The musical legacy of the 1935 TCU graduate connects the university and Amon Carter to NBC and Toscanini.
A fire at the old Waco campus set the university on a course to reclaim its geographic heritage.
The Mary Couts Burnett Library used to close on Sundays … until students waged a gentle protest.
TCU’s first homecoming had parades and class parties – but no football. The game came later.
Since 1970, the residents of Brachman Hall have been remotely located but fiercely loyal to one another and the place they called home.
In 1935, TCU Forensics became the first all-white debate team from a university in the South to host historically black Wiley College on its campus.
From ice storms to heat waves, Horned Frogs share their recollections of the wild, wacky and weird
During World War II, TCU was home to the U.S.S. Jarvis and the U.S.S. Clark.
In recent issues, we asked readers to share the most valuable lesson learned during their time at TCU. Whether a person, a class, a professor or an event, the examples shared by alumni inspired us.
There are no stains on the carpet. The windows are sparkling clean. No cobwebs in the light fixtures. Indeed, the building is brand new. However, upon entering the front doors, you are struck with an overwhelming sense of tradition and history: the 1890 home of TCU co-founder Randolph Clark; a black-and-white print of the 1910
It rings on the hour, reminding everyone within hearing distance of a timeless tradition. The carillon of Robert Carr Chapel and its hourly playing of eight measures of the TCU alma mater is the soundtrack of campus life. But while many know the familiar tone of the campus carillon, there are probably few facts still
Thank President Harry S. Truman in 1946 for giving TCU the chance at a national championship. Not in football. In the sky. Fresh off defeating the Axis in World War II and capitalizing on a surge of aviation-related nationalism, Truman signed Public Law 476, which incorporated the Civil Air Patrol as a nonprofit organization. It
Having graduated all eight of the seniors who truly were the Killer Frogs, the TCU men’s basketball team of 1983-84 was starting with a clean slate. That became the theme of that season’s media guide, shown above. It was Jim Killingsworth‘s fifth season in Fort Worth, and only one player remained from the previous season’s
In one of the more unusual displays in the history of the TCU Daily Skiff, the newspaper printed a three-column hole of white space on the front page of its April 30, 1968, edition. The caption below read: “Simon and Garfunkel were here Saturday night (non-photo courtesy of Entertainment Committee).” According to an explanation three
It was a simple question: Does the Fort Worth community really know TCU is here? Students in the 1960s posed that puzzler to Earl Waldrop, the university’s vice chancellor for external affairs, because even in good relationships, a little reminder helps now and then. The subject nagged Waldrop for several years. He knew the students
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