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Thousands of students, community members, alumni and more gathered near Memorial Circle on Tuesday evening to watch, as with a flick of a switch, more than 25,000 lights lit up during the 61st Annual Carol of Lights. 

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In observance of Indigenous Peoples Heritage Month, the Student Intersectional Leadership Council partnered with Raiderland Native American Student Association to establish a series of events.

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The Texas Tech campus will be illuminated with over 25,000 colored lights for the 61st Annual Carol of Lights beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 3.

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The rock 'n' roll band KISS announced the “End of The Road” tour, which includes a stop in Lubbock in March.

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The Texas Tech men’s basketball team recorded its first win of the season, 85-60, on Tuesday, but the Red Raiders were not the only winners at the game as sophomore Rylee Albracht secured an appearance from head coach Chris Beard at her wedding.

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Texas Tech Men’s Basketball will take the court Tuesday, Nov. 5, backed by Raider Riot, an organization that has become synonymous with men’s basketball at Tech. Just a few years ago, Raider Riot wasn’t a thought on anyone’s mind; it all started with a few friends who loved basketball.

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With spooky season upon us, the horror genre gathers attention as a Halloween mood setter. The horror genre has enchanted and terrified people for as long as it has existed. While it seeks to thrill and scare, many find the horror genre, whether it be literature or film, enjoyable.

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When considering the proximity of Día de los Muertos on Nov. 1 to Halloween on Oct. 31, the difference between the two can appear to be unclear for those not familiar with the Mexican tradition.

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Fall is a season filled with traditions. There is one day in October which is circled on everyone’s calendar, but for the staff at Nightmare on 19th Street, Halloween is the pinnacle of the months of work.

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The Texas Tech Student Activities Board hosted its annual Tech or Treat in the Student Union Building on Monday. Children from across the Lubbock community were able to come out dressed in costume to play games and receive candy from Tech student organizations.

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Texas Tech’s men’s basketball head coach Chris Beard hosted a student exclusive edition of the Fireside Chat at the Student Union Building on Monday.

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Alpha Phi Alpha reclaimed their first place standing this year at the National Pan Hellenic Council’s (NPHC) annual Step Show, which occurred on Thursday, Oct. 17 in the Allen Theater. The Alphas chose the movie "Straight Outta Compton" and N.W.A for their inspiration.

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 Pokémon, the internationally recognized series about dueling and catching pocket monsters to be the very best has come to Texas Tech with the Stuff-a-Pokémon event which took place at the Student Union Building West Plaza Gazebo. The activity took place between 11 a. m. and 1 p,m.,with a fr…

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Campus Movie Fest is making its way to Tech. Along with Tech, CMF will be visiting 50 other campuses around the U.S., giving college students the equipment, training and opportunity to tell their stories through film. 

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One of the many homecoming traditions at Texas Tech is the parade the Friday before the game. The parade is comprised of floats created by students. Students in Greek life make up a large portion of the individuals making homecoming floats, and there is a very specific way the floats are cre…

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The 11th Annual Pumpkin Trail, hosted by the City of Lubbock Parks and Recreation, is set to take place Oct. 17- Oct. 20, at Clapp Park in the Lubbock Memorial Arboretum, according to a news release from the City of Lubbock.

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Flip Books was an event sponsored by the Student Activities Board as part of homecoming week. It took place in the Student Union Building courtyard where students could animate themselves through the use of action photo booklets called flip books. This opportunity to take a series of photos …

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Texas Tech hosted its annual Dog Day at the leisure pool in Urbanovsky Park from 3 to 6 p.m. The event is meant for owners to bring their dogs to the pool and have an interactive experience with fellow pets and their owners. 

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When observing the average classroom, one would be hard-pressed to not find students utilizing their computers to take notes. However, this sheds light on a rising question: is it better to write longhand or type? 

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Maxey Community Center will host the fourteenth annual costume contest for dogs, Dog Day Howl-o-Ween, on Saturday, according to the City of Lubbock press release. This event will be free for all participants. 

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When people think of owning a pet in college, they often think of what it will be like to have a four-legged companion to snuggle with at night. However, they may not consider just how much time and money really goes into owning a pet.

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To recognize Disability Awareness Week, Texas Tech Student Disability Services hosted a kick-off event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday in the Free Speech Area of the Student Union Building.

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Christ in the Arts is a dance studio in Lubbock focused on making a friendly community based environment to learn and train in the art of ballet. CITA ensures that their students have a strong community at the dance studio as they work on preparing for the multiple shows that are hosted by t…

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The Texas Tech Department of English hosted Pups and Pastries from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, on the second floor of the English building, giving students a chance to unwind with licensed therapy dogs and snacks.

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Alpha Phi Alpha reclaimed their first place standing this year at the National Pan Hellenic Council’s (NPHC) annual Step Show, which occurred on Thursday, Oct. 17 in the Allen Theater. The Alphas chose the movie "Straight Outta Compton" and N.W.A for their inspiration.

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 Pokémon, the internationally recognized series about dueling and catching pocket monsters to be the very best has come to Texas Tech with the Stuff-a-Pokémon event which took place at the Student Union Building West Plaza Gazebo. The activity took place between 11 a. m. and 1 p,m.,with a fr…

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Campus Movie Fest is making its way to Tech. Along with Tech, CMF will be visiting 50 other campuses around the U.S., giving college students the equipment, training and opportunity to tell their stories through film. 

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One of the many homecoming traditions at Texas Tech is the parade the Friday before the game. The parade is comprised of floats created by students. Students in Greek life make up a large portion of the individuals making homecoming floats, and there is a very specific way the floats are cre…

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The 11th Annual Pumpkin Trail, hosted by the City of Lubbock Parks and Recreation, is set to take place Oct. 17- Oct. 20, at Clapp Park in the Lubbock Memorial Arboretum, according to a news release from the City of Lubbock.

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Flip Books was an event sponsored by the Student Activities Board as part of homecoming week. It took place in the Student Union Building courtyard where students could animate themselves through the use of action photo booklets called flip books. This opportunity to take a series of photos …

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Texas Tech hosted its annual Dog Day at the leisure pool in Urbanovsky Park from 3 to 6 p.m. The event is meant for owners to bring their dogs to the pool and have an interactive experience with fellow pets and their owners. 

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When observing the average classroom, one would be hard-pressed to not find students utilizing their computers to take notes. However, this sheds light on a rising question: is it better to write longhand or type?