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Anyone that donates any amount to the Texas Tech Public Radio Spring 2015 pledge drive is automatically entered in a chance to win hotel accommodations and attraction tickets to Moody Gardens Resort on Galveston Island.

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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.

MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) is deadly bacteria that’s become resistant to the typical antibiotics used to treat Staph infections, and an estimated 5,500 deaths a year in the U.S. are attributed to it.


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.

Inside Texas Tech: Entrepreneurship Growing Trend at TTU

Mar 24, 2015

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.

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During the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, nearly 5 million gallons of crude oil was spewed into the Gulf of Mexico, making it the largest oil spill in U.S. history.