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Teach For America selects TCU students

Some TCU students without education degrees have decided to enter the teaching field after graduation through the Teach For America organization. Teach For America selects...

Production director Claire Parker: ‘Spike Heels’ is risque but realistic

Theatre TCU will feature the play "Spike Heels" this week, a show about a young woman trying to find her place in a world...

Three-star general visits to celebrate ROTC graduates

A three-star general in the U.S. Air Force will visit campus Saturday for the annual Air Force ROTC Dining Out event to honor tradition...

Frogs travel to three-day tournament starting Friday

The TCU women's golf team will travel west to Tempe, Ariz. for the PING/Arizona State University Invitational this weekend. The first round of the...

Frogs continue outdoor season at Bobby Lane Invitational

The TCU track & field program will compete just down Interstate 30 this weekend on the campus of UT-Arlington in the 35th Annual Bobby...

Student struggles to reach family in Japan

Junior accounting major Cathy Lammers said communicating with her family in Japan, located 35 miles from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, has been difficult because of downed phone lines.

Lammers said her aunt, uncle and cousin were forced to evacuate their hometown of Fukushima because they did not have water. She added that she has been following the news, but feels helpless about the situation.

Fraternity brings in relationship speaker

Kappa Alpha Psi will discuss relationships in college and will attempt to give students a greater understanding of the opposite sex, fraternity president Johnny...

Program to encourage minority students to study abroad

In an attempt to encourage more minority students to study abroad, the Center for International Studies: TCU Abroad has teamed up with Inclusiveness and...

Former Olympic athlete speaks at ‘MENtality Luncheon’

A former Olympic athlete and TCU alumnus reflected on his experiences from growing up in south side Fort Worth to becoming a world-class runner at Tuesday's "MENtality Luncheon."

Khadevis Robinson spoke at the free Student Affairs luncheon for men about the importance of hard work and surrounding oneself with positive influences to achieve success. Robinson, a 1998 TCU graduate and track star, won the national championship in the 800 meters while at the university. In 2004, he made the U.S. Olympic team.

Competition increases for academic scholarships

The increased number of freshman applications to TCU has created greater competition for academic scholarships in the incoming class, a university official said.

Associate Dean of Admission Wes Waggoner said the university had received 17,676 applications as of Feb. 8, about 3,500 more than last year's total. The increased competition for admission also means higher standards for scholarship consideration, he said.

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