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Thursday, April 22, 2021


Form aids students of divorced parents

Applying for financial aid in college may often seem like a complicated process, a flurry of paper involving forms, budgets and many steps that must be completed before moving on to the next one.One group of students that may cause extra concern for some universities when deciding who gets financial aid is students with divorced parents.

Mike Scott, the director of scholarships and student financial aid at TCU, said the university has had problems in the past when dealing with divorced families.

College really does fly by; good and bad

I had a teacher in junior high go off on a spiel one day about how our high school and college years would fly by."Sure," I thought as I watched him, "you also eat chalk."

(He actually did eat chalk on more than one occasion.)

Now, I find myself looking back on my last four and a half years at TCU (yes, I'm a super senior) and thinking that very thing: My college career really has flown by.

Students: hookups prevalent at TCU

The bass was throbbing and the alcohol was flowing.Every room in the house was dark and crowded; every flat surface taken with people talking, laughing and drinking. As she accepted the first of many red plastic cups and wandered through the party, she spotted him.

He watched her walk over and cracked some joke as she approached about the class they shared. Two hours, a few laughs and several drinks later, they disappeared into an upstairs bedroom.

Recycling rates rise with increased bins

A middle-aged man in dirt-covered overalls and gardening gloves stands in front of his trash can in confusion. His garden hose, which now has...

Hasty e-mails show poor etiquette

I do not, by any means, consider myself the grammar police.Yes, I do work for the Skiff, and we do care about the grammar...

Encouraging diversity

University newspaper: place where all students can express opinionsYesterday's diversity forum organized by the TCU chapter of the NAACP was a valuable dialogue between...

Volleyball downs North Texas in three games

The screams of more than 300 fans filled the University Recreation Center's Special Events Gym on Tuesday night as the TCU volleyball team defeated local rival North Texas in three games.Sophomore outside hitter Talaya Whitfield led the charge for the Horned Frogs with 16 kills and junior middle blocker Anna Vaughn added four blocks to lead the team a 30-25 win in each game.

Sophomore middle blocker LeMeita Smith also added 12 kills for the Frogs.

Frogs defeated by sixth-ranked Aggies 4-0

Fans on Sunday filled the bleachers, lined the fences and spilled out onto the grass of TCU's Garvey-Rosenthal Stadium to watch the soccer team take on No. 6-ranked Texas A&M.The turnout of 2,200 set a new attendance record.

Despite the fan support and strong play toward the end of the first half, TCU fell to the Aggies 4-0.

Head coach Dan Abdalla said the team dropped their effort at times, giving A&M too many chances.

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