Housed in another red-roofed building on the campus of Texas Tech University are some of the state's greatest historical artifacts, including the papers of great Texans like Preston Smith, Rick Husband and Willie McCool, and various physical artifacts of the ranches and railroads of Texas' heyday.
Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry stopped at the Student Union Building to promote the vote as part of the VoteTexas college tour that is aiming to clear up confusion about new voter ID laws and encourage younger voters before the November election.
Berry, appointed by Rick Perry, is also stopping at other Texas campuses including Lubbock Christian University, UT-Arlington, UT-Pan American, Texas A&M University, Prairie View A&M University, Rice University, Lamar University, UT-Austin, Texas State University and Texas Southern University.
Texas Tech Public Radio Managing Director Robert Giovannetti spoke with Texas Tech University President M. Duane Nellis about Tech's recent designation as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities.
Official Trailer for "Guns Up: The History of Raider Red" a documentary produced by Texas Tech Public Media and funded and sponsored by The Texas Tech Federal Credit Union, the film tells the history and legacy of the beloved National Champion Texas Tech Mascot.
Texas Tech history researcher John McCullough, while doing research on the South Plains Army Airfield and the region's role in World War II, uncovered an unusual link between America's last surviving veteran of World War I, Frank Woodruff Buckles, and Lubbock, Texas.