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12:23 pm
Fri May 15, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: Tsarnaev Puts Capital Punishment in National Spotlight

Boston's Boylston Street, in the aftermath of the bombing of the Boston Marathon, which landed Dzhokar Tsarnaev in a federal trial facing the death penalty.
Credit Tim Pierce / Flickr/Creative Commons

Update, 3:42 p.m.: A federal jury in Boston unanimously sentenced Dzhokar Tsarnaev to death for his role in the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013. 

Earlier this week, a federal jury in Boston found accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev guilty on all 30 counts against him. The trial now moves to the sentencing phase, where a jury will decide between life in prison without the possibility of parole, or the death penalty. 

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5:29 pm
Fri May 8, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: University Rallies Around Quake-Stricken Nepal

Credit Allison Terry / The Hub@TTU

Nepal is the home to eight of the world's 14 tallest mountains. But beneath the peaks of the Himalayas, a disaster was waiting. 

A devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake destroyed Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, along with many surrounding villages. The death toll, nearly two weeks after the quake, nears 8,000.

The destruction hits close to home for a small community of Texas Tech students who hail from the mountainous country between India and China.

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4:46 pm
Tue May 5, 2015

Full Episode of Inside Texas Tech: Climate Change and Alaska Trip

On this edition of Inside Texas Tech:

Host Robert Giovannetti sits down with Dr. Katharine Hayhoe to discuss how climate change is affecting West Texas.

Then Dr. David Weindorf talks about a trip to Alaska that he will be taking this summer.

Watch the full episode below and tune in Thursdays at 7:00pm on KTTZ-TV.

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12:10 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: Students Intern in D.C., Earn Valuable Experience

Picture by Martin Falbisoner.

Many Texas Tech students complete an internship before graduation, to gain valuable experience in their chosen field. For students aspiring to work in politics or government, there is one special opportunity for Red Raiders.

Each semester, including summer sessions, up to 19 lucky students are chosen for the Government and Public Service Internship program. These student go to Washington, D.C. for the term and work directly with congress and senate members.

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4:25 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: Climate Change and Alaska Trip

This week host Robert Giovannetti sits down with Dr. Katharine Hayhoe to discuss how climate change is affecting west Texas. Then Dr. David Weindorf talks about a trip to Alaska that he will be taking this summer. Watch the promo below and tune in Thursday at 7:00pm on KTTZ-TV.

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