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2016 - 2017 Volume 41

The Texas Tech Students Guide

Features

Sports & Schedules Coupons

10 commandments of parking.............................67

Be a Good Sport..................................................11

SGA Raider Bucks - Coupons!..................... 55-63

Active shooter training........................................25

Football Schedule..................................................9

Books or Social Media........................................28

Lady Raider Basketball Schedule.......................13

Academics

Campus carry......................................................25

Men’s Basketball Schedule.................................12

Academic Calendar, 2016-2017..........................15

Cheaper wedding, happier couple.......................68

Texas Tech Baseball: Hitting a home run......................................11

Final Exam Schedule, Fall 2016.........................14

Volleyball Schedule............................................10

The Library.........................................................14

Do’s and dont’s for calling your parents.............44 Get out of the dusty old box!..............................54 Having better sex................................................21 Marijuana: What you need to know....................43 SAFETY: Alternatives to Guns..........................24

Women’s Soccer Schedule.................................14

Things To Do

Texas Tech Word Interns....................................27

Involving family in your college life..................26

The Goin’ Band from Raiderland - 91 years.........................22

Keep the Faith.....................................................29 Learn The Matador Song....................................10

The Seven Deadly Sins.......................................28

Learn the Fight Song...........................................11

The War on Marijuana... or a college education.................................42

Things to do in Lubbock............................... 17-19

What do I do now?..............................................40 WiFi ....................................................................45 Wreck Hunger Pantry: Combating food insecurity on campus..................................16

Money & Finances

Hotels Hotel Visits 101..................................................31

Health & Wellness Can You Hear? Are You Listening?...................22

Banking Guide....................................................40

10 Tips to Liive a Healthy Lifestyle...................23

Managing money................................................38

Dining Guide Dining Guide.......................................................66

About the Cover It’s a screen-staring world out there nowadays. Our eyes and ears are bombarded with information – some good, some bad – and some downright unbelievable. To say ‘The times they are a changin’’ (Bob Dylan) would be an understatement. This year’s WORD - the 41st edition - covers stories from guns to marijuana legalization to sex on college campuses. We hope it makes you think – and to think for yourself!

Graduation: It is a Big Deal................................32

Get Help 742-RIDE, 742-NITE.........................................50 Campus Safety....................................................47 Crisis & Help Numbers.......................................48 Navigating the Tech Website..............................20 Raider Safe....................................................21, 50 S-Bus...................................................................50 Stress: How vulnerable are you? Take the stress test......................................46

Campus Compass Maps, Diagrams, & Bus Routes

Bus Routes: Times & Schedules.........................50 Campus Map & Citibus Routes.................... 52-53 Dan Law Field Seating Diagram.........................11 Jones AT&T Stadium Seating............................10 United Supermarkets Arena Seating...................11

Renting & Housing How to be a Wise Renter..............................36, 40

SGA

Student Government Association SGA Cabinet.........................................................8 SGA Officers..................................................... 3-5 SGA Senators.................................................... 6-7 Word’s Worth.......................................................3

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