11:17 am
Thu April 16, 2015

KTTZ- FM 89.1 Fund Drive kicks off with $5 Friday

Have you ever wanted to give to public radio and haven’t had the resources or information to do so?

Well here’s your chance! Starting tomorrow KTTZ-FM 89.1 will be hosting $5 Friday to kick off pledge week.

You can always donate more than $5, but $5 is a great way to show your support! Don’t miss out on a unique chance to be able to help fund your favorite public radio program!

We will give a $5 Starbucks gift card as a thank you gift to anyone that participates in $5 Friday while supplies last.

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8:04 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Berkley White: A Portrait

2:19 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: HSC Collaborators Test Possible Superbug Remedy

Micrograph of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Credit National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) / Flickr/Creative Commons

A bacterial infection that’s resistant to many antibiotics is becoming a big problem in a medical industry that’s become heavily reliant on the use of antibiotics - so much so that the antibiotics are being rendered ineffective after years of using them for a multitude of infections.

MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) is deadly bacteria that’s become resistant to the typical antibiotics used to treat Staph infections, and an estimated 5,500 deaths a year in the U.S. are attributed to it.

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11:46 am
Mon April 6, 2015

24 Frames LIVE Event

Thanks everyone who came out to 24 Frames live at The Blue Light Live on Saturday.

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1:19 pm
Thu April 2, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: John Denver Impacts TTU Music History

Denver (second from left) attended Texas Tech from 1961 to 1963, and performed throughout his college years at events like the Kappa Alpha Grubber's Ball in 1961.
Credit Photo courtesy of Dow Patterson

Dow Patterson said one of his first memories of Denver are of him sitting on a yellow Coca-Cola crate in a residence halls shower, grinning, singing, and playing guitar. He told Patterson he liked the acoustics in the community restroom.

Patterson, who was an architecture major and fellow musician with Denver at Texas Tech in the 1960s, said he never would have guessed that smiling kid would become a folk music legend.

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