Tuning into Tech Sports Media

For fans of sports, there are countless places to go for sports coverage, news and commentary. But, often times, people do not realize how many outlets on campus fill this need. From the latest topics in the mainstream sports media to the lesser known sports organizations on campus, these outlets bring it all. Here are […]

Short Film: The Canvas

After getting his first C in Art Appreciation, a class he enjoyed but just did not do great in, Juan Gil was determined to turn a negative into a positive. The art he studied in the class inspired his short film, “The Canvas.” “I was pissed that I got a C, but at least I got […]

Female COMC Instructors Break International Barriers

By Rachel Blevins Though the United States is still struggling with gender pay equality and lack of paid family leave, many international women have chosen to work and study here. The Texas Tech College of Media & Communication employs several instructors who have crossed cultural barriers to pursue unique career opportunities. Sadia Cheema, a doctoral candidate and graduate instructor […]

Tech’s 5 Best Napping Spots

By Julie Gomez Have you ever felt the need to take a nap after class? Having to wait an hour or two between classes can be dreadful—unless you know the right places to go. Rey Trevino-Contreras, an electrical engineering major from Fort Worth, recommends the Student Union Building because of its central location and comfortable study […]

Coffee and a Smile: COMC’s Unsung Hero

By Rachel Blevins April Ramirez spends most of her days making endless batches of coffee and interacting with students. As the Sam’s Place cashier in the basement of the College of Media & Communication, she is used to the humdrum of her job. But on Friday, when the building was evacuated after a bomb threat, […]

The Importance of “Coming Out” Videos Online

By Zachary Rocha In 2015, 800,000 Americans updated their Facebook profiles to indicate their membership in the LGBTQ community, according to research conducted by Facebook. In the Digital Age, many people are choosing to “come out” to friends and family on internet platforms. In an interview on the “Today Show,” Anastasia Khoo, chief marketing officer for […]

“Bass Predators”: Gone North, Gone Fishin’

Welcome to the pilot episode of “Bass Predators,” a fishing television show created and produced by Luke Heath for his mass communications master’s capstone project. It was filmed in northern Minnesota on the Mississippi River. Heath and his brother, Jake Heath, offer advice about fishing while catching tons of Smallmouth Bass. The project was edited and […]

Donate Food in COMC Through Next Saturday

The Texas Tech chapter of the American Meteorological Society is holding a food drive in collaboration with the South Plains Food Bank through Dec. 12 in the College of Media & Communication building. The chapter’s goal is to collect 650 pounds of food, said Timothy Sliwinski, a doctoral candidate and the group’s treasurer, in an email to The Hub@TTU. […]

COMC Student-Athletes Raising Standards

Toddrick Gotcher, a guard for the Texas Tech men’s basketball team, often faced the “dumb jock” stereotype when he started his academic and sports career. “Coming into college, that is what everyone thinks,” he said. Since then, he has proven to many that he is more than just an athlete. The exercise and sports science graduate is now pursing […]

How To Stand Out At a Job Fair

The 2015 COMC Career Fair is this week, and many students are asking, “How do I stand out among others at a career fair?” Cameron Skoczlas, career counselor in the College of Media & Communication, said it is not as hard as it seems. “Ask questions, but not just about the opportunities that a company or […]

%d bloggers like this: