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Part Two: Guide to a Successful “Friendsgiving”

Thanksgiving is a week away and it seems like every business is filled with the satisfying aroma of pumpkin spice. Even TV commercials are advertising mouth-watering dishes that remind us just how close we are to pulling our stretchy eating pants out from the back of the closet. Whether you're going home or having an awesome Friendsgiving in your college apartment, this holiday is about continuing traditions and making memories with loved … [More]

Twittersphere Responds to Election

By Laura Duclos Last night's Donald Trump victory in the presidential election came as a surprise to many Americans. Although people were spread throughout election watch parties, their homes, bars and public areas, such as town squares or parks, everyone was able to come together via social media to express support for the candidate they voted for and disdain for another. Twitter was flooded with various tweets displaying a wide range … [More]

What Comes After She Says Yes?

I’m 24-years-old. I’m a senior journalism major. I’m on the cusp of my professional career. And…I’m getting married a semester before I graduate. It all started last October when I decided to propose to my girlfriend, Ashley Carter. It was the 31st and one of our favorite occasions: Texas Tech football, Halloween and Ashley's birthday weekend. I had one of her best friends there to capture the moment and it was as special as I had hoped it … [More]

Women Empowerment on Texas Tech Campus: Moore to Life

Sharence Moore is creating a safe place for women at Texas Tech University to share testimonies, stories, inspire and encourage each other through a platform called Moore to Life. Moore said she has learned while growing older and experiencing the good and the bad that she is continuously adding character to who she is. "Creating Moore To Life allowed me to realize that there are so many things that will come my way and shape me into … [More]

The LSAT Takes Another Victim

104 days, 270 plus hours, hundreds of practice questions and eight practice exams; all for a four-hour test that will quite literally change my life. This year, around 23,000 people took the June Law School Admission Test, according to the Law School Admissions Council's website. The June LSAT is just one of four LSATs given each year. You may have heard about this test, or you may know someone who took it or you might be planning to take … [More]

I Quit My College Job, and This Is How I Feel

I walked into the store that day in a floral dress and black shrug, very representative of my newly 19-years-old style. "Hi, I'm here to see Josh for an interview," I timidly said to the cashier. What came next was one of the most intense interviews I've ever gone through, and I'm a journalist. I was asked what I knew about the company and different areas of the store. I had to put outfits together and help a sales representative … [More]

So You Think You Can Senior: What Will You Miss About Lubbock?

It's a month until graduation, and I have a job! Thankfully, I will be staying in West Texas so I won't be completely out of my comfort zone. There are still things I'll certainly miss about Lubbock and Texas Tech University, and, of course, things I won't miss. Anyone could guess my number one. I'll miss Chimy's. I'll miss that college atmosphere, hanging out with my friends, with the aroma of delicious food in the air. I'll miss Chimy's … [More]

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 because I was dressed nicely. When I stepped foot on campus I saw people in T-shirts, Nike shorts and Chacos. I thought to myself, "How … [More]

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