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With the National Weather Service in Lubbock predicting temperatures to be in the high 90s this week, Lubbock Power and Lights issued a voluntary energy conservation alert on June 14.

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Pride Parade of Lubbock will be hosted between 13th-19th St. and Buddy Holly Avenue and will feature several drag shows and a pride parade on June 12. The event will start at 11 a.m. and the last event will start at 11 p.m.

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United States Judge James Hendrix of the Lubbock Division of U.S. District Court of Northern District of Texas issued an opinion on June 1 stating that he will be dismissing the Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas v. City of Lubbock due to a lack of jurisdiction, according to a release from …

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Keaghan Holt, an undergraduate student from Angelo State University from Seguin, was appointed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott as student regent to the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents on June 1, according to the Texas governor's website.

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The Board of Regents for Texas Tech University System convened into a virtual special meeting on Tuesday, May 25 at 4:05 p.m. 

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The City of Lubbock reported 88 new COVID-19 cases, 102 recoveries and one death for the week of May 18 at 5 p.m. on May 24. According to the news release, next weeks case count will be released on Tuesday rather than Monday due to Memorial Day.

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On Monday, May 17, 2021 the City of Lubbock received a tornado warning from the National Weather Service in Lubbock. With the threat of severe weather, Lubbock and Texas Tech offer students and citizens several warning notification systems.

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The City of Lubbock Public Health Department will host two free COVID-19 vaccination clinics on Saturday, May 22. Both clinics will be free with no appointments required and will both offer the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. 

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On May 14, Texas Tech announced via Twitter that Saturday's commencement ceremony will be hosted at the United Supermarkets Arena instead of the Jones AT&T Stadium due to incoming severe weather threats.

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The Board of Regents for the Texas Tech System, for its last meeting of the last meeting of the academic year, convened at 9 a.m on Thursday, May 13, in the Tech System Building.

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Texas Tech released a statement on May 10 announcing that Ronald Hendrick has been appointed as the university’s new provost and senior vice president of academic affairs. His position will become effective on July 1.

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United Supermarkets released a statement announcing that all United, Market Street and Amigos locations in Lubbock are resuming offering all three of the COVID-19 vaccines.

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With summer only a couple finals away some students may be wondering what type of programs can be done this summer to get more hours done or to improve upon some of their own skills. The Rawls Summer Business Institute can be a good option for students who are not in the Rawls School of Busi…

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With finals just around the corner, students may be juggling studying, work and finding time for themselves. Effectively multitasking could be a way to help students be more efficient with their time.

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Final exam week can be a rush for students. It feels like there is a lot going on at once, and sometimes it might make students fall off track and fail to keep up with everything. With a good plan on how to study for exams and handle finals week, however, it is a lot easier to make sure stud…

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As the semester draws closer to an end, students may find themselves looking over the COVID-19 vaccine options to help keep themselves safe, should they plan for any summer break travels. With how the coronavirus is continuing its spread in more infectious variants, it can be crucial to have…

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On May 1, the City of Lubbock citizens voted on Proposition A, making abortions illegal in the city and making the city a sanctuary city of the unborn. The unofficial vote count, from the Lubbock County Elections Office,  is 21,400 for and 12,860 against the proportion

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Following the establishment of the Texas Reskilling Support Fund Grant Program by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Texas Tech is planning to offer tuition and fees assistance to students whose academic progress got impacted by COVID-19.

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The Texas Department of Emergency Management made a release April 29 regarding the upcoming campus vaccination clinics hosted by the department and United Supermarkets. According to the notice, the clinics will be open and free to all Texas Tech students, faculty, and staff. The clinic hoste…

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The new $1.8 million UMC Children's Emergency Center, located at 602 Indiana behind the Adult Emergency Center, is full of light and brightly painted pinwheels throughout the new center and set to open May 3.

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The faculty and staff at the Texas Tech School of Veterinary Medicine now know who will be in their inaugural class. There was a specific mission in mind when deciding who the admissions committee would offer the opportunity to study at the Tech School of Veterinary Medicine.

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Following Pfizer’s announcement that a booster shot for the COVID-19 vaccine could be in the future, some may be wondering why it is needed.

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Texas Tech Health Sciences Center announced April 28 that their institution has been listed among the top 7.4 percent of 20,000 universities worldwide in CWUR’s 2021-2022 edition of the “Global 2000 List by the Center for World University Rankings” released on April 26. According to their st…

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The City of Lubbock will offer the Moderna two shot COVID-19 vaccine as well as the single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, throughout the final week of vaccine clinics at the Lubbock Civic Center, according to a news release from the city.

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The City of Lubbock Public Health Department confirmed three additional COVID-19 cases and three recoveries as of 4 p.m. April 26, according to a city news release. On April 24 Lubbock reported seven new cases, six recoveries and no additional deaths as of 4 p.m.: seven new cases, three reco…

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To help prevent sexual assault from occurring to Texas Tech students, as well as Lubbockites in general, the Student Government Association launched an initiative called the Safe Night Out initiative with hopes to help better assist people against threats of an assault.

