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TCU senior advances in competition to become Charlie Sheen’s intern

From the 81,000 people that initially applied to be Charlie Sheen's intern, TCU senior Mike Vosters has advanced to the competition's third round with...

Vice Chancellor: Travel to Mexico still unsafe

With spring break coming next week, TCU has warned all students of the possible dangers of traveling to Mexico, John Singleton, director of International...

Speaker gives tips for safer spring break

With spring break two weeks away, students can gain insight on keeping themselves safe by attending TV and radio personality Adam Ritz's speech "Are You Invincible?" about his own experiences with spring break dangers concerning alcohol consumption and its effects.

Yvonne Giovanis, the associate director of the Alcohol and Drug Education Center, said Ritz will share information with students to help keep them safer on their spring break events.

Search for Mills’ replacement underway

A total of 111 candidates applied to replace Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Don Mills after he announced he would step down to join the faculty of the College of Education May 31.

A committee has now narrowed that field down to five or six candidates, Provost Nowell Donovan said.

William Spelman Executive Search, the company who conducted the initial search for a replacement, advertised the position and then narrowed the candidates down to 15 based on criteria such as salary and job duties, Donovan said.

Three new fraternities to join Interfraternity Council

The TCU Board of Trustees approved the addition of three new fraternities to the Interfraternity Council within the next three years, Keith Becklin, an IFC adviser, said.

IFC made the decision to add more organizations after noticing about 400 men were without a fraternity to join at the end of the recruitment process, he said.

Becklin said that once IFC received information from interested fraternities, it will begin discussing which fraternities should be added to the campus.

TCU band to perform at Sundance Square Monday

The TCU band will perform at Sundance Square Monday for ESPN's Mike and Mike in the Morning radio program.

The performance was set after Ed Bass called the athletic office wanting the band to participate in the show, associate director of bands Brian Youngblood, said.

"The group will be staged and possibly get on national TV and be heard nationally on the radio," Youngblood said.

Career services becomes

New specialized career advisors will begin working with students on a more personal level within Career Services, rather than providing only general assistance to students.

Assistant director Terrence Hood said Career Services will be assigning a career adviser to each college and will ultimately establish more specified services for all majors. The initiative has been building up momentum since its beginning in November through efforts to gain the support of the deans of the colleges, he said.

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