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Kirk Saarloos coaching his players mid-game against University of Texas Arlington on April 19, 2022 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Brooke Gianopulos)

The Saarloos mentality: The long road from player to newest coach for TCU baseball

By Brooke Gianopulos
Published May 25, 2022
Before TCU baseball's Head Coach Kirk Saarloos coached baseball, he played it. He fell in love not only with the game, but also with every little thing that went into practice, both physically and mentally.
A groundbreaking international study conducted by The Center for Generational Kinetics and commissioned by WP Engine reveals that Generation Z, born between 1996-2010, is fueled by technology in all facets of their life, and expects the Internet to connect them, entertain them, sell to them and build their digital brand. (Photo: Business Wire)

Gen Z: An in-depth look at the generation as it comes of age

By Haeven Gibbons
Published Apr 30, 2022
This report was compiled using reporting done by students enrolled in JOUR 40643 summer semester 2021 for Image Magazine's Spring 2022 issue.
AP Photo

Collaboration, awareness: Strategies of the Fort Worth Police Human Trafficking Unit

By TCU 360 Staff
Published Apr 29, 2022
The Fort Worth Police Department Human Trafficking Unit, which transitioned from the major case unit in 2019, identifies and removes people being used by human traffickers. This story is part of "The City Beat," an ongoing series that explores issues facing Fort Worth.
Downtown Fort Worth

How the Fort Worth Crisis Intervention Team handles mental health calls

By TCU 360 Staff
Published Apr 29, 2022
Individuals suffering from untreated mental illness are 16 times more likely to be killed during a police encounter than other civilians, according to a study from the Treatment Advocacy Center. This story is part of "The City Beat," an ongoing series that explores issues facing Fort Worth.
Children from the Prestonwood Christian Academy watch as a riderless horse is escorted to the funeral service for Little Elm Police Department Det. Jerry Walker at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Fort Worth Mounted Patrol officer Cathy Fowler takes the reins.  (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool)

How the Fort Worth Mounted Patrol has protected the city for over a century

By TCU 360 Staff
Published Apr 29, 2022
The Mounted Patrol has kept its mission — “no terrain too rough, no task too tough” — alive for over a century. This story is part of "The City Beat," an ongoing series that explores issues facing Fort Worth.
Another shooting near the West Seventh entertainment district left at least one dead late Saturday night. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

The FWPD Vice Unit: Putting a stop to illegal organizations

By TCU 360 Staff
Published Apr 29, 2022
The Fort Worth Police Department Vice Unit investigated crimes related to organized gambling operations, electronic file-sharing of child pornography, online solicitation of minors and prostitution-based escort services. This story is part of "The City Beat," an ongoing series that explores issues facing Fort Worth.
Downtown Fort Worth

The city beat: Fort Worth, Texas

By Haeven Gibbons
Published Apr 29, 2022
This is the first of an ongoing series of articles examining issues facing Fort Worth. The stories were reported and written by students in JOUR 30204. Working in teams, students explore issues through the Fault Lines of class, generation, geography, gender, sexual orientation and race.
Longhorns walk the street during a cattle drive demonstration at the Fort Worth Stockyards Thursday, March 11, 2021. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Keeping Funky Town under control: What’s the Fort Worth Crime Control and Prevention District?

By TCU 360 Staff
Published Apr 29, 2022
The CCPD was initially established in 1995 to combat local crime— record crime rates across the city in the late '80s and early '90s were the driving force of the CCPD — but over the last 25 years, it has become an integral part of city spending. This story is part of "The City Beat," an ongoing series that explores issues facing Fort Worth.
Ukrainian artists Vasfie Abdurafeeva and Anna Andriets stand in front of their work at a festival at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

Creating to cope: Local Ukrainian potters use their works to help their homeland, cope with the war

By Haeven Gibbons
Published Apr 13, 2022
They watched from Flower Mound as major cities crumpled into ruins and millions of Ukrainians became refugees. They didn't just want to standby.
People try to extinguish a fire in a market after a Russian attack in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Friday, March 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

A TCU alumna returns from covering the war in Ukraine: What’s next

By Haeven Gibbons
Published Mar 29, 2022
Her prep, her goals and her fears
Raya Shelashska and her family in Ukraine. Courtesy of Raya Shelashska

Desperate call: TCU student from Kyiv drops everything to help people in her homeland

By JD Pells and Haeven Gibbons
Published Mar 23, 2022
A TCU Ph. D. student uses her life's work to help her people in the chaos of war
Lauren Heard scored 18 points and 12 rebounds to have her third career double-double. Photo Courtesy of Heesoo Yang.

Heard Mentality: Lauren Heard is rewriting TCU basketball history

By Sederick Oliver
Published Mar 4, 2022
Lauren Heard plays her final home game of the regular season Saturday, March 5, 2022.