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Students rally in support of Louisiana’s ‘Jena 6’

Chants echoed across campus as students rallied to support and pray for six black students who were involved in a racially charged altercation in...

Airline president says employees come first, not customers

The president and corporate secretary of Southwest Airlines said Thursday morning that the customer is not always right.Colleen C. Barrett, who is on the Board of Directors of JC Penney, in the Junior Achievement Hall of Fame and was named by Forbes magazine one of the most powerful women in business, spoke to faculty, staff, students and businesspeople Thursday morning during the Tandy Executive Speaker Series.

Short called her a "sergeant mother" and said she takes good care of her employees.

Displaced freshmen inhabit study rooms

While some students study in their living space, usually in dorm rooms, some TCU students are living in designated study rooms.Some male students were...

$1 million gift funds oncology center

The new TCU oncology center opened this year when it received a $1 million donation from the University of Texas Southwestern Moncrief Cancer Foundation in Fort Worth.Suzy Lockwood, director of the Center for Oncology Education and Research, said TCU was notified by the foundation last spring of the donation and the gift was funded Sept. 1. She said the gift will be dispersed over a five-year period.

Fall marks record for international student population

One hundred twenty-six international students enrolled for the fall semester, compared to 90 enrolled last fall, according to undergraduate admission enrollment statistics.Karen Scott, director of international admission, said there are many reasons why international enrollment is increasing, many of which are the same for why U.S. admission at TCU has increased.

Scott listed the business school rankings, word of mouth, Saudi Arabian exposure and conference the university hosted a year ago as reasons for the increase.

NY attorney general investigates lending; university suspends ties with loan company

TCU has suspended all activity with University Financial Services, a student loan vendor, because of accusations from the New York Attorney General. The TCU...
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