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Sunday, June 20, 2021


Campus keeps going green

In addition to the Spudware utensils in the cafeteria, there is another step the university is taking to become more environmentally-friendly.

Financial Services has adopted e-Z Bills, an electronic billing format for student accounts. This new billing will take affect in February. Starting in June, bills in the mail will be a thing of the past.

Graduation: Senior dance class prepares winter showcase

Thirteen is the number this holiday season. It's the name of the show produced and choreographed by 13 seniors, set to graduate in either May or December. The School for Classical and Contemporary Dance at TCU will present a senior showcase concert Dec. 4 and 5 at 7 p.m. The show, called "13.0," will be presented at the Studio B Theatre inside the TCU Ballet and Modern Dance Building.

The show consists of modern and ballet dances created by the students, said Susan Roberts, associate professor of modern dance.

Redshirt freshman returns to court

Watch a slideshow and hear Tauscher tell his story It was an injury many thought would end his career for good.

Luke Tauscher was a touted prospect coming out of Southwest High School standing at 6 feet 11 inches tall.

Former athlete’s court date set in assault trial

A court date has been set for a former TCU athlete indicted on a charge of aggravated sexual assault by threat, according to the Tarrant County District Clerk's Office.Shannon Monroe Behling, 20, is set to appear in court Nov. 19 at 9 a.m. Behling, a former basketball player, was indicted Tuesday on a charge of aggravated sexual assault by threat, according to the Tarrant County District Attorney's office.

Phi Delts suspended, under investigation

The Phi Delta Theta fraternity is under investigation by its national headquarters after allegations of hazing and underage drinking, the province president said.The chapter has been suspended from pledge, social and intramural activities, said Hugh King, province president of Phi Delt.

King said probation is pending because the investigation is ongoing.

James Parker, assistant dean of Campus Life, said Wednesday evening Phi Delt was not suspended by the university.

Parker said he could not comment further because the investigation is ongoing.

Police identify man suspected of harassing phone calls to KTCU

Police say they have identified a man they think is responsible for a harassing phone call that led to the temporary closure of KTCU FM 88.7 "The Choice."TCU Police took the case Tuesday night, when a KTCU disc jockey became uncomfortable after an angry listener called complaining about the station's format, leading to a temporary evacuation of the station located in Moudy Building South.

Police have identified the caller and have a picture of him, said Steve McGee, TCU police chief.

Screams park offers fright through diversity, lurkers

Located in the woodlands of Waxahachie, Screams Halloween Theme Park resembles an abandoned New England Colonial village straight from the Salem witch trials of 1692.Trees tower over the pathways, and shrieks of the night lead customers to vendors, including tarot card readers, henna tattoo artists and gift shops. The park is filled with ghostly noises and new fear lurks behind every corner.

Screams targets from ages 12 and under, who played in the Spooky Hollow Children's Area, to college students and adults, who drank from the five different beers at The Taboo Tavern.

Thursday game brings record turnout for TABC

There were more Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission officers than usual at the TCU vs. University of Utah football game Thursday, said an assistant vice chancellor.Darron Turner, assistant vice chancellor for Student Affairs who manages tailgates for football games, said there were more TABC officers at this event than ever before.

Turner said he didn't have an average number of how many TABC officers are usually present at tailgates, but said the number at this game was high.

TABC follows buses to fraternity party, 15 receive citations

There were 15 citations issued Friday night at a fraternity party when a Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission officer followed the buses to the event, a TABC officer said.TABC officer Tana Travis, who followed the buses to Phi Gamma Delta's Yellow T-Shirt Party on Oct. 12, said four of the citations were for misrepresentation of age and 11 were for minor in possession.

Fort Worth police officer C.A. Lewis said the citations are Class C misdemeanors and carry a fine of up to $500. Travis said nobody was arrested.

Group hosts auditions for campus talent show

Mu Phi Epsilon and the Music Education Organization are looking for talented students to be a part of the TCU Stars talent show.Hopeful performers can sign up for an audition in the Brown-Lupton Student Center from noon to 2 p.m. today and Wednesday or by e-mailing Katelyn Farris, junior music education major. The audition will be held at the PepsiCo Recital Hall from 4:20 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, said Tanner Wilemon, junior music major.

TCU Stars will perform Nov. 1 at the PepsiCo Recital Hall.

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