TCU football begins $100 million stadium upgrades

TCU football begins $100 million stadium upgrades

The TCU football program’s success has generated big money which has also allowed it to start big projects. That now means a bigger stadium. Construction will soon start on a $100 million-dollar expansion to Amon G. Carter Stadium. The project comes after the stadium went through a $164 million renovation in 2012 — TCU’s first season …

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Youngest winner of “The Voice” guided by North Texas native

Youngest winner of “The Voice” guided by North Texas native

Youth dominated the 14th season of “The Voice” as a 15-year-old took the top honors in a field that included several teens. Alexa Cappelli, 18, of Upland, California was among the contestants. She said her experience – she was on Kelly Clarkson’s team, helped her improve her vocal and performance skills. “She really did pour …

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TCU’s efforts to resolve emergency protocol issues continue

TCU’s efforts to resolve emergency protocol issues continue

Seven months after the campus lockdown TCU is continuing to update its emergency protocol and promote campus safety. Last November’s early morning lockdown prompted concerns that the announcement from the university’s alert system were only in English. At the time, some non-English speaking staff and students said they were at a loss as to what …

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Summer camps give high schoolers college preview

Summer camps give high schoolers college preview

High school students looking for a sneak peek at college life can catch a glimpse at different summer camps offered by universities across the nation. TCU offers many different summer programs for high schoolers in subjects such as journalism, band and business. Ann Nordin, a sophomore at SMU, attended TCU’s Schieffer Summer Journalism Camp  prior …

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College expectations bring excitement and worry

College expectations bring excitement and worry

Some incoming Horned Frogs are are looking forward to fall with a combination of excitement and trepidation. Although they aren’t sure their expectations will be met, but they’re willing to take on the experience. “I expect a tight knit of people open to new ideas,” said Laura Fuentes. Others worry about being accepted and fitting …

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Networking can help students land jobs

Networking can help students land jobs

Landing that first job out of college can be as demanding and nerve-wracking as getting into college. The Career Center at TCU encourages students to start working toward their first professional job as early as possible. The Career Center gives students professional development tools, such as resume building workshops. The center’s Frog Jobs program assists …

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TCU Greek housing makeover nearing completion

TCU Greek housing makeover nearing completion

This fall, the first phase of TCU’s new Greek housing is expected to debut as women move into the new sorority houses in Worth Hills. TCU Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council Greek organizations will all have new housing when construction is completed in 2018. Director of Fraternity and Sorority life Brooke Scogin said she “wants …

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Good study habits help grades

Good study habits help grades

Study habits are essential to a successful college career. It’s vital for incoming first-year students to develop proper study habits, said  Ashley Edwards, a TCU academic adviser. Transitioning from high school to college is a big deal, because it’s many students’ first time without a parent holding them accountable for their actions, she said. Austin …

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