Tex Talks, 1958.




Texas Tech Ex-students Association.


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The digital file consists of four issues of the Tex Talks publication published by the Texas Tech Ex-Students Association. The February, 1958, issue is four pages long and includes such topics as Frank M. Coker's discovery of Allasaurus tracks in Utah; the retirement of W. L. Stangel; Tech's School of Engineering joining membership in the Atomic Industrial Forum; the installation of Delta Tau Delta; the band to receive new uniforms; the creation of the Texas Tech Journalism Ex-Student Association; the establishment of Dads' Association; formal chartering of the Sigma Delta Chi organization; Jones Stadium to be converted into a bowl; and the Red Raiders basketball team's debut into the Southwest Conference.
The May, 1958, issue is four pages long and includes such topics as a summary of the fifth Tech day activities; Journalism alumni update; the Music Department's acceptance into the National Association of Schools of Music; six male students expelled for stealing exams; a team of 15 Tech students firing seven rockets; the benefits graduate programs offer their students; improvement of Jones Stadium; Dr. Faye Bumpass' six English texts for teaching a second language to children; and the passing of Dr. Richard Studhalter.
The July, 1958, issue is four pages long and includes such topics as elections for the Ex-Students Association; the FCC granting Tech a TV station permit; two new dormitories to open in September; careers awaiting today's women graduates; expansion of Tech's graduate and proposed programs; street construction; and the installation of a Tech chapter of Alpha Delta Sigma.
The November, 1958, issue is four pages long and includes such topics as the Southwest Collection's acquisition of the Clifford B. Jones papers; the acceptance of a chapter of Phi Mu; female student Dorothy Dodd's plans to become a female matador; a joint venture between Texas Tech and Lubbock to train city managers; and updates on various faculty member's research and teaching projects.




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