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Both Army and Air Force ROTC members were part of the color guard that presented the American and Texas flags at Saturday’s game. The Skiff identified the group as Air Force ROTC in a photo caption in Tuesday’s issue.

Cha, cha, cha

David Dunai - Senior Photograper

Gene X. William, a professional dance instructor demonstrates salsa steps to students in the Rickel Building Tuesday. William was invited by the Organization of Latin American Students (OLAS) and will have another class on Wednesday. As a part of the Hispanic Heritage Month OLAS will present the 3rd Annual Salsa Dance Contest on October 3, from noon-1:30pm in the Student Center Lounge.

Today in history

1960 — The first of the
presidential debates between
Richard Nixon and
John F. Kennedy
took place.

Wednesday, September 26, 2001

Milton to vote on visitation hours
By Aaron Chimbel
Staff Reporter

Freshman business major Clark Rucker said he would like to see visitation hours changed in Milton Daniel Hall.
Rucker and the other 324 men of Milton Daniel, mostly freshmen will have the chance to vote on visitation hours today from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. in the hall’s lobby, Hall Director Artist Thornton said Tuesday.

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Faculty Senate to vote on consolidation
By Piper Huddleston
Staff Reporter

The TCU Faculty Senate will decide next week if the Student Organizations and Student Conduct and Grievance Committees should be consolidated, Lynn Flahive, chairwoman of the Student Conduct and Grievance committee, said Tuesday.
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Helping Hand

John Roca - New York Daily News (KRT)

A rescue worker works in the remains of the World Trade Center on Monday, Sept. 24, 2001.


EIF value drops, still ahead of other market indexes
By Jordan Blum
Staff Reporter

Although their portfolio has received a hit since Sept. 11, Educational Investment Fund students say they have stayed ahead of the other market indexes so far. But, they admit a huge cloud of uncertainty hovers over the fund and even its beneficiary, the university endowment, considering the potential for a drawn-out war and future terrorist attacks.

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A tale of two Cultures
Review by Bethany McCormack

“La Llorona” is a play with a message. It’s compelling, thought provoking, and well-acted, but there is no escaping the message.
Set in Mexico City in the early 1990s, “La Llorona” illustrates the destruction of Mexican culture by America in a story of two couples: one from Mexico, the other from America.
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XM Satellite Radio makes debut as ‘signal of the future’ e
By Nedra Pickler
Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Satellite radio went on the air Tuesday, promising listeners greater variety on the dial — for a price.
Hugh Panero, president of XM Satellite Radio, flipped a switch in the company’s Washington headquarters shortly after 12:30 p.m. EDT and began offering service in San Diego and Dallas.
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