The university will continue discussions this semester with the Board of Trustees about building new Greek houses and either renovating or tearing down the old ones, Craig Allen, director of Housing & Residence Life, said.
Currently, Housing & Residence Life and Fraternity and Sorority Life is in communication with the Board of Trustees about getting approval for plans and the cost for the housing.
Allen said the cost of the housing is unknown at this point.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a holiday that many students look forward to for a day of rest and relaxation, but about 160 TCU students had other plans.
Brittany Shamlin, student director of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, said this year they had about 160 students sign up for the community service day, about twice as many as last year which was the program's first year.
Students went to about 10 various service sites around Fort Worth. Some of the sites were the Day Resource Center, Samaritan House, and YWCA Resale Shop.
Two students plan to bring home cooking to campus with their food delivery service called Close to Home: Cooking Delivered.
Sophomore business major Alex Winston and junior business major DJ Walsted started the business to make some extra money and to spend time cooking, a hobby they both enjoy.
The company will offer the flavor of homemade food with the quality of a fine dining restaurant and the option of delivery, Walsted said. The company plans to takeorders online and will deliver on campus.
Faculty and staff, many of whom were dressed primarily in purple, celebrated the century of partnership between Fort Worth and the university at the annual faculty and staff luncheon on Friday in Daniel-Meyer Coliseum. Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief was the guest speaker at the event.
During Moncrief's speech, he told members of the Horned Frog family that it was important to be an ambassador and represent the university at all times.
The student publications committee selected the fall 2010 Daily Skiff editor-in-chief, advertising manager, TCU News Now news director and Image editor-in-chief Friday.
Junior Libby Davis, the newly chosen fall 2010 Skiff editor-in-chief, said she has several goals to improve the Daily Skiff, such as incorporating more student and faculty opinion into the paper.
The selection committee is made up of journalism faculty, non-journalism faculty, and journalism and non-journalism students, said Davis, a news-editorial journalism and history major.
Sophomore Lindsey Lubrano said she and a group of students worked on a research project in which they surveyed 100 students about their perception of computer hackers.
Lubrano, a criminal justice major, said she and her group asked students questions such as how dangerous they thought computer hackers were and if the government should do things to prevent hacking.
Lubrano and many other AddRan students will present their research on April 16 at the Brown-Lupton University Union during the Festival of Undergraduate Scholarship and Creativity.