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1:04 pm
Fri February 13, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: Remembering "Dr. Radio" Clive Kinghorn

Dr. Clive Kinghorn speaking at a KOHM-FM gala in 1988. Kinghorn passed away in January, leaving a Lubbock radio legacy behind.
Credit KTXT-FM

Dr. Clive Kinghorn, the only person to manage all of Texas Tech University's broadcast entities - KTXT-FM and KOHM-FM, later KTTZ-FM, passed away last month. He was 77.

Fondly remembered by many at Texas Tech and those in the Lubbock radio community as "Dr. Radio," Kinghorn was loved for his knack of bringing the community together.

Todd Chambers, the interim associate dean for undergraduate affairs and former colleague of Kinghorn's, said when Lubbock was in the process of obtaining an NPR affiliate station, Kinghorn was a prominent figure in the efforts.

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12:27 pm
Fri February 13, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: The History of Black History

Credit Lance Cheung / USDA/Creative Commons

On February 11, 1926, black historian, journalist and author Carter G. Woodson declared the second week of February - a week that included both Abraham Lincoln's birthday on the 12th and Frederick Douglass' on the 14th - to be Negro History Week.

Karlos Hill, an assistant professor of history at Texas Tech, said Woodson felt that black history in the 20s was going unrecognized, and sought to change that.

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10:10 am
Mon February 9, 2015

Faith Matters conversation with Ted Dotts

Ted Dotts provides commentary and discussion on the writings of Søren Aabye Kierkegaard.

Søren Aabye Kierkegaard (b. 1813, d. 1855) was a profound and prolific writer in the Danish “golden age” of intellectual and artistic activity. He was a existentialist philosopher and arguably both the father of existentialism and modern psychology.

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1:53 pm
Fri February 6, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: 327-Year-Old Globe Reflects University, World History

Texas Tech's 1688 Coronelli Globe. Photos courtesy of Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock.

Upon entry to Texas Tech's Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, visitors are greeted by a large, glass-contained globe, slightly yellowed with age.

The Coronelli Globe at Texas Tech, a terrestrial globe created by Franciscan monk Vincenzo Coronelli in 1688, is one of four such globes in North America, according to Bruce Cammack, who is the Associate Librarian for Rare Books at the library.

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3:17 pm
Wed February 4, 2015

Don't Miss The Texas Tenors Special & Event

Watch the Texas Tenors: You Should Dream pledge special on
Channel 5 and with your donation you could win tickets from the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra to see the LIVE show on Feb. 21st!

This award-winning special airs:

Thursday,  Feb. 5 @ 8:00 p.m.  Sunday, Feb. 8 @ 10:30 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 16 @ 9:00 p.m.

Three lucky winners will win a pair of tickets to the BBQ dinner and the Texas Tenors live show on February 21st courtesy of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra.

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