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2:13 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: Public Radio at Forefront of 'Breakfast Club' Discussions

From left, Honors College professor Jim Brink, and Chemistry and Biochemistry Chairperson Dominick Casadonte at an early morning gathering.
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A group of longtime Texas Tech University professors and public radio fans have been meeting nearly every morning for the better part of  two decades to discuss news and events, usually heard through public radio

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Blogs
12:05 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: Unusual Classes

Here at Texas Tech University there are a few innovative classes with a curriculum that explores vampires, bad girls, games and witches.

In this episode of Inside Texas Tech we take a look at some of Tech's most interesting and unusual classes.

Check out the episode below and tune in to Inside Texas Tech Thursdays at 7:00 on KTTZ-TV.

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Blogs
10:59 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: Student Media

On this edition of Inside Texas Tech:

Print media is making its move to the digital world. Texas Tech's completely independent student ran news paper, The Daily Toreador is no different.

Carson Wilson, the papers Editor-in-Chief, tells us how one of Tech's oldest traditions is staying modern.

Then, with our look at KTXT and the importance of student radio, we move to the college of Media and Communications.

Dean Perlmutter sits down with us to discuss the exciting future of media and what it means for the college.

Watch the full episode below.

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Blogs
11:27 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Benton Leachman: "Desire"

A few weeks ago Benton Leachman performed "Desire" off his album "Bury the Hatchet" on 24 Frames.

Check out his performance below.

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Blogs
3:34 pm
Mon April 20, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: Lubbock Lights Shine Bright

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Texas Tech University hosted the inaugural Lubbock Lights: Celebrating the Musical Heritage of the South Plains on April 9. The event focused on the creative process behind how some Lubbock musicians create their iconic music.

Terri Hendrix, a singer-songwriter from San Marcos, Texas, said despite her lack of roots in West Texas, some of her greatest musical influences have deep roots in the region.

“You can’t be involved in the Texas music scene and not be influenced by the music of the South Plains,” Hendrix said.

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