“Tales of Texas Tech: Published 1923” Homecoming Traditions Then and Now

“Tales of Texas Tech: Published 1923” is the theme of this year’s homecoming week, which has begun and is highlighted by the Texas Tech Raiders facing the Iowa State Cyclones Saturday at 11 a.m. at Jones AT&T Stadium. Bill Dean, associate professor in the College of Media and Communications, said that his homecoming experience while […]

Athletic Fees Could Increase To Improve Game Day

A proposal to raise the athletic tuition fee for Texas Tech students could make its way onto billing statements as soon as Fall 2018. The Student Athletic Fee Committee, comprised of five students and four administrative staff members, are discussing a future increase of the fee $12.80, from $57.20 to $70 per semester. Since becoming […]

Gluten Free is Sooo Granola

By: Jessica Carr A Lubbock granola business has been able to rapidly expand with the help and support from a local superfood café. Looking back, Meradyth Vestal, co-owner of Sooo Granola, would have never imagined her ailing digestive issues and the adventure to healing those stomach problems would have started her on the path she […]

Food Insecurity: How Does Hunger Affect Our Communities?

By Amanda Castro-Crist More than 13 million children in the United States lack reliable access to adequate amounts of affordable and nutritious food. They are part of the population known as “food-insecure.” Data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows food insecurity among average U.S. households sat at 12.7 percent in 2015. At colleges and […]

Know the Law: Texting and Driving

With the Sept. 1 signing of Texas House Bill 62, texting and driving is now against the law statewide. According to HB 62, it is now illegal for Texans to read, write or send any electronic message from a wireless device while driving. However, this does not include when the car is stopped. As for […]

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 […]

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