Lynn Drury Allen '88 was the Homecoming chair for the Programming Council in 1987 and shared a treasure trove of items from her time at TCU with the magazine, including photos, poster, yearbooks, spirit buttons and even a scrapbook.
On April 17, 2013, TCU Athletics announced plans for a $45 million renovation to the 53-year-old home to Men's and Women's Basketball programs. Plans call for a larger exterior that faces Stadium Drive, wider concourses, additional bathrooms and upgraded concessions. The facility would open in time for the 2015-16 season.
TCU student-athletes collected more than 300 teddy bears in February and then delivered them to Cook Children's Medical Center in March. (Photography by Glen E. Ellman)
TCU School of Art hosts creative workshops for educators before The National Art Education Association conference in Fort Worth.
Spacious living rooms, study lounges and community areas combined with single bedrooms will make the suite-style units in the new Worth Hills residence halls the best of both worlds. (Photography by Amy Peterson)
TCU Air Force and Army ROTC cadets observed a moment of silence during the annual Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony in November, honoring military service men and women and fallen soldiers. The Friday observance — with the playing of “Taps,” presentation of colors and testimonies of veterans and student cadets — capped five days of tributes to the military. (Photography by Jared Lindsay)
Artist, historian, collector and creative genius Jack White ’49 left his mark on his school and hometown.
It offers 4,000 cubic feet of space, and Assistant Athletics Director for Equipment Services Matt Lewis and his staff pack it full seven times a year (counting a bowl game). Since 2002, the TCU Football trailer has been the program’s mobile equipment facility, hauling pregame clothing, uniforms, helmets, pads, coaches apparel, sideline equipment, even Gatorade to road contests. They also bring backup gear in case the unexpected happens. TCU takes 70 players and a dozen coaches for Big 12 games, more for non-league matchups, and all their stuff has to fit in 20 to 30 storage trunks. Certified truck driver Randy Allen of Armstrong Relocation has been the Frogs’ man behind the wheel since 2005, and he gets it all to the team hotel by Thursday night for a Saturday game.
TCU Alumni Association's first National Networking Night drawing hundreds of Horned Frog alums and students at 14 cities across the country. More than 165 attended the Fort Worth event (shown in the video). Watch for future networking events through the TCU Alumni Career Network at www.froglinks.com/s/441/subgroup3.aspx?sid=441&gid=1&....
Thirty-four Horned Frogs and friends explored Costa Rica during the eight-day Alumni Association trip in June. They hiked in the rainforest and up the side of three volcanoes, flew down zip lines, visited a coffee plantation, and unwound at a hot-springs spa and on the beach as well as stayed in TCU’s Tropical Research Station, situated in a rainforest in the San Lorenzo Valley
In October, elementary students at the Montessori Children's House Fort Worth mingled with members of the TCU Chemistry Club at the group's Science Major for a Day event. (Photography courtesy Amy Henderson '81 MEd)
Jacques d'Amboise, former New York City Ballet Principal Dancer and founder of the National Dance Institute, spent the week in the TCU School for Classical & Contemporary Dance as the Cecil H. and Ida Green Chair Professor in Dance. (Photography by Carolyn Cruz)
At the 140th University Convocation, Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr. asks a panel of students, faculty and staff members to discuss university's greatest strengths and challenges. (Photography by Glen E. Ellman)
Artist concepts of TCU's planned makeover of the Worth Hills section of campus.
More than 175 Premier Frogs from the Fort Worth chapter of the TCU Alumni Association checked out the latest fashion trends at Frog Chic on Aug. 15 at Neiman Marcus. (Photography by Carolyn Bauman Cruz)
No. 18 TCU wraps up its third outright MWC title in three seasons with a 56-9 blowout of UNLV. (Photos by Sharon Ellman)
No. 19 TCU shakes off a slow start to upend Colorado State, 34-10, to clinch a share of the MWC title.
No. 14 TCU's dramatic second half rally falls short in classic game in Waco. Baylor wins, 50-48, behind Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III. (Photos by Sharon Ellman)
No. 20 TCU vs. SMU - 10/01/11 Frogs drop a heartbreaker in overtime, 40-33, to their cross-Metroplex rivals, ending the program's 22-game home winning streak. (Photography by Sharon Ellman)
TCU (6-2) beats BYU, 38-28, at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington on 10-28-11. At halftime, TCU hosted the 7th annual Frogs for the Cure event. (Photos by Glen E. Ellman)
Construction crews completed the final east side concrete seating basin on 04-30-2012. Opening Day is Sept. 8, 2012 - TCU vs. Grambling State.
In a speech titled “Worst Hard Time to Best Days” given at the 49th annual Honors Convocation, The New York Times columnist Timothy Egan says that in the nation's arc of time, things are looking up. Egan recounted the interviews he did with survivors of the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, which are featured in his book The Worst Hard Time.
AdviseTX College Admission Corps nudges more low-income, first-generation high school students into higher education.
