High: 53; Low: 33; Partly cloudy
High: 57; Low: 32; Mostly cloudy
Isaac Briggs and William Longstreet patented the steamboat.
Weightlifter Charles Rigoulet of France, achieved the first
400 pound clean and jerk as he lifted 402 1/2 pounds.
The daughter of Elvis Presley, Lisa Marie was born. In the
mid-1990s, Lisa Marie married and divorced the self-proclaimed
King of Pop, Michael Jackson.
The Main at lunch hour is a good example of why the university
is capping enrollment.
to cap enrollment
University officials favorable toward admissions
policy, hope to optimize current campus resources
By David Reese
TCU will cap enrollment for the 2002-2003 academic year at 1,475
students in order to sustain a high quality learning environment,
said Chancellor Michael Ferrari.
He said there
is a strong consensus among faculty, staff, the deans and others
that TCU is now at or slightly larger than its overall optimal enrollment
about curriculum continues
Faculty Senate agrees to review plan until March
By Jaime Walker
faculty debate about the contents and direction of the Common Undergraduate
Experience the universitys proposed revision of the
core curriculum will continue until at least March 21, Faculty
Senators agreed Thursday.
committee meets first deadline
By Laura McFarland
first of five committees preparing for the universitys 10-year
re-accreditation to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
submitted their report draft for review this week, said Nadia Lahutsky,
vice chairwoman of the Principles and Philosophy of Accreditation
Bowl super party
Whether or not you like football, the Super Bowl
is a great excuse to party, eat and maybe even watch the game.
the NFL playoffs completed and the St. Louis Rams and the New England
Patriots claiming their confrence championships, football fans across
the nation are eagerly anticipating this years Super Bowl
Feb. 3. And, of course, theyre already planning the parties
required to watch the years biggest game. If youre planning
to throw a bash, be sure to check out these Web sites for the 411
on all things pigskin-related.
for the Clueless
No, the Super Bowl is not a big chip bowl....so
then what is it?
IS WHAT THEY PLAY FOR
During the Fox broadcast (5 p.m.) you might hear the announcers
mention the Lombardi Trophy. Awarded to the winning
team at games end, its $12,000 worth of sterling silver
(7 pounds), 22 inches high, and made in Parsippany, N.J., by Tiffany
& Co. It takes 72 hours to hand-craft.
promises laughs, not ethics
By Anthony Bromberg
Daily Bruin (U. California-Los Angeles)
are places where more time is spent in bars than in libraries, more
time in bedrooms than taking midterms. Places where dreamy guys
spend their time cheating on tests and scamming their way through
four years of classes, and then at the end of the day get to hookup
with the local supermodel. Places like college.
movies of 2002 fail to satisfy
by Ryan Eloe
need to rush to the movies on opening weekend. Not at least for
a while. The beginning of the year hastens a time of mediocre movies
that audiences could simply do without.