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Tuesday, October 16, 2001

Spring graduation moved downtown
By Jacque Petersell
Staff Reporter

Seniors graduating in May won’t be walking across a stage at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.
Spring Commencement will be moved downtown to the Fort Worth Convention Center, said Larry Lauer, vice chancellor for marketing and communication. The decision was made in early October by an commencement task force of administrators and faculty members, Lauer said.
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No anthrax cases reported in Tarrant County
By Aaron Chimbel
Staff Reporter

Reports of anthrax cases across the nation have people on edge, but no cases have been reported so far in Tarrant County, a county epidemiologist said Monday.
There is no current threat to people living in Tarrant County, including TCU students, said epidemiologist Bobby Jones.
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Bronze angels
Erin Munger/
Julie Hamer, a senior art education major, Amanda Harvey, a junior sculpture major, and Amanda Mein, a junior art education major, pour melted bronze into their molds in the
sculpture lab Monday.

Can-do spirit

Homecoming spirit hits campus
Streamers, posters and balloons appeared on campus buildings Sunday evening to kick off Homecoming week. Programming Council has arranged a week full of activities, centering on a Dr. Seuss theme. (Maybe that’s why The Main is serving green food…)

Put your cat in a hat and hop on pop as the Frogs

Caleb Williams/SKIFF STAFF
Members of Chi Omega and Pi Kappa Phi build their can structure for a homecoming contest in front of Sadler Hall Monday. Each homecoming team collected the cans to donate to the Fort Worth Food Shelter.

prepare to take on Army Saturday.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Caricaturist, Student Center Lounge
7 p.m.— Frog Follies, Ed Landreth Auditorium
Mr. and Miss TCU Court Reception afterward in foyer
7 a.m. to 9 p.m. — Online voting for Mr. and Miss TCU
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — What’s In a Name, Student Center Lounge
6 p.m. — Brainstorm! Game Show, Student Center Ballroom
12:30 p.m. — Sugarbomb Concert, Frog Fountain
5:30 to 8:30 p.m. — Intramurals, Intramural Field
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. — XM Radio Satellite Tour,
Frog Fountain
6:45 p.m. — Parade, South University Drive, followed by Pep Rally at Frog Fountain
2 p.m. — TCU vs. Army, Amon Carter Stadium


Talkin’ Trash

TCU campus can do more for environment
By Antoinette Vega
Skiff Staff

The phrase “a little goes a long way” doesn’t apply when it comes to TCU’s efforts to be environmentally conscious. On the surface, the green grass and the neatly-kept grounds give TCU the appearance of being an environmentally conscious school, but is it? Students may think that they are doing all they can for the environment on campus, but the fact is they could be doing much more.
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University initiatives for recycling are helpful for earth
By Claudia Smith Brinson
Knight Ridder

Never had I seen so much stuff. New stuff, expensive stuff. Not really necessary stuff. But stuff college students would die without.
New stereos and CD players boxed in Styrofoam and cardboard. New down comforters shrouded in zipped plastic. New computers encased in bubble wrap and surrounded by polystyrene package fillers and cardboard. Area rugs so new fumes waft through the gathered plastic. Desk lamps still protected by plastic. Clock radios and hair dryers still in cardboard boxes. Laser printers still in cardboard boxes.
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