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Texas Tech Students In The News

The fall semester of 2014 has been quite eventful for Texas Tech students. To pour salt into the wound of a heart-tearing football season, the university’s students have gotten national attention quite a bit.

“No means ‘Yes’ and ‘Yes’ means anal.”

This was the sexual slur heard round’ the world! Greek life (university in-specific) has the reputation of being very “rape culture” ridden. Yes, this fraternity was no exception. Texas Tech University wasted no time in discharging Phi Delta Theta from the University. This is a school that does not associate with, or tolerate, such comments or attitudes.

Pop culture vs. the issues

It’s been on YouTube as well as the StudyBreaks blog. The Texas Tech students that were interviewed for this little social experiment knew more about reality TV than the politics that affect their livelihood. Okay, yikes!

Honestly, it can be debated that this kind of thing speaks more to the world we live in rather than the intelligence of Texas Tech students. Reality TV, and which celebrity married what actress, is a lot more accessible than a voter’s guide. It is true that one should, make a point to seek such things. They affect our lives so hugely and directly; however,  this phenomena is in no way exclusive to Texas Tech students.

“Texas Tech Alumni Shoots at Florida State University”

Now, wait just one second! He was a Florida State alumni first. The gunman opened fire in the school’s library. Watch the full news story and read the corresponding article here. The news of the shooting is such a tragedy. To those injured, best of luck on your recovery! Condolences to those who lost someone. 

It’s looking pretty rough out there for a raider.Before you permanently paint them with a scarlet brush, just remember that the University and it’s students accomplish some really amazing things on a regular basis.

Many Tech students are entrepreneurs and leave the University with the skills to run a successful business. Many have done just that. One student created her own bathing suit line. Some PR students leave Texas Tech and do public relations for politics. Many of the university’s media and communication students leave the university to do a lot of social good. Keep those guns up, Raiders.

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This girl’s sharp, quick wit may not be for the faint of heart, but those close to her say that she’s caring and hilariously funny. Reality TV, a not -so-small sweet tooth, nail polish, and fashion are but a few of her guilty pleasures. Her obsession with writing and hobby of interviewing brought her to conducting a few interviews with fashion designers and makeup artists for her fashion blog, Hey There, Stylish! Curiosity for different lifestyles and experiences lead to more interviews and ultimately became Gal Pal Magazine. Like many college girls, Lauren is a media strategies major who spends her days going to class; most of her late nights are reserved for studying and her night job.

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