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Business, psychology team up for a leadership program abroad

The psychology department and Neeley School of Business are teaming up for a new study abroad program this summer.

The new program, Enduring Lessons in Leadership, will be located in London and the Isle of Skye, Scotland.

Natasha Chapman, associate director of the Leadership Center, said she thinks going to London and Scotland will give the students a "unique way to learn about leadership." In London, the students will learn about leaders important to the area like Winston Churchill, Ghandi and Queen Elizabeth, how they led and their impact, Chapman said.

No. 6 equestrian team to meet No. 3 Aggies at College...

After its 12-7 win against South Carolina on Oct. 26, the equestrian team heads to College Station to face No. 3 Texas A&M on Friday.

Head coach Gary Reynolds said the win against the Gamecocks was beneficial for the younger riders.

"South Carolina really gave our hunt seat riders some confidence," Reynolds said in an e-mail. "They are basically all freshmen and sophomores, so they are still young."

Hunt seat riding is the type of riding typically found in horse shows and is based off of fox hunting traditions.

Author discusses new ways of green living

People can buy some strange things on the Internet.

When author and New Mexico resident Doug Fine wanted to change his life to live more sustainably, he went online to search for ideas.

"I bought my goats on Craig's List, and when I went to get them, I realized I did not even know if that was legal," the author of "Farewell, My Subaru" told about 50 students Thursday at the Kelly Alumni Center.

"Farewell, My Subaru" describes the challenges Fine overcame to make his life more green on a goat ranch in New Mexico.

Author to speak about living green

Doug Fine, author of "Farewell, My Subaru," will speak to the campus community about living green, sustainability and how it dramatically changed his life at the Dee J. Kelly Alumni Center tonight.

"Farewell, My Subaru" is Fine's real-life account of how everything can go wrong when an average man tries to cut oil out of his life. Fine struggles with coyotes eating his chickens, a near-death experience while installing solar panels and many other challenges of going green.

Patterson: History out the window as Frogs ready to face Utes

Three days after the Horned Frogs remained undefeated in Mountain West Conference play with a victory against the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, head football coach Gary Patterson told reporters at his weekly news conference he was looking forward to Thursday night's game against the University of Utah.

"Our energy is great," Patterson said about his team. "There is no room for weak hearts for this game. We definitely have to be well prepared."

SGA supports legal studies minor

The Student Government Association House of Representatives passed a resolution Tuesday night in support of a legal studies minor.

A legal studies minor would allow students to conduct research of political processes and institutions and engage in professional development along with community service.

Students who are interested in law school will have more leverage against other students with a pre-law degree, according to the resolution.

The Issues: Terrorism, Environment, Gay Marriage, Health Care

Terrorism What's at stake: The Iraq war has proved to be longer than the Civil War and American involvement in World War I and World War II. Jim Riddlesperger, professor of political science, said whoever assumes the presidency, for this coming election and succeeding elections, will have a different approach on the war on terrorism. "Terrorism will remain as an ongoing management issue for all U.S. presidents in the foreseeable future," he said.

University an early voting site for county

The university will be one of eight temporary early voting locations in Tarrant County starting next week, a TCU official said.

Early voting will be located near the 1873 Grill in the Brown-Lupton University Union starting Monday, said Cyndi Walsh, assistant dean of Student Development Services. Tarrant County election officials will be monitoring early voting on campus, Walsh said.

Slow business at Pond Street could lead to its closure

With the opening of Brown-Lupton University Union and the introduction of Frog Bucks, Pond Street Grill's business could be slow enough to merit its closure, a dining employee said.

Ernest White, supervisor at Pond Street Grill, said he is not sure what the future of Pond Street will be.

"I don't know," White said, "I really don't know. That's out of my hands.

"It's up to the school on what they want to do. I'd really hate to see it go. It's a good place."

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