All-Nighter?

Some say that all-nighters (staying up all night to study) are just a part of college life. But research shows that lack of sleep can increase stress levels, negatively affect your health and hinder your ability to focus. Some students may feel that this is an even trade for the extra study time an all-nighter […]

Adulting 101: How to Ace an Interview

As graduation approaches, finding a job is on all soon-to-be graduates’ minds. If you finally land an interview, where should you go from there? Our latest episode of Adulting 101 gives the perfect tips on acing an interview. These can be applied for part-time jobs, internships, and careers. Remember to be confident, and keep attending interviews […]

Adulting 101: How to Take Care of Pets

Who doesn’t love puppies and kittens? While they are cute and lovable, many college students do not consider the full responsibility that comes with adoption. Adopting a pet is a huge decision, and you need to make sure you are mentally, physically and financially prepared. In this episode of Adulting 101, some Hub@TTU pets helped […]

Adulting 101: How to Change a Tire

Nobody likes the feeling of having a flat tire, although Americans typically end up with five of them in their lives. It may be annoying, but if you know how to put a spare on, it doesn’t have to slow you down. To avoid ending up with one in the first place, regularly check your […]

A Colorful Celebration of Culture

The Holi Festival, also known as the “Festival of Colors,” is a Hindu festival celebrating Spring and other famous Hindu mythologies, mainly the triumph of “good over evil.” Texas Tech held its own celebration on Saturday. Its main purpose is to push past social boundaries of caste, race, and other barriers to bring people together […]

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