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Dining Services: Low demand spurs cut in Fair Trade coffee cut...

Whether it's on ice or steaming hot, caffeinated or decaf, mixed with cream and sugar or made into a latte, coffee drinkers know it's all about options. For the past five semesters, they've have had the choice of ordering a fresh cup of Cafe Estima Blend, Starbucks' newest Fair Trade certified coffee, but this semester, the Fair Trade blend has disappeared from Frog Bytes and Bistro Burnett Cafe, giving coffee drinkers one options less.

Cinematographer, alumnus makes first campus appearance since 1987

The biggest obstacle in the film industry is trying to get a job at a young age and with little experience, a Hollywood cinematographer said to radio-TV-film and theater students Tuesday.On his first trip back to campus since 1987, Blake Evans, a 1986 RTVF graduate from TCU, said he could relate to many of the issues students deal with while they're in college and after graduation.

"You want to do too much when you're young, and they won't let you," Evans said. "It can be frustrating to hear someone tell you that reaching your goal might be a lifelong pursuit."

Alum to share film advice with students

The Hollywood cinematographer who wrote the screenplay for "Flyboys" will use his experiences today to discuss cinematography with students and faculty.Blake Evans, a 1986...

H20 Frogs look to improve after weekend

There is room for improvement for the H20 Frogs following their first two meets against Mountain West Conference opponents, said head coach Richard Sybesma.Thursday, the women faced the Colorado State Rams, and Saturday, both the men's and women's teams took on the BYU Cougars.

The H20 Frogs lost by 12 points to the Rams on Wednesday, while the men's and women's teams lost by a combined total of 134 to the Cougars on Saturday.

Online Exclusive!!! Disappointing loss for H2O Frogs

The women's swimming and diving team was defeated in a close meet against the Colorado State Rams on Wednesday night in the University Recreation Center.The Rams stole the win in the Frogs' first Mountain West Conference meet with just an 11-point lead.

Head coach Richard Sybesma said overall the Frogs swam well against Colorado State (4-0 in conference meets) and, while he said he expected to win, his team still fought hard.

"It's not that we lost to a team that's not on our level," Sybesma said.

Forum addresses diversity in media

Students, faculty and staff examined how diversity is portrayed in the media and how diversity issues affect TCU's campus at the 2006 Inclusiveness Conference on Wednesday.Greg Trevino, director for Inclusiveness and Intercultural Services, said the conference is designed to introduce different issues on diversity.

"The Internet, television and movies all show different aspects of diversity," Trevino said. "This conference is one of the many ways we try to implement diversity for the campus as a whole."

KTCU needs listeners’ ideas for new, edgy logo

The sky is the limit at KTCU 88.7 FM The Choice as the station seeks to replace the outdated logo with something a little more hip, said the station manager for The Choice.Russell Scott, KTCU's station manager, said the station is holding a contest open to all listeners, but said he wants the logo contest to appeal to students in particular.

"We're hoping it has some purple in it, but it's certainly not limited to just purple," Scott said.

The only requirements Scott said he has for the new logo is that it contains KTCU, The Choice, FM 88.7 and Fort Worth.

Speaker: Gender crucial factor in penal system

An internationally recognized author and professor of feminist criminology said Thursday evening that women who enter the penal system with a history of aggression are criticized more often than they are helped.As part of the Green Honors Chair Program in the Kelly Alumni Center, Meda Chesney-Lind, professor of women's studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, presented her lecture, "Bad Girls Go Wild? Media Hypes and Trends in Girls Violence and Aggression."

Club to cast for fall film projects

Before all of TCU's aspiring actors, actresses and dancers go to Hollywood, the Student Filmmakers Association is encouraging them to audition tonight for three upcoming film projects, said the association's president.Jonathan Nicholas, the SFA president, said this semester is SFA's second year on campus as a film club, though, he said, the association only made one film due to a smaller budget last year.

This semester, SFA is working on three, five-minute films, one of which will be a music video, said Nicholas, a senior radio-TV-film major.

Restaurant Review: Pizzeria’s signature dish not impressive

The atmosphere was inviting and the smell of freshly baked bread met me as I entered what resembles a quaint Italian bistro in Sundance Square.A friendly member of Fort Worth's Taverna Pizzeria and Risotteria staff took me to my table, where I observed the tall ceilings and beautiful decor that covered the walls.

The unique curtains and lighting would have made for a romantic setting had it been dinner and not lunch.

The sounds of the semi-exposed kitchen along with a very modern mix of jazz music was quite relaxing.

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