Road Trip Adventures Starting in Lubbock

Marriage and Divorce from a Millennial Point of View

Whether it is a discovered note of betrayal, a heated confrontation, or a drink from a bottle, three stories paint a picture of marriage and divorce among a new generation. Growing up with divorced parents has shaped these millennials into who they are today and contributed to the way they make life-long commitments. According to […]

Much To Be Contributed To Lubbock Growth

Panera Bread. Crave. World of Beer. Twisted Spigot. Four of just the dozens of new restaurants continuing to pop up around the Hub City. All of these new businesses are contributed to one thing: an increase in Lubbock’s population. “There is a bigger need for restaurants and hotels because of all of these people pouring […]

The Great Divide

A look into the poverty line and education achievement gap in Lubbock, as well as what is being done to change it. According to City Data, 29 percent of Lubbock residents have an income below the poverty level, which is 7.9 percent higher than the state average. Additionally, 26.5 percent of children are below the poverty […]

Cookie Doughn’t You Want Some?

New York’s DŌ, Cookie Dough Confections has taken Facebook by storm. The viral video circulated on social media and featured flavors such as brownie batter, signature chocolate chip, and snickerdoodle. It is easy to see why everyone wants to visit this “DŌlicious” place, and Lubbock was not far behind on the trend. The Ruffled Cup started selling edible […]

Historic Lubbock Home Repurposed to Help Homeless

By Kirby Warner  The W.D. Benson House is one of Lubbock’s oldest structures, but it still has life as the Hope House, used by the organization Family Promise of Lubbock. According to the Lubbock Heritage Society website, the W.D. Benson House was originally built in 1909 for lawyer W.D. Benson and his family. It was […]

Garth Loved Trisha: Strong Relationship, Strong Tour

Though he has seen her perform on this tour over 300 times, country singer Garth Brooks said one performance of wife and fellow singer Trisha Yearwood blows him away each time. Even talking about it choked him up. “Just talking about it now kills me,” Brooks said. “It’s one of the most beautiful things you’ll […]

Humans of Diversity Week

Diversity Week is “dedicated to celebrating and understanding the importance of diversity” on Texas Tech’s campus. What are the qualities that you feel make you unique? RG: I was born in Mexico but lived the most of my life in the bottom of Texas. I am mostly reserved and quiet. I think most of it […]

History of the Hub City: Celebrating 108 Years

On March 16, 1909 the city of Lubbock was incorporated, becoming home to 1,938 people. Located at the convergence of U.S. Routes 62 and 84, the Hub City became the center for all things agriculture, transportation, education and technology. According to the city website, Lubbock was named for Thomas S. Lubbock, a Texas Ranger and […]

Mural of the Story

Lubbock is known for being home to Texas Tech’s Red Raiders, but it is also rich in art, culture, and entertainment. Lubbock’s Cultural District, which includes locations in the Depot District, Texas Tech’s campus, and Art District, is home to fine arts, museums, and musical performances. The Lubbock Cultural District website describes the trendy area: “The […]

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