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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: New York bus crash kills two, tropical storm hits North Carolina and more

Satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Tropical Storm Ophelia making landfall in North Carolina at 8:16 am, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023. (NOAA via AP)

New York school bus crash kills two and injures five

A bus lies on its side where it crashed along Interstate 84, Wawayanda, N.Y., Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023. The charter bus carrying high school students to a band camp hurtled off the New York highway and down an embankment, officials said. (NBC New York via AP) (AP)

At approximately 1:10 p.m. Thursday afternoon, a New York school bus fell off a 50-foot ravine from Interstate 84, killing two and critically injuring five, BBC News said. 

The two individuals who died were Gina Pellettiere, 43, and Beatrice Ferarri, 77.  

New York Governor Kathy Hochul said a faulty front tire caused the accident.  

The school bus was carrying students aged 14 to 15 to a band camp and officials said it took approximately 45 minutes to rescue the students from the wreckage.  

Tropical storm Ophelia hits the North Carolina coast

At approximately 6:15 a.m. Saturday morning, tropical storm Ophelia made landfall in North Carolina.  

According to AP News, the storm hit the eastern coast with winds at 70 mph leaving tens of thousands of homes and businesses without power. Severe flooding is expected to damage the North Carolina coast and southeastern Virginia coast as well.  

Biden announces $325 million in military aid for Ukraine

President Joe Biden shakes hands with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023 in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (AP)

After meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President Joe Biden announced the U.S. would provide $325 million in new military aid to Ukraine.

Biden announced the U.S. will supply Ukraine with new weapons, tanks and air force defense to protect Ukraine’s critical infrastructure.  

According to NBC News, the package is separate from the other $24 billion military package Biden hopes Congress will approve.  

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