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The Black Cultural Center being built on the Texas Tech campus is under way after it’s conception over a year ago. The vision for the center is focused on the representation and unity of black students on campus.

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After a year of unexpected challenges and intense preparation, the Texas Tech Pom Squad and the Texas Tech Cheer Squad are heading to Daytona Beach, Florida, where they will be competing at nationals April 8-10. 

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Texas Tech Chancellor Emeritus Kent Hance released his new podcast, “The Best Storyteller in Texas.” The podcast consists of the many stories Hance has to share from his experiences as a U.S. Congressman, lawyer, professor and being elected to the Texas Railroad Commission. 

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April is Autism Awareness Month, which means there are many opportunities for students to get involved and volunteer. One main advocate for the month is the Burkhart Center for Autism at Texas Tech, which works with autistic students and young adults.

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As a result of the lifestyle changes many people have made due to COVID-19, some people have found themselves struggling with their body image in an increasingly virtual society.

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Katharine Hayhoe, Atmospheric scientist, co-director of the Texas Tech Climate Center and professor of political science will begin her new position as Chief Scientist of the Nature Conservancy in June 2021. 

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Fashion trends have a way of making a comeback, and this Texas Tech graduate turned a love for vintage clothing into a business of her own by reselling thrifted finds.

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Texas Tech recently announced plans to host a make-up commencement ceremony for students who graduated last year and were unable to attend the fall in-person ceremony. This announcement was received with mixed reviews from the Class of 2020.

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March 19 is a wellness day for Tech students, faculty and staff taking place in lieu of a normal spring break. There are many attractions in and around Lubbock where students can spend their time and take a break from school.

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The Texas Tech men’s basketball run during March Madness in 2019 was a memorable moment in the university’s athletic history. For many students, traveling to Minneapolis to watch the team play was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. 

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The Cirque Italia is now presenting “Paranormal Cirque.” According to the Paranormal Cirque news release, the horror-themed entertainment act is a combination of theatre, circus and cabaret with a new European style flare. The show will be on March 11-21 in Lubbock.

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College students come from a variety of financial backgrounds and have different levels of stressors in their lives, meaning there is no one-size-fits-all solution to how students should budget their finances. As students push toward beginning their careers and becoming independent, financia…

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While Texas Tech students majoring in education who are student teaching have experienced some challenges, the opportunity has helped them develop their skills and become more prepared for their future careers.

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On Wednesday morning, Kaitlyn Cleckler, a senior marketing major, did not start her day like any ordinary student would. Instead, she had the opportunity to step in the role of President Schovanec and be president for a day.

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The video sharing social media app, TikTok, has started countless trends since the start of quarantine. From the Carole Baskin “Savage” remix to “My Type,” students have begun to reminisce on quarantine and how life was at the start of COVID-19. 

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The Center for Campus Life has provided updates for student organization event guidelines in response to Gov. Greg Abbott’s Executive Order lifting mask mandates and opening the state to 100 percent. 

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Many students experience a lack of motivation during their college careers, which can be attributed to academic burnout. A lack of motivation, fatigue, carelessness with responsibilities and poor sleeping are all symptoms of burnout.

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The alumni of Texas Tech have carried the Red Raider spirit with them throughout the years since their graduation. The love they have for the school has been passed down through generations in some families.

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The French section of the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literature at Texas Tech is virtually hosting the Tournées Film Festival in coordination with the French Embassy in Houston.

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Coming out of high school and adjusting to college can be a difficult transition for students. To help with this transition, Texas Tech offers an adulting class to help students learn how to live independently.

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Coffee shops provide the community with more than just beverages, especially during COVID-19. In college towns, such as Lubbock, coffee shops offer a good atmosphere for studying and getting work done in a comfortable and inviting setting.

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The country is slowly beginning to recover from the effects of COVID-19. However, students need to pay close attention to the changes in the economy as they begin their job searches.

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Skyviews, a mainly student-run restaurant, launched its to-go pizza kitchen service on March 1.

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The end of the semester is approaching, meaning the end of an era for Tech seniors. With reality coming at them quickly, these students find themselves trying to soak in every last minute as college students.

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Online shopping has been growing in popularity since the start of COVID-19. Students around campus have shared their shopping habits and notable fashion trends since the start of it all.

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While some students had fun snow day experiences last week, others endured hardships caused by power outages and being stranded at home.

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Social media has become ingrained into our daily lives over the past decade with over 3.8 billion users worldwide. Since its creation, people have become more connected and separated through polarization, and many people have been questioning the usage of data by social media companies as it…

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While mainstream Hollywood portrays bats to be nothing more than a famous bloodsucker, Tigga Kingston of Texas Tech’s Department of Biological Science reveals bats to play a much more serious role in real life. 

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The Texas Tech Office of LGBTQIA Education and Engagement will host its 4th annual Big 12 LGBTQIA and Allies Summit on Feb. 26-27. The summit will bring people from across the country together to strengthen the collegiate LGBTQIA communities.

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There are multiple multicultural organizations at Texas Tech allowing students to come together and find community with others. Members of these organizations have differing thoughts on Tech’s diversity efforts.

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Volunteer experiences have a significant personal impact on students. Despite not receiving pay, these Texas Tech students still enjoy being of service to both foreign and domestic communities.

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For college students, finding a balance between school and maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a common experience. Women at Texas Tech share their experience with the gym and gym culture as a female on campus.

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From the development of one’s professional aptitude to the strengthening of personal character, Texas Tech students share their experiences of the importance of internships.

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Over the years, college students have become the preferred demographic for scammers to target. People between the ages of 20 and 30 lose money to fraud more often than any other age group, according to the Better Business Bureau.

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As Valentine’s Day draws to an end, students discuss their experience with college dating culture and the pros and cons of dating apps versus real life.

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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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Many students experience a lack of motivation during their college careers, which can be attributed to academic burnout. A lack of motivation, fatigue, carelessness with responsibilities and poor sleeping are all symptoms of burnout.

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The alumni of Texas Tech have carried the Red Raider spirit with them throughout the years since their graduation. The love they have for the school has been passed down through generations in some families.

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The French section of the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literature at Texas Tech is virtually hosting the Tournées Film Festival in coordination with the French Embassy in Houston.

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Coming out of high school and adjusting to college can be a difficult transition for students. To help with this transition, Texas Tech offers an adulting class to help students learn how to live independently.

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Coffee shops provide the community with more than just beverages, especially during COVID-19. In college towns, such as Lubbock, coffee shops offer a good atmosphere for studying and getting work done in a comfortable and inviting setting.

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The country is slowly beginning to recover from the effects of COVID-19. However, students need to pay close attention to the changes in the economy as they begin their job searches.

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Skyviews, a mainly student-run restaurant, launched its to-go pizza kitchen service on March 1.

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The end of the semester is approaching, meaning the end of an era for Tech seniors. With reality coming at them quickly, these students find themselves trying to soak in every last minute as college students.

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Online shopping has been growing in popularity since the start of COVID-19. Students around campus have shared their shopping habits and notable fashion trends since the start of it all.