Thursday, January 17, 2002

Student kills three people at a Virginia Law school

High: 54; Low: 37; Mostly cloudy in the early morning; partly cloudy by mid-morning into the afternoon


High: 50; Low: 40; Scattered Showers

1949 — The first Volkswagen Beetle, designed by Ferdinand Porsche, arrived in the U.S. from Germany.

1950 — A team of 11 thieves stole more than $2 million from the Brinks Armored Car depot in Boston, Mass.

1984 — The Supreme Court ruled that private use of a home videocassette recorder did not violate copyright laws.

In yesterday’s paper Jack Hesselbrock, associate athletic director for internal relations, name was misspelled.

Ben Andrews/SKIFF STAFF High school students at University Baptist Church bow their heads in prayer at a weekly youth group meeting Wednesday night.

Perry backs prayer
By Matt Stiver
Special to the Skiff

Students in their early teens filed slowly into the auditorium. Five weeks after terrorism had reached the shores of their country, the students of Palestine Middle School came to hear the Texas governor offer some advice.

They heard him offer something else, something that would revitalize a question argued in America since the 1780s. While visiting Palestine Middle School on Oct. 18, Gov. Rick Perry participated in a prayer session. In statements following the school-wide assembly and comments made in the following weeks, the governor expressed his belief that open prayer should be allowed in Texas public schools, regardless of Supreme Court rulings.
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Admissions not affected
Economy has no effect on applications
By David Reese
Staff Reporter

Dean of Admissions Ray Brown said TCU admission applications have remained consistent with last year’s numbers despite the economic downturn in recent months.
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Assoc. Neeley dean steps down to teach
By Anthony Kirchner
Staff Reporter

Administrators in the M.J. Neeley School of Business said they will begin discussions about a search for a new associate dean for the school next week.

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Not just another award show
By Ryan Eloe
Skiff Staff

With a name like the Golden Globe it would be easy to suspect that it is Hollywood’s most coveted prize. Yet the reality of how the prize is viewed fails to reach this conclusion.
On Sunday the 59th annual Golden Globe ceremony will award Hollywood elite with this honor from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association at 7 p.m. on NBC KXAS Channel 5.
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And the Nominees are...


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