Looking Back: Most Viewed Stories in 2014

Follow Texas Tech through national rankings, new buildings, a visit with Ellen and more.

Great Attitude at High Altitude

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

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Texas Tech Listed in Top Graduate Programs Rankings

The university had nine programs listed among the Top 25 nationwide.

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So How Does One Become the Masked Rider

From a written test to riding tryouts, the arduous process ensures the top student is chosen.

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Ten Reasons to be Thankful You're a Red Raider

From the Masked Rider to helping military veterans, Texas Tech holds a special place in our hearts.

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Texas Tech Climbs U.S. News and World Report Rankings

Overall, the university moves up five spots among public and private universities.

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Graduate Goes From Prison Jumpsuit to Cap and Gown

Leo Pereida says his faith in God allowed him to make the life changes he needed.

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Texas Tech Unveils New One-of-a-Kind Food Truck

StrEat food truck is the first university-owned truck to emerge on a Big 12 campus.

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Texas Tech Unveils New Student Housing Complex

The West Village offers 455 beds and a retail and food service facility.

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Texas Tech Enrollment Figures Shatter Previous Numbers

This represents the third-largest increase in a single year since the university opened in 1925.

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Climate Scientist Named to Foreign Policy's 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2014

Katharine Hayhoe was honored for her work in education and climate change.

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Texas Tech Programs Rank in College Salary Report

Three degrees ranked in the top 20 in the Best Schools for Majors section.

Texas Tech Recognized for Economic Development Efforts

School is one of 14 nationwide designated by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

Texas Tech School of Law Posts Highest Passage Rate of February Bar Exam

Red Raiders rank first among Texas law schools with a 91.67 passing percentage from first-time examinees.

Professors: Paul McCartney's Visit is No Coincidence

Legendary musician chose to perform in Lubbock to pay homage to Buddy Holly.

What You Need to Know About Carol of Lights

Celebrate spirit and tradition at Texas Tech in person, on television, by radio or streamed online.

Red Raiders Help Put Texas Tech in Super Bowl Spotlight

Three alumni – Wes Welker, Manny Ramirez, Louis Vasquez – all will start in the big game.

Students Create Custom Outfits for Conjoined Twins

(VIDEO) The project served as a labor of love for Nicole Peacock and Emily Charlton.

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.

Remembering Texas Tech's Oldest-Known Alumnus

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

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.