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Dean: Coordinator has what TCU needs

While most of the other TCU Greek councils' Web sites have an abundance of information, the Multicultural Greek Council Web site states, "Information coming soon," but this is all about to change with the hiring of a new program coordinator.Gaius George, a U.S. Virgin Islands native, was hired to advise the MGC and said he wants to see the organizations flourish.

"I want to get the MGC up and running to where it is self-maintaining," George said. "It is not my first go-around starting up a Greek council."

Thetas win community award

One Greek organization's efforts to provide better opportunities for less fortunate children has placed them in prestigious company with other members of the community.The Kappa Alpha Theta sorority will receive the Community Heart Award, annually awarded by the Child Advocates of Tarrant County. The award is presented to a community member or organization that has shown continuous support for the local Court Appointed Special Advocate Association , said Theta president Cori Nemec, a junior finance major.

Speaker describes Holocaust experience

No matter the color of a person's skin or his or her religious beliefs, no one should be discriminated against, a holocaust survivor said Monday evening in the Student Center Ballroom.Rosalie Schiff, a speaker for the Dallas Holocaust Museum, addressed an audience of students, faculty and members of the Fort Worth community about her experiences during the Holocaust.

Schiff shared a number of events that she witnessed while in various concentration camps and ghettos during her imprisonment.

Statistics show Greeks maintain academic excellence

Some might associate Greek organizations around the country with crazy parties, drunken students or not attending class, but many TCU organizations did not get the memo.TCU Greek organizations have been shown to have just as much success in the classroom as non-Greek students.

Fourteen Greek organizations on campus have cumulative GPAs of 3.0 or higher, according to records posted on the TCU Greek Web site.

Speaker: It’s time for female leaders

It should be less about political candidates' genders and more about their agendas, director of marketing and communications for a women's advancement organization said Monday evening in the Kelly Alumni Center.At the 12th Annual TCU Women's Community Dinner, Candace McAdams, a 1998 TCU graduate, along with Barbara Ann Radnofsky, candidate for U.S. Senate, addressed an audience of students, faculty and community women on issues concerning women in politics.

Teams to compete in event raising money for children

Grab your gloves, buy your peanuts and Cracker Jacks and make your way out to the ballpark.The ladies of Chi Omega are hosting their annual spring fundraiser, Frats at Bat, at the intramural fields today and Saturday. Frats at Bat is a two-day campuswide men's softball tournament benefiting the North Texas Make-A-Wish Foundation.

According to its Web site, the Make-A-Wish Foundation grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions to "enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy."

Author: Book not anti-Greek

Sorority sisterhood means having a family you do not have to love, said an author of The New York Times bestselling book about the secrets of sororities Monday at the Kelly Alumni Center.Alexandra Robbins, author of "Pledged: The Secret Life of Sororities," told an audience filled mostly with sorority members that her book is not anti-Greek but just "a fly-on-the-wall look inside sorority life."

Pitcher dominates in Frogs 10-5 victory

One night after Jake Arrieta struck out 13 Florida Atlantic hitters, TCU received another great performance out of their starting pitcher to fuel a 10-5 victory.Sophomore starting pitcher Sam Demel struck out a career-high 14 Owl hitters. Demel scattered six hits and allowed two walks in seven innings of work.

"That's tough to do in college baseball with the aluminum bats," said ead oach Jim Schlossnagle. "Jake and Sam are real good pitchers and when they are on they have a chance to be as dominant as anybody."

Students host fundraiser for earthquake victims

While many of the cities affected by Hurricane Katrina are slowly rebuilding, the Northern regions of India and Pakistan are still suffering from their own natural disaster.Students for Asian Indian Cultural Awareness are hosting Experience India: "A Celebration of the Indian Subcontinent," which is a fundraiser for the Pakistan Earthquake Relief Fund and the Mother Teresa Charity. The event will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday in the Student Center Ballroom.

DG denim sale raising money to help charity

The department store is usually the best place to purchase high-end designer jeans, but don't waste the gas when the Delta Gammas are offering them for half the price right in Worth Hills at the DG house.The women of Delta Gamma Sorority are set to host their third annual denim sale today from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Liz Sergel, a freshman fashion merchandising major and member of DG, said a number of girls around campus are already wearing designers such as Rock & Republic, Juicy Couture and Paper Denim & Cloth jeans, which will all be available for purchase.

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