Built in 1921, the Ballet Building (or “The Little Gym” as it was known for decades) gets a new name as the old relic closes for renovation.
TCU physics students of yesteryear devoted themselves to Dr Pepper.
Al Hoffman ’75 brought DP back to TCU and Brachman Hall.
TCU agreed to stay for 10 years when it moved to Fort Worth in 1910. But the booming city and the small university found such delights in each other that the association is stronger than ever, 100 years later.
Every university today distributes viewbooks, brochures and advertisements to publicize its many advantages to prospective students. But marketing the university isn’t a new concept at TCU. Here’s TCU’s 1903 pitch.
Alums recall the hilarity and hijinks that came with wearing Addy the Frog and SuperFrog costumes.
Two-time All-American and national champion Sam Baugh ’37 helped revolutionize college football’s forward pass, bringing national acclaim to a tiny and struggling TCU. Eight decades later, he remains the Frogs’ greatest athlete ever — and maybe the NFL’s too — but football was only half his story. A movie star, coach and rancher, Sam was every bit a Texas legend.
All that’s left of Fort Worth’s first public golf course are the legends — and an old bridge you’ve probably walked across.
Back to the Pop Quiz 1. B. “Tin Cup.” The comedy about a would-be pro golfer features a TCU-clad compadre who is ever-present, but has little, if any, spoken lines. In one classic scene, Costner takes his motley crew to the U.S. Open in a Winnebago, and his character leans over to girlfriend Renee Russo