At the 8th annual Schieffer Symposium, a panel of campaign insiders said that in a close, negative election, the GOP's Mitt Romney must recast his image and focus on economy, while President Obama will question challenger's ability to connect with America.
Athletics unveiled massive vinyl banners that cover much of the 60-foot north and south walls touting TCU's storied history and bowl success.
In his 10th season at TCU, Assistant Athletics Director for Equipment Services Matt Lewis and his staff keep track of the massive inventory of football team gear, including more than 1,000 pairs of shoes. In December, his office packed up everything for a much-needed move to larger digs. Part workshop, part warehouse, the equipment room features cubbies for all the players' practice and game wear, industrial-sized washers/dryers and storage for all the jerseys, helmets and pads from this season and past. In 2010, he received the Glenn Sharp Award, recognizing the national equipment manager of the year by the Athletic Equipment Managers Association.
A new collection of colorful artwork was unveiled Nov. 16 at Mary Couts Burnett Library when a series of READ posters went on display. The 12 oversize images of TCU athletes holding favorite books hang above the lobby.
Community Renewal University@TCU welcomes back Drum Cafe to kick off the year in Campus Commons. (Photos by Carolyn Cruz)
TCU began its 2011 home season amid construction as Amon G. Carter Stadium undergoes the first phase of a $160 million renovation. It's causing "heartburn" for fans and TCU Athletics, but both say it's worth it.
TCU Air Force ROTC cadets honored prisoners of war this week with 24-hour flag-guarding vigil, flag run and candlelight ceremony. (Photos by Carolyn Cruz)
Students sit with lighted candles at the 09/11 candlelight service of remembrance and hope in the Campus Commons on Sept. 11, 2011, 10 years after terrorism struck New York City, Washington, D.C. and rural Pennsylvania. (Photos by Glen E. Ellman)
TCU Chancellor Victor J. Boschini Jr. officially opened the 139th academic year at TCU at Convocation on Sept. 8, 2011. Following Convocation, Boschini unveiled one of four historical markers on campus commemorating the university's original buildings. (Photos by Glen E. Ellman)
About 1,500 people danced to Tim Halperin's "We Fight Back" for a massive group dance video as part of the 2011 Frog For The Cure effort. (Photos by Glen E. Ellman)
Construction crews installed stadium's original 1930 bas relief stone plaques into the north end zone facade as renovation continues on TCU's gridiron home. (Photos by Gregg Ellman)
Geology professor Rhiannon Mayne searches Antarctica’s ‘blue ice’ for meteorites.
LaDainian Tomlinson returns to campus for his annual Camp LT at TCU. Scores of youngsters turned out to learn blocking, pass-catching, ball-carrying and a few life lessons. (Photos by Gregg Ellman)
Bob Schieffer '59 and panelists Joe Scarborough (MSNBC's "Morning Joe"), Arianna Huffington (The Huffington Post), Mika Brzezinski (MSNBC's "Morning Joe") and Brit Hume (Fox News) discussed journalism issues at the 7th annual Schieffer Symposium. (Photos by Glen E. Ellman)
Thirty cadets from TCU's ROTC program board a CH-47 Chinook helicopter for transport to Fort Hood, Texas, for three days of military training field exercises.
Twenty-five spellers from five counties competed in the Star-Telegram Regional Spelling Bee held at Brown-Lupton University Union.
More than 7,000 people fill Daniel-Meyer Coliseum to honor the 2010 football team for winning the Rose Bowl and posting a perfect 13-0 record.
Led by Ash Huzenlaub '98, president of the Los Angeles chapter of the TCU Alumni Association, LA Frogs teamed up with KillerFrogs.com to throw a New Year's Eve bash at the Hard Rock Hollywood Universal Studios City Walk. Nearly 800 rang in 2011 before the Rose Bowl Game.
TCU placed a series of ads in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Dallas Morning News, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Sun-Times, The New York Times, Houston Chronicle and Austin American-Statesman. The university also purchased a billboard off the 101 freeway outside of Pasadena, Calif.
The TCU Marching Band dazzles at the 2011 Rose Bowl Bandfest event the week of the bowl game.
Nearly 2,500 alums and Frog fans partied Hollywood style at the TCU Alumni Relations New Year's Eve party at the open-air plaza inside the Renaissance Hotel in Hollywood, Calif.
More than 3,000 Frog fans crammed into downtown Los Angeles' LA Live area for a pep rally before the 2011 Rose Bowl Game. The band, cheerleaders, showgirls and various speakers kept the crowd in a frenzy.
In front of 94,118 fans the No. 3 TCU Horned Frogs defeated the No. 5 Wisconsin Badgers, 21-19, to win the 2011 Rose Bowl Game in Pasadena, Calif., and secure a 13-0 record.
The TCU Magazine set up a booth in Frog Alley and invited all our readers and Facebook friends to walk the purple carpet and show off their finest Frog fashion on game day. Best outfits will make it in our Winter 2010 issue.
