Tuesday, February 19, 2002

Career coach to speak tonight in SC Ballroom

Researchers at Texas A&M clone cat

High: 66; Low: 39; Mostly sunny
High: 64; Low: 32; Mostly sunny

1847- The first rescuers from Sutter’s Fort reach the surviving remnants of the Donnor emigrant party at their snowbound camp in the high Sierra Nevada Mountains.
1878- Thomas Edison accidentally invented the phonograph, which operated with tinfoil cylinders and a hand crank, while attempting to improve the telegraph.

Monday at TCU attracts new prospects
Daniela Munguia/SKIFF STAFF Prospective students learn about TCU and meet with other prospective students Monday at a luncheon. This visit was part of the Monday at TCU program.

Prospective students say they received positive experience from tour
By David Reese
Staff Reporter

First impressions are often considered crucial. For prospective students choosing a college, Monday at TCU can create their first impressions of the university.
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Program gets mixed reviews from admissions staff
By David Reese
Skiff Reporter

Monday at TCU can offer many benefits to prospective students, yet the large number of attendees can make the program a bit impersonal, said Ray Brown, dean of admissions.
“TCU does not do its best work with big numbers,” Brown said.
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Female assaulted at knife-point
By David Dunai
Staff Reporter

A female was sexually assaulted Monday at Bellaire Condominiums, one block away from the TCU campus Monday afternoon, according to an all-campus e-mail sent by TCU Police.
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First e-business class set to graduate in May
Staff Reporter

Jose Castro could have graduated last year, but he decided to stay an additional year at TCU to take advantage of the university’s e-business program.
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It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing
By Sarah Krebs
Skiff Staff

The lights from the disco ball follow the movement of the couples dancing on the floor below. The big band fills the stage as their brass sound blasts out onto the dance floor. Dancers crowd the floor, some clad in the traditional garb of the ‘30s; flowing skirts, saddle shoes and zoot suits.
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‘John Q’ opens No. 1 in theaters
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — Denzel Washington, fresh off his latest Oscar nomination, found a captive audience at theaters as “John Q” debuted as the top weekend film.
Starring Washington as a desperate dad who holds an emergency room hostage to secure a heart transplant for his dying son, the movie took in $20.6 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
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Different places to swing in the area:


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