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Former Texas secretary of state to address grads

About 1,300 Horned Frogs are scheduled to walk across the stage at this year's spring commencement, a university official said.

Margaret Kelly, executive director for community projects, said the spring commencement ceremony is broken up into two parts, a morning ceremony and an afternoon ceremony.

About 702 Horned Frogs will graduate at the morning ceremony where they will receive their degrees from the M.J. Neeley School of Business, College of Education, College of Science and Engineering or Master of Liberal Arts Program, Kelly said.

Squad receives first round bye

The undefeated No. 20TCU women's tennis team enters the 2008 Mountain West Conference Tennis Championship as the No. 1 seed on its home courts.

The conference championships, which start today, are being held at the Friedman Tennis Center.

The Horned Frogs (18-4, 8-0) have played near perfect at home this season, entering with a 9-1 record on their own courts.

Top chef

Heather Hogan always told herself she would become the editor of Reader's Digest someday, and she was on her way, until she left it all behind to pursue a childhood dream.

Hogan, a TCU alumna, said she never thought after graduating she would eventually work as a full-time chef at Lili's Bistro in Fort Worth -- an occupation that once seemed unrealistic when compared to a steady desk job that would have gone hand in hand with her English degree.

New scholarship to benefit three rising senior students

A new scholarship will give three rising seniors a chance to cut back on costs before graduation.

Chancellor Victor Boschini and TCU Transitions worked together to create the TCU Mission Statement Scholarships, which will give $2,000 each to three rising seniors, said Chuck Dunning, dean for the class of 2008 and director of TCU transitions.

"It benefits students who have worked hard to embody the TCU culture and we want to give a valuable, tangible award to let those students know how much we appreciate their work," Dunning said.

Graduate honored with gift to university

The headline on this story was corrected at 11:30 a.m. April 9 to more accurately reflect the article.

The university had a surprise for an alumna Tuesday evening after her performance with a world-renowned opera singer in Ed Landreth.

Chandler Smith, director of development, said it was a collaborative effort to create the Laurana Rice Mitchelmore Master Series Endowed Fund, after receiving several requests to honor Mitchelmore, a '61 graduate.

Ladies trek through Mountain West

The No. 22 women's tennis team heads to Las Vegas on Friday where it will face the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and San Diego State University and will try to increase its lead in the Mountain West Conference.

The team swept its three-game conference opening weekend, only falling in two matches and capturing its sixth consecutive win.

TCU is one of three teams still undefeated in conference play. The University of New Mexico is tied with TCU for the conference lead with a 3-0 record. Brigham Young University is just behind at 2-0.

Horned Frogs take weekend opener against Rams

The No. 22 ranked TCU women's tennis team kicked off its Mountain West Conference play Friday with a 6-0 win against Colorado State at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center.

The Horned Frogs, who beat the Colorado State Rams last year 7-0, improved to 11-4 this season while the Rams fell to 6-4.

Last year, the team shut out all three opponents they are scheduled to play this weekend and head coach Jefferson Hammond said Friday's win was a good start to the conference regular season.

Women’s tennis takes weekend match against Air Force

The No. 22 TCU women's tennis team shut out Mountain West Conference opponent Air Force 7-0 Saturday at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center.

This victory brought the Horned Frogs one step closer to dominating the same three-day series they swept last season without losing a match, having also already blanking the Colorado State Rams. Sundays' match against the Wyoming Cowboys is the Horned Frogs all that stands in their way of two consecutive years of sweeping the three-day, three-team series.

Weekend matches team’s first three in conference season

The women's tennis team is hoping history will repeat itself today with the beginning of conference play.

The Horned Frogs are beginning the same three-day series they swept last season, defeating conference rivals Colorado State, Air Force and Wyoming without losing a single match.

The No. 22 Horned Frogs finished 8-2 in the Mountain West last season.

Doubles team loses first of year

The women's tennis team's home winning streak came to an end Monday when No. 15 Fresno State beat the Horned Frogs 4-3.

TCU is 4-1 this season at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center, compiling a 30-5 home record over the past three seasons, including a 7-0 win over No. 73 Texas Tech on Saturday.

Monday's loss could have gone either way, head coach Jefferson Hammond said.

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