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Texas Tech newspaper Lubbock

Posted by on February 12, 2016 – 12:18 am

Texas Tech newspaper Lubbock

Think Texas Tech still owes Mike Leach his 2009 salary? One or more of our advertisers do. Anonymous Tech fans took out a full-page ad on page A7 of today’s Avalanche-Journal for an open letter asking Chancellor Robert Duncan, President Duane Nellis and the Board of Regents to award Leach the rest of his $2.6 million salary for 2009. “This request is not being made just because it is the right thing to do. This payment for 2009 to Leach would help to finally erase any negatives associated with the University and would brings fans, alumni, and the…

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Virginia Tech Parent Newsletter

Posted by on February 11, 2016 – 09:40 pm

Virginia Tech Parent Newsletter

Going back to college age 33 isn’t easy, but it helps if you can count on the support of a loving family. Earl Cherry, from Elk Creek, Virginia, will graduate this spring with a degree in history from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences and minors in Latin and political science. At last Saturday s spring football game, before a cheering crowd in Lane Stadium, Cherry, his wife LuAnn, their children Bruce, Lucy Kate, and Emeline, and his mother Rachel were recognized as the 2015 Virginia Tech Family of the Year. Joining them on the field…

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Texas Tech Campus newspaper

Posted by on February 10, 2016 – 12:25 am

Texas Tech Campus newspaper

The Toreador (circa 1930s) Just two years after Lubbock was selected as its home, the newly established Texas Technological College opened its doors on Oct. 1, 1925, with a record-setting 770 students and “a few ‘stragglers’ still coming in, ” according to the first issue of the student newspaper, The Toreador, dated Oct. 3. Many of that edition’s articles focused on enrollment, specifically the disproportionate number of men to women on campus, and the opening ceremonies of the new college. But the newspaper’s top story was full coverage of the…

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Texas Tech News death

Posted by on February 8, 2016 – 03:21 am

Texas Tech News death

The Texas Tech community is mourning a former Tech professor who was shot Monday in his office at Delta State University, where he has worked as an assistant professor of American history since 2013. Ethan A. Schmidt, 39, taught for six years at Tech, where he was the recipient of the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2011. He also received an Innovative Teaching Award from TTU’s Freshman Seminar Program in 2010. Investigators said Shannon Lamb, 45, is a suspect in the slayings of Schmidt and 41-year-old Amy Prentiss, who was found…

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It News 2015

Posted by on February 3, 2016 – 04:26 pm

It News 2015

Related Updated at 8 p.m. Sunday: Revised throughout the day to reflect the latest information. Hundreds huddled in shelters Sunday while trying to add up the damage to their homes, churches and schools caused by deadly storms that blew through North Texas. Eleven people, including an infant, were killed in Dallas and Collin counties, and as many as 11 tornadoes were reported to the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service confirmed nine tornadoes Sunday night and said that number could rise in the coming days as more areas are surveyed…

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Tuberville Texas Tech Press conference video

Posted by on February 2, 2016 – 12:59 pm

Tuberville Texas Tech Press conference video

Red Raiders set to face Minnesota on Dec. 28 in the Meineke Car Care Bowl Red Raiders open the season on Aug. 31 at SMU and close on Thanksgiving Day at Texas Tommy Tuberville will address the media Monday at 11:45 a.m. during his weekly media luncheon Texas Tech Wins Double OT Thriller against Kansas on Senior Day Career Highlights Tommy Tuberville resigned as head football coach at Texas Tech on Dec. 8, 2012. Tommy Tuberville completed his three-year coaching tenure at Texas Tech with a 20-17 overall record and 9-17 mark in Big 12 play following…

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Texas Tech News football

Posted by on February 1, 2016 – 10:33 pm

Texas Tech News football

Turnovers and penalties both were focal points for the Red Raiders this offseason and the two served as contributing factors for Texas Tech (5-3, 2-3) in its 63-27 loss against Oklahoma. But were they deciding factors? To little surprise, Texas Tech s run defense has not fared well this season. The Red Raiders allowed an average of 263 yards per game prior to Saturday s contest and the Sooners accumulated more than 400 yards and seven touchdowns in their homecoming victory. Here s a look at a few national and regional media reactions following the…

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Texas Tech football newspaper

Posted by on January 30, 2016 – 08:25 pm

Texas Tech football newspaper

Texas Tech wrapped up a 7-5 regular season with a signature win for Kliff Kingsbury, knocking off Texas 48-45 in Austin on Thanksgiving night. The final score does not indicate the pace of the entire game. It was scoreless after the first quarter and though the pace picked up before halftime it was the events of the 42-point fourth quarter that will define the 2015 edition of this new Thursday night rivalry. The highlight of the game was Texas Tech s final touchdown, a 40-yard touchdown run from Jakeem Grant on a trick play to push the Red Raiders…

