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A Eulogy for the Mix CD, the Best Way to Tell Someone ‘I Like You’. Via Vice:
I must have made dozens of mix CDs over the years, if not hundreds. I burned them for my friends. I burned them for my cousins. I stayed up all night with my brother one Christmas Eve burning a half dozen of them for my dad, so he’d have something new to play on the six-CD changer in his car. A mix CD helped me win over my first serious girlfriend in high school; I burned more of them for her than anyone. I can chart our relationship by those mixes, by the way the songs moved from lovestruck anthems at the outset—”Adorable One” by Lee Moses, “The Man in Me” by Bob Dylan—to ballads about heartbreak as things began to fall apart: “Blues Run the Game” by Jackson C. Frank, “Hard to Find” by The National.
I made my last mix CD in 2014; it, too, was for her. I still have trouble listening to those 21 songs, songs I used to try to explain why I had to leave our hometown, to tell her that I missed her, to show her that I still loved her, all of them sequenced just so, chosen with more care and attention than I had given to any of my schoolwork that semester. I burned them onto a disc, mailed it to her house in Atlanta, and never made another mix CD again.
Texas Tech Volleyball
Our two-match road swing begins tomorrow!
— Texas Tech Volleyball (@TexasTechVB) November 12, 2019
Texas Tech Soccer
A 4️⃣ in the bracket, and a 1️⃣5️⃣ in the national poll.
Those are the numbers we’ll start the dance with.
— Texas Tech Soccer (@TexasTechSoccer) November 12, 2019
Texas Tech Track and Field
𝙍𝙚𝙜𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙖𝙡𝙨 𝙬𝙚𝙚𝙠 𝙢𝙤𝙤𝙙. 😆
— Texas Tech Track & Field (@TexasTechTF) November 12, 2019
Lady Raider Basketball
Just a couple more days until our season opener! 😎😎
Don’t miss out on this deal! Get into our game against Sam Houston State on Thursday for just $1!
— Lady Raider WBB (@LadyRaiderWBB) November 13, 2019
Texas Tech Baseball
— Texas Tech Baseball (@TTU_Baseball) November 12, 2019
Season is right around the corner…
— Texas Tech Baseball (@TTU_Baseball) November 13, 2019
Texas Tech Basketball
Heading to the Permian Basin for Game3️⃣.
— Texas Tech Basketball (@TexasTechMBB) November 12, 2019
Texas Tech Football
We x Us x Our
— Texas Tech Football (@TexasTechFB) November 12, 2019
— Texas Tech Football (@TexasTechFB) November 13, 2019
Pass Defense. Avalanche-Journal’s Don Williams writes about the pass defense, or lack thereof:
So whereas defensive coordinator Keith Patterson had to be pleased by Tech blunting five West Virginia possessions inside the plus-30 with three turnovers on downs, an interception and a fumble recovery, the Red Raiders failed to stem the tide of big-play passes.
“The thing that was probably most discouraging is the vertical passing game,” Patterson said. “We’ve just got to fix it. To me, it’s technical. It’s fundamentals. It’s putting yourself in position to be sound vertically.
“It’ll be a major emphasis this week as it was last week.”