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Tuesday, April 13, 2021


Students promote awareness about human trafficking

Some people fight for a cause because they have been personally affected, but Melissa Crutchfield simply had an open heart and an open mind. Crutchfield,...

GSA holds drag show to benefit gay youth

Acceptance and understanding can be tough to find at any age. The TCU Gay Straight Alliance embraced this concern at the third annual Drag...

Greeks honor woman’s legacy, promote safety with TAKE

The loss of a daughter brought empowerment to women across the nation. The parents of Ali Kemp continue to fight for justice even after their...

TWU to help new sorority on campus

With only one other chapter in Texas to share their sisterhood, the women of Alpha Omicron Pi at Texas Woman’s University are excited to...

Weekend ‘survival’ challenge creates third-world simulation

One woman discovers she is pregnant, one loses her job and another faces AIDS without the necessary means for treatment. These are just some...

Senior concert to debut Q&A session

The senior class of the School for Classical and Contemporary Dance will showcase its artistry to the public this week by featuring a new question and answer portion with the choreographers, a senior choreographer said.

Natalie Henry, a senior modern dance major, said that for the first time, all choreographers of the night will be available to answer questions from the audience about their pieces following the concert. She said the students and professors added this component as a way for choreographers to talk about their work.

Faculty salaries oppose national trend

Despite a national trend of stagnant salaries among college faculty, TCU faculty salaries remain on the rise, a university official wrote.

Don Mills, vice chancellor for student affairs, wrote in an e-mail that the average salary among all workers at TCU increased 3 percent last year and will be increased 2.5 percent this year based on merit. The percentage increase in pay raise is based on faculty performance, which is assessed by department chairs each year.

Official: Lawmakers consider ban on texting while driving

Jordan Johannsen, a junior business major, said that although she occasionally texts while driving, she knows when to set aside her phone."I never text...

Endowment regains value in recovering economy

As of March 2010, the university endowment is worth $1.1 billion, a value that is close to the peak endowment worth of $1.25 billion,...

Bus Route 7 service hours halved

Grant Eubanks commutes on a bus from the Fort Worth Transportation Authority every morning to help cut down on his cost of living. However, schedule changes for the T bus system planned to go into effect in May could have him waiting around an extra half hour every morning.

The T is in the process of reducing bus services by cutting the frequency and time of nine bus routes in Fort Worth, said Dick Ruddell, president of the T, a public hearing Tuesday night.

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