Category: Spotlight

Native History: Navajo tribe continues traditions, culture for future generations

GALLUP, N.M. – Traditions and culture run deep through the veins of the Navajo tribe. The Navajo tribe can be traced back through thousands of years, with traditions and beliefs […]

Comic Culture: Impact of comics apparent in society

Comics are a form of social history. “They tell us about the time,” according to Robert Weiner, humanities librarian at Texas Tech University. “Comics have always been like any part […]

Frightful Fun: Nightmare case haunts West Texas with scary attractions

In the calm of the night, you can hear the screams of the people who dared to enter Nightmare on 19th Street.

Haunted Hub: Ghostly encounters become popular folklore in Lubbock

The city of Lubbock is home to several locations that are known to be “haunted,” according to local lore.

Hidden History: Local historian sheds insight on Hockley County settlement

Hockley County has been the site of many historic events that have left a mark on its thriving culture.

Buried Treasures: Cadillac Ranch brings roadside culture to historic Route 66

Just off a Texas highway, a pile of luxury cars sits nose-first in the dirt, stripped to the chassis, covered in graffiti, and baking in the sun.

Fine as Wine…Local vineyards thrive in West Texas climate, soil

by SARA MARSHALL//Editor-in-chief As high quality, artisan alcohols become more popular in the United States, local growers are taking advantage of the booming market in West Texas. Beating out international wines […]