The No. 29 TCU women's tennis team lost 5-2 to the No. 15 Arkansas Razorbacks on Sunday afternoon at the indoor courts of the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center.
All three Horned Frogs doubles teams dropped matches to the Razorbacks.
TCU's Kayla Duncan and Nina Munch-Soegaard, nationally ranked as the No. 22 doubles team going into the match, dropped their set 8-6 to Anouk Tigu and Claudine Paulson. Maria Babanova and Katariina Tuohimaa also lost their doubles set 8-6. Idunn Hertzberg and Gaby Mastromarino lost their set 9-7.
The men's swimming and diving team practiced for Saturday's meet versus Centenary College with a major theme in mind: taper time.
To break the monotony of training for primary strokes, head coach Richard Sybesma said Horned Frog swimmers would swim in off-events in Shreveport, La.. This "taper time" consists of a less rigorous competition and workout schedule and is intended to give the team a chance to rest before the Mountain West Championship meet at the end of February.
Author and journalist Ethan Casey and his collaborator Fawad Butt will focus on stripping misconceptions about the Pakistani people during a two-day stay at TCU.
Casey's Web site, ethancasey.com, lists a biography stocked with international experience. This past summer, Casey said he traveled in India and Pakistan and will call upon his experiences there, as well as some background information, to address the university in his lecture, titled "Pakistan: the Human Dimension," at 7 p.m. tonight in the University Christian Church.
University policies do not sanction fighting as acceptable behavior, unless pillows are involved that is.
The university's first intramural pillow fight will take place Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m in the Campus Commons. The winners in each division, men's and women's, will win two tickets to the Dallas Cowboys vs. Seattle Seahawks game Sunday in Arlington.
Freshman pre-major Brian Otte did not know whether he would attend the event, but expressed interest.
Panhellenic Council officials are introducing a new tradition to sorority members this fall called "Wear Your Pin Wednesday."
Lindsay Ray, president of the governing council, said sorority members will wear the pins, or badges, along with their formal attire, every first Wednesday of the month to the Panhellenic Council meetings.
Ray said the pins, specific to each chapter, are for new and active members. New members will wear pledge pins, and active members, after initiation, will wear chapter pins, Ray said.