February 15, 2002
DETROIT The makers of the Jeep Grand Cherokee are recalling
1.6 million 1993-1998 model-year vehicles after complaints the
vehicle may move even after the gear shift is in park.
AUSTIN University of Texas System regents on Thursday approved
a $150 per semester mandatory fee, to take effect next fall.
Association to meet on Sunday
Festival Banquet tonight in the SC Ballroom
High: 58; Low: 34; Partly cloudy
High: 62; Low: 47; Partly cloudy
New Jersey becomes the last northern state to abolish slavery
The first teddy bear was introduced in America. It was
made by Morris & Rose Michtom
President-elect Franklin Roosevelt survives an assassination
Tara Lipinski and Todd Eldridge win the female and male
figure skating championships at the Olympics in Nagano, Japan.
Tori Kingrey, a Lancôme make-up artist, makes over Kaylee
King, a junior interior design major, at the TCU Bookstore
to define goals, discuss role on campus
By Kami Lewis
of Intercom will define their goals and continue discussion about
the groups role on campus at their second meeting of the semester
Monday, said Chelsea Hudson, Student Government Association president
and Intercom chairwoman.
underway for tech center
million still needed to meet buildings fundraising goals
University Advancement officials will contact two corporations in
the next two weeks to begin a push to raise funds among high-tech
firms for the Tucker Technology Center, said Valerie DeSantis, director
of corporate relations.
expected to be completed by April
By Sam Eaton
of the Tucker Technology Center, which will provide upgraded facilities
for the College of Science and Engineering, is on schedule for completion
in April, project manager Eric Lincoln said.
Corp. executive testifies against Lay and board of directors
By Marcy Gordon
Enron Corp. executive Sherron Watkins accused two top company
officials Thursday of duping then-Chairman Kenneth Lay and the board
of directors about improper and possibly illegal partnerships
that concealed over $1 billion in debt.
Russell Elleven, associate director for residential services,
speaks to prospective resident assistants Thursday.
Spears stars on the big screen in Crossroads
By Terry Lawson
- Britney Spears doesnt want to be Britney Spears. At least
for a couple of hours.
My biggest wish is that people would just go see this movie
and forget about who I am and just see Lucy, Spears says of
the stifled small-town teen-ager she plays in her first film, Crossroads,
which will open nationwide today. But I know thats very
hard because its hard to separate the two, because I am who
Spears newest pop exploit
By Ryan Eloe
hate when you jostle a can of soda and when it opens it explodes
all over the place creating a sticky fiasco.
Britney Spears, like an over-shaken can of Pepsi, has unfortunately
spewed her artificial sweetness, making a huge mess that no one
wants to deal with.
dancers perform tonight, Saturday
By Colleen Casey
dancers are real people too.
Three guest artists in residency will connect on a personal level
with dance students during classes and then take to the stage for
a performance. Theyre gorgeous dancers, but in class
its good to see that they can make mistakes just like the
rest of us, said Juliana Williams, a sophomore ballet and
modern dance major.
similar to other Grisham books
By Jeff Guinn
In the two years
since he published The Brethren, his last legal-themed
whodunit, John Grisham has stretched his writing wings.
A Painted House, a coming-of-age yarn, gave Grisham
the chance to evoke his boyhood without involving a courtroom or
attorneys. Skipping Christmas, still near the top of
bestseller lists, was a new take on A Christmas Carol
and Its a Wonderful Life.
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