Sustainability or Accountability?

By Lilly Quiroz Texas Tech University was recently ranked No. 215 among the Sierra Club 2017 “Cool Schools.” Universities were ranked according to sustainability practices in areas such as innovation and academics. Texas A&M University came in at No. 127. Other Texas schools that ranked higher than Tech include Rice University, University of Texas Arlington, […]

Construction: Good for Roads, Bad for Businesses

By Joseph Marcades Road construction may be a necessary inconvenience for the residents of Lubbock, but for businesses located near traffic closures, it can be bad news. One 7-11 store, at 98th Street and Slide Road, has experienced this first-hand when the entrances on its east side were blocked by road construction for weeks. The store’s […]

Weekly Poll: How Do You Get To Class?

It is not news that parking can be a hassle at Texas Tech. A recent article published by The Hub@TTU  suggest more than half of the 10,000 commuters to campus substitute driving a vehicle with other means of transportation, such as pedaling bicycles, walking or riding the bus. Tell us below, how do you get to class?

Gov. Abbott Begins Term at Texas Capitol

“Anytime you’re governor for 14 years,” John Frullo said, “you’re going to have a lasting impression on the state.” Frullo, R-Texas, state representative for the 84th district, said the atmosphere at 1100 Congress Avenue has been different since Texas Gov. Greg Abbott took over the Capitol building. Frullo said the 84th legislative session is shaping […]

Uber Puts Lubbock In Motion

When Lubbock’s last taxi company closed in October, the city was left with one car service in town. Uber is a new concept in the transportation industry. According to the Uber website, the ridesharing service employs drivers with nice vehicles who are looking for a flexible work schedule. The company has strict requirements for drivers, including a […]

Texas Tech Bus System Under Scrutiny By Students

The Texas Tech University bus system has been a hot topic due to the increased student attendance this semester. Many people have questioned the system, its ability to get students to their destinations on time, and its routes. Hannah Leibold,  an English as a second language, ESL, education major from San Antonio, Texas, said she […]

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