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Frogs wide receiver arrested on assault charge

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A football player who played in Saturday's game at Stanford University had assaulted his wife earlier in the week and was arrested, according to a Fort Worth police report.

Lone Star

Theatre TCU's "Lone Star" and "Laundry & Bourbon" will feature a battle of the sexes.The companion plays reveal it all. From the truth about men and women to love and war, playwright James McCLure covers these issues in two plays according to the production press release.

"Lone Star" and "Laundry & Bourbon" are directed by two students in the Studio Theatre of the Walsh Center on Oct. 11 to 13, said junior theatre major Jessica Lind.

Longtime photographer helped to break down gender barriers

She was famous for her photographs but known for her smile and passion for TCU. Linda Kaye, 65, who died from uterine cancer Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007, broke through gender boundaries in her profession and established herself as one of the first great woman photographers.

Her brother Roger Kaye said she ignored social norms and therefore succeeded in overcoming the gender barrier.

Bulletin boards provide forums for student discussion

A new conversation has begun on campus but this conversation is only on paper.As part of the semester's theme, "Right. Responsibilities. Respect," Dialogue Days has been scheduled for the first Monday of every month to allow students to post their opinions on bulletin boards, said Molly Baldwin of the Center for Community Involvement and Service-Learning.

Bulletin boards located in the Brown-Lupton Student Center lounge list several questions in a variety of topics for students to respond to by pinning a note card on the board.

FWPD stats omit campus numbers

Although Fort Worth crime statistics suggest the TCU area is relatively more safe than surrounding areas, that might not be the case. Fort Worth crime statistics in the TCU area do not show the total amount of crime because Fort Worth police do not report on-campus crime, said Kirk Byrom, a neighborhood police officer for the Fort Worth Police Department.

The TCU Police report and record crime on the TCU campus separately, Byrom said, and those statistics are not included in the city's statistics.

Texas State Fair returns with old favorites, new attractions

The theme for this year's Texas State Fair, "The Sky's the Limit," might not apply to the attractions alone. The economic impact the fair has on Dallas annually is approximately $350 million, and the food and ride revenues in 2006 reached a record-breaking $26 million, said Nancy Wiley, a public relations consultant for the fair.

The fair offers more than 200 concessions, and the No. 1 reason people come to the fair is the food, Wiley said. About three million fairgoers are expected during the event's 24 days, Wiley said.

Foundation to be repaid after wreck

A TCU student who said he drove into the Wesley Foundation's building last week is working to repay the foundation.Police said a black Toyota Tundra struck the building on W. Lowden Street early on the morning of Sept. 19.

The student identified himself to a Skiff reporter as the driver of the vehicle.

The student's father said Wednesday his son fell asleep at the wheel and the family's insurance company is working with the foundation to pay for the damage to the building.

New shop to provide subs, beer

Starting in November, students 21 and older can walk up to the window of a new South University Drive restaurant and order a frozen daiquiri to-go. Buffalo Bros. Pizza Wings and Subs is scheduled to open Nov. 1 at 3015 S. University Drive next door to Dutch's Burgers and Beer. The restaurant will fill the old Texadelphia store lot.

Jon Bonnell, a co-owner of the restaurant, said the restaurant has a beer and wine license that allows alcohol to be served on or off the premises.

Colleges work toward better alert systems

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Football alumnus gets seven years for drug charges

A former Frogs football team captain has been sentenced to seven years in prison. LaMarcus McDonald, 26, plead guilty in court Tuesday to possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine, said Ellen Watson, spokesman for the 19th state District Court in Waco.

According to an Aug. 29 Waco Tribune-Herald article, McDonald was pulled over for an expired auto registration and the police found 11 "rocks" of crack cocaine worth about $220 in an aspirin container as well as a gun found under the seat.

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