Batch’s Homecoming: #ArtIsNotDead

In an overcrowded room filled with Texas Tech faculty and students, the Department of Communication Studies hosted an “Evening with Baron Batch” last week. An alumnus who earned his communication studies degree in 2010, Batch, a former Tech football player, went on to play in the NFL for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He retired from football in 2013. Since […]

COMC Student Ridin’ to Vegas for Miss Rodeo America

Kagan Massey’s passion for rodeo started early in life. She began riding at the age of 5, competing in events at 8 and rodeo queening at 13. Her interest stemmed from seeing a family friend, who was the county rodeo queen, participating in events. “It was the perfect combination of pageant with riding,” Massey said. Born and raised in New Mexico, […]

Student Spotlight: Actor, Entertainer Finds Home in COMC

Udeme Michael Afangideh’s heart was not always in the Texas Tech College of Media & Communication. Afangideh, who goes by Michael, set foot on campus hoping to earn a degree that would provide a stable job after graduation. He said he started as a pre-pharmacy major and changed to nursing a month into his first year in […]

The Hub@TTU is Hiring for the Fall Semester

The Hub@TTU has positions opening up for next semester, Fall 2015.  You could make up to $3,000 by the end of the semester, for 20 hours of work per week. If you are interested in working with us, please send a cover letter, sample work, your resume and any questions to Alicia Keene at Please ensure you […]

Bullet Ad Team Prepares for Shot at National Competition

While some students may have spent spring break laying beside a pool or exploring a sunny beach, 18 Texas Tech University students toiled in the College of Media & Communication building, often until early hours of the morning. Shannon Bichard, advertising department chairwoman, handpicks the Bullet advertising members, who have been preparing a campaign for […]

Outpost TV: Super Bowl XLIX

This week on Outpost TV: Lab Manager Katelynne Newman and Content Manager Dylan George discuss the advertisements from Super Bowl XLIX.   To receive news and updates, follow us on Twitter at @TTU_Outpost and like us on Facebook at

The Hub@TTU is Hiring for Fall Semester!

It’s that time of the year again and The Hub@TTU is hiring several positions for next semester! These are paid positions for students in the College of Media & Communication. You can earn $150 a week — $10 an hour for 15 hours of work. And, we have a lot of fun. We are accepting […]

Inside Peek: Ad Team, Nineteenth Meeting

Our meeting this week was pretty short, since almost everything has been finished! The presentation team previewed their work for Rodriguez’s International Advertising class, which I was in, in the morning. We had a few technical difficulties but it went well overall. The students in the class gave us great feedback and helped us to […]

Inside Peek: Ad Team, Eighteenth Meeting

It was nice seeing everyone fully rested after spring break at the relatively short 18th meeting! We began discussing what each team completed during spring break so that everyone is on the same page. During spring break, we were able to finish almost everything we need to be ready for competition. The tactical demo team […]

Inside Peek: Ad Team, Spring Break

Spring Break!  It’s a kind of an irrelevant term for Ad Team members since we have to work through through week to get everything finished, or close to it. During the hectic week, we worked on: Finishing the book, including copy and edits Designing and layout of the book Working on the first draft of […]

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