Story behind the Story Podcast: Episode One

In the Story behind the Story podcast, which debuts with an interview of Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reporter Lucinda Holt, The Hub@TTU will explore how journalists find and report stories. The podcast’s content will be both local and national in scope, covering a variety of topics, from crime to sports to human interest and general news. Texas […]

KTTZ-TV Wins Two Emmys

Paul Hunton, KTTZ-TV station manager, remembers the feeling of winning his first major industry award. “Winning was a surreal experience,” Hunton said. “They call the nominees, then they called us out as the winner, and I really don’t remember much after that. You go on stage, say a speech, and they whisk you backstage, and the statuettes […]

Rain or Shine: Selling Newspapers Every Sunday

Every Sunday morning in Lubbock, all over the town, there are people standing on corners selling newspapers. For $2, you can purchase the Saturday and Sunday paper by most busy underpasses. The newspaper vendors are always there, but are their faces ever seen?

City Council May Vote on New Smoke-Free Ordinance

A local group is looking to change the minds of those in Lubbock about the continued allowance of smoking in public workplaces, such as bars and sports grills. If passed, the new sanctions could impact Texas Tech University and its students. The City of Lubbock currently prohibits smoking inside of and within 20 feet of enclosed public places — […]

Is The Hancellor Leaving Texas Tech?

“From here, it’s possible.” This Texas Tech University official tagline is meant to communicate to audiences that Tech has a culture where anything is possible. Now it is possible that Tech may soon be searching for a new chancellor. After almost seven years since starting in his job, Kent Hance, who turns 71 in November, […]

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