The 2019 National Basketball Association (NBA) free agency has made for one of the most exciting offseasons.
In a decisive Game 6 last week, Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors took down the reigning champion Golden State Warriors, potentially ending a dynasty, but not a legacy.
There are a few questions that run through my head every time I sit at my desk to write a column: Will my audience be better off having read this? Will I be better off having written this? Will I leave this community, the people who have become family to me here, better off than when I first…
Coming to Texas Tech, I was dead-set on being a nurse. In high school I went through all the health-oriented classes and even received my Certified Nurse’s Assistant certification to prepare for it.
Last week during mass, the priest said something that resonated deeply with me: “Easter is a time that kindles the faith of Christians and gives us pause. It gives us a reason to intentional reflect on why we are Christians.”
Despite partisan divide, an olive branch extends across both sides of the aisle with the initiative of addressing prescription drug pricing.
One of the biggest hallmarks of the American psyche is the idea of individualism. From Alexis de Tocqueville to John Locke to Immanuel Kant, individualism has had a variety of definitions and frameworks that have changed throughout the years since its introduction and rise to prominence duri…
My name is Weston Cleveland and I’m from Boerne, Texas. I am currently a senior studying animal science with a concentration in pre-veterinary studies at Texas Tech University. World Veterinary Day is this Saturday, April 27, which is important to me because it is my dream to become a veterinarian.
The exceedingly high prices of prescription drugs in the United States isn’t new to policy makers and regulators.
On Sept. 11, 2001, thousands of first responders rushed selflessly into ground zero to fight for the lives of civilians. In the weeks and months that followed, responders would continue to work at the site as they searched for and repaired what they could.
Religion is undeniably a key element of West Texas culture. Lubbock has the most churches per capita in the nation, and mirrors the state’s mostly Christian religious beliefs.
As a child, you likely heard the phrase, “You can be anything you want to be when you grow up.” It is a familiar adage expressed by both parents and mentors encouraging children to pursue even their most improbable aspirations.
Picture this: it’s 11 o’clock at night, and you have settled down to watch a YouTube video you may have heard about earlier or saved from your Facebook feed, whether it be a BuzzFeed video, a celebrity interview or a sports recap.
At a watch party off of Indiana and 50th, a father picked up his young daughter and spun her as they both yelled “Raider!” loudly to a response of “Power!” from the over-joyed close-knit group of family and friends in their living room, seated around a TV on a beat-up sofa, the computer chai…
Most everyone who is at least somewhat in tune with current day conversations about social justice, equity and inclusion understand that these issues are wholly connected to the dynamics of power and resources, both social and material.
Where does the time go during March Madness? It’s getting difficult to study and write notes with a pen when my guns are always up after a win.
The case of Jussie Smollett, actor in the television show “Empire,” has reached numerous climaxes during its twists and turns the last few months. What’s surprising, in this case, is the lack of collaboration between the Chicago Police Department and the State’s Attorney’s office.
After seeing so many people outed or convicted on claims or charges of sexual misconducts in America in recent years, South Korea is facing its own scandal among world-popular K-Pop groups.
Whether you’re in a group project with your best friends, or you’ve been assigned a group by your instructor, there are pros and cons to both situations.
Time does not stop. No matter how hard we work against it, time keeps marching forward. Without us realizing, years can pass by, and as we get older, sometimes we feel "stuck" in our lives. These moments of feeling stuck can make us feel as if time is passing by even more quickly than we can…
She calls her hometown Alpine. It’s where she graduated high school, and it’s the first place she felt settled enough to call home.
In a superhero-dominating movie industry where the first names thought of are Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, The Hulk, Batman, Superman (Yes, I know Batman and Superman belong to the DC Universe). I’m happy to see more female centered superhero movies.
On Feb. 15, former quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, Colin Kaepernick, and his attorney announced they had entered into a settlement agreement with the NFL. Kaepernick had filed a grievance under the NFL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) for collusion, alleging that team owners …
Regarding your opinion of March 4, 2019, on the Tennessee nurse indictment, as a nurse and patient safety professional, I have a few points for your consideration.
The NFL’s annual Scouting Combine took place over the weekend, where professionally eligible college athletes from across the nation all meet up in Indianapolis, Indiana, to show off their skill sets and potentially earn a spot on a professional football roster.