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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.

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4:25 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

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

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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.

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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.

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2:28 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

Inside Texas Tech: Law Professor Appointed to NCAA Council

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Behind the rules and regulations of college sports are a collection of athletic directors, coaches, student-athletes, conferences commissioners, and people like Brian Shannon, a faculty athletic representative for Texas Tech University. 

Shannon, a professor at Texas Tech's School of Law, has been a NCAA faculty athletic representative, or FAR, for Tech since 2008, a role in which he ensures a college atmosphere that student-athletes can thrive in.

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