Texas Tech University hosted the inaugural Lubbock Lights: Celebrating the Musical Heritage of the South Plains on April 9. The event focused on the creative process behind how some Lubbock musicians create their iconic music.
Terri Hendrix, a singer-songwriter from San Marcos, Texas, said despite her lack of roots in West Texas, some of her greatest musical influences have deep roots in the region.
“You can’t be involved in the Texas music scene and not be influenced by the music of the South Plains,” Hendrix said.
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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.
Entrepreneurship, the process of starting a business or organization, is a growing trend at Texas Tech, according to Saba Nafees, a master’s student in mathematical biology. The process of starting a business isn’t perhaps as death-defying as jumping out of a plane parachuteless, but Nafees, a graduate student and president of startup organization TTIME (or Texas Tech Innovation Mentorship and Entrepreneurship) sees a connection.