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Safety trumps marching band trip

Instead of enjoying the sun and sand in Monterrey, Mexico, the Horned Frog Marching Band, TCU Showgirls and TCU Cheerleaders will be here,...

Business lacks female teachers

The lack of female professors in the business school is noted, but not dwelled upon, school faculty and students said.Women represent 16.9 percent of the full-time faculty in the School of Business, according to statistics provided by the Office of Institutional Research.

The college that is closest in numbers to the business school is the College of Science and Engineering, with females representing 25 percent of the faculty, according to the Fall 2004 Fact Book.

Frogs confident in abilities

The soccer team will play Boston University and Northwestern State in the Horned Frog Classic tournament this weekend at Garvey-Rosenthal Stadium.Players said they do not know much about the other teams because they have never played them and do not watch videos of opponents.

"We don't ever focus that much on the opponent," senior midfielder Moran Lavi said. "We watch and learn from ourselves."

Head coach Dan Abdalla said he also does not know much about the competition, but said Boston traditionally has a good team.

Students of all majors welcome

Smith Entrepreneurs Hall offers students more than just a meal from Sub Connection.The Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization, a club for any student interested in entrepreneurship, welcomes underclassmen and non-business majors, CEO president Leslie Martin said.

David Minor, director of the Neely Entrepreneurship Program said that once a month, members of CEO are able to have dinners with successful entrepreneurs and members also have the opportunity to work with a mentor.

Soccer team aims for win against Mustangs

The TCU soccer team is going on the road for the first time this season to play the SMU Mustangs."It's time to get on the road and see some different scenery," said head coach Dan Abdalla.

The Horned Frogs and the Mustangs tied 2-2 in the spring, soon after Abdalla began coaching at TCU. Abdalla said the tie helped the team gain the confidence it needed to realize it can compete on the Mustangs' level.

Karissa Hill, a junior midfielder , said she agrees that the tie in the spring boosted their confidence.

Young entrepreneurs start careers early

Some students at TCU work, but fewer students actually have people working for them.Justin Avery Anderson and Adam Blake are two business students who already run their own businesses.

Anderson, a freshman entrepreneurial management major, is the CEO and founder of a granola company, Anderson Trail.

Blake, a junior entrepreneurial management and finance major, runs a real estate business, B & B Acquisitions.

Bob Akin, a marketing instructor for the business school, said running a business "enhances schoolwork because it becomes the lab."

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