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Pair of deans step down with hopes to keep teaching

As the deans of the business and communication schools step down, a search committee is being formed to fill their positions.Daniel Short, dean of the M.J. Neeley School of Business, has decided to step down from his position by the end of the 2008 academic year.

Short said he believes he has done a good job as dean for four years and now he wants to give someone else an opportunity do a better job.

"I will miss being a dean," he said. "It is the greatest job in the world to work with other deans and alumni."

Perrotti’s hopes to move to GrandMarc within month

It's taken Perrotti's Pizza longer than expected, but a property company representative said the pizzeria's move to the GrandMarc is right around the corner. In November, Andrew Harris, assistant asset manager for Phoenix Property Co., which owns and operates the GrandMarc, told the Skiff that Perrotti's was expected to move in by the first of the year, but "a few minor issues" have delayed the move.

"(The interior) is already built," Harris said. "(But) it's taken a little longer than we thought it would."

Women’s soccer to face strong competition in Tulsa tournament

The TCU women's soccer team returns to the field this weekend to take on Tulsa and Oral Roberts in the Tulsa University Women's Soccer/Grover Classic.TCU will play Tulsa at 7 p.m., Friday and Oral Roberts at 1:30 p.m., Sunday. Both games will be played at Tulsa's Hurricane Soccer and Track Stadium.

The Lady Frogs are coming off close defeats to the Rice Owls (1-0) and the Texas Tech Red Raiders (2-0).

Water Works

If for some odd reason you have ever walked by the University Recreation Center at 5 a.m. and wondered who would actually be in the weight room that early, the answer is simple: the TCU swimming and diving team.Even in the offseason, the team dedicates itself to early morning practices to go along with some afternoon training sessions in order to better itself for the next season, head coach Richard Sybesma said.

"We have to make a commitment to the offseason to start with a stronger team in the season," Sybesma said. "Offseason commitment equals in-season success."

Frog Bytes searching for another pizza brand

Frog Bytes may soon be getting a major face-lift with the departure of the Pizza Hut brand and the welcoming of another.Changes could begin as early as the end of the semester, said Rick Flores, general manager for Sodexho Campus Services.

"We're in the fact-gathering stage to find a new brand to fill that space," Flores said.

Flores said TCU Dining Services wants to offer students a wider variety.

"We are looking to have full-size pies and sell them either whole or by the slice," Flores said.

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TCU Black History Month 2006 Events Calendar

TCU Black History Month 2006Wednesday, February 1
Kickoff - Real Talk
SC Lounge
12:00 p.m.
Student-led discussion on various topics that revolve around the Black community in Fort Worth and on the TCU campus.

Worship Service & Fellowship Dinner Honoring Black History
Robert Carr Chapel
5:15 p.m.
A nod to various leaders who have been instrumental in the Civil Rights arena, theology, social issues and more. A free fellowship dinner immediately following the service. Fellowship dinner immediately following service.

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