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lubbockonline.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 05:20:33 +0000

OLLI announces variety of classes

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute has announced its classes and courses range from Cuba to computers, and from food to football.

Emma Carrasco, OLLI director, said there will be several timely classes on the history of music, art, tourism — and the people of Cuba.

“You can catch up with what’s current and new about everything from artificial intelligence and the ‘cloud’ to controversial calls by football referees.”

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Tulane coaches remember Katrina evacuation to Texas Tech
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 04:09:30 +0000

The catastrophe of Hurricane Katrina has been on Rick Jones’ mind in the last few weeks.

His own home did not flood in New Orleans, but his team’s home, the baseball stadium, was not as fortunate.

“We lost our stadium,” said Jones, then-coach of the Tulane baseball team.

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Andrews family poses as Avengers, Daredevil for Hub City Comic Con
lubbockonline.com / Sun, 30 Aug 2015 03:56:43 +0000

Dan Smart was determined to be more like one of his favorite superheroes.

“Growing up, Batman and Captain America both are non-superpowered and I always thought maybe one day I could achieve that if I had enough money,” said Smart of Andrews. “They were always my favorite because they could go toe-to-toe with anybody even though they don’t have their own powers.”

Smart got closer to his goal of being more like Captain America this year. He lost more than 100 pounds so he could fit into a costume he made himself.

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