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TCU alumni connect with each other at Guy Fieri’s Dive & Taco Joint in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. on Friday Oct. 7, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Tristen Smith)
How TCU's alumni chapters keep the Horned Frog spirit alive post-grad
By Addison Thummel, Staff Writer
Published May 11, 2024
TCU graduates can stay connected with the Horned Frog community with alumni chapters across the nation.

What we’re reading: US fighter jet gone missing, protest in Czech Republic, and more

An F-35 fighter jet and the pilot-training installation on the west side of metro Phoenix will produce more flights and more noise. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

U.S. military F-35 fighter jet has gone missing over South Carolina

U.S. military authorities asked the public for help after an F-35 fighter jet went missing while flying over South Carolina. The pilot ejected from the aircraft because of a “mishap” and was transported to a local medical care center in stable conditions. 

Jeremy Huggins, a spokesman for Joint Base Charleston, said personnel from the Joint Base are working with Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort to search around Lake Moultrie and Lake Marion north of the air base. The search location was based on the jet’s last known position and coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration. 

According to NBC News, the F-35 was left on autopilot mode while the pilot fled the aircraft, so there is a chance the jet is still airborne. There was no immediate indication of what prompted the pilot to eject from the aircraft.

People gather for an anti-government demonstration at the Vencesla’s Square in Prague, Czech Republic, Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023. Thousands of Czechs rallied on Saturday against the government demanding its resignation. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek) (AP)

Czech Republic citizens protest government restrictions 

In Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, thousands of citizens stood together to protest the government’s involvement in high energy prices and the war in Ukraine. 

Regardless of political beliefs, the majority of Czechians rally with a newly founded political party in the country known as PRO. 

Some demonstrators demanded that the country leave NATO. Protesters planned to march to Prague’s Interior Ministry building, according to AP News.

FILE – Supreme Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson waits to meet with Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., on Capitol Hill, March 8, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) (AP)

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Jackson calls for teaching of racial history

On Friday, Ketanji Brown Jackson called for the remembrance and teaching of the nation’s prolonged history of racial violence.

She spoke on the 60-year anniversary of the killings of four Black girls by white supremacists in a Birmingham, Alabama, church bombing.

“Learning about our country’s history can be painful, but history is also our best teacher,” Jackson said, warning the nation of the dangers of ignorance, according to Reuters.

Joe Biden announces five imprisoned Americans are coming home from Iran

“Today, five innocent Americans who were imprisoned in Iran are finally coming home,” President Joe Biden said

At the UN General Assembly meeting, a deal stated that Siamak Namazi, Morad Tahbaz, Emad Sharghi and two unnamed United States citizens were to be released on Monday. In accordance with the deal, $6 billion worth of Iranian money from South Korea to Qatar was made available. Prior to U.S. sanctions, South Korea owed Iran money for oil purchases, according to CNBC News

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