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I'm always amazed at what the women who came before me were able to accomplish in much tougher times. Such is the case for four women who are being honored by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library as Women Who Shaped Texas Tech during this Women's History Month.

Current students at Texas Tech University are only allowed to keep fish as pets while living on campus. But 50 years ago, some students brought animals that could eat like a cow. Literally.

The Texas Tech Dairy Barn used to serve as a hands on learning facility for students to gain experience and knowledge of the cattle industry. Now, it is a symbol for agriculture in West Texas.