Winter program mixes local
talent, TCU students
By Kami Lewis
White, a senior at Martin High School in Arlington, will decide
this week where he will go to college in the fall. He said Monday
he is leaning towards TCU, mostly because of the winter drum line
he participated in for the past four months.
Every Thursday night for the past semester, 35 students from 13
metroplex high schools and community colleges met at TCU for a program
called the winter drum line. They joined the percussion section
of the TCU marching band for advanced instruction and a chance to
play at the college level.
Monday night they performed as a group for the last time at the
spring percussion concert at Ed Landreth Hall Auditorium.
Local high school and community college students perform in
the spring percussion concert Monday at Ed Landreth Hall Auditorium.
The students are a part of winter drum line, a program that
joins them with the percussion section of the TCU marching
band for advanced instruction and a chance to play at the
Becoming increasingly accepted
for public display
By Erin LaMourie
are everywhere. Students and faculty are trading in the traditional
paper planners for the high-tech Personal Digital Assistants. The
hand-held computers provide a way to organize and share files with
a personal computer, and of course, a way to play games. They can
even be a hybrid cell phone and PDA.
But what are they besides a really expensive planner?
DVDs abound, start clearing storage space for your VCR
By Julie Hinds
no use hitting the pause button. Your VCR is on the fast-forward
track to becoming obsolete.
Everywhere you look, the writing is on the wall. At video rental
stores, VHS tapes are being crowded off the shelves by DVDs. Home
electronics stores are scaling back on VCRs and giving DVD players
the prime display space.
The week before last, a Detroit grocery chain unloaded a limited
number of name-brand VCRs for $39.99.