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Keeping up with Texas Tech events and campus culture has shown to be an influential part of post-grad life. It is no secret that school spirit is a large part of the college experience, but being away from campus does not stop alumni from staying connected. 

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Thai Pepper will open Jan. 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and offer free lunch to customers. The restaurant is asking for donations to be made to Lubbock Impact.

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Being a college student comes with its own responsibilities. For some, owning a pet can be an added support, but for others, it may be too much of a  commitment.

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The Lubbock Lions Club Board of Directors will be virtually hosting its 69th Annual Pancake Festival Feb. 20 as a fundraiser for several charities. Among these charities, profits will be going to support Catholic Charities adult eyeglass program, the LISD children’s eyeglass program, Boy Sco…

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The need for gender equity across different aspects of life has fostered multiple efforts to ensure equal representation. For women educators in higher education, one Texas Tech group seeks to ensure women are equally represented among their campus’ faculty. 

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Texas Tech is transitioning to online classes after Thanksgiving break due to COVID-19 concerns. The change impacts students’ travel plans and their Thanksgiving traditions in different ways.

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Texas Tech is celebrating First-Gen Week from Nov. 8-13 to raise awareness for first-gen students. The First Generation Transition and Mentoring Programs will be hosting events throughout the week. 

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Choosing a major can be a difficult decision for college students. Many students end up switching their major throughout college as they begin to learn more about their career goals.

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The virtual book club was conducted by Blaine Grimes, the Academic Coordinator for the Office of the Registrar who earned a B.A and MA in English at Tech.

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Upon many public establishments closing, restaurants’ limiting to drive through services and stay at home orders, one would think the days of fashion or simply having to dress up in anything other than pajamas were over.  

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Texas Tech international students showcased the power and beauty of cultural diversity at the 2020 Culture Fest. Upon the event, both international and local students came together in what was a cultural exchange, as international groups performed and taught traditional dances for the crowd. 

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The Texas Tech La Ventana yearbook was announced as a winner of a Pacemaker Award for its 2019 yearbook on Oct. 22. This is the third Pacemaker La Ventana has received in the last four years.  

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The City of Lubbock is lighting up the Lubbock Memorial Arboretum in Clapp Park with carved pumpkins for their 12th annual Pumpkin Trail. The event is being hosted from Oct. 22-25, and it is free for the public. 

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When students are on campus, they often see groups of high school students and their parents carrying red plastic bags with Double Ts. President’s Select has been giving tours to prospective Tech students for decades, and, like most organizations, has had to make adjustments to this program …

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Homecoming voting will run Thursday from noon to midnight. The announcement of the King and Queen will be on 7 p.m. Friday, during the Virtual Pep Rally, according to the Tech Homecoming website.Below is a list of the 2020 Homecoming King and Queen Candidates, according to the Tech Homecomin…

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 Homecoming Week kicks off Oct. 19 and will run through the end of the Tech vs. West Virginia game at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 24. All of the events will be held either online or via Zoom, and everyone is encouraged to participate as much as possible. Links to the events will be posted on the Homecomi…

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The Wishmakers on campus have been collaborating with the Make-A-Wish Foundation in Lubbock for years. Together the organizations work together to grant wishes for children with cancers or other fatal illnesses. However, COVID-19 has changed the Wishmakers’ plans.

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Celebrate the Halloween spirit with Parks and Recreation’s 12th Annual Pumpkin Trail from Oct. 22-25 in the Lubbock Memorial Arboretum in Clapp Park.

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The School of Theatre and Dance has moved all production and performances via Zoom due to COVID-19 risks of having in-person rehearsals and performances. The season started Oct. 8, opening with "20/20 Visions: The Violet Response Project".

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The Caprock Beekeeping Association hosts events and other learning opportunities to educate people about bees. Vice President and Texas Tech graduate student Melody Harrington and Treasurer Wendell Tucker are both local hobbyist beekeepers who help educate others.

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The National Ranching Heritage Center has added the Spur Ranch Church to their historical park Oct. 7. The Trinity Mission made the journey from Brownfield thanks to over $100,000 in donations from organizations all wanting the church as the 52nd building added to the center.  

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Greek life at Texas Tech is among many things that have changed on-campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chapter presidents continually have adjusted many aspects of how fraternity and sorority life operations work in accordance with CDC and campus guidelines. 

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A group of Texas Tech students won first place in the 2020 Financial Planning Association’s Financial Planning Challenge. The team consisted of A.J. Bunn, McKenzie Arrott and Rob Tuckfield.

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Drag queens in their finest gowns and jewelry with a mix of country music in the background was sight to be seen as a new queen was crowned Miss Glamour and Fame on Friday. Oct. 9 at Club Luxor. The Office of LGBTQIA Education and Engagement hosted their annual drag pageant virtually to wrap…

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While the diversity in gender in politics has been increasing slowly, it’s still a bit of a struggle for women to launch a successful political campaign and hold an office. 

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Robert Peaslee and Rob Weiner have joined forces to co-edit The Supervillain Reader, a collection of in-depth supervillain analysis essays that allow the readers a chance to look closer at the villainous qualities in individuals and society as a whole.

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Saddle Tramps, Jake Van Horn and Gage Brockman discuss changes they've made this football season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Saddle Tramps have been a part of Texas Tech traditions for 84 years and are now having to adjust those traditions.

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The Texas Tech La Ventana yearbook was announced as a winner of a Pacemaker Award for its 2019 yearbook on Oct. 22. This is the third Pacemaker La Ventana has received in the last four years.  

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The City of Lubbock is lighting up the Lubbock Memorial Arboretum in Clapp Park with carved pumpkins for their 12th annual Pumpkin Trail. The event is being hosted from Oct. 22-25, and it is free for the public. 

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When students are on campus, they often see groups of high school students and their parents carrying red plastic bags with Double Ts. President’s Select has been giving tours to prospective Tech students for decades, and, like most organizations, has had to make adjustments to this program …

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Homecoming voting will run Thursday from noon to midnight. The announcement of the King and Queen will be on 7 p.m. Friday, during the Virtual Pep Rally, according to the Tech Homecoming website.Below is a list of the 2020 Homecoming King and Queen Candidates, according to the Tech Homecomin…

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 Homecoming Week kicks off Oct. 19 and will run through the end of the Tech vs. West Virginia game at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 24. All of the events will be held either online or via Zoom, and everyone is encouraged to participate as much as possible. Links to the events will be posted on the Homecomi…

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The Wishmakers on campus have been collaborating with the Make-A-Wish Foundation in Lubbock for years. Together the organizations work together to grant wishes for children with cancers or other fatal illnesses. However, COVID-19 has changed the Wishmakers’ plans.

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Celebrate the Halloween spirit with Parks and Recreation’s 12th Annual Pumpkin Trail from Oct. 22-25 in the Lubbock Memorial Arboretum in Clapp Park.

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The School of Theatre and Dance has moved all production and performances via Zoom due to COVID-19 risks of having in-person rehearsals and performances. The season started Oct. 8, opening with "20/20 Visions: The Violet Response Project".