Tuesday, April 23, 2002


Drumroll, please ...
Winter program mixes local
talent, TCU students
By Kami Lewis
Staff Reporter

Cody 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.
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Molly Beuerman/SKIFF STAFF
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 college level.

 

Technology

PDAs...
Becoming increasingly accepted
for public display
By Erin LaMourie
Features Editor

They 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?
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As DVDs abound, start clearing storage space for your VCR
By Julie Hinds
KRT Campus

It’s 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.
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