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The Skiff Orientation Edition: Welcome, Class of 28!
The Skiff Orientation Edition: Welcome, Class of '28!
By Georgie London, Staff Writer
Published May 13, 2024
Advice from your fellow Frogs, explore Fort Worth, pizza reviews and more. 

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Boschini named to board of trustees on national council

Chancellor Victor Boschini was named this week to the board of trustees to the American Council on Education, a national association focused on American higher education. Based in Washington, D.C., ACE is the major coordinator for the nation’s higher education institutions, according to the council’s website. ACE represents the interests of more than 1,600 campus executives as well as 200 leaders of higher education-related associations and organizations, according to the website. Lisa Albert, director of communications at TCU, wrote in a press release that Boschini will serve on the board until 2014.

Local councilman invited to White House

Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns will speak in a White House conference today on bullying prevention, campaign manager Taylor McCarty wrote in an e-mail. According to a press release, the conference will focus on the lives of people who have been affected by bullying, as well as the effects of bullying on parents and teachers. On Oct. 12 last year, Burns gave a speech during a Fort Worth council meeting about his struggles with bullying as a gay teenager. The speech was posted on YouTube a day later, and has received over 2.5 million views as of Wednesday. First lady Michelle Obama along with representatives of the Department of Education and Health and Human Services will be in attendance. Burns was elected as District 9 City Councilman in 2007.

University switching phone carriers over break

Phones and power will be down across campus on Sunday, March 13 as the university is switching phone carriers, according to a release from the university. As a result, incoming calls will not be available on Sunday from 7-8 a.m. Alternate numbers for Campus Police and the Physical Plant have been established to accept any incoming calls during the time period.

Campus Police: 817-207-9345

Physical Plant: 817-921-5040

There will also be an electrical shutdown across several buildings on campus Sunday from 7-9 a.m. and from 1-3 p.m. to install a new transformer at Erma Lowe Hall. To get the full list of buildings that will be without power, go to DailySkiff.com.

There will also be an electrical shutdown across several buildings on campus Sunday from 7-9 a.m. and from 1-3 p.m. to install a new transformer at Erma Lowe Hall. The complete list of buildings to be shut down is as follows:

Bailey/Palko Buildings

Britain Residence Hall

Brown-Lupton University Union

Brown-Lupton Health Center

Carter Residence Hall

Central Cooling Plant

Clark Residence Hall

Colby Residence Hall

Ed Landreth

Erma Lowe Hall

Fish Residence Hall

Foster Residence Hall

Herndon Residence Hall

Jarvis Hall

King Residence Hall

Mabee Residence Hall

Miller Speech and Hearing

Milton Daniel Hall

Mullins Residence Hall

Tom Brown/Pete Wright Complex

Reed Hall

Sadler Hall

Samuelson Residence Hall

Scharbauer Hall

Sherley Residence Hall

Starpoint School

Walker Residence Hall

Waits Residence Hall

Walsh Performing Arts

Wright Residence Hall

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