#TuneInTuesday: Chance Won the Grammys

By Courtney White For some, Sunday may have just been a day to catch up on homework or watch the season premiere of The Walking Dead. For me and many others, it was a day to set aside all of my priorities and watch the 59th Annual Grammy Awards. While I am usually displeased with the […]

What Not To Ask Me At Thanksgiving

On Nov. 16, #thxbirthcontrol began trending on Twitter. Women across the world celebrated reproductive rights and the ability to decide when to have a child by posting why they are thankful for contraceptives. I tweeted my support. My tweet referenced Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan’s recent dismissal of birth control and whether it […]

So You Think You Can Senior: Freaky Freshman to Sizzlin’ Senior

We went from “red bags” touring the Texas Tech campus to freshmen in college. I remember thinking I had to look perfect on the first day of college, just like high school. I was also hoping I could find my classes and not embarrass myself by walking into the wrong class. I now know I looked like a freak […]

So You Think You Can Senior: Job Searching

Spring break is over, and we have eight weeks until the semester’s end. Can you believe that?! I’m officially stressed out because, like the rest of you, I’m scared to go out into the real world. It’s now time to search for jobs. Some people may not even know where to start. First, make sure your resume […]

So You Think You Can Senior: Adulthood

I am overwhelmed by life right now. For some reason, I waited to take the classes I dreaded until my last semester. Advice to all of you: Don’t do that! I am so consumed with school because I absolutely HAVE to graduate. Yet, I also have yet to make time for JOB SEARCHING. Not to mention that […]

Happy 14th Birthday, Chimy’s!

Dear Chimy’s, Thank you for being there after a long week of classes and assignments. Thank you for being the spot to see all my friends. Thank you for extending your hours after home football games. Thank you for being there through heartache, but most of all, thank you for being my one true love. No […]

Failed It or Nailed It: Contouring

A contour is “the outline or outer edge of something,” says the Merriam-Webster dictionary. But what does this mean when talking about makeup? According to According to Allure, modern-day contouring is “all about enhancing cheekbones, slimming your face, and tricking the eye in a believable way.” The earliest known use of the makeup technique was in the 1940s, when makeup […]

So You Think You Can Senior: Comfort Food

This is the first entry in Natalie Morales’s “So You Think You Can Senior” blog, about being a senior at Texas Tech.  My last semester of college just started, and I feel like my life is in shambles. Assignments, quizzes and papers are already piling up, and all I can think about is walking across […]

Are You Ready for ‘Turkey Dump’ Season?

By Kayla Chandler Thanksgiving is three weeks away, and with it comes that unfortunate time when many college couples break up. Dubbed “Turkey Dump” or “Turkey Drop,” the experience is said to affect mostly first-year students. In spite of new technology, like Skype and texting, long-distance couples often break up right before the holidays. Why? […]

Song of the Week: “Backseat Shake Off” Taylor Swift and Kendrick Lamar Mashup

This week, the notorious mash-up duo, The Hood Internet, released their latest production, an ultra high energy mashup of Taylor Swift’s “Shake it Off” and Kendrick Lamar’s “Backseat Freestyle.” The song is appropriately named “Backseat Shake Off” and is arguably one of the best mashups I’ve seen in a while. With Taylor Swift releasing her album 1989 earlier […]

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