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Tuesday, May 18, 2021
2011

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V-Day campaign educates students on socially conscious products, violence against women

As part of the TCU V-Day campaign to stop violence against women and girls, Wednesday's Hope Fair educated students about social justice and fair trade through teaching the power of a dollar.

Senior theater major Katie Caruso, coordinator of the V-Day campaign, said local vendors came to educate students about their products and to teach students to spend money in a socially and globally conscious way.

V-Day Campaign aims for wider audience

In an attempt to make a greater impact on campus, organizers of this year's TCU V-Day Campaign coordinated events outdoors and geared more toward both sexes.

Katie Caruso, senior theater major and coordinator for the TCU V-Day Campaign, said this year she hoped to generate a greater impact on campus by offering events for a wider audience that focused on issues related to the topic of violence against women.

Precipitation slowing but ice will remain

An arctic front that moved through Fort Worth on Tuesday night brought temperatures down into the teens and an ice and snow accumulation on roadways and sidewalks.

Eric Martello, a senior meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Fort Worth, said accumulation across most of the area was well under an inch. He said there was a possibility for a few snow flurries through midday but that much of the precipitation should be ending around late Wednesday morning.

Transforming snow days is unfair

Snow 8212; this magical word doubles as a wonder of nature and as a day of freedom. As a kid, and even as a college student, when there is any mention of snow or ice, I hope that I will wake up to a winter wonderland and that school will be canceled.

As much as I am fond of the occasional spontaneous day of freedom, I know that with virtually all things come consequences. For the Mississinawa Valley School District in Ohio, the idea of freedom on a snow day has transformed entirely.

TCU sends three to Senior Bowl

An award-winning trio of Horned Frogs that comprises quarterback Andy Dalton, center Jake Kirkpatrick and wide receiver Jeremy Kerley will play in the 2011 Under Armour Senior Bowl this Saturday.

The Senior Bowl is an annual game that showcases the nation's top senior collegiate players. It is one of the last chances for players to demonstrate their talents before the NFL draft in April.

Neeley Entrepreneurship Program recognized nationally

The Neeley Entrepreneurship Program was named the 2011 National Model Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program at the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship annual conference.

Out of the 47 schools that entered, the Neeley Entrepreneurship Program was one of three finalists that presented a formal presentation at USASBE's annual conference in South Carolina, according to a news release from the university.

Implosion debris clears way for stadium construction

After the Dec. 5 implosion of the football stadium's west grandstand, crews began clearing away the rubble to begin the $105 million renovation of...
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