transformer displaces students
By Heather Christie
120 sorority members either spent Monday night in a hotel or were
headed home early for the holidays after power outages forced evacuations
of some residence halls.
insurance costs may force staff cancellations
By Jaime Walker
after she finished emptying the trash cans on her floor,
a residential services employee with more than 20 years of experience
at TCU fought the urge to pitch the white, 8-by-11 envelope marked
confidential right into the garbage.
1914 - Photos became
a requirement for folks
who requested passports from the U.S. State Department.
TCU considering other programs to solve problem
By Erin LaMourie
accounting and finance major Whitney Merriman was unable to register
for classes for three hours Nov. 9. When she finally was able to
log on, all her classes were full. Merriman did not notify anyone
of her difficulties.
increased tuition hikes
By Sarah McClellan
endowment, which is valued at about $900 million, has decreased
approximately eight percent as a result of rising inflation and
deprecations in the stock markets due in part to the Sept. 11 attacks,
said Chancellor Michael Ferrari. The 8 percent loss mirrors the
overall loss of the stock market.
ritalin becomes newest party drug
By Martha Irvine
She had no idea
she had a popular party drug on hand.
To her, the vial of prescription pills shed once been given
to treat attention deficit disorder were just leftovers, until a
friend from New York called to ask if shed mail out a few
just for fun.
The woman, a 29-year-old San Diego resident, didnt do it.
But she and her friends were intrigued.
We said, We should just try it. It could be fun,
says the woman who, on the condition that she not be named, told
how they partied on the drug once this summer and again in September.
tired to sleep
Lack of sleep results in students suffering in
studies and health
By Erin LaMourie
Total silence. Staring at the computer with eyes barely open.
Its almost 2 a.m., and Amber Sutor still has many physics
problems to finish. Her roommate has been asleep for hours and her
own bed is now tempting her, but she knows she must stay awake and
finish her homework. She has no choice. She either stays up late
finishing it, or falls behind in her classes.
Sutor, a sophomore chemistry major, sacrifices hours of sleep night
after night just trying to make the most of every minute of her
time. With barely enough hours in the day to get things done, her
only choice is to sacrifice sleep.