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Friday, August 24, 2001
TCU Daily Skiff

Master’s program goes online
Degree plan lets working nurses enhance education

by Aaron Chimbel
staff reporter

The Harris College of Nursing is offering a new master’s degree, without students ever setting foot inside the Bass Building.

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Mac Attac
Once the underdogs on campus, Macintosh computers are gaining ground on PCs
Story by Chrissy Braden • Illustration by J. Kent Ladewig

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The TCU Bookstore Cafe recently eliminated six student employment positions. The Skiff incorrectly identified the cafe as Froggie Cafe and reported eight positions were cut in Friday, Aug. 24’s edition.
Also, the search for a dean of the College of Communications is entering its second year, not its third as written in a headline in Friday, Aug. 24’s edition.

New Toys for Toes
Studio with advanced technology nearing completion
By Kristin Campbell
staff reporter

Most TCU students would not expect to find the latest Macintosh computers and software in a beginning ballet or modern dance class.
But in a new studio still under construction in the Ballet and Modern Dance Building, dance students will have state-of-the-art equipment to use for their classes.

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Kami Lewis/Skiff Staff
Marc Sicignano, a sophomore computer information systems major and modern dance major, works with the new LifeForms program, a new choreography tool in the ballet and modern dance department.

Future Barnum & Bailey employee

Caleb Williams/Skiff Staff
Andy Walker, a
sophomore English
major, provides
entertainment at the
activities fair Thursday.

New TCU Web site receives mixed reviews
By Eric Elton
skiff staff

Maegan Deller, a sophomore education major, sat down at her computer to check her schedule the day before classes began only to find a redesigned TCU home page.
After the initial surprise, she proceeded to search the page, taking twice as long to locate the TCU Frognet link.
“Before, the page was much less complicated and I could find what I was looking for on the site,” Deller said. “Now the layout appears to be too cluttered and not nearly as user friendly as its predecessor.”

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Measuring up
Frogs surprise experts, impress Nebraska coach
By Brandon Ortiz
sports editor

Throughout the off-season, head coach Gary Patterson called Saturday’s game against Nebraska a measuring stick.
Win or lose, the game represented a chance for the Horned Frogs to evaluate how far the program has come against one of the best schools in the country. The Frogs lost, 21-7, but put up a better showing than many experts anticipated.

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