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Saturday, May 15, 2021


Wallyball combines recreation with intensity

Students with a love for racquetball and volleyball now have a way of combining their two passions.

The game is called Wallyball. It is a cross between volleyball and racquetball and is played in the Rec Center's racquetball courts. Players hit a ball back and forth, over a net and off the walls. If the ball hits the ground, the opposite team receives a point.

Sophomore Brent Folan said he loves the game because it is intense and unique.

ROTC grads don’t have to fear graduation

While many students struggle to find jobs, seniors in the university's ROTC program know exactly what they'll be doing after graduation.

Senior dance concert will be the last in the old building

Just as the university's football players recently played their last home game in Amon G. Carter Stadium before its renovation, students in the dance department will be performing for the last time in their current space on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The show, called "The Dance Studio," will be a showcase of projects by 15 seniors in a choreography class. Each senior has created an entirely new dance work to be presented in a fully-produced concert, Elizabeth Gillaspy, associate professor of ballet, said.

New social networking site offers more intimate profiles

A social media site known as Path, also referred to as "The Personal Network," prides itself on being a more intimate networking site by limiting the number of friends a user can have to 50.

According to Path's website, it will be different from other social sites because it will allow users to be themselves and be as personal as they want to be with 50 of their closest friends and family members.

Reality show “Top Grad” to premiere in February

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TCU’s top five football games

Last Saturday's San Diego State University match-up marked the last Saturday the Frogs will play in Amon G. Carter Stadium as fans have known it for so many years. Amon G. Carter Stadium has been the site of both tremendous victories and heartbreaking losses since it opened in 1930, when the TCU Horned Frogs shellacked the Arkansas Razorbacks 40-0.

It's time to take a look back at all the good times over the years, and bid our dear stadium a fond farewell.

TCU Rangers increases school spirit in community

The TCU Rangers worked to help the community and increase Horned Frog spirit, as kids from the Safe Haven-Martin Branch of the Boys &...

5k run will support international aid organization

Students will have the opportunity to support an international aid organization through Race to Heal on Saturday.

The race is a 5K run supporting Doctors Without Borders, a nonprofit organization. Fundraisers such as Race to Heal provide health professionals in Doctors Without Borders with funding to purchase medicine and medical equipment necessary to care for patients in the nearly 60 countries they serve in, according to the organization's website.

The race will begin at 10 a.m. in front of the University Recreation Center, and a fundraiser at Red Cactus will follow.

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Smoothie King offering free gift cards for good grades

Getting A's will not only help students' GPAs, but it could also earn them a tasty snack this week.

The Smoothie King on University Drive will be giving away $5 gift cards, the equivalent of a free smoothie, to the first 25 students who bring an A letter grade on any paper or test and their TCU IDs into the store this week.

According to a release sent on behalf of Smoothie King, the promotion intended to give students a morale boost.

Sid Weigand, owner of the University location, said the promotion also intended to increase awareness of the company's products.

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