Dreamers’ Future in Limbo

By Lilly Quiroz Saba Nafees emigrated Lahore, Pakistan and came to the U.S. at the age of eleven to purse a better education. Today, she attends Texas Tech University as a doctoral student in mathematical biology. She is a DACA recipient. On Jan. 25, 2017, in an interview with ABC News, President Trump said, “[Dreamers] […]

Not the First Time: Social Protesting in Sports

By Billy Ingle Currently in the National Football League, there are many players and coaches that have decided to join the social protest of taking a knee during the national anthem. There has been debate whether the protest is disrespectful or justified, what is not up for debate is how sports have been a useful […]

Children and Media Man Podcast: Episode One

Dr. Eric Rasmussen, an assistant professor of public relations at Texas Tech University, publishes a popular blog entitled “Children and Media Man.” It covers “the effects of media exposure on children and what parents can do about it.” The blog can be viewed here and below is a link to the first episode of Rasmussen’s podcast, which […]

Story Behind the Story: David Fahrenthold and the 2016 Election

In the third episode of The Story Behind the Story podcast, Katie Main is joined by Washington Post reporter and recent Pulitzer Prize winner David Fahrenthold. Fahrenthold spent more than two years covering the 2016 presidential election, specifically investigating Donald Trump’s charitable donations. Fahrenthold’s findings received significant attention and went on to win the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting. […]

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 […]

Story behind the Story Podcast: Episode One

In the Story behind the Story podcast, which debuts with an interview of Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reporter Lucinda Holt, The Hub@TTU will explore how journalists find and report stories. The podcast’s content will be both local and national in scope, covering a variety of topics, from crime to sports to human interest and general news. Texas […]

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