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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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Locals and students alike go to hang out and have a good time together at bars throughout the Lubbock area. However, since there is alcohol and large crowds of people, there are bouncers set in place to help maintain safety for everyone involved.

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Texas Tech University and Lubbock are home to people from far across the country and globe. There are students who represent their countries from miles away as they continue their lives and education on campus.

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The Texas Tech String Project hosted an informational session on Tuesday in the Band Hall located in the School of Music that allowed fourth grade students from surrounding elementary schools to come and test out five orchestral instruments and register for lessons. The instruments available…

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When it comes to success in the classroom, students who may be struggling have access to multiple tutoring centers on campus. These resources can not only help students with grades, but can also help by observing what other aspects affect a student’s success in the classroom. 

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Matador Monday, a new tradition initiated by head football coach Matt Wells, was held at 6:45 p.m. on Monday at the Jones AT&T stadium. The event included a football practice and impromptu pep rally, and it was open to students and Tech fans alike.

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The Jones AT&T Stadium will open up for Texas Tech students and people from the Lubbock community on Monday evening for “Matador Monday,” according to the Tech Athletics news release.

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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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Locals and students alike go to hang out and have a good time together at bars throughout the Lubbock area. However, since there is alcohol and large crowds of people, there are bouncers set in place to help maintain safety for everyone involved.