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Remembering Texas Tech’s Oldest-Known Alumnus

James Charles Featherston, a 1933 graduate, recently died but leaves a Red Raiders legacy.

Alumni Spotlight: Red Raider Retires from Army After 40 Years

Deputy Commanding General Retired from the 412th Theater Engineer Command.

All in the Family: Carruths Shared Special Masked Rider Bond

Johnny Bob and Katie remain the only father and daughter to serve as beloved mascot.

Texas Tech’s 2014 Homecoming Week

The annual parade will be Friday and a new Showtime event will immediately follow.

Alumni Spotlight: Red Raider Competes on “America’s Got Talent”

Phillip Wainwright performed in a theatrical stunt-fighting and dance group on the reality show.

Alumni Spotlight: Cattle Rancher Featured in 'Farmland' Documentary

The movie is about rare, young individuals who are making a career out of farming and ranching.

Texas Tech Alumna Feels the Heat in Her Chosen Field

Angie Reid is now a fire ecologist in Florida.

Texas Tech Alumnus Wins Second Daytime Emmy

Scott Gryder serves as actor, puppeteer, singer and makeup artist for this children’s television show.

Military Veteran Receives Diploma in Special Ceremony

Texas Tech student was unable to participate in graduation after discovering an unknown illness.

Leap of Faith: Father Recalls Tough Decision to Attend Texas Tech

With his 5-year-old son in tow, Alvino Lopez eventually graduated to provide a better life for his family.

A Family Affair: Redmans Ready for College World Series

Hunter starts at catcher for the Red Raiders, and his father and brother also played for Texas Tech.

Sen. Robert Duncan Approved as TTU System Chancellor

He will begin his duties as the system’s fourth chancellor July 7, 2014.

Texas Tech Alumna Shines in 13th Broadway Musical

Jennifer Smith stars in “A Gentleman’s Guide,” which won four Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

Program Helps Alumnus Bottle Success in Wine Industry

Grayson Davies, the university’s first viticulture and enology graduate, earns prestigious honor.

Congressional Internship Helps Lead Alumnus to Career

Brian Anderson, who once shook hands with President Obama, now works in Washington, D.C.

Sen. Robert Duncan Named Sole Finalist for System Chancellor

Red Raider alumnus received bachelor’s and law degrees from Texas Tech.

Texas Tech Alumnus Shares Amazing Story of Survival

World War II vet Fiske Hanley, who is now 94, survived captivity and torture by the Kempei Tai.

Great Attitude at High Altitude

Texas Tech alumna’s safety stand-up soars on social media and earns her a seat on ‘Ellen.’

Texas Tech Names Distinguished Engineers

Seven alumni honored at the 2014 Distinguished Engineer Award luncheon.

Kent Hance’s Career Celebrated at Retirement Reception

Gov. Rick Perry and Texas Tech University System officials were in attendance at the United Spirit Arena.