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David Dunai - Senior Photographer

Passengers grounded at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Tuesday wait for taxi cabs to take them to nearby hotels.


Friday, September 14, 2001
TCU Daily Skiff

Peter Tobia - Philadelphia Inquirer (KRT)

A New York City firefighter places a cross honoring his fallen colleagues on a makeshift memorial set up on a fire truck near the World Trade Center ruins Thursday.


Cancellation gives football team rest
Injured players get time to recuperate
By Kelly Morris
Skiff Staff

The TCU football team was supposed to play Marshall Saturday, a team that has won four straight Mid-American Conference titles and has notched a 59-10 record in the past five seasons.
full story

Who is Osama bin Laden?


Star-spangled banner sales hit stores across nation
By Jacque Petersell
Staff Reporter

As Americans struggle to grasp the reality of Tuesday’s attacks, they reach for a tangible symbol of patriotic pride.
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Jonathan Wilson - Philadelphia Inquirer (KRT)

New York City Firefighter Patrick Parrott lights
candles at one of the makeshift
memorials set up throughout the city honoring those who died in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and rescue workers who were trying to help them.

Interracial couples still not fully accepted, some say
By Jacque Petersell
Staff Reporter

At one time, interracial relationships were thought of in terms of black and white, but Linda Moore, the associate dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences, said the issues involving interracial dating extend further than two skin colors.
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See a related commentary by Angie Chang.

Television, movies portraying more biracial couples
By Jordan Blum
Staff Reporter

For years, interracial relationships were forbidden on television — in dramas, comedy sitcoms and even advertisements.
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Caleb Williams/SKIFF STAFF
LaVar Veale and Robin Devoe, both senior theater and RTVF majors, take a stab at fencing Wednesday.

  Arts & Entertainment

The multiple personalities of Ben Folds
New record makes for intelligent listen
by Jack Bullion
Skiff Staff

There have always been two sides to Ben Folds. On the one hand, he’s the sensitive, remorseful relationship killer that shows up on slow, pathetic songs like the breakout hit “Brick.” On the other, he’s the raucous, sarcastic clown who likes to cuss, beat his piano with his fists and happily point out everyone’s tragically hilarious character flaws — including his own — in song.
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Television’s most prestigious night
Primetime Emmy Awards honors television’s best shows
By David Reese
Staff Reviewer

In the world of television, the Emmy Awards are known as the most prestigious recognition in the field for actors, directors, writers and technicians. After numerous years of complaints by industry insiders and viewers that there are a select few that continue to dominate in the categories year after year, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences began a new voting system last year to allow more voter participation within the television community.
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