Tuning into Tech Sports Media

For fans of sports, there are countless places to go for sports coverage, news and commentary. But, often times, people do not realize how many outlets on campus fill this need. From the latest topics in the mainstream sports media to the lesser known sports organizations on campus, these outlets bring it all. Here are […]

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 […]

BurkTech Players Prepare for Upcoming Performance

By Megan Reyna As Morgan Brundett anxiously watched her fellow company members rehearse the opening scene of her play, a theatre major in the crowd reassured her, saying “part of theater is being uncomfortable.” Brundett is a transition student at the Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research and the first BurkTech Player on the […]

State Hiring Freeze Takes Tech by Surprise, Complicates Hiring Process

By Elizabeth Hale During his State of the State address in January, Gov. Greg Abbott announced plans of a hiring freeze for institutions for higher education and most state agencies in Texas. Texas Tech faculty and staff in certain departments may be affected, depending on where funds for their salaries come from. Dennis Patterson, department […]

A Valued Aid for Burgeoning Professionals

By Amanda Castro-Crist Before a potential employee even introduces themselves to an interviewer, they have already started a conversation – with their appearance. “You’ve got to be dressed well, otherwise they’re going to see this slacker that has their shirt untucked, just not looking good,” said Mateo Leos, a freshman architecture major from San Antonio. […]

Dealing with Loss at Texas Tech

Members of the Texas Tech club rugby team gathered in a meeting room of the recreation building on Texas Tech University’s campus. Usually, they would be out on the rugby field warming up for practice. It was unknown to the players as most of them trickled in, but a teammate and friend was missing from the group. […]

More Students Now Working and Studying Through College

Tuition. Books. Supplies. Room. Board. Transportation. First thing that comes to mind? Money. With costs like these adding up for a student, working part time through college is no new phenomenon. Today, a working learner cannot pay off their education expenses making $7.25 an hour, but employment can lighten debt after graduation tremendously and pay […]

Story Behind the Story: Leslie Postal on the Pulse Nightclub Shooting

In the second episode of The Story Behind the Story podcast, Katie Main is joined by Orlando Sentinel Education Reporter Leslie Postal. Orlando Sentinel covered many stories after the mass murder at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida of June 2016, including profiles of survivors, friends and every person who died. One of Postal’s articles profiled […]

History of the Hub City: Celebrating 108 Years

On March 16, 1909 the city of Lubbock was incorporated, becoming home to 1,938 people. Located at the convergence of U.S. Routes 62 and 84, the Hub City became the center for all things agriculture, transportation, education and technology. According to the city website, Lubbock was named for Thomas S. Lubbock, a Texas Ranger and […]

Proposed Voucher Program Stirs Conversation in Lubbock Schools

By Rachel Blevins Dominant figures within the Trump Administration have voiced support for a voucher program that could bring changes in funding to public and private schools. The possibility of its implementation is raising concerns among administrators in Lubbock. Keith Bryant, superintendent of the Lubbock-Cooper Independent School District, said he sees such a program as […]

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