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Sunday, May 22, 2022

The city beat: Fort Worth, Texas

This is the first of an ongoing series of articles examining issues facing Fort Worth. The stories were reported and written by students in JOUR 30204. Working in teams, students explore issues through the Fault Lines of class, generation, geography, gender, sexual orientation and race.

Collaboration, awareness: Strategies of the Fort Worth Police Human Trafficking Unit

The Fort Worth Police Department Human Trafficking Unit, which transitioned from the major case unit in 2019, identifies and removes people being used by human traffickers. This story is part of "The City Beat," an ongoing series that explores issues facing Fort Worth.

Ready to launch: Students create app to make meteorite gallery more inclusive

Students in the computer science capstone course designed an app to help visually impaired visitors navigate the Monnig Meteorite Gallery at TCU.
Downtown Fort Worth

How the Fort Worth Crisis Intervention Team handles mental health calls

Individuals suffering from untreated mental illness are 16 times more likely to be killed during a police encounter than other civilians, according to a study from the Treatment Advocacy Center. This story is part of "The City Beat," an ongoing series that explores issues facing Fort Worth.

How the Fort Worth Mounted Patrol has protected the city for over a century

The Mounted Patrol has kept its mission — “no terrain too rough, no task too tough” — alive for over a century. This story is part of "The City Beat," an ongoing series that explores issues facing Fort Worth.

The Skiff Graduation Edition: April 21, 2022

Volume 120, Issue: 25: Congratulations, graduates! Local Ukrainian potters create to cope, how to deal with stress during finals week, grad-day dining and more

Space Age: A look into the world of digital entrepreneurship

Not only does the youngest generation in the work force have goals to become entrepreneurs, but they’re redefining the term with help from their digital communities.

The Leap: Met Gala theme, Johnny Depp court case, and more

Met Gala theme announced, Johnny Depp court case continues, and Elon Musk buys Twitter. Welcome to season two episode eight of The Leap!

Unscripted: MLB favorites, baseball coach suspended, NHL playoffs, NFL trivia and more

Unscripted: MLB favorites, baseball coach suspended, NHL playoffs, NFL trivia and more
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TCU News Now: Putin issues warning to U.S., and upcoming Graduation details

Today on TCU News Now, as the war in Ukraine intensifies Putin cautions U.S. aid, plus everything you need to know about Graduation Day.

A dedication to sound: The Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU officially opens

The concert hall that's changing TCU's campus officially opened Thursday evening.

What we’re reading: Major shootings take place over Easter weekend, Florida governor signs 15-week abortion law

Mass shootings over Easter weekend take place across the United States, missiles strike Lviv, Ukraine and more of what we're reading.

What we’re reading: Storm causes power outages across Texas and Louisiana

Rising inflation could reverse over the summer, many left without power after severe weather in Texas and Louisiana and more of what we're reading.

What we’re reading: Suspect of Brooklyn subway shooting arrested, highest death toll in U.S. history

Manhunt underway for subway shooter, New York Lt. Gov. resigns and more of what we're reading.

Collaboration, awareness: Strategies of the Fort Worth Police Human Trafficking Unit

The Fort Worth Police Department Human Trafficking Unit, which transitioned from the major case unit in 2019, identifies and removes people being used by human traffickers. This story is part of "The City Beat," an ongoing series that explores issues facing Fort Worth.

Ready to launch: Students create app to make meteorite gallery more inclusive

Students in the computer science capstone course designed an app to help visually impaired visitors navigate the Monnig Meteorite Gallery at TCU.
Downtown Fort Worth

How the Fort Worth Crisis Intervention Team handles mental health calls

Individuals suffering from untreated mental illness are 16 times more likely to be killed during a police encounter than other civilians, according to a study from the Treatment Advocacy Center. This story is part of "The City Beat," an ongoing series that explores issues facing Fort Worth.
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