“Tales of Texas Tech: Published 1923” Homecoming Traditions Then and Now

“Tales of Texas Tech: Published 1923” is the theme of this year’s homecoming week, which has begun and is highlighted by the Texas Tech Raiders facing the Iowa State Cyclones Saturday at 11 a.m. at Jones AT&T Stadium. Bill Dean, associate professor in the College of Media and Communications, said that his homecoming experience while […]

I Ain’t Afraid of No Ghost

By Kameron Court and Caitlyn Nix Ever wondered if Texas Tech is actually haunted? There are numerous ghost stories most students have heard, and we did some research to try to determine whether they are fact or fiction. A custodian by the name of Sarah Alice Morgan was horrifically murdered by a student in the […]

Four Generations See Texas Tech Through the Years

Over the span of 93 years, Texas Tech University has grown from a piece of legislation to Texas Technological College to a national university with an enrollment of over 35,000 students. Among Tech’s fiercely loyal fans are many families for whom pursuing higher education in Lubbock has become a tradition and an expectation. One of them is the […]

Teaching Through the Years at Texas Tech

Few students realize they are not the only ones learning in the classroom. Their professors are, too. Bill Dean, who started teaching journalism and directing the student newspaper and yearbook at Tech in the fall of 1962, is just one example of how much experience can enrich one’s teaching style. Although he has been doing something similar […]

Happy Birthday, Buddy Holly

If legendary Lubbock-born musician Buddy Holly were alive today, he would have turned 79 earlier this month. Although Holly died tragically at age 22 in a plane crash on Feb. 3, 1959, residents of his hometown continue to celebrate the rockstar’s birthday. Every year on Sept. 7, the Buddy Holly Center at 1801 Crickets Ave. offers free […]

SGA Presidents: Where Are They Now?

Two candidates are vying to be student body president for the 2015-2016 school year. If history repeats itself, whoever wins this election may be destined for greatness after their time at Texas Tech University. Here is a look at a few former Texas Tech Student Government Association presidents who have a few more credentials besides […]

Alumni Association Ending Raider Park Contract After Losing $525,000

By Alicia Keene and Abigail Arroyos ©TheHub@TTU The Texas Tech University Alumni Association has decided not to renew the contract that would continue its lease of the Raider Park parking garage, after sustaining a loss of $525,000. Renée  Underwood, president-elect of the Texas Tech Alumni Association Board of National Directors, said there was not a […]

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