Student Loan Debt: Paying it Back

For those graduating, the celebration is well-deserved. But with the celebration comes the daunting task of paying the price tag associated with a college education. Student loan debt is one of the biggest issues facing our country today and according to Student Loan Hero, total student loan debt now outpaces total credit card debt in the […]

Hungry in Grad School: You Are Not Alone

With teaching, research and personal obligations, graduate school can be among the most stressful times in a person’s life. One of the first corners to get cut during this harried and low-income period is students’ health. “Sometimes in the graduate life, they have to put their health on hold, and food is one of those […]

Tier One: It Is a Brand

Texas Tech’s coveted status as a Tier One university took years to achieve. Now that Tech has earned it, what does it mean for its future? The Hub@TTU set out to find out. The Tier One status is granted by The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, which describes itself as the “leading framework” for recognizing U.S. institutions of higher […]

Names And Dreams Change From China To U.S.

Authors: Dawit Haile, Katie McKee, Ali Willingham  The struggle of having people try to pronounce his name was one he decided to avoid. Now a part-time graduate instructor in the College of Media and Communication, Zijian Gong prefers to go by the name of Harrison. Born and raised in Shanghai, China, Gong said the path […]

So You Want To Go To Graduate School?

“I think I decided to go to grad school for a very poor reason, because I didn’t know what I wanted to do,” Justin Keene said. Keene is an assistant professor in the College of Media and Communication. Although he may have started graduate school for the wrong reasons, he quickly learned it was the […]

College Of Media And Communication To Offer Online Graduate Program (UPDATED)

The people have asked, and the college will oblige! Last week, Dean David Perlmutter announced the College of Media and Communication will soon offer an online graduate school program. “There’s more of them out there than there are in Lubbock.”      Perlmutter said the graduate school has had a very successful semester, with a record […]

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