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The COVID-19 pandemic caused many people to go through rough times. Many lost their jobs and struggling to find one now.

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Given today’s political climate and how Texas almost became a toss-up state in the 2018 Senate elections, the idea of becoming a “purple state” almost became a reality. I’ve mentioned this before, but I don’t favor the two-party system we currently have in our government. I have also argued …

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If you had asked me about a year and a half ago the question; who was going to win the following presidential election, I would have told you Trump would no questions asked. However, events that occurred in the last year have caused many people like myself, to retract their statement about a…

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The Electoral College, the select few that are tasked with the sole purpose to elect the president of the United States, however, they are shrouded in mystery and confusion.

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The process of transitioning from high school to college was exciting as many of us might remember. Living on our own, (many for the first time without our parents), provided us the opportunity to grow on our own and solidify ourselves as individual people.

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Two seasons removed from being the National Championship runner-ups, Tech fans have plenty of reason to be optimistic heading into the new year. Tech men’s basketball head coach Chris Beard has put together an exciting group headlined by names like Nimari Burnett, Mac McClung and Terrance Sh…

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I think it is safe to assume that most of us don’t pay attention to politics. We are too busy with school, work and family to care about which candidate has the better approval rating. When election season rolls around, it’s like a I’m-right-your-wrong-bar-brawl when dealing with political i…

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With the presidential election in full swing and election day close at hand, elections are on every American’s mind. Whether on social media, the news and even the “Go Vote!” flyers stuck on the milk coolers at your local supermarket, the reminders are there.  

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The 2020 American presidential election nears with every day, and with political divides running deeply through America at the moment, this may be the most contentious election in recent history. Republican incumbent Donald Trump will be seeking re-election as president, while former Vice Pr…

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In 2019, I was no longer a prisoner to the world, my family and myself. I found my voice and spoke up. I am a proud member of the LGBTQIA+ community, and I am out.

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When it comes to the college experience, football season is one of the most memorable elements for a student. The roaring cheers from the student section, blaring instruments from the Goin’ Band from Raiderland and flying tortillas all make Texas Tech’s a little more unique. 

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I was covering tailgating on Sept. 12 at the Texas Tech football game against Houston Baptist University for a story and multimedia assignment. It was not what I expected it to be. 

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On March 12, 2020, Texas Tech Basketball was set to open the Big 12 Tournament Quarterfinals against the Texas Longhorns. The Red Raiders were quickly interrupted during their warm-up to be told there was no longer a Big 12 tournament. Later that day, the NCAA would also cancel it’s annual M…

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On Sept. 2, one of my close friends tested positive for COVID-19, and since I had been with her the day before she tested positive, I went and got myself tested as well. I tested negative, but was still required to self-quarantine for the standard 14 days. 

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Mental health has been a topic most people avoid, but now more than ever, it’s a topic that needs to be addressed. This month is known as Nation Suicide Prevention and Awareness month, and it’s the perfect time to address the topic and to end the stigma of mental health. In my opinion, we ne…

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We find ourselves in a significant historical moment. COVID-19 remains a looming threat. 2020 is a presidential election year. Racial justice finds itself at the center of our nation’s conversation. At no other time would it be easier to resort to division, but I implore you today to come together.

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With the second week of classes beginning, many of us have the weekend (mostly) free of heavy classwork, leaving a large gap of time left available. Obviously, many of our previous forms of entertainment are either no longer available, or only available in a limited capacity. However, it is …

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The first week of classes are over, and it is safe to say, this has been a rather unique week. Getting adjusted to this new way of conducting college is hard and difficult for us all, and I wanted to share my own experience.

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After returning from a break one of the most important times of the semester is the first week. It’s where you set the tone for how you will navigate the year and start building your routine. Well, this falls’ first week was nothing short of unique. With all of the new COVID-19 regulations n…

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This pandemic messed up every aspect of our lives and it still is. Even though students are back on campus, life still feels like life is stuck in place. Don’t get me wrong, this pandemic is still to be taken seriously, but I’m waiting for normalcy to return and for life to resume. This pand…

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I think it is safe to assume that most of us don’t pay attention to politics. We are too busy with school, work and family to care about which candidate has the better approval rating. When election season rolls around, it’s like a I’m-right-your-wrong-bar-brawl when dealing with political i…

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With the presidential election in full swing and election day close at hand, elections are on every American’s mind. Whether on social media, the news and even the “Go Vote!” flyers stuck on the milk coolers at your local supermarket, the reminders are there.  

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The 2020 American presidential election nears with every day, and with political divides running deeply through America at the moment, this may be the most contentious election in recent history. Republican incumbent Donald Trump will be seeking re-election as president, while former Vice Pr…

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In 2019, I was no longer a prisoner to the world, my family and myself. I found my voice and spoke up. I am a proud member of the LGBTQIA+ community, and I am out.

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When it comes to the college experience, football season is one of the most memorable elements for a student. The roaring cheers from the student section, blaring instruments from the Goin’ Band from Raiderland and flying tortillas all make Texas Tech’s a little more unique. 

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I was covering tailgating on Sept. 12 at the Texas Tech football game against Houston Baptist University for a story and multimedia assignment. It was not what I expected it to be.