Friday, January 18, 2002

U. Oklahoma student readmitted after threat of lawsuit

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1778- The English explorer Captain James Cook becomes the first European to site the Hawaiian Islands when he sails past the island of Oahu.

Outstanding student debt decreases
Deadline today for 60 students yet to pay bill
By Jaime Walker
Senior Reporter

The university stands to collect more than $5 million in student payments since Jan. 4, following its announcement that students with unpaid minimum balances would be dropped from classes today if they did not fulfill their financial obligations, said TCU Controller Cheryl Wilson.
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Students return safely
By David Dunai
Staff Reporter

For Tahira Hussain of Pakistan enjoying the holidays with loved ones during the winter break was different than in previous years.

Hussain, a junior international relations major, was one of many students who chose to leave the United States to go home for the winter break and made it back.However, on the way back she had noticed that security had become tighter at airports. She said when her plane from Pakistan landed in Frankfurt, Germany she saw that other Pakistani nationals were being detained and questioned by authorities.
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Government asks for help in locating terrorists
By Karen Gullo
Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The government on Thursday released photos and video excerpts of five suspected al-Qaeda members delivering what Attorney General John Ashcroft described as “martyrdom messages from suicide terrorists.”
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Account holds could affect 73 student housing placements
By Kami Lewis
Staff Reporter

Some students’ housing contracts may be affected by the new Financial Services payment policy, while other students are moving into single rooms as the fall housing crunch lessens, said Karen Baker, associate director of Residential Services.

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