Food on Campus: What’s the Story?

For students on Texas Tech University’s campus, food is a big deal. From salad to home style cooking, there are tons of options. But, few people are truly aware of how these food options come to campus and why there are not certain types of food options that students often ask for. Alan Cushman, manager […]

Eating Around The World: Lubbock Style

Those who have not visited Lubbock tend to sell it short. While many think Lubbock is only flat lands and tumble weeds, it actually has a lot to offer, especially when it comes to food. The restaurants featured in this article will help you satisfy any cravings, no matter what culture they come from. American  If […]

Let’s Taco ‘Bout Breakfast: What Texas Tech is Missing

By Haylee Uptergrove I remember my first breakfast taco with the same fondness one often feels when recalling a first love — with a warm, fuzzy contentedness accompanied by a satisfied smile. I was 13 years old, in the throws of adolescence, navigating the terrifying world known as junior high school. I was just a […]

Delicious, Nutritious and Ambitious

According to the South Plains Homeless Consortium, more than 400 people in Lubbock were counted homeless last year. Cesar Hernandez, a junior mechanical engineering major at Texas Tech, and three of his friends decided they wanted to do something about it. It was about a year ago that Hernandez noticed the amount of people living on the […]

Superfoods are Super Trendy

Quinoa and chia and kale, oh my! According to Mintel, there was a 202 percent increase globally in superfood product development between 2011 and 2015. According to its records, that number is going up as a result of strong consumer demand for highly nutritious products. The beginning of the superfoods trend is not entirely clear. Some […]

Eat Breakfast, Or Break Fast During the Day

For many students, breakfast can either be an afterthought or a must-do, but does it help in the classroom? For those trying to find out, research can be a little confusing. If you check websites like Shake Up Your Wakeup, you would be convinced that breakfast is an essential part of a morning routine. According […]

A Day at the Lubbock Dream Center

By Rachel Blevins People of all incomes, backgrounds and races gather together every Saturday morning at the Lubbock Dream Center. They come not just for a typical church service, but to enjoy a time of fellowship together. The people who attend receive a health check and a free breakfast. They also watch a cooking demonstration and […]

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 […]

‘Tis the Season to Volunteer

Everyone wants an ideal holiday. “Everyone wants to open a present,” Whitney Owen, the director of the Bridge of Lubbock, said. “You’re five years old and you want to come downstairs and see there’s something for you under the tree. And, to not be able to do that would be heartbreaking.” The ideal holiday does […]

Walk-On’s Brings Louisiana to Lubbock

By Erika Castella Louisiana-based Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar opened its first out-of-state location in Lubbock this month. It all started on a napkin. According to the restaurant’s website, owners Brandon Landry and Jack Warner drew the floor plan for a potential sports bar on the back of a napkin. The two played as walk-ons for […]

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