Month: August 2013

TTU Events Not to Miss!

Now that the new school year has officially kicked off, it’s time to start filling your calendar with Texas Tech activities and events. Every Red Raider and Red Raider fan has a chance to get involved in everything from sporting events to the Carol of Lights. Check out these annual events that you shouldn’t miss!

Our chat with Josh Abbott

Things have really come together for the Idalou native and Texas Tech grad, Josh Abbott. Today, Abbott and his band have climbed up the ranks and into the hearts of country music fans all over the country. Luckily for us, Abbott has always been great to his followers in Lubbock, Texas. We had the opportunity

Public Art at Texas Tech University

Did you know that Texas Tech is home to an extensive public art program? Take one casual stroll around the campus in Lubbock, Texas and you’ll see just how expansive it is. Beyond the revolving galleries and exhibits that fill the School of Art, there is always something to see on campus thanks to the

Get In The Game at Texas Tech

Raider. Power! RAIDER. POWER! If you’re a sports fan at Texas Tech, you know exactly what I’m talking about. With 15 athletic programs, Texas Tech looks to continue their winning ways with more than a dozen sports. Here’s what you need to know to get your cheer on this season in Lubbock, Texas. Red Raider

Tradition Lives at Texas Tech University

Tradition is at the root of many things we do in life. Whether it is with family, friends, school, work or any other situation, we strive on tradition. The same can be said for Texas Tech University. Since 1923, the school has been creating and growing traditions for students, alumni, fans and more. Here are

History Lives at Texas Tech University

Strive for honor evermore. Long live the Matadors! Filled with only 914 students at the time, Texas Technological College opened its doors in 1925 with just six buildings. Forty plus years later, the State of Texas Legislature moved to rename Texas Technological College to Texas Tech University in September of 1969. It just sounds better

Cowboy Poetry in Lubbock, Texas

Cowboy poetry, you ask? It’s not quite Dr. Suess, Robert Frost or Shel Silverstein. The beauty of cowboy poetry is that you don’t need to know about iambic pentameter or carry a thesaurus in your pocket. All you need to do is listen. And if there is anyone you want to listen to it will

Lubbock, Texas. The Home of Texas Tech University

You will hit ‘em, you will wreck ‘em. Hit ‘em! Wreck ‘em, Texas Tech! In celebration of the upcoming school year at Texas Tech, we will feature a daily blog post of everything red & black. Some of the topics include history, traditions, sports and much more. So check it out and share it with

Celebrate Buddy Holly’s 77th Birthday Bash

The first weekend in September is going to rock! Beginning on Friday, Sept. 6, the Buddy Holly Center invites you and your family to join them as they celebrate what would have been Buddy Holly’s 77th birthday with a weekend full of fun and exciting events! Some of the highlights include a visit from his

Foodie Favorites from A to Z – Cast Iron Grill

In life, we all have days where we just need some good comfort food and then there are days where you need food for the soul. When you walk into Cast Iron Grill, located at 620 19th St., you are guaranteed to receive both. Each patron is greeted a number of times with “Howdy” or