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A COVID-19 vaccine clinic was hosted by the City of Lubbock Public Health Department on April 24. According to the news release by the city, 1,483 people had received their vaccinations through this clinic. The number of vaccinated individuals since vaccines became available to the Public He…

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The recommended vaccine pause that was implemented for the single dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine has now been lifted, according to the news release from the City of Lubbock.

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The City of Lubbock Public Health Department confirmed 18 additional COVID-19 cases and 16 recoveries as of 4 p.m. April 23, according to a city news release. Lubbock County has a total case count of 48,798; of these 88 are active, 47, 985 are recovered and 725 total COVID-19-related deaths …

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A COVID-19 vaccine clinic was hosted by the City of Lubbock Public Health Department on April 22. According to the news release by the city, 1,360 people received their vaccinations through this clinic. The number of vaccinated individuals since vaccines became available to the Public Health…

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The Student Government Association Student Senate convened for their 14th senate session of the academic year April 22 at the College of Media and Communication building.

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On Thursday, April 22 at 4 p.m., the City of Lubbock Public Health Department confirmed nine new COVID-19 cases and five recoveries, according to a news release from the City of Lubbock.

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As the semester draws to a close, students may feel a lack of motivation about school, work and general day to day life. This is usually called student burnout; it can cause more than demotivation, but there are ways to prevent student burnout.

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Sexual assault can have numerous effects on a person, including harm to a person’s mental health. There are numerous behavioral effects that occur from sexual assault as well.

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The City of Lubbock hosted a COVID-19 news conference on April 21, focusing on matters regarding vaccination and case numbers around Lubbock.

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A COVID-19 vaccine clinic was hosted by the City of Lubbock Public Health Department on April 20. According to the city’s news release, 701 people received their vaccinations through this clinic. The number of vaccinated individuals since vaccines became available to the Public Health Depart…

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The City of Lubbock Public Health Department confirmed 15 additional COVID-19 cases and six recoveries as of 4 p.m. April 20, according to a city news release. Lubbock County has a total case count of 48,765; of these 83 are active, 47, 957 are recovered and 725 total COVID-19-related deaths…

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Madeline Diffee, digital content manager, is back on a new day of the week to give you the rundown about what's happening in Raiderland. Check back with us every Thursday for your weekly Raider Rundown. Don't forget to check out our website for our in-depth coverage.

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Madeline Diffee, digital content manager, talks about football, COVID-19 and more in this week's episode of Raider Rundown. Check back with us every Monday to get your rundown of all things Texas Tech.

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In order to keep campus safe and open everyone at Texas Tech needs to know and follow CDC guidelines. Here are some tips on how to keep safe during the pandemic.

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Amid many changes to Texas Tech's campus in order to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic, Transportation and Parking Services has modified bus routes. Along with new routes and running times, sanitization and COVID-19 safety efforts have been implemented.

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As the semester draws closer to an end, students may find themselves looking over the COVID-19 vaccine options to help keep themselves safe, should they plan for any summer break travels. With how the coronavirus is continuing its spread in more infectious variants, it can be crucial to have…

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On May 1, the City of Lubbock citizens voted on Proposition A, making abortions illegal in the city and making the city a sanctuary city of the unborn. The unofficial vote count, from the Lubbock County Elections Office,  is 21,400 for and 12,860 against the proportion

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Following the establishment of the Texas Reskilling Support Fund Grant Program by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Texas Tech is planning to offer tuition and fees assistance to students whose academic progress got impacted by COVID-19.

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The Texas Department of Emergency Management made a release April 29 regarding the upcoming campus vaccination clinics hosted by the department and United Supermarkets. According to the notice, the clinics will be open and free to all Texas Tech students, faculty, and staff. The clinic hoste…

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The new $1.8 million UMC Children's Emergency Center, located at 602 Indiana behind the Adult Emergency Center, is full of light and brightly painted pinwheels throughout the new center and set to open May 3.

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The faculty and staff at the Texas Tech School of Veterinary Medicine now know who will be in their inaugural class. There was a specific mission in mind when deciding who the admissions committee would offer the opportunity to study at the Tech School of Veterinary Medicine.

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Following Pfizer’s announcement that a booster shot for the COVID-19 vaccine could be in the future, some may be wondering why it is needed.

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Texas Tech Health Sciences Center announced April 28 that their institution has been listed among the top 7.4 percent of 20,000 universities worldwide in CWUR’s 2021-2022 edition of the “Global 2000 List by the Center for World University Rankings” released on April 26. According to their st…

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The City of Lubbock will offer the Moderna two shot COVID-19 vaccine as well as the single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, throughout the final week of vaccine clinics at the Lubbock Civic Center, according to a news release from the city.