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How Tech's president juggles free speech and political polarization

Texas Tribune - At around 11 o´clock one night this month, Texas Tech University President Lawrence Schovanec received a worried call from the dean of his honors college. In two days, the dean told Schovanec, a University of San Diego law professor named Gail Heriot was scheduled to give a speech about the problems with the federal gender-equality-in-education statute known as Title IX.

Hurricane Harvey: A Fluke or the Future?

CBS News - Like rounds of artillery, hurricanes are coming in a salvo the likes of which we haven't seen in more than a decade. Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico this past week, was the first Category Four to make a direct hit on the island in 85 years.

MCC, Texas Tech Set to Expand Partnership

Waco Tribune-Herald - The eight-year partnership between McLennan Community College and Texas Tech University is set to expand until at least 2022, in an effort to meet growing education and economic development needs in Waco.