January 29, 2002
High: 64; Low: 38; chance of rain and thunder
High: 44; Low: 21; cloudy in the morning, sunny in the afternoon
Edgar Allen Poes famous poem The Raven, beginning
Once upon a midnight dreary, was published in the
New York Evening Mirror.
Kansas was admitted to the Union as the 35th state.
Global Motors, the American company that imported the Yugo,
filed for bankruptcy.
Construction workers measure the base for the Smith Entrepreneur
Hall in the spot of the former parking lot of the M.J. Neeley
School of Business Monday afternoon. The new facility is
expected to be finished by early 2003.
Bush talks to reporters as Interim Afghan Prime Minister Hamid
Karzai looks on during a press conference in the Rose Garden
at the White House Monday.
Bush pledges support to Afghanistan
By Sandra Sobieraj
WASHINGTON President Bush promised Afghan leader Hamid Karzai
a lasting partnership including economic aid and training
for a national military on Monday but turned aside a request for
U.S. troops as part of a peacekeeping force. Americans will help
build a new Afghanistan free from terror, free from war and
free from want, Bush told Karzai as the tri-colored flag of
the visitor flew in the White House Rose Garden for the first time
in nearly four decades.
of Trustees approve tuition, minimum wage increase
By Kelly Morris
The Board of Trustees approved an 8.7 percent tuition increase,
a $213 million budget and increased minimum wages for university
staff for 2002-03 at its second meeting of the year Friday, said
Clarence Scharbauer III, chairman of the TCU Board of Trustees Student
to aid awareness of Islam
By Sam Eaton
Department of Extended Education is co-sponsoring a lectureship
series called, A Closer Look...Islam, that will bring
experts to speak on Islamic religion, culture and politics because
of the growing interest in the topic, said David Grebel, director
of Extended Education.
of the mullets
By Andre Mouchard
The Orange County Register
Thursday, the Web site Milkandcookies.com
celebrated Mullet Day. Nothing special about that.
On the Net, every day is Mullet Day.
haircut dissed by some (not us) as the Canadian Passport or the
Kentucky Waterfall or, well, Ugly Hair is more than a lamentable,
1980s-era fashion statement.
its an obsession.
Test your sartorial sensibilities
with this quiz
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