Rastafarianism usually sparks thoughts of ganja, reggae, Jamaica or Bob Marley, but Darren Middleton, a professor of religion at TCU, will discuss Rastafarianism in depth through the use of visual aids and music Thursday.
The lecture, titled "Jah Live!: Art, Religion, and the Internationalization of the Rastafari," is the fourth lecture in the AddRan College of Liberal Arts' Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series.
Carter BloodCare usually sees a decrease in donors around the holidays from December through February, but with the weather issues in previous weeks, the shortage has become more severe.
TCU students can help with the blood shortage by donating blood at the Carter Blood Drive at the Carter Technology Center between Carter and Samuelson halls from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, a Carter BloodCare official said.
The Frog Leg Pedometer Challenge, which began Monday, will provide a way to improve the overall health of TCU faculty and staff in a competitive and fun manner, Susan Oakley, a human resources manager, said.
Employees use pedometers to track how many steps they take each day, and log their results on the Employee Self Service website to win prizes, Oakley said.
Prizes have not yet been announced, but will be awarded weekly beginning March 7. Grand prizes will be awarded shortly after the challenge ends March 13, Oakley said.
The TCU men's golf team will be in Hawaii on Tuesday to compete in the University of Hawaii Hilo Intercollegiate Tournament in Kona, Hawaii.
Head coach Bill Montigel said the tournament was one of the most prestigious and fielded one of the strongest fields in college golf.
The team just finished qualifying for the tournament and freshman John Antle qualified for his first tournament, Montigel said.
Senior captain Tom Hoge said Hawaii is always one tournament to which the team can look forward.
After finishing in the top 12 in Saturday's Miss America Pageant, senior broadcast journalism major Ashley Melnick said she now plans to return to classes in the fall.
Ashley made it to the evening wear portion of the pageant but was eliminated just before the talent segment. Although Ashley did not win the Miss America title, her mother, Terri Melnick, said Ashley gave it her all.
"She went there prepared, and she did the best that she could do and there are no regrets," Terri Melnick said.