Thursday, March 7, 2002

Wrapping a new major
Athletic training major up for consideration
By Colleen Casey
Staff Reporter

Around 25 students will likely change majors later this spring with the approval of a new major in athletic training, said Rhonda Keen-Payne, dean of the college of Health and Human Sciences.
An athletic training major is being considered in part because of the changing role of athletic trainers in society in the last 20 years, said Ross Bailey, an associate athletic director and former TCU head athletic trainer.
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Daniela Munguia/SKIFF STAFF
Student athletic trainers Amaris Vandyke, a senior health and fitness major and Julie Calvert, a freshman kinesiology major, tape the ankles of Zach Bray, a sophomore speech communications major, and J.T. Aughinbaugh, a senior finance major. The students are preparing for football practice.

A home page of their own
Students use Web sites to express themselves
By Sarah Krebs
Skiff Staff

Michelangelo, da Vinci, van Gogh. These men lived hundreds of years ago and are often considered masters of the art world.
Sculpting and painting have survived, but man has created new artistic outlets: computers and Internet design.
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Web sites risk viewers’ wrath with pop-up ads
By Chris Cobbs
KRT Campus

ORLANDO, Fla. - As he plans his work day, Mike Horner goes online and visits, where he calls up and prints maps of unfamiliar areas in Central Florida.
Along with maps, he frequently encounters one or more pop-up ads - a nuisance that slows down his Web session, but one he tolerates.
“Pop-up ads are an intrusion, but they’re also the price we pay for a free Internet,” says Horner, president of the Kissimmee-Osceola Chamber of Commerce.
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