Scratching out an existence and an education on the Texas prairie, our TCU forefathers had no time for anything else. Well, almost.
Alum salutes three TCU community members gone too soon: Mary Charlotte Faris, Karl Snyder and Jim Corder.
A bicycle journey through Texas reveals the character, and characters, of a place.
Addison and Randolph Clark. Mary Couts Burnett. Pete Wright. TCU immortals, all. And now, Fort Worth businessman F. Howard Walsh ’33.
In the ’50s, TCU students often took the bus to get around town. When a former Frog tries to take a trip down memory lane with a recent ride on The T, she finds the route has changed.
The author of Walking TCU: A Historical Perspective shares personal memories of Jarvis Hall–one of the two oldest buildings on campus.
Forget soaking up the sun on a warm rock. These Longview alums prefer the wind in their face and bugs in their teeth, all the while continuing to forge their Horned Frog friendships.
Philosophy professor Gregg Franzwa had to settle for a shallow pool, but his thoughts, as always, run deep.
My favorite memory is not SuperFrog, but Addie the Frog (when I was Addie). In 1976, we had an afternoon home game with snow on the ground. We didn’t win a single game that season, and the student section was largely empty. My frog suit included a large flat-topped papier-mâché head. The game was so
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
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