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head coach Gary Patterson leads the celebration as senior
weak safety Charlie Owens raises the Iron Skillet after
the Frogs recorded its third consecutive victory over SMU.
For complete game coverage, see the sports section.
at apartment Thursday
Kimberly Whalin, a former TCU student, is holding her
own after receiving a gun shot wound in the head Thursday,
her mother Alice Whalin said Monday.
to a Fort Worth Police Department report, a witness entered
an apartment at 9109 Windrush Drive and found Whalin still
breathing and Gerardo De Alvarado dead.
Police told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram De Alvarado and Whalin
had apparently been dating about six months and the incident
appeared to be an attempted murder-suicide. According to the
article, a Glock semiautomatic pistol was found near De Alvarados
body and a receipt found in the apartment showed the gun was
bought by De Alvarado about a week ago.
mother would not comment further on her daughters condition
but said she would appreciate prayers. As of Friday, the Star-Telegram
reported Whalin was in critical condition.
According to the Registrars Office, Whalin is 23 years
old and was a religion major at TCU. She first enrolled in
the fall of 1996 and last enrolled as a senior during the
fall of 2000.
former Dallas Cowboys head coach who led the team to two
Super Bowl wins, was born.
September 11, 2001
TCU Daily Skiff
News Section on Terrorist Attack
The TCU Daily Skiff will report any new information about the attacks
on New York City and Washington on the Web site at www.skiff.tcu.edu
immediately as it comes in.
Skiff will handle this situation in a different way because of its
immense tragedy. We will provide national and local aspects on this
additional information, please visit the site throughout the day.
Editor in Chief
With a blood
shortage in the New York area, Texas' Carter Bloodcare has set up
an emergency blood center for people who volunteer to donate. "When
there's a time of national tragedy, it's especially important to
donate blood," Carter spokesperson Ann Schrader said. "There
are people who are going to need this." Blood may be donated
from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow in the East Texas Room of the Will
Rogers Convention Center. Donors may also go to Carter's other donor
centers near campus, located at 5429 S. Hulen St. and 2473 Forest
Park Drive from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow. For more information,
contact Carter Bloodcare at (817) 335-4935.
Reseter, a TCU alumnus, safely escaped the World Trade Center North
Tower when the terrorist attacks occurred.
He was on the 58th floor of the building.
Reseter was not available for comment, but his roommate Rob Semple
said Reseter told him he was working when the lights went out and
the floor started to shake. He also said his roommate told him he
bolted down the stairwell and got out of the building within 20
Semple said the building collapsed 15 to 20 minutes later.
Shortly after the attacks, Reseter boarded a train and left for
Connecticut, where his family resides, Semple said.
mosques, synagogues heighten security
Religious leaders in Fort Worth said Jews and Muslims heightened
security Tuesday, fearing retaliation against people of foreign
descent in light of recent terrorist attacks in the United States.
worse than Pearl Harbor
Special to the Skiff
motor machinist Lee Brown was sweeping for mines on an auxiliary
ship when he looked a Japanese pilot in the eye as he flew over
the channel at Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941.
here for further news coverage and editorial
articles on today's events.
candidate visits, stresses prominence
Slater is being considered by TCU to fill the dean position that
is entering its third year of vacancy.
As dean, Slater said he would want to bring the College of Communication
to national prominence.
process with CD-ROM mailing
The TCU Greek communitys efforts to upgrade the recruitment
process by sending out CD-ROMs to all incoming students had little
effect on the number of pledges this fall, said Tom Sullivan Director
of Sorority and Fraternity Affairs.
premiers new duds at SMU
SuperFrog bulked up this summer and debuted a new look at the TCU
football game Saturday against Southern Methodist University.
With the new suit, SuperFrog has a six pack, a tail and new shoes.
Jeff Tucker, head cheerleading coach, said the changes were made
because the previous suit, created in fall 1999, had many problems.
He said the suit was heavily padded, which made it very hot and
difficult for the student inside to move around.
A student who wears the SuperFrog suit said the old suit was lined
with about 8 to 10 inches of cotton padding.
There was no circulation in the suit and body heat could not
escape, he said. If the weather was hot, it could be
Offensive line use smash mouth football to quiet
By Kelly Morris
Head coach Gary Patterson has always been fond of saying the most
physical team usually wins on Saturdays.
Defense holds Mustangs back, scores two touchdowns
By Brandon Ortiz
It was a sentiment echoed by coaches and players before the start
of the season. The young and inexperienced TCU football team wanted
to be at the top of its game before playing Houston in its Conference
USA opener Sept. 29.
claim mens and womens individual titles
By Quinten Boyd
The mens and womens cross country teams entered Saturdays
season opener at the UTA Movin Mavs Cross Country Challenge
with the hopes of continuing their ascent in the rankings.
Frogs pick up win
TCU drops first two matches of Holiday Inn Classic
before defeating Indiana State
By Colleen Casey
A trip to Bozeman, Mont. last weekend for the Holiday Inn Classic
allowed the Volley Frogs to collect their first win, but not before
losing two more matches that gave the Frogs a 1-6 record.
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