The Cost of Cancer | Beyond the Report

On this Beyond the Report, we meet Lupe Cooks whose second cancer diagnosis left her with a six-figure medical bill. She’s a Lubbock native She’s found a community of support within the walls of this small church overlooking Buffalo Spring Lake.

“I Mentioned to my husband that I was having some pain in my right breast…and he was like you need to go to the doctor. You need to get that looked at. And I was like I don’t have a lot of time right now to be sick.”

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This Year's TTU Humanities Center Theme: Justice

Each year, the Humanities Center at Texas Tech chooses a theme on which to base lectures from guest speakers, film screenings, art exhibitions, and scholarly collaborations with those across various disciplines. The group’s board of advisors selects a theme. Last year’s was Play. This year it is Justice. Michael Borshuk, the center’s interim director and an associated professor of English, says the board’s 13 faculty members, himself included, picked the topic “The board is always looking for...

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The Cost of Cancer | Beyond the Report

Oct 14, 2019

On this Beyond the Report, we meet Lupe Cooks whose second cancer diagnosis left her with a six-figure medical bill. She’s a Lubbock native She’s found a community of support within the walls of this small church overlooking Buffalo Spring Lake.

“I Mentioned to my husband that I was having some pain in my right breast…and he was like you need to go to the doctor. You need to get that looked at. And I was like I don’t have a lot of time right now to be sick.”
 

The Vernacular Music Center at Texas Tech University is hosting a gala concert tonight with many well known Lubbock musicians involved, and a conference tomorrow. We'll have all the details on today's show.

On today's edition of the Front Row, we are in the office of Dr. Chris Smith, who is the director of the Vernacular Music Center here at the Texas Tech University School of Music.

Youth Orchestras of Lubbock are giving their Fall Concert this Sunday afternoon at the Lubbock High School auditorium. On today's show Alejos Anaya will join us to talk about his role in the mentorship of one of the orchestras and about the Youth Orchestras of Lubbock program in general.

On today's edition of The Front Row, we are in the orchestra room, and we are joined by Alejos Anaya, the director of orchestras at Lubbock High School. He's also involved with the Youth Orchestras of Lubbock and he teaches some theory at the school as well.

The Texas Tech University Orchestra will present a concert this weekend in Hemmle Recital Hall, featuring Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, that's one of the works on this weekend's concert.

On today's edition of The Front Row, we are in the Texas Tech University School of Music visiting with Dr. Philip Mann, director of orchestral studies at the School of Music, and conductor of the concert this weekend.

On today's edition of The Front Row, we are in the office of Dr. John Hollins, who is associate director of chorale studies here at the Texas Tech University School of Music, and he is also the artistic director and conductor of the Lubbock Chorale.

The Lubbock Chorale is inaugurating its 44th season with concerts coming up this weekend. Their first 2019 concert celebrates women composers.

Surviving Abuse | Beyond the Report

Oct 7, 2019

In 2017 the YWCA commissioned a report looking at the status of women in Lubbock county. Sadly the results weren’t surprising and it highlighted some pretty big issues in our community. KTTZ teamed up with the YWCA to tell the stories reflected inside and outside of this report.

On this episode of Faith Matters, Tom McGovern speaks with Ashley Cox, Kaysie Ellingson and Jonathan Seaborn about the upcoming new digital series, Beyond the Report: The Status of Women in Lubbock, a production of Texas Tech Public Media.

More information about the series, stories, and statistics are available at BeyondTheReportLBK.com, as well as the series itself as episodes are released every Monday, starting October 7 through December 2019.

Each year, the Humanities Center at Texas Tech chooses a theme on which to base lectures from guest speakers, film screenings, art exhibitions, and scholarly collaborations with those across various disciplines. The group’s board of advisors selects a theme. Last year’s was Play. This year it is Justice.

Michael Borshuk, the center’s interim director and an associated professor of English, says the board’s 13 faculty members, himself included, picked the topic

If you're looking for a getaway for you or your family either this Fall or into the holiday season, that is both a resort and an educational facility for the entire family, look no further than Moody Gardens here in our very own state of Texas.

On today's edition of The Front Row, we are in the KTTZ-FM studios with friends of ours from Moody Gardens. We're here with Kevin Aguilar and Alexis Shelly, who are both PR coordinators for Moody Gardens.

One of the great cultural assets in our community is the Museum of Texas Tech University. This Fall, they have a number of exhibits and activities that you will want to see and participate in.

On today's edition of The Front Row, we are in the Museum of Texas Tech University. Our special guest is Laura Ray, the communications and marketing director for the Museum.

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