Reporting Live from the Tragedy

“I’m terrified and freezing,” is a text message Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Business Reporter Sarah Self-Walbrick sent from the scene of the murder of Texas Tech Police Officer Floyd East on October 9. Self-Walbrick, who is a Texas Tech alumna and former Hub@TTU employee, only works the “night cop” shift on Monday nights. When she got a […]

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 […]

Debunking the Myths Behind Rape Culture

By Jayme Lozano Rape. For many, it’s a hard word to see and an even harder conversation to have. Ignoring the topic, however, only leads to confusion and a disturbing trend called rape culture. The most significant aspect of rape culture is victim blaming, meaning the victims get blamed for putting themselves in situations they should […]

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