Topic: Mem’ries Sweet

Summer 2008

Controversies, rallies & protests

In March and April, TCU and Brite Divinity School found themselves in the middle of a flap tied to the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination. Brite was to present its Black Church Leader Award to retired pastor Rev. Jeremiah Wright of Chicago. But controversy ensued after Wright, former pastor to presidential candidate Barack Obama, made some questionable comments just a week prior. The event was moved off campus and the award presented privately to Wright the following month. The whole ordeal made national news. But such hullabaloo is nothing new to us Horned Frogs. Here’s a smattering of TCU “to-dos” through the years.

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Spring 2008

A hub of campus life

The walls will come tumbling down on the historic Brown-Lupton Student Center in June, paving the way for a new academic building to be called Clarence and Kerry Scharbauer Hall. Over 53 years, the building was central to how the university community came together.

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