In November of 2014 the inboxes of a Texas Tech University student filled with frantic texts from friends, her Facebook blew up with message requests, and later, her email cluttered with threats. Within weeks of the release of the PoliTech “Politically Challenged” video, it went viral, and currently has over two million views. Courtney Plunk, the […]
When Texas Tech students head home for the holidays, some may also be heading toward a career, thanks to help from College of Media & Communication alumni. The annual Career Development Conference in Dallas, presented by the Dallas COMC alumni and sponsored by the COMC, will be held Jan. 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Mattito’s Centrum, […]
It took many hours of research and many Google searches for Lauren Locke, a Texas Tech graduate student, to find her dream internship. But the effort paid off. This fall, she is hard at work at the Rockefeller Center in New York as an intern for the “The Meredith Vieira Show.” “It still gives me chills walking […]
We all daydream about our plans for the future and what we’ll do when we “make it big.” While the uncertainty of life after college will come sooner for some of us, senior Eliot Martin Depores Drake isn’t wasting any time. As the brains behind the streetwear brand Dopey the Bear, Drake has successfully created clothes […]
In our final installment of “Discovering Duncan,” we asked the questions you wanted us to. Duncan answered our questions about open carry campus laws and what his message to students is. See if your questions got answered, and watch our video!
In our third installment of “Discovering Duncan,” we asked Robert Duncan about his new position as chancellor. Duncan talked about tough issues such as alcohol abuse and the Greek task force, which he said has made his first five months in office challenging. The chancellor also discussed the university’s plans for reaching 40,000 students by […]
Politics can be a touchy subject. Chancellor Robert Duncan did not shy away from these political questions during our interview with him last week. Watch the second installment of “Discovering Duncan” to hear how our chancellor will work with politicians to help improve Texas Tech.
Reaching the enrollment goal of 40,000 students by 2020 has been a daunting task for Texas Tech. In this edition of “Farewell To The Hancellor,” Chancellor Kent Hance discusses this goal he set, and how Tech will adapt to support this many students. Hance also discusses goals he has for Tech in the future. Watch […]
Chancellor Kent Hance has been a Red Raider all his life. He extends that signature Raider hospitality to everyone he meets. As we learned in last week’s installment of “Farewell To The Hancellor,” Hance began his love affair with Tech when his parents dropped him off at Bledsoe Hall in 1961. In this week’s edition, […]
My goal is to help students like you get the inside peek of possible internship and job opportunities. I want to help you put the best foot forward and get the upper hand on “hot spots” in Lubbock. I met with Chris Fleming, chief revenue officer of Ramar Communications. He was slightly intimidating but nice […]