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Benton McDonald is a senior journalism and political science double major from Austin, Texas. He has worked for TCU360 since his freshman year and is currently the executive editor.
A Race and Reconciliation sign was set up next to the Founders Statues.

Race and Reconciliation Initiative begins study into TCU’s history

The initiative's first year will focus on Black Americans and TCU’s experiences with racism, slavery and the Confederacy.
Students come back to school for the Fall 2020 Semester.

COVID-19 cases at TCU through Aug. 21

TCU 360 is tracking the weekly case totals of COVID-19 infections of TCU students and employees. Numbers will be updated weekly on Friday.

Students to vote on removing House seats for Honors College

If the bill passes, Student Government Association will no longer apportion seats for the John V. Roach Honors College.

Big 12 to continue with fall athletics

Chancellor Victor Boschini said the conference Board of Directors thinks sports can be conducted safely this fall.
South University Drive.

TCU won’t mandate entry testing when students return to campus

TCU is asking students to practice self-monitoring and prevention strategies in the 14 days before they return to campus.

Faculty Senate chair demands change in open letter to administration

Chair Sean Atkinson said the university's system of shared governance was "on the verge of collapse."

Instructors, students given distance learning option

The university will also be moving some courses to an online format for the semester.
Frog Fountain on The Commons

TCU executive compensation out paces faculty salaries and benefits

The $11.4 million in officer compensation from 2017 ranked 5th out of 67 comparative universities.

Reductions to retirement benefits spark faculty concern

The university announced earlier this month that it was reducing its contributions to employee retirement benefits.

Texas releases first demographic data on COVID-19 cases

The state released the racial makeup of more than 2,000 COVID-19 patients, a fraction of the total number of cases.
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