Tuesday, February 12, 2002




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1937- After a difficult forty-four-day sit-down strike at the Fisher Body plant in Flint, Michigan, General Motors President Alfred P. Sloan signed the first union contract in the history of the U.S. automobile industry.
1945- A week of intensive bargaining by the leaders of the three major Allied powers ends in Yalta, a Soviet resort town on the Black Sea.
1999- The five-week impeachment trial of Bill Clinton ended with the Senate voting to acquit the president on both articles of impeachment: perjury and obstruction of justice.

David Dunai/Staff Reporter
Marisol Magana, a senior radio-TV-film major, and director Terry Smith work on a take during the production of “Almost Legal” Thursday in Studio B in Moudy South.

Student soap opera to debut soon
Show could be broadcast nationwide
By David Dunai
Staff Reporter

Some TCU students’ homework may reach 5 million students on 600 college campuses in the radio-TV-film department’s production of the soap opera “Almost Legal,” said Aubrey Monk, a senior radio-TV-film major and casting director.
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Undergraduate aid affected by tuition increase
By David Reese
Staff Reporter

Next year’s $2.2 million financial aid increase by the Board of Trustees’ will be spread among athletes, undergraduate and graduate students, said Michael Scott, director of scholarships and student financial aid.
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Culture

Mardi Gras Madness
Meredith Smith
Skiff Staff

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is often thought of as a place for drinking and partying. However, the history and meaning behind Mardi Gras is sometimes forgotten in all the festivities.
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Mardi Gras more than a party
Religious traditions important to TCU students
Meredith Smith
Skiff Staffo

Wednesday morning, when Mardi Gras is over and the tourists are packing up to go home, many Catholics in New Orleans are getting ready to attend mass to celebrate Ash Wednesday and begin Lent.
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You don’t have to go to New Orleans
to celebrate Mardi Gras...
 
 


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