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Texas Tech Athletics Press Release

Posted by on January 30, 2016 – 03:05 pm

Texas Tech Athletics Press Release

Assignment includes Jones Stadium South End Zone Project Dallas – Gensler was selected by Texas Tech University as the designer and architect of the Sports Performance Facility and Jones Stadium South End Zone Project. The Sports Performance Facility will contain a world-class, 200-meter banked track and an artificial turf field, which will be used by the football team and other Texas Tech student-athletes. The Jones Stadium renovation will consist of razing the existing south end zone building, which currently houses administrative offices for…

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Texas Tech bench Press record

Posted by on January 28, 2016 – 01:19 am

Texas Tech bench Press record

Former Texas Tech linebacker Rob Junell is set to receive the Heritage Award during the 2007 Athletic Hall of Honor Induction ceremony, honoring Red Raider letter winners who have proven their success both on and off the field. A two-year Red Raider letter winner from 1967 to 1968, Junell was a hard-hitting linebacker who had transferred to Texas Tech from New Mexico Military Institute. He later served as a Texas Tech graduate assistant football coach before enlisting in the United State Army. Junell went on to earn a law degree from the Texas Tech…

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Texas Tech Basketball Press conference

Posted by on January 21, 2016 – 10:04 am

Texas Tech Basketball Press conference

| Take an interactive tour of the United Supermarkets Arena. With generous support from individual and corporate donations, the United Spirit Arena opened on November 19, 1. United Supermarkets, LLC, was a major donor and earned naming rights for the 15, -seat multipurpose facility. It is referred to as the Entertainment Showcase of West Texas, hosting three sports for Texas Tech and bringing world-class entertainment to the South Plains region. In 2014, United renewed their naming rights for the facility, at the same time changing the name to United…

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Texas Tech newspapers

Posted by on January 18, 2016 – 02:45 pm

Texas Tech newspapers

Dean s Note Dear CoMC Friends: Dean David D. Perlmutter, Ph.D. Last month I described how enrollment and class hours for our students jumped sharply this fall. This month you will meet some of the people behind the undergraduate chapter of our success. If you are driving the roadways of Texas, New Mexico or Colorado, or stopping by a high school parking lot, keep an eye out for the “Masked Communicator” – the signature, blinged-up Nissan Armada of our college, kindly lent to us by McGavock Nissan. At the helm will be Emily Balke (BA public relations…

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Texas Tech Dallas Morning News

Posted by on January 12, 2016 – 03:18 am

Texas Tech Dallas Morning News

ARLINGTON - Baylor finally picked up its first win against a Power Five opponent on Saturday as the Bears beat Texas Tech 63-35 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. Here are five thoughts from Baylor s blowout win. 1. Consistent pressure by the D-Line. Baylor s defensive line and linebackers did a much better job today of putting consistent pressure on Patrick Mahomes and forcing difficult plays. This was also true against the run, where Baylor allowed only 106 yards. The issue came in coverage, where the Bears struggled to hold on against receivers…

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Texas Tech newspaper Archives

Posted by on January 11, 2016 – 08:54 pm

Texas Tech newspaper Archives

The University Archives serves as the institutional memory for Texas Tech University by collecting, preserving and making accessible to researchers such materials as administrative and faculty records, publications, photographs, video and audio materials. These materials document the legal, historical, fiscal, administrative and intellectual aspects of the university, as well as the cultural and social aspects of student life. University records are documents created, received or accumulated during the conduct of Texas Tech University business…

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Texas Tech Red Raiders News

Posted by on January 8, 2016 – 01:15 am

Texas Tech Red Raiders News

Like its famous Masked Rider, LSU fans seeing their Tigers play the Texas Tech Red Raiders in Tuesday’s Texas Bowl is more mystery than a rival to get heated up about. LSU and Texas Tech have only played twice in football, back in 1954 and 1957, and while Tigers fans may have learned by now that the Red Raiders have one of the nation’s best offenses and worst defenses, they probably know little about the school and its history. Here’s a primer on the Red Raiders and their traditions: THE SCHOOL Texas Tech was founded in 1923 as Texas Technical College…

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News at Texas Tech

Posted by on January 5, 2016 – 02:37 pm

News at Texas Tech

BBC News: Tech-Based MicroZap Raises Chance of 60-Day Mold-Free Bread BBC News reports today ( Nov. 30 ) that a Texas Tech University-based company has developed a technique that it says can make bread stay mold-free for 60 days. The bread is zapped in a sophisticated microwave array which kills the spores that cause the problem. The company claims it could significantly reduce the amount of wasted bread. The technique can also be used with a wide range of foods including fresh turkey and many fruits and vegetables. Food waste is a massive problem…

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