3:44 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Texas Tribune: A Push to Award a Degree to a Symbol of Injustice

by Reeve Hamilton, The Texas Tribune

Dec. 19, 2014

Less than two months before Election Day, the Republican and Democratic candidates for governor and lieutenant governor sat together in a Lubbock park, speaking without any partisan bickering. There was only agreement that Timothy Brian Cole was worth remembering.

Cole died in prison of complications from asthma in December 1999 while serving a 25-year sentence for a rape he did not commit.

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4:29 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

ELPN Family Festival and Sing Along

On December 6th, students from Ervin Elementary, Dunbar College Preparatory Academy, and Estacado High School performed at the Family Festival and Sing Along.

4:25 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Inside Texas Tech: Crocodilian, Bird Evolution Focus of Biologist's Study

Credit US Fish and Wildlife Service


Crocodiles and alligators, while not exactly native to West Texas, have been the focus of a Texas Tech biologist's recently published study that mapped the genomes of crocodilian reptiles worldwide. 

David Ray, an associate professor of biology at Texas Tech and crocodilian expert, led a group of 55 researchers who sequenced the DNA of alligators and crocodiles to understand more about birds, who are descendants, along with crocodilians and dinosaurs, from an ancient creature called an archosaur. 

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4:21 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

ELPN To the Stage After School Programs

The Texas Tech College of Visual and Performing Arts RAs are active in administrating after school theater and dance programs for the students at Dunbar College Preparatory Academy and Ervin Elementary.

3:48 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

ELPN Community Thanksgiving Dinner

On Saturday, November 22nd, the East Lubbock Community Alliance in conjunction with city volunteers from numerous organizations gathered at The Difference Maker's Fellowship to share Thanksgiving Dinner with the community.