911 Dispatch: The Other Side of the Phone

For everyone, 911 dispatchers are the lifeline in any and every emergency situation faced by citizens. These are the people who help when no one else can. According to the United States Census Bureau, Lubbock had an estimated population of just under 300,000 people in 2015. While many don’t consider Lubbock a big place, according […]

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First Friday Art Trail puts Lubbock on the map for Texas art scene

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4v-wJ4zobyg&w=560&h=315]   Lubbock’s First Friday Art Trail is a popular attraction for locals and tourists alike. Hosted by the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, a non-profit arts campus, the FFAT is held on the first Friday of every month at various locations throughout Lubbock. FFAT is self-guided and free and according to […]

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Robert Bruno’s Steel House

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tuLkMFjkyh0] Embedded in the ridge overlooking Lake Ransom Canyon lives Robert Bruno’s steel house. Robert Bruno was an architecture professor at Texas Tech in the 1970s and 1980s. The architecture department hired Bruno to teach a class called sculpture. Before his time at Tech, Bruno graduated from Notre Dame with a master’s degree. He […]

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New Legacy Home For Women Coming In 2017

Lubbock will gain a new refuge for women in crisis with the creation of the New Legacy Home for Women in 2017. New Legacy is an extension of Church on the Rock and the Lubbock Dream Center that seeks to help women from a variety of backgrounds in an attempt to bring a fresh start […]

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The Institute of Creative Learners host a reading fair

The institute of creative learners hosted a reading fair where mini dyslexia screening was done. About 15 to 20% of the U.S population has a specific reading disability called dyslexia, a major cause of reading failure in school.Research shows that dyslexia happens because of subtle problems in information processing, especially in the language regions of […]

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At’l Do Farms offers fall fun

Lubbock’s At’l Do Farms opened in 2001 after husband and wife James and Patti Simpson decided to use their farmland for something different. At the time, they only planned to do it for the one year, but after a successful run, they have kept it running since. The farm offers fun for everyone with their […]

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Laughing Out Loud with Laugh Hub City

While the stand-up comedy scene in Lubbock, Texas can be a little sparse, Laugh Hub City is here to fill the void. Through the insights from two local comedians, Kendall Rodriguez and Steven Feldman, we see how they are bringing the laughs to West Texas. Learn what it takes to perform and why these guys get […]

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Texas Boys Ranch: Fostering Hope

In 1972, concerned citizens of Lubbock came together for an important cause. The number of homeless, neglected, and dependent boys of the South Plains was growing substantially. Three years later, the Texas Boys Ranch officially opened their doors and since then, has provided a change for young children to grow and develop into productive men […]

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Life at the LHUCA

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddpqNAdZf94] The Louise Hopkins Center for the Arts is one of the biggest hubs for the growing art scene in Lubbock. I spent the day at the LHUCA and came away with a better appreciation for the center that I hope to share with you. The LHUCA is more than singular exhibits and contributes to some of […]

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Lubbock Symphony Orchestra: behind the music

The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra has served the purpose to enrich the South Plains community for many years. The Orchestra offers different concert series throughout its season, the music varies from Beethoven to Bernstein. As an effort to reach student audiences, the LSO offers $5 tickets to Texas Tech students 15 minutes before every concert.  

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