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Frogs First works to make freshmen’s first weekend on campus count

A new program will begin in the 2011 fall semester to create opportunities for first-year students to meet and to build relationships their first...

SGA gives to Tau Beta Sigma for expenses at convention

After much debate, a bill passed Tuesday night to give $300 to the TCU Tau Beta Sigma Chapter for expenses at its 2011 National...

Schieffer: Independently gathered information necessary to democracy

The most important thing for journalists in their profession is to provide separate and independently gathered information to citizens; if there were no other...

University receives necessary permit to house horned frogs on campus

After receiving the necessary permit from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, TCU will be able to house two live horned frogs on campus after it finalizes designs for their habitat, Student Body President Jackie Wheeler said.

Preston Patry, a senior political science major, said by having the horned frogs on campus, students could see what a real horned frog looks like and show support for the university.

"I'm pretty proud to be a Horned Frog and would love to have [them] on campus," Patry said.

SGA passes bill regulating number of positions for which positions candidates...

A bill to establish guidelines for candidate filing in elections was passed Tuesday night in the House of Student Representatives. According to the bill, candidates...

SGA bill strengthens election guidelines

A bill to establish guidelines for candidate filing in elections passed Tuesday night in the House of Student Representatives. According to the bill, candidates could...

SGA votes to support shuttle

The House unanimously voted to pass a resolution Tuesday night for Student Government Association to support the free T-Bus from campus to West Seventh...

SGA passes bill to revise election process

A new bill was passed Tuesday night by the House of Student Representatives to revise the election fine assignment process of the Elections and Regulations Committee.

Lizzy Caudill, the Elections and Regulations Committee Chair and representative of the class of 2011, said the new system would set election violations and fine amounts before the campaign filing period began. Specific fine amounts of violations would be kept confidential with the Elections and Regulations Committee, she said.

Constitution changes approved

A bill calling to approve revising the Constitution of the Student Body to remove Programming Council as the body responsible for student programming passed in the House of Student Representatives meeting Tuesday night. In last Tuesday's House meeting, a revision pertaining to this same issue did not pass.

The former revision involved including the organization theCrew as a part of the Constitution change. According to the Skiff, theCrew replaced Programming Council this fall as the primary event-planning group in on-campus events.

Cassata High School library converted in memoriam of TCU journalism professor

The Cassata High School library will be converted to the Phil Record Media Resource Center this summer in memoriam of former TCU journalism professor Phil Record, Cassata administrators said.

Cassata principal Nancy Martin said Record was an active board member at the school for several years and had helped the school in many areas.

"Phil touched so many people," Martin said. "There is such an outpouring from his life of people wanting to do something to honor his memory."

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