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2:13 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: TTU Professor, Librarian Team Up for Joker Book Collaboration

Cesar Romero as The Joker in the 1960s Batman television show.
Credit comicbook.com

Among the many enemies of Batman - The Penguin, Two-Face, The Mad Hatter – none are quite so recognizable as The Joker, with his wicked red grin and shocking green hair. The Joker has had many different portrayals over his 75-year span, with notable actors like Cesar Romero, Jack Nicholson and the late Heath Ledger stepping into the clown shoes, and Oscar winner Jared Leto slated to portray the villain in 2016's  blockbuster Suicide Squad.

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Blogs
1:28 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

KTTZ-TV Presents: Life. Hope. Courage: Stories of Cancer

KTTZ's documentary "Life. Hope. Courage: Stories of Cancer" premiered during a special event at The Texas Tech Health Sciences Center. "Life. Hope. Courage" is the story of the people who show courage in their fight, hope in their resiliency, and celebrate life. After the film a panel and town hall discussion was held, the panel was moderated by Health Sciences Center President Tedd Mitchell, M.D.

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Blogs
11:10 am
Thu March 26, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: First Female SGA President Leaves Legacy

Credit Photo courtesy of the Southwest Collections/Special Collection Library at Texas Tech University

In 1937, women had only had the right to vote for 20 years. But at Texas Tech University, one woman was making a name for herself in campus politics.

Maxine Fry came to Texas Tech in 1934 from her hometown of Lockney, Texas to pursue journalism. Fry was very involved and well known on campus. She wrote for the student newspaper, was voted as a campus beauty, and served as president of her sorority, which is now Kappa Kappa Gamma.

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Blogs
4:27 pm
Wed March 25, 2015

"LIFE.HOPE.COURAGE. Stories of Cancer" Premiere and Event

The screening of  KTTZ's documentary "Life. Hope. Courage. Stories of Cancer" premiered last night at the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center.  "Life. Hope. Courage" is the story of the people who show courage in their fight, hope in their resiliency, and celebrate life. Texas Tech Public Media is proud to present this film Thursday, March 26 @ 7:30 p.m., and Thursday April 2 @ 7:30 p.m.

We also held a panel and town hall discussion following this special event moderated by Health Sciences Center President Tedd Mitchell, M.D.

Blogs
8:50 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Over the Air Transmitter

The over the air TV and FM transmitters will be shut off this morning for a period of time for the tower climber doing an inspection of the tower. The stations will be turned off around 10:30am to whenever the climber is clear of the antennas.

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