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Peaceful action


Members of the Student Peace Action Network held a peaceful demonstration in front of Sadler Hall Tuesday afternoon to raise campus visibility of the organization and promote awareness of world issues. Members passed out fliers, burned incense and played music as part of the demonstration. SPAN is the student branch of Peace Action, a national grassroots organization dedicated to promoting nonviolence. In November, the group will be traveling to Georgia to protest the School of the Americas.


Wednesday, October 17, 2001

Slater hired for dean post
Communication position filled after more than 2-year vacancy
By Jacque Petersell
Staff Reporter

The College of Communication will have a new dean during the spring 2002 semester, Provost William Koehler said Tuesday.

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College Briefs
Idle funds directed to other committees

Two Aggies killed in car crash Sunday

Today in history
1989 — An earthquake, measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale hit the San Francisco Bay area at 5:04 p.m.causing an estimated 270 deaths.

Computer help desk moving to library
By Jordan Blum
Staff Reporter

The User Services computer help desk is moving into the Mary Couts Burnett Library to be combined with the library reference desk next semester in a remodeling and construction project.
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Anthrax fears lead to mail handling policy
By James Zwilling
Staff Reporter

Recent anthrax scares across the United States prompted TCU Mailing Services to send an e-mail to faculty and staff Tuesday outlining procedures for handling suspicious mail.
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Skiff 100

Some things never change
Late 1974 was good time for journalism career, reflects former editor
Mike Gerst is the systems editor of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Late 1974 was an exciting time to be starting a journalism career. Richard Nixon was running roughshod over the Constitution as intrepid, crusading reporters met shadowy sources in dark parking garages, and the future of democracy hung in the balance.
I was editor-in-chief of the TCU Daily Skiff in the fall of that year. The summer before taking over, I remember relishing the idea of having Dick Nixon to kick around while his presidency sputtered to its inevitable, pathetic end. And then he trumped me. He resigned on Aug. 9.
As an intern at the Waco Tribune Herald, my job the day before had been to interview some McLennan County Republican big-wig who assured me in no uncertain terms that Nixon would survive all the scurrilous, unfounded media attacks.
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