From Boko Haram Captive To U.S. College Student

Apr 18, 2016

Boko Haram drew worldwide condemnation two years ago when the Nigerian extremist group kidnapped more than 250 girls from a school in Chibok, in northeastern Nigeria.

To this day, most of the girls are still missing. Last week, CNN aired a video purportedly showing several of them alive.

A few of the girls managed to escape — including 20-year-old Sa'a, a pseudonym she uses to protect herself. Last week she spoke with members of Congress, renewing calls for the United States to support Nigeria in the fight against Boko Haram.

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On February 27th in the Texas Tech Allen Theatre, NPR's nationally-broadcasted show, From The Top, held a live taping of musical teen prodigies from Lubbock. The performance, featuring teen violinist Fiona Shea and flutist Yuna Langehennig, was a major success and received a standing ovation from the packed theatre.

Radio Program Hosts Taping At Tech

Mar 1, 2016

From the Top, a National Public Radio syndicated radio program, taped an upcoming radio show on Saturday in the Allen Theatre of the Student Union Building.

From the Top is the only national platform showcasing young and pre-collegiate classical musicians, David Balsom, producer of From the Top, said. This is the 16th year that From The Top has been on the air.

This is also the third time From the Top has taped a show in Lubbock, Sherril Skibell, development director for KTTZ-FM, said.