‘I’ll Do It Tomorrow:’ The Procrastinator’s Motto

By Haylee Uptergrove Cell phones, social media and Netflix: the college student’s perfect trifecta for avoiding homework. Throw in a nap and hanging out with friends, and it is the perfect recipe for the phenomenon that plagues most college students: procrastination. Procrastination is something studies show students start dealing with early on in their collegiate […]

Weekly Poll: Streaming

We’re all guilty of it. Whether you’re procrastinating or relaxing after a long week, it can be pretty easy to get sucked into a Netflix binge-watching session. One more episode can easily turn into hours. Streaming subscribers reported spending on average six hours per week watching on-demand content in 2015, doubling the hours reported in 2011. Judging […]

Making a Public Outrage

SPOILER ALERT: This article contains spoiler information from the Netflix series “Making a Murderer.” To many Texas Tech students, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, is the county from the popular documentary series “Making a Murderer, described by Netflix as featuring “a DNA exoneree, who while exposing police corruption, becomes a suspect in a grisly new crime.” To Kelsey Cottrell, […]

Weekly Poll: How Will You Spend Winter Break?

The library is clearing out. Students have finished projects and tests, and many are packing up to go home for the holidays. Winter break is almost here. Texas Tech’s last day of final exams is Wednesday. Campus buildings will close on Thursday, to be reopened mid-January. Tell us below, what will you be doing during […]

‘Heads Up Display’ Premieres New Season

Student-produced “Heads Up Display” opens its third season with reviews of new television shows, movies and video games. Watch the first episode here!  

Online Streaming Changing the World of TV

When Robert Peaslee and his wife Kate sit down in front of their TV on a Friday night, they’re not watching cable or satellite because they don’t want to, and also, they can’t. The Peaslees are one of the growing numbers of families that have cut the cord. “We don’t have cable. We don’t have dish,” […]

10 Things To Know : May 28

  1. The Caged Bird Flies On Prolific poet, author, and activist Maya Angelou, Ph.D., passed away this morning at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C. She was 86 years old. Angelou is best known for her 1969 autobiography “I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings.” Angelou has won numerous awards throughout her career and counted […]

Doctor Who Turns 50

It is fantastic, as the Ninth Doctor would say! Doctor Who, the beloved BBC science fiction show, is celebrating its’ 50th anniversary this week. According to the British Broadcasting Corporation, or BBC’s official website, Doctor Who premiered on Nov. 23, 1963 to rave reviews. What started out as a show to teach children history has […]

Netflix Originals, $1.50 a Day, and a Pink Moon – 10 Things to Know

Brought to You by Netflix: As more and more original content comes to Netflix, Hollywood might end up with a problem. – LA Times Hero of Yesterday: This Mormon bishop gave a neighbor a hand against an attacker yesterday… with a Samurai sword.  – Huffington Post Factory Fatality: Bangladesh factory collapse kills over 70 and injures hundreds […]

10 Things To Know: April 23

1. Public Enemy…OK, No?: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Bomber, will not be tried as an enemy combatant. Huffington Post 2. All The Single Ladies: Recently, single women have become more dominant in the home owning market. NPR 3. The Hangover Part 3: A woman comes face-to-face with a jungle cat in the women’s restroom at the […]

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