Crews begin primary demolition work on Amon G. Carter Stadium in November before the west stands are imploded on Dec. 5, 2010.
No. 3 TCU (11-0, 7-0) clinched at least a share of the Mountain West Conference championship with a 40-35 win over San Diego State in front of 45,694 fans. It was TCU's third sellout of the season and fourth in the last eight home games.
The once-a-semester campus-wide day of service included a reading festival, maintaining a garden at a Fort Worth elementary school, sorting food donations, re-mulching playground at the Fort Worth Safe Haven shelter, staffing a Halloween carnival for seriously ill children and their families, and painting over graffiti at a pedestrian bridge.
The residents of Colby Hall dormitory welcomed the children of TCU faculty and staff for the residence hall's annual trick-or-treating festival.
Chancellor Victor J. Boschini Jr. gave the keynote address at the 138th annual Fall Convocation. Chancellor's Faculty Award went to Bill Moncrief and the Wassenich Mentoring Award went to Ron Pitcock.
No. 5 TCU posted back-to-back shutouts for the first time since 1955 with a 45-0 blanking of Wyoming in front of 38,081 at Amon G. Carter Stadium. TCU racked up a season-high 578 yards of total offense.
Amon G. Carter Stadium will undergo a $105 million renovation to its west side and north end beginning in November 2010 to better enhance football fans’ experience and bring 21st-century amenities to the venue.
The completion of the Mary Wright Admission Center in August 2010 streamlines the Office of Admission and provides a more accessible, more visible entry point to the “TCU Experience.”
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The No. 4 TCU Horned Frogs moved to 3-0 on the season after a 45-10 pasting of the Baylor Bears in front of 47,393, the second-largest crowd in Amon G. Carter Stadium history. (Photos by Glen E. Ellman)
The No. 4 TCU Horned Frogs open the 80th season of Amon G. Carter Stadium with 62-7 thumping of the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles in front of 37,117. The Frogs move to 2-0 on the season. (Photos by Sharon Ellman)
The No. 6 TCU Horned Frogs defeat the No. 22 Oregon State Beavers, 30-21, in front of 46,138 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. (Photos by Sharon Ellman)
Nike unveiled its 2010 line of Pro Combat uniforms on September 1. TCU is one of 10 schools to wear the uniforms this season.
Milton Daniel residence hall will house 300 John V. Roach Honors College students and feature high-end amenities such as wood paneling, faux fireplace, vaulted ceiling, patio amphitheater.
For 10 days in December 2009, seven School of Music faculty members practiced and played with some of the brightest students from China’s four most-renowned conservatories in Shanghai, Beijing and Shenyang.
With a school-record 54 wins, the Frogs returned from the College World Series with a heroes' welcome, despite falling just one game shy of playing for a national championship.
Zombies, Facebook and world hunger - keynote speaker Jimmy Hopper '09 ties them all together at the 48th annual Honors Convocation.
The sixth annual Schieffer Symposium. Politics and partisanship dominated much of the discussion as CBS newsman Bob Schieffer '59 welcomed another group of high-profile journalists to TCU. This year, the theme was "A Gridlocked Congress and an Angry Public: What Now is the Role of the Media."
The snow kept falling and falling and falling. And by the time it stopped on February 11, a city record 11.4 inches lay on the ground and streets and houses and trees. The total buried the previous record of 7.8 inches in 1917 and 1964. Not surprisingly, the university canceled classes on Thursday and Friday and students took to the outside for frolicking and wide-eyed amazement.
Nearly 3,000 people attended the 16th annual Egg Hunt and Picnic
Susan Apple-Graass ‘83, TCU alumna and winner for her cakes at the State Fair, will give insight to her experience on the Oprah Show and the cooking contest at the State Fair of Texas. The cooking class will feature her award-winning lemon cake, caramel cake, and strawberry angel food cake. Each participant will be served samples of each cake following the demonstration.
Students packed in by the thousands to feast on pancakes, waffles and other breakfast staples at the 31st annual Late Night Breakfast during finals week.
Winter 2009 Super Frog Fun Page - Blood-Eyes Mask
It was a historic night for TCU and the football program. The day started with ESPN's College GameDay in the Campus Commons and ended with the student body rushing the field. #4 Frogs 55, #16 Utes 28.
It was Halloween afternoon and Homecoming weekend, and TCU scared the living daylights out of UNLV. Frogs 41, Rebels 0.
The Frogs get an unexpected fight from the Bobcats of San Marcos. Frogs 56, Bobcats 21.
It will be remembered as the Jeremy Kerley punt return game. Kerley's electric moves made SportsCenter's #1 top lay of the day. Frogs 44, Rams 6
Campus Commons becomes the backdrop for the popular traveling ESPN road show. TCU fans packed in by the thousands.
It rained and rained. But a crowd of 37,130 cheered on a TCU victory, as the Frogs retained the Iron Skillet once again. Frogs 39, Ponies 14.