The Skiff: December 10, 2015


By The Skiff


Volume 114, issue 16: TCU graduation weekend event guide

Also: TCU plans new interior design building; Heavy traffic expected for fall graduation ceremony; TCU allows students to submit Advent devotionals; Individual SAG movie nods fall short on diversity; John V. Roach Honors College searches for new dean; Magnolia Avenue offers restaurant options for graduation weekend; Senate clears major education bill, sends it to Obama; Suicide prevention coordinator is making a difference on campus; Local church hosts study event during dead days; Faculty, upperclassmen advise incoming first-years; Muslim Student Association focuses on community after Paris attacks; TCU sending most students abroad ever, despite alert; Professors emphasize importance of eSPOTS; Roxo awarded for its third consecutive year at Worthy Awards; House tightens controls on visa-free travel to U.S.; Model UN returns to campus after Czech Republic conference; Education majors give glimpse of college to international students; Newman Center to provide place for prayer, studying; Connections program gearing up to welcome the class of 2020; Commencement to be opening event in new arena; New medical school used to persuade students to come to TCU; Tickets not required to attend fall commencement ceremony; German leader Angela Merkel named Time’s Person of the Year; December graduates may fair better on the job market; Frogs CARE aims to increase student wellness, decrease stress; SGA says: ‘It’s okay to not be okay’ through Empower TCU; Judge: No hearing this week in Syrian refugee case; FBI: California shooters radicalized at least 2 years ago; Women’s basketball takes 11th consecutive win at home; Texas gun rights group plans fake mass shooting demonstration; TCU to face Oregon in the Alamo Bowl; Texas public schools are poorer, more diverse; Hill Democrats seek spotlight to curb terror suspects’ guns Seniors send message with decorated graduation caps; Group exercise classes gain a high-intensity upgrade; Wary high court tackles Texas ‘one person, one vote’ case; Students react to future library renovation plans; Chemistry professor schools students on and off the courts; Fort Worth Heritage Tree Program adds two more; TCU Cello Ensemble makes its semester finale; Student publishes kid’s book, ‘The Howard Gardner Zoo’; Syrian refugees welcomed by agencies despite states’ fight; Two students arrested after shot fired near Arlington Heights School; Abbot, Cruz push new curbs on Syrian refugees entering U.S.; U.S. job openings slip in October; Consumer credit rises $16 billion in October; TCU player explains evolution of game day for team; Boston College: 80 sickened after eating at Chipotle; Homeowner upset with students’ parking in neighborhood; College-aged man suspected of indecent exposure; Texas Republicans vote down secession proposal; Puppies and pinatas help de-stress students before finals week; Legal experts agree: Trump’s proposal unconstitutional; TCU falls just short of victory against No. 7 Hawaii; TCU men’s basketball defeats Colgate 76-49; Breakdown: TCU fall graduate numbers and major