ALL PHOTOS BY Autumn Bippert CARLSBAD, N.M.– The air is humid, and the underground trail is dimly lit. The atmosphere may be gloomy and damp, but it is full of opportunities to learn […]
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 passed down […]
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 of pop […]
In the calm of the night, you can hear the screams of the people who dared to enter Nightmare on 19th Street.
The city of Lubbock is home to several locations that are known to be “haunted,” according to local lore.
Hockley County has been the site of many historic events that have left a mark on its thriving culture.
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.
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 and the […]
by SARA MARSHALL//Editor-in-chief In an uncertain world, brave men and women train every day to protect America’s borders from potential threats. Jaron Sidwell, a 23 year old U. S. Border Patrol Agent Trainee, […]
by STACY JOHNSON//Editorial Assistant A tumbleweed blows across the sun-drenched hills past the legendary Four Sixes Ranch barn. Scenes reminiscent of the Old West transport visitors back in time. Located in Lubbock, […]
[Editor’s note: This story is the first part of the three-part series “Doggone It!” examining the differences between therapy dogs, service dogs and emotional-support animals that begins with Issue #9 and concludes […]
by STACY JOHNSON//Editorial Assistant For a few hours each month, Lubbock’s downtown area is transformed into a bustling, picturesque landscape of socialization and cultural activity. For the past 12 years, First Friday […]
by CHANISE RAY//Staff Writer Living with a complete stranger may seem like no big deal. But just wait until you want to wear your favorite pair of boots to class and they’re […]
by SARA MASHALL //Editor-in-Chief A chilly breeze cools the air down to almost unbearable temperatures, after weeks of warm days.
Caprock Canyon offer campers, hikers authentic outdoor experiences by SARA MARSHALL//Editor-in-Chief QUITAQUE, TX – Early morning sunlight paints the canyon walls in bright hues of red and pink. A cool breeze […]
Research center conducts studies to improve communication by MATT MOLINAR //Opinion Editor As technology develops, the way we communicate evolves. Facilities such as the Center for Communication Research at Texas Tech University are […]
by ALEX PEREZ//Feature Editor AUSTIN – Imagine being surrounded by a crowd with thousands of people who have the same love for music, all jumping and singing in unison, everyone living in […]
Slideshow and article about the Cosmetology program at SPC!
Photos by TOVI OYERVIDEZ and SARA MARSHALL/PLAINSMAN PRESS by SARA MARSHALL//Editor-in-Chief Food on four wheels is the greatest thing since mac’n’cheese. Food trucks are usually associated with metropolitan areas such as Dallas […]