TCU Daily Skiff Masthead
Thursday, September 18, 2003
SPJ learns about media and politics

This year’s first meeting of the TCU chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists brought together a panel of professionals from the departments of journalism and politics, including a former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, to discuss the relationship between media and politics Wednesday night.

Jim Wright

Ty Halasz/Staff Photographer
Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Jim Wright discusses the media’s role in politics in a panel at the Society of Professional Journalists meeting Wednesday evening in Moudy Building South.
Students play with stocks for class credit

More than a million dollars are in the hands of students who play the stock market for class credit, said Stan Block, a finance professor.
Campus events honor POW/MIA

TCU will remember and honor prisoners of war and military personnel who are missing in action Friday for National POW/MIA Recognition Day.

The FCC has gone too far

The media has a lot of power. It influences what we hear, see and think every day.
Fortunately, this is checked by regulation that prevents one big company from controlling too much of it.

Israeli solutions faulty

The Israel and Palestine situation in the Middle East is a catastrophe that seems unending. Palestinian terrorist attacks continue to murder or maim numerous Israelis and Israel continues to respond with intense retaliatory strikes.
You should not be able to complain if you do not vote

I’d like to take this space on the opinion page to thank the good people of California for starting all this recall mess. I have nothing invested in who comes out on top. But still, I’d like to thank the 1.6 million people who signed petitions to recall Gov. Gray Davis, and the three judges who lengthened the ordeal by five months, for turning California into the laughingstock of American politics.
UT pitcher Espineli transfers to TCU

TCU baseball head coach Jim Schlossnagle announced that Eugene Espineli has joined TCU after transferring from Texas. Espineli, a 6-4, 178 pound left-handed pitcher, was used primarily as a reliever and spot starter for the Longhorns.
Agency adjusts ban on drugs
Associated Press

LONDON — Drinking too much coffee or taking a common cold tablet will no longer get athletes disqualified from the Olympics for a doping offense.
Va. Tech and Aggie rematch
Associated Press

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Virginia Tech gained considerable attention early last season by going into College Station, Texas, and outmuscling Texas A&M 13-3, becoming the first nonconference opponent to leave Kyle Field a winner since 1